Why Navy is 4-1 through 10-12-19??? Here are 5 reasons why…
Navy runs the ball 59 times/game. This is #1 in college football.
Their #1 concept is Triple Option (18% of the offense).
They average 302 yards rushing/game. This is #1 in college football.
Navy runs the ball 86% of the time. This is #1 in college football.
They average 21 yards/completion. This is #2 in college football.
The Underdog Offense
I’m not sure how you feel at this point in the season — but if your kids haven been getting dominated up front — this actually might be the worst feeling in all of coaching. NOTHING’S WORSE THAN GETTING GRABBED AND FORCED BEHIND THE WOODSHED. You want to move the ball; however, you end up struggling to get positive yardage.
Truth is, when you’re at a big-time program with lots of numbers and tradition, it doesn’t affect you at all. You simply flip a switch. That gives you light, and you carry on business without interruption.
But there are a lot of coaches who don’t have access to this kind of always-on DNA. So, most coaches have to do things that they really don’t want to do: They visit colleges, buy videos, do Twitter chats, go on message boards, and take their assistant coaches to endless weekend clinics. Coaches do this in order to gain coaching skills and overcome their players’ shortcomings. All this usually is a big waste of money. You don’t get anything systematically concrete, and it’s really dangerous to teach football in an abstract form.
If you or I have the power to change this situation, we should use it.
As you already know, you have to win the line of scrimmage to win the football game.
Coach, the solution for those who want to win up front — and do so without ever having to block Defensive Linemen — is right here: