Article #200… How Far the Triple Option Football Academy Has Come

Things have really prospered since I started this website immediately after New Years of 2013. The Triple Option Offense is an offense that so many coaches want to run; however, they want and need to learn the intricate details. I’ve been coaching the Triple Option since the 1990’s and I wish I knew back then … Read moreArticle #200… How Far the Triple Option Football Academy Has Come

Flexbone Triple Option Offense Playbook: Running Triple out of the Over Formation

When running Triple out of Over, the rules are simple. Run Triple to the Over side UNLESS…. The Defense brings someone Over to the Over side. In that case, run to the Nub side as #2, who is the primary and secondary force player, also is the pitch key. This means that if #2 takes … Read moreFlexbone Triple Option Offense Playbook: Running Triple out of the Over Formation

Flexbone Triple Option Offense Playbook: One of the Two Situations to EVER Run Zone Dive–Vs. 50

Zone Dive will actually work versus an Okie/50/5-2/3-4 Defense if the Mike runs over the top at the snap to tackle the QB/Pitch. Here’s how the Zone Dive works…. PR- Near Deep Defender PA- #3 PT/PG- Base C- Veer BG/BT- Scoop BA- Pitch Route BR- Cutoff Q- Give B- Veer Path, Bend Behind Action Key … Read moreFlexbone Triple Option Offense Playbook: One of the Two Situations to EVER Run Zone Dive–Vs. 50

Flexbone Triple Option Offense Playbook: One of the Two Situations to EVER Run Zone Dive–Vs. 4-3

About 6 years ago, Zone Dive was all the rave as Navy ran Zone Dive 27 times to beat Notre Dame 46-44 in South Bend. Since then, Navy has learned a lot about Zone Dive. From their statistical analysis they have learned two things about Zone Dive. 1. Zone Dive only works if the Mike … Read moreFlexbone Triple Option Offense Playbook: One of the Two Situations to EVER Run Zone Dive–Vs. 4-3

What if the Defense put everybody in the gaps? Flexbone Triple Option Situational Football

If the Defense aligned with defenders in each of the six available gaps, here’s what would happen. Triple is called. A B-gap defender=3 technique=Zoom (Midline Triple) Off you go…. PR- Near Deep Defender PA- Twirl, #3 PT- Veer PG- Veer (right into the A-gap defender) C/BG- Reverse Ace BT- Scoop BA- Pitch BR- Cutoff Q- … Read moreWhat if the Defense put everybody in the gaps? Flexbone Triple Option Situational Football

Triple Option Offense Coaching: Drilling Triple Option Versus the 3-2 Exchange

Drilling Triple Option versus a #3-#2 exchange is important. This trains the Quarterback’s eyes to pitch off the proper defender. This trains the Playside A-back to read #3 on the run. When running Triple Option versus the #3-#2 exchange. PR- Near Deep Defender PA- #3 BA- Pitch BR- Cutoff Q- Veer #1, Pitch #2 B- … Read moreTriple Option Offense Coaching: Drilling Triple Option Versus the 3-2 Exchange

Flexbone Triple Option Offense Playbook: Triple Option versus 4-4 Stack

When running Triple Option versus the 4-4 Stack. PR- Near Deep Defender PA- #3 (Load) PT- Veer PG/C- Ace BG/BT- Scoop BA- Pitch BR- Cutoff Q- Veer #1, Pitch #2 B- Veer Path Academy The Big Idea in 171 Words Here’s the problem.  If you can’t block defensive linemen, you’ll never move the ball, you’ll … Read moreFlexbone Triple Option Offense Playbook: Triple Option versus 4-4 Stack

The Triple Option Football Academy Brings You Video of Every Drill You’ll Ever Need for the Rest of Your Coaching Career

Video Coach, the Triple Option Football Acacdemy provides clients of every video of every drill in sequence for all offensive positions within the Flexbone Triple Option Offense. All drills are provides online, so that coaches may ask follow-up questions on each drill. Your assistant coaches will know how to execute each drill by viewing the … Read moreThe Triple Option Football Academy Brings You Video of Every Drill You’ll Ever Need for the Rest of Your Coaching Career

Lakewood HS (SC) Breaks School Record for Wins in a Season Following their Camp with Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Lou Cella, as Camp Director

Before the 2011 season, Lakewood HS (SC) had one winning season in school history. In 2011, after running a  camp with Lou Cella as Camp Director, Lakewood HS (SC) started the season 5-0 for the first time in school history, broke the school record for wins in a season (8), and made the playoffs. “This past … Read moreLakewood HS (SC) Breaks School Record for Wins in a Season Following their Camp with Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Lou Cella, as Camp Director

Army’s Triple Option Takes Off as Terry Baggett Runs for School-Record 304 Yards

Army’s Baggett runs for 304 yards in win over E. Michigan CBSSports.com wire reports Oct. 12, 2013 WEST POINT, N.Y. — Government shutdown, Eastern Michigan’s defense — nothing could stop Army and its newest offensive star on Saturday. Terry Baggett ran for four touchdowns — including a 96-yard score — and a school record 304 … Read moreArmy’s Triple Option Takes Off as Terry Baggett Runs for School-Record 304 Yards

Flexbone Triple Option Offense Playbook: Triple Option Away from Trips

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Triple Option can be run away from Trips when the defense brings over an extra defender to compensate for the extra defense over which the offense brings.  Here is your Flexbone Triple Option Offense Playbook: Triple Option Away from Trips… PR- Near Deep Defender PT- Veer PG/C- Ace BG/BT- Scoop BA- Pitch MBA/BWR- Cutoff Q- … Read moreFlexbone Triple Option Offense Playbook: Triple Option Away from Trips

Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Lou Cella, Runs Camp at Cashmere HS (WA) for Coach Z…. Cashmere Moves to 5-1…

CTL football: Cashmere gets tough in win over Okanogan by Doug FlanaganWorld sports editor Oct. 12, 2013, 12:42 a.m. World photo/Mike Bonnicksen Okanogan’s Justin Rivas, right, is unable to bring Cashmere’s Casey Ruether down before he crossed the goal line to score during the third quarter of Friday’s 49-14 Cashmere win. Ruether accounted for four scores in the … Read moreTriple Option Football Academy Owner, Lou Cella, Runs Camp at Cashmere HS (WA) for Coach Z…. Cashmere Moves to 5-1…

Flexbone Triple Option Offense Coaching: Drilling the Rocket Toss with the Skill Positions

When drilling the Rocket… The Playside Receiver has the Near Deep Defender. The Playside A-back ARCS to #3. The Backside A-back leaves one second prior to the snap.  If the cadence is Down, Ready, Sethut–the Backside A-back leaves after the Down. The Backside Receiver cuts off the corner. The Quarterback punch steps with his playside foot, completely … Read moreFlexbone Triple Option Offense Coaching: Drilling the Rocket Toss with the Skill Positions

Triple Option Football Academy and Twitter

The Triple Option Football Academy is on Twitter Go to the following: https://twitter.com/tof_academy _______________________________________ Academy The Big Idea in 171 Words Here’s the problem.  If you can’t block defensive linemen, you’ll never move the ball, you’ll never score points, and you’ll never win a game.  You need to understand why this disconnect occurs to overcome … Read moreTriple Option Football Academy and Twitter

Triple Option Football Academy Facebook Page

In order to join the Triple Option Football Academy Facebook page, go to the following: www.facebook.com/tripleoptionfootballacademy   Academy The Big Idea in 171 Words Here’s the problem.  If you can’t block defensive linemen, you’ll never move the ball, you’ll never score points, and you’ll never win a game.  You need to understand why this disconnect … Read moreTriple Option Football Academy Facebook Page

Flexbone Triple Option Offense Coaching: Drilling the Counter Option with the Skill Positions

When Drilling the Counter Option with the Skill Positions PR- Blocks Near Deep Defender PA- Twirls and blocks #3 BA- Pitch BR- Cutoff QB- Counter Steps B- Veer Away Path * If #1 comes up the field, the QB turns upward. * QB runs one yard outside the PT, turns up and scores UNLESS #2 … Read moreFlexbone Triple Option Offense Coaching: Drilling the Counter Option with the Skill Positions

Grid Chart of Fundamentals Learned at 2014 Triple Option Football Academy Camps

Fundamentals Quarterback B-Back A-Back Receiver Center Guard Tackle               Triple Steps Veer Path Arc Near Deep Veer Base Veer Mid Steps Mid Path Load Cutoff Ace Ace Base Follow Steps Pass Path Twirl Vert Slide Veer Scoop Pass Steps Zone Path Fan Skinny Base Slide Fan Counter Steps Sprint … Read moreGrid Chart of Fundamentals Learned at 2014 Triple Option Football Academy Camps

Piedra Vista HS (NM) Goes from a Three-Win Season to the State Quarterfinals After their Camp with Lou Cella

In 2011, Piedra Vista (NM) was running the spread offense and won three (3) games. In 2012, after running a camp with Lou Cella as Camp Director, Piedra Vista won nine (9) games and made it to the state quarterfinals. “It is never to late to make the right decision.  After evaluating our offensive production the … Read morePiedra Vista HS (NM) Goes from a Three-Win Season to the State Quarterfinals After their Camp with Lou Cella

Flexbone Triple Option Offense Playbook: The Power of the OVER Formation

The Over formation is used by Paul Johnson when the defense aligns with one high safety. He does this to force the defense to declare themselves. Georgia Tech will keep running to the over side UNLESS…. The defense brings someone from the BACKSIDE to the Over side. If this happens–then Georgia Tech runs to the … Read moreFlexbone Triple Option Offense Playbook: The Power of the OVER Formation

Flexbone Triple Option Offense Playbook: Zone Option Versus Odd Stack

When running Zone Option versus the Odd Stack… PR- Near Deep Defender PA- #3 PT- Veer PG, C, BG, BT- Scoop BA- Pitch BR- Cutoff Q- Zone Steps B- Zone Path, block 1st linebacker inside the count Academy The Big Idea in 171 Words Here’s the problem.  If you can’t block defensive linemen, you’ll never … Read moreFlexbone Triple Option Offense Playbook: Zone Option Versus Odd Stack

Flexbone Triple Option Offense Playbook: Triple Option Versus the 50 Defense

When running Triple Option versus a 50/5-2/3-4/Okie Defense… PR- Near Deep Defender PA- #3 PT- Veer PG- Base C- Veer BG/BT- Scoop BA- Pitch BR- Cutoff Q- Veer #1, Pitch #2 B- Veer Path, Bend Behind Action Key Academy The Big Idea in 171 Words Here’s the problem.  If you can’t block defensive linemen, you’ll … Read moreFlexbone Triple Option Offense Playbook: Triple Option Versus the 50 Defense

Bayfield HS (CO) Goes to State Championship Game Months After their Camp with Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Lou Cella

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After running a camp with Lou Cella as Camp Director, Bayfield HS (CO) had an undefeated regular season for the first time since 1996 and advanced to the state championship game in Colorado. “We were looking to take that next step, and felt that a camp might be just what the doctor ordered. We were not … Read moreBayfield HS (CO) Goes to State Championship Game Months After their Camp with Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Lou Cella

Flexbone Triple Option Offense Playbook: Triple Option Versus 4-3

When Running Triple Option Versus 4-3 PR- Near Deep Defender PA- #3 PT- Veer PG/C- Ace BG/BT- Scoop BA- Pitch BR- Cutoff Q- Veer #1, Pitch #2 B- Veer Path Academy The Big Idea in 171 Words Here’s the problem.  If you can’t block defensive linemen, you’ll never move the ball, you’ll never score points, … Read moreFlexbone Triple Option Offense Playbook: Triple Option Versus 4-3

2014 Triple Option Football Academy Camp Open Dates

2014 Triple Option Football Academy Camp Schedule Open Dates Lou Cella, Triple Option Football Academy Owner-Camp Director Contact (570) 332-0265 to schedule. __________________________________ Week of May 26- Week of June 2- Week of June 9- Week of June 16- Week of June 23- Week of June 30- Week of July 7- Week of July 14- … Read more2014 Triple Option Football Academy Camp Open Dates

You Can Get Help In Between SERIES–with the Triple Option Football Academy

Support Coach, if you have a question before, during, and after practice, call the Triple Option Football Academy to provide you with solutions to your problems involving ball security and blocking in the authentic Flexbone Triple Option offense. The Triple Option Football Academy is available for immediate responses to your questions involving the authentic Flexbone … Read moreYou Can Get Help In Between SERIES–with the Triple Option Football Academy

Falls City HS (TX) Wins the State Championship After their Camp with Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Lou Cella

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Before the 2010 season, Falls City HS (TX) had never won a regional championship in school history. In 2010, after running a camp with Lou Cella as Camp Director, Falls City HS (TX) won the Regional and State Championship for the first time in school history in Texas while scoring 680 points in 15 games. “The … Read moreFalls City HS (TX) Wins the State Championship After their Camp with Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Lou Cella

The Triple Option Football Academy Webinar Educates You and Your Coaching Staff on the Complete Flexbone Triple Option Offense

Coach, upon purchasing the Triple Option Football Academy, you and your coaching staff schedule your Triple Option Football Academy Webinar. In one day, you learn that there are 20 steps to starting a Flexbone program from the date of hiring through the first game: Step 1- Meeting with players to cover Flexbone Triple Option offensive core … Read moreThe Triple Option Football Academy Webinar Educates You and Your Coaching Staff on the Complete Flexbone Triple Option Offense

Attacking the Bear Front with the Flexbone Triple Option Offense: Midline Triple

The default concept versus the Bear Front is the Midline Triple.  This concept is also known as Zoom. When the defense aligns with a 3-technique to the call side, Zoom (Midline Triple) is the default. Here are the rules. PR- Near Deep Defender PA- Twirl, #3 PT, PG- Veer C, BG- Reverse Ace BT- Scoop … Read moreAttacking the Bear Front with the Flexbone Triple Option Offense: Midline Triple

Flexbone Triple Option Offense Playbook: Zone Option Versus 4-4

The Zone Option is becoming the #1 constraint play in the Flexbone Triple Option Offense… Zone Option is utilized to constrain the action key and/or the Mike Linebacker on Triple and Midline. Here are the rules for the Zone Option PR- Near Deep Defender PA- #3 PT- Scoop (5-tech)-Veer PG, C, BG, BT- Scoop BA- … Read moreFlexbone Triple Option Offense Playbook: Zone Option Versus 4-4

Four General Issues Flexbone Triple Option Teams Have and How to Correct Them

1. Receiver is unable to identify if the coverage is Cover 2. He needs to know this because v. Cover 2, the A-back blocks the corner and the WR blocks the safety coming over the top.  If coaches don’t teach this, then the issue is that the corner fires inside and you are 3-on-3 when … Read moreFour General Issues Flexbone Triple Option Teams Have and How to Correct Them

Timmonsville HS (SC) Goes from 1-9 to State Semifinals in One Season with 21 Players on the Roster

In 2010, Timmonsville HS (SC) was running the Spread Offense and finished the 2010 season with a 1-9 record. In 2011, after running a camp with Lou Cella as Camp Director, Timmonsville went to the South Carolina Class A State Semifinals and with a roster of 21 players. “The camp/system was a key factor in … Read moreTimmonsville HS (SC) Goes from 1-9 to State Semifinals in One Season with 21 Players on the Roster

Flexbone Triple Option Offense Playbook: Sprint Pass

The Sprint Pass is one of Paul Johnson’s favorite pass plays over the last 10 years. Here, the Playside Receiver runs 16 yards and comes back to the outside at 14. The Backside A-back goes in flat motion and runs vertical for 10 yards and out. The Backside Receiver runs vertical for seven yards and … Read moreFlexbone Triple Option Offense Playbook: Sprint Pass

Flexbone Triple Option Offense Playbook: Four Verticals Versus Two High Safeties

When running four verticals versus two-high safety defenses… The Receivers run fades. The Backside A-back runs a vertical. The Playside A-back runs vertical for seven yards, sees that the middle of the field is open, and then posts into the middle of the field. The Offensive Line slides away from the call. The B-back blocks … Read moreFlexbone Triple Option Offense Playbook: Four Verticals Versus Two High Safeties

Flexbone Triple Option Offense Playbook: Four Verticals Versus One High Safety

When running four verticals versus one high safety… The Receivers run fades. The A-backs run verticals. The Offensive Line slides away from the call. The B-Back blocks the first defender off the Playside Tackle. The Quarterback five-step drop and throws to the A-back who the one high safety does not cover. Academy The Big Idea … Read moreFlexbone Triple Option Offense Playbook: Four Verticals Versus One High Safety

Triple Option Football Academy Camps Come to YOUR High School in 2014!

Camps 2014 Triple Option Football Academy Camps _________________________________________ Coach, For $1997, your program possesses a systematic procedure to win just as countless high school football programs have over the last four years. Here are stories of teams that have succeeded with Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Lou Cella as their camp director. Concepts Day 1- … Read moreTriple Option Football Academy Camps Come to YOUR High School in 2014!