Running the Reverse off the Triple

Triple Option Football Academy

The Reverse is designed when the backside is chasing down the Quarterback on Triple.

The first thing of which to notice is  the following: If the backside defender can trail the Triple/Midline, the offense’s splits are likely too tight.

So before the Reverse is called, the offense must widen their splits.

This is usually the tell-all solution when backside defenders are making the tackle on Triple/Midline Option.

If they are STILL trailing the ball and making the tackle on Triple/Midline Option–then it’s time to run the Reverse…

Reverse Rules

PR- Cutoff for seven steps, block Near Deep Defender

PA- Pitch

PT- Scoop for three steps, dropstep, run, and block 1st threat inside of the Near Deep Defender

PG- Scoop for three steps, dropstep, run, and block 1st threat inside of the Playside Tackle

C- Veer for one step, dropstep, run, and block 1st threat inside of the Playside Guard

BG-…

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