Throwing Four Verticals from the Heavy Formation

First, get aligned in the Heavy formation. If the call is Heavy Right, Vert Lt. (70), the Offensive Line slides away from the call, the B blocks the first threat outside the Guard, and the eligible receivers run up the field. The quarterback has a 5-step drop, and throws the ball to the Playside A. … Read more Throwing Four Verticals from the Heavy Formation

Why so Much Spread Triple Option Now???

Answer: Army and Navy’s Analytics have shown them that from Double Flex, the Playside A’s block on the cover 2 corner was too difficult and resulted in too many negative plays. This is why Army and Navy ran so much Triple Option out of the Spread Formation in 2019. The threat of the vertical by … Read more Why so Much Spread Triple Option Now???

Army Ran the Football 92% of the Time in 2017

In 2017, Army West Point had their first 10-win season since 1996.  They ran the football 92% of the time.  This is the most of any FBS school over the last 17 seasons. Here are their top four concepts, which made up exactly 50% of their offense: ZONE DIVE (16% of offense–utilized when the defense … Read more Army Ran the Football 92% of the Time in 2017

The Three A’s Which Create Flexbone Success

The Triple Option involve the three A’s: 1. Alignment (everyone gets aligned correctly to ensure timing and assignment accuracy) 2. Action Key (move him one step back beyond his God-given will) 3. Accuracy (quarterback is accurate with the ball—security and decisions) The three A’s are truly that important. Do this and you’ll be elite running … Read more The Three A’s Which Create Flexbone Success

Navy and Army’s Best Seasons and their Run-Pass Ratio in Those Seasons

In case your “fans” want you to throw the ball, show them the following: In 2019, Navy had their best record in their 140-year history of football.  They ran the football 86.49% of the time. In 2018, Army has their best record in their 120-year history of football.  They ran the football 89% of the … Read more Navy and Army’s Best Seasons and their Run-Pass Ratio in Those Seasons

Spread Midline Lead as a Give Constraint

if the defense forces you to hand the ball off, and you don’t get 4 yards on the give phase of Triple Option, run Midline Lead out of Spread. This way, you can read the action key, and fan the defender who is going upfield for the quarterback. PR- Crack PA- Insert PT- Fan PG- … Read more Spread Midline Lead as a Give Constraint

Believe — Compete — Succeed

Getting kids to believe, compete, and succeed is what so many football coaches are working to do every day. As a Sport and Performance Psychologist, I have worked with hundreds of high school football programs and helped them accomplish this. Believe = Do something repeatedly accurate until players can’t get it wrong. Compete = Urgency + Accuracy + Situational Mindfulness. Succeed = … Read more Believe — Compete — Succeed

2020 Triple Option Football Academy Clinic is Completed and Uploaded

Clients now have access to the 2020 Triple Option Football Academy clinic, which was filmed this weekend. The pre-installation Triple Option Offense checklist is session 1. Session 2 is the 13 phase teaching progression of the Triple Option. Session 3 is Zone Option, Zone Dive, passing game, Heavy Package, Midline, playcalling, and practice planning. If … Read more 2020 Triple Option Football Academy Clinic is Completed and Uploaded