Offensive Line Blocking on the Rocket and B-Back Toss

In this six-minute podcast episode, Dr. Cella discusses modern-day blocking of the Rocket and B-Back Toss.  The Rocket and B-Back Toss is run when the Triple Option is executed for a gain of <4 yards on a give to the B-Back.  When the defense forces the Triple Option inside, the offense must get the ball … Read more Offensive Line Blocking on the Rocket and B-Back Toss

Installing the Perimeter Blocking Scheme for the Inside Veer

The Playside A-Back and the Playside Receiver have a responsibility to cancel the Run Support and the Deep Defender so the Keep Phase and the Pitch Phase can be executed.   This is how the Run Support (#3) and the Deep Defender are cancelled on Inside Veer (Triple Option).  To get the blocking on the … Read more Installing the Perimeter Blocking Scheme for the Inside Veer

The Easiest, Simplest Way to Install the Triple Option Offensive Line Blocking Scheme

The Easiest, Simplest Way to Install the Triple Option Offensive Line Blocking Scheme is a progression. 1- vs. 3-technique “DEUCE” 2- Triple versus 2, 2i, 1 technique “ACE” 3- Triple versus 0-technique “BACK”   Teaching Offensive Line blocking for the Triple Option is as easy as 1-2-3.  Learn how to simplify your Triple Option Offense by … Read more The Easiest, Simplest Way to Install the Triple Option Offensive Line Blocking Scheme

Utilizing the Freeze Concept to Run the Triple Option Offense

Freeze is utilized when a defense is stemming, stunting, and blitzing in an effort to reveal themselves before the snap. Once the defense reveals themselves, the Quarterback can put the offense in the best possible play.  To learn all the advanced techniques of the Triple Option Offense, call 570.332.0265.   Two State Semifinalists, A State … Read more Utilizing the Freeze Concept to Run the Triple Option Offense

Drilling the Rocket Toss with Skill Positions

The following diagram shows you how: Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System In Four Years Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports Performance Specialist, and a 20-year coaching veteran of thecollege and high school level.   … Read more Drilling the Rocket Toss with Skill Positions

Throwing Triple Pass Out to the Voided Flat

When the flat zone is voided for any reason, fake the Triple and throw the six-yard out to the A-Back: Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System In Four Years Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports … Read more Throwing Triple Pass Out to the Voided Flat

How to Load on Triple Option

The following shows what to do when #3 is in the middle of the field: Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System In Four Years Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports Performance Specialist, and a 20-year … Read more How to Load on Triple Option

Introducing the Quarterback to the Triple Option

This drill introduces the Quarterback to the Triple Option:  Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System In Four Years Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports Performance Specialist, and a 20-year coaching veteran of thecollege and high … Read more Introducing the Quarterback to the Triple Option

Get Offense Done the Right Way the First Time

Triple Option Football Academy Camps The Triple Option Football Academy is the leading instructional source for the authentic Triple Option Offense utilized by Georgia Tech, Navy, Army, Air Force, the Citadel, Jacksonville, and Kennesaw State. Through this three-day camp, you can bring together your players and coaches to develop techniques and construct an offense which leads … Read more Get Offense Done the Right Way the First Time

What Navy Did in 2015 When #1 Took the Quarterback on Triple Option

Navy ran Zone Option. This is the two-way option where #1 is blocked by the Offensive Guard and Tackle (Receiver if Double Flex) and the end man on the line of scrimmage (EMLOS) is put in conflict. Here is Zone Option versus the 4-4 defense.   Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State … Read more What Navy Did in 2015 When #1 Took the Quarterback on Triple Option

Make Defensive Linemen Invisible with the Triple Option

Triple Option versus 50 Defense—You don’t have to block those in white, they will always be wrong, and they cannot make the tackle. Triple Option Football Academy Camps The Triple Option Football Academy is the leading instructional source for the authentic Triple Option Offense utilized by Georgia Tech, Navy, Army, Air Force, the Citadel, Jacksonville, and … Read more Make Defensive Linemen Invisible with the Triple Option

Four Focal Points to Lead Your Triple Option Offensive Reinvention in 2016

Four Focal Points to Lead Your Triple Option Offensive Reinvention in 2016 Look at trends. Navy went 11-2 in 2015 with 0 athletic scholarship football players and playing FBS Football.What can you learn from this phenomenon?  They ran Triple Option and Zone Option 1/3 of the time and could have run these two concepts more. Related: … Read more Four Focal Points to Lead Your Triple Option Offensive Reinvention in 2016

How to Make a Triple Option Quarterback

This initial drill starts the process. Then, you can work with your Quarterback on the Pitch Phase.  Start with the Easy and Blood Stunts on Triple Option.   Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System In Four Years Triple Option Football … Read more How to Make a Triple Option Quarterback

What to Do When Your Offensive Line Can’t Block the 3 AND the 5-Technique?

If your Offensive Line can’t block the 3 and the 5 technique, run Midline Triple.  This way the 3 and 5 technique are cancelled by the Quarterback and not the Offensive Line.  

The Triple Option Playside Receiver’s Six-Phase Blocking Progression

The Playside Receiver is called to block the Deep Defender. This is the defender who drops over the top of him at the snap. The Receiver doesn’t just run at him and block him–there’s more to this than that. There is a six-phase progression to blocking the Deep Defender.   Two State Semifinalists, A State … Read more The Triple Option Playside Receiver’s Six-Phase Blocking Progression

They Tripled Their Win Total and Went to the State Quarterfinals Running the Triple Option Offense

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 previous … Read more They Tripled Their Win Total and Went to the State Quarterfinals Running the Triple Option Offense

Zone Dive with Fold versus 4-3

If the Mike runs over the top on Triple Option, run Zone Dive.   Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System In Four Years Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports Performance Specialist, and a 20-year coaching … Read more Zone Dive with Fold versus 4-3

How Most Colleges will Defend Navy, Georgia Tech, and Army in 2015

The following diagram shows you how most colleges will defend Navy, Georgia Tech, and Army in 2015:  Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System In Four Years Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports Performance Specialist, and … Read more How Most Colleges will Defend Navy, Georgia Tech, and Army in 2015

Midline Lead vs. 6-2 Defense

The following diagram shows how to read the 3-technique in a 6-2 defense by running Midline Lead:  Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System In Four Years Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports Performance Specialist, and … Read more Midline Lead vs. 6-2 Defense

Working Triple Option Pass Protection versus 4-4 Stack

The below-listed diagram covers the potential situations and scenarios: Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System In Four Years Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports Performance Specialist, and a 20-year coaching veteran of thecollege and high … Read more Working Triple Option Pass Protection versus 4-4 Stack

Executing Triple Option versus the Okie Dog Pinch

The below-listed diagram demonstrates how: Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System In Four Years Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports Performance Specialist, and a 20-year coaching veteran of thecollege and high school level.   Dr. … Read more Executing Triple Option versus the Okie Dog Pinch

Triple Option Offensive Line First-Step Drill

This drill conditions Offensive Linemen where their first step goes on the Triple Option: Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System In Four Years Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports Performance Specialist, and a 20-year coaching veteran … Read more Triple Option Offensive Line First-Step Drill

Scoop Blocking When there is No Threat in the Gap

The following shows how Offensive Linemen scoop when there is no threat in their gap:  Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System In Four Years Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports Performance Specialist, and a 20-year … Read more Scoop Blocking When there is No Threat in the Gap

How the Backside A-Back Blocks Midline Lead: Progression

The following shows you how: Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System In Four Years Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports Performance Specialist, and a 20-year coaching veteran of thecollege and high school level.   Dr. … Read more How the Backside A-Back Blocks Midline Lead: Progression

Heavy Down vs. 50 Defense

If #1 is cancelling the B-Back, align in Heavy, and run the Down.  This takes advantage of the void created when #1 moves all the way down to cancel the B-Back. Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System In Four Years … Read more Heavy Down vs. 50 Defense

Double Teaming the Action Key on Triple Option

The following diagram show how to double the Action Key on the Triple Option–vertical movement is key!   Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System In Four Years Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports Performance Specialist, … Read more Double Teaming the Action Key on Triple Option

How to Drill the Triple Option with All Six Skill Positions

The below-listed diagram shows you how to run the Triple Option drill: Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System In Four Years Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports Performance Specialist, and a 20-year coaching veteran of thecollege … Read more How to Drill the Triple Option with All Six Skill Positions

Utilizing Zone Dive with Fold Technique

When #1 cancels the B-Back, on the next play, the Playside Tackle expands his split and blocks him while the Playside A takes the adjacent gap. Versus a 5-technique as #1, the Playside Tackle oversplits and bases the 5 while the Playside A takes the B-gap in case there is an Easy Stunt (2-1 exchange) … Read more Utilizing Zone Dive with Fold Technique

Scoop Blocking a Shaded Defender

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An example of this is when the Backside Tackle is assigned to Scoop Block a 4i on Triple Option.  The below-listed diagram shows you how: Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System In Four Years Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. … Read more Scoop Blocking a Shaded Defender

15 Tips for Running a Triple Option Offensive Program in 2015

15 Tips for Running a Triple Option Offensive Program in 2015 1.       No-huddle during practice.  Full-speed game situation repetitions lead to procedural conditioning and more data on each player. 2.       The Triple Option constantly creates responses to the void that #1 and #2 create.  This is an undefinable play and the undefinable play is the future … Read more 15 Tips for Running a Triple Option Offensive Program in 2015

Dominating the A-gap Defender and the Mike on Triple Option

When the Center and Guard step toward the A-gap defender, punch his stomach, put their knee through his belly button and pound their arches, they cancel him from making the Tackle. The Playside Tackle steps-dips-rips, punches the Mike’s stomach, puts his knee through the Mike’s belly button, and pounds his arches in order to keep … Read more Dominating the A-gap Defender and the Mike on Triple Option

Introduced in 2014… Georgia Tech’s Counter Keep

Justin Thomas, Quarterback at Georgia Tech ran this very well last year. When the Will Linebacker tackles the B-Back, Counter Keep can be an effective constraint.  Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System In Four Years Triple Option Football Academy Owner, … Read more Introduced in 2014… Georgia Tech’s Counter Keep

Install the Triple Option the Right Way the First Time

Install the Triple Option the Right Way the First Time Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System Over the Last Four Years Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports Performance Specialist, and a 20-year coaching veteran … Read more Install the Triple Option the Right Way the First Time

Practicing the Offensive Lineman’s Veer Release on Your Goalpost

The diagram below shows how the Offensive Lineman can practice his veer release right on your goalpost:  Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System In Four Years Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports Performance Specialist, and … Read more Practicing the Offensive Lineman’s Veer Release on Your Goalpost

Utilizing Midline Lead versus the 3-Technique

The following diagram explains how Midline Lead is utilized in the Triple Option Offense: Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System In Four Years Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports Performance Specialist, and a 20-year coaching … Read more Utilizing Midline Lead versus the 3-Technique