10 Directives for the Triple Option Quarterback

Triple Option Football Academy -- The Flexbone Offense from Army & Navy

Dr. Cella wrote these 10 directives in 2012, and they are best reinforced with your quarterbacks early in the process, as they inevitably determine your future success as a Flexbone Triple Option offense.

1. Ignore Outsiders’ Opinions

The media, your family, your friends, your relatives, and the fans fail to understand that we are actually maximizing our offense’s ability by having you make two defensive linemen invisible for us.  They might complain about how you need to throw the ball more or how the offense puts you at risk to get hit, or how the offense puts you at risk for a college scholarship.  IT DOESN’T MATTER.  Good players get compensated for good work.

2. Obese Quarterbacks Usually Are Not Good at Replacing the Read

Despite the myths from the anti-option coach who claim that only 4.5 or faster high school quarterbacks can run the triple, we do need you…

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