They Didn’t Cover the Inside Receiver When You Aligned in Over? Next Time, Do This…

Triple Option Football Playbook: Throwing the Hitch out of Over vs. Uncovered #2

In OVER, If the defense chooses not to cover the middle receiver…

Run the hitch.

Here the Quarterback steps with his playside foot toward the receiver, steps with his backside foot toward the receiver, and follows through with his playside foot.

The Middle Receiver jogs toward the Quarterback, catches the ball, and breaks to the outside.

The Outside Receiver blocks the corner and the Playside A-Back leads the way for the Middle Receiver.