Triple Option Offensive Breakdown of Navy’s 2016 Win Versus Notre Dame

Navy beat Notre Dame in 2016. Navy has zero scholarship football players. Notre Dame’s has 85 scholarship football players. How does a football program with zero scholarships beat a football program with 85 scholarships? This is very simple–with the Triple Option Offense. The offensive breakdown of Navy’s 2016 victory over Notre Dame is found right here.   Continue reading Triple Option Offensive Breakdown of Navy’s 2016 Win Versus Notre Dame

Navy Averaged 10.4 Yards Per Play on This Concept in 2016

Although they only ran this concept 16 times in 14 games the Down (also known as Belly G) averaged 10.4 yards per play for Navy in 2016. Navy runs this in short yardage/goal-line out of the Heavy Formation: In Heavy, the Left Receiver moves into the Left Tackle spot while the Left Tackle becomes the Heavy Tackle to the call side.   Navy likes to run … Continue reading Navy Averaged 10.4 Yards Per Play on This Concept in 2016

Navy’s 2016 Passing Game

Thanks to my client, Alan Short, Head Football Coach at Lawrence County High School (KY), for providing this information. Ashley Ingram, Run Game Coordinator/Centers-Guards Coach at Navy provided information yesterday (1/11/17) at the AFCA Convention in Nashville. Navy’s 2016 Pass Offense consisted of the following: Playaction- 109 plays (51% of Navy’s 2016 Pass Offense) Sprint Out- 43 plays (20% of Navy’s 2016 Pass Offense) Dropback- … Continue reading Navy’s 2016 Passing Game

Triple Option — The Statistical, Top-Ranked, Quick-Strike Pass Offense of 2016

There are 128 Division-1 FBS Football Programs. Air Force (#1), Georgia Tech (#2), Navy (#3), and Army (#4) led the FBS in yards per completion. Air Force averaged 26 yards/completion, Georgia Tech averaged 20 yards/completion, Navy averaged 19 yards/completion, and Army averaged 18 yards/completion. These four FBS Football programs combined to average 21 yards per completion. FBS Yards per Completion–2016 RANK TEAM G PASS COM PASS … Continue reading Triple Option — The Statistical, Top-Ranked, Quick-Strike Pass Offense of 2016

2016 Navy Triple Option Offense Breakdown versus Louisiana Tech (Military Bowl)

Navy’s Offense (45) versus Louisiana Tech (48) Total Plays- 63  Triple Option- 13/63 (21% of offense) Zone Option- 11/63 (17% of offense) Triple Pass- 7 (11% of offense) Midline Lead- 6 (10% of offense) Midline Triple (Zoom)- 5 (8% of offense) Other Concepts: Counter Option- 2; Outside Veer Give- 1; Rocket Pass Boot- 2; Hitch- 2; B-Back Toss- 1; Rocket- 2; B-Back Toss Pass- 1; … Continue reading 2016 Navy Triple Option Offense Breakdown versus Louisiana Tech (Military Bowl)

2016 Navy Triple Option Offense Breakdown versus Notre Dame

Navy defeats Notre Dame 28-27 Navy Triple Option Offense Total Plays- 65 Triple Option- 14 (22% of offense) Midline Triple- 7 (11% of offense) Follow- 7 (11% of offense) Zone Option- 5 (8% of offense) Triple Pass- 4 (6% of offense) Rocket Toss- 4 (6% of offense) Other Plays: Zone Option Block- 3, Midline White- 2, Midline Lead- 2, Sprint Pass- 3, Zone Dive- 3, … Continue reading 2016 Navy Triple Option Offense Breakdown versus Notre Dame

Georgia Tech’s First Score versus Vanderbilt (2016)–Rocket Pass Boot B-Wheel

Georgia Tech scored against Vanderbilt by faking the Rocket and throwing the ball to the B-Back on a wheel route which occurred away from the Rocket action. The Boot-side Receiver ran a skinny post while the B-Back ran his away path and wheeled up the sideline. As this occurred, the Offensive Line base blocked.  The exception was the Left Guard who did not have an … Continue reading Georgia Tech’s First Score versus Vanderbilt (2016)–Rocket Pass Boot B-Wheel

Here’s How Navy Ran Midline Triple Option Nine Times versus UConn’s 50 Defense (2016)

After two games, Midline Triple Option is Navy’s #2 concept of 2016. They run a variation of Midline Triple Option called ZOOM.  Zoom is when the Playside A-Back twirls and on the fourth step he dropsteps, crosses over, runs, and is responsible for #3 (run support).   Against a 50 Defense, Navy does this so that the B-Back can make the Noseguard wrong.  The Center … Continue reading Here’s How Navy Ran Midline Triple Option Nine Times versus UConn’s 50 Defense (2016)

Navy’s First Touchdown of the 2016 Season: Double Flex, Zone Option Right versus 4-4 Defense

On the first offensive play from scrimmage in 2016, Navy scored a touchdown.  They scored on Double Flex, Zone Option Right.   Navy calls this Double Flex, 26. When Navy gets into Double Flex, they Trey (Tackle/Receiver) double team on Zone Option. The Playside Guard has the B-gap.  He would have the Mike on the run-through otherwise he works vertically to the Will.  The Center … Continue reading Navy’s First Touchdown of the 2016 Season: Double Flex, Zone Option Right versus 4-4 Defense