Counter Option is run when the Backside Inside Linebacker makes the tackle on Triple.
However, what if Counter Option is called and they suddenly do not align with a Playside Inside Linebacker?
Regardless, the Play is executed and works very well because there is nobody to scrape over the top on the Quarterback/Pitch.
Here is Counter Option versus a 6-1 Defense:
Counter Option versus 6-1.
PR- Deep Defender
PA- Twirl, #3
PT- Easy Veer-Deucecom (v. 2/3)
PG- Base-Deucecom (v. 2/3)-Down (v. 2i/1)
C- Base (v. 0)-Down
BG- Scoop #1
Q- Zone Pause Steps
B- Veer Away Path
Counter Option is a great concept especially when there is no second level scraper.