In Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota, nine-man football is played at nearly 200 high schools.
The Triple Option game is the same except that there aren’t any Wide Receivers; however, this means that there aren’t any Defensive Deep Defenders either.
Everything else remains the same, except the Tackles are called ENDS and they are eligible to catch a pass.
On Triple Option, when you don’t get four yards on a give to the B-Back, run the Zone Option. This is what Navy has done for years.
Here’s how to execute the Zone Option in 9-man football:
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