Counter Option versus Triple Stack

Counter Option versus Triple Stack is a situation that requires exact rules.  You’ll learn what Army and Navy do on Counter Option in the below-listed video. The Academy The Academy empowers you to execute the Triple Option Offense the right way the first time.   Dr. Lou Cella installs Army and Navy’s modern-day Flexbone Triple Option … Read moreCounter Option versus Triple Stack

The Flexbone and Counters

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In this video, Dr. Cella discusses the Flexbone and Counters.  Watch the below-listed video to learn the truth about counters. The Academy The Academy empowers you to execute the Triple Option Offense the right way the first time.   Dr. Lou Cella installs Army and Navy’s modern-day Flexbone Triple Option Offense with you and your staff. … Read moreThe Flexbone and Counters

The Navy Offense through 10/19/19

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The Navy Offense has run 399 plays and is 5-1 in 2019.  Here’s what the Navy Offense is doing to achieve this level of success. Triple Option is their #1 concept.  They have run this 68 times (17% of offense). Zone Option is their #2 concept.  They have run this 53 times (13% of offense). … Read moreThe Navy Offense through 10/19/19

Navy Flexbone Offense Breakdown versus Tulsa (2019)

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Navy Flexbone Offense Breakdown versus Tulsa (2019) Navy- 45 v. Tulsa- 17 Navy Total Plays Run- 62 69% of Navy’s Offense was the following: Triple Option- 10 Trap- 7 Zone Dive- 6 Midline Triple Option- 6 Zone Option (w/ variations)- 5 Midline White- 5 Counter Option- 4 Other Plays Run: Zone Belly- 2 A Counter … Read moreNavy Flexbone Offense Breakdown versus Tulsa (2019)

Counter Option versus 3-5

Want to learn how to run Army and Navy’s Counter Option versus 3-5?  Watch this video and you’ll see how to utilize counter and misdirection in the Flexbone Offense. Is Your Down Cycle Coming? If your Down Cycle is coming… and you’ve already said, “We’re going to be down next year”… well then, this is your, … Read moreCounter Option versus 3-5

Counter Option with a Fold Scheme

Learn how to run Counter Option with a Fold scheme — right here. The Academy The Academy empowers you to execute the Triple Option Offense the right way the first time.   Dr. Lou Cella installs Army and Navy’s modern-day Flexbone Triple Option Offense with you and your staff. Read more: Testimonials from Dr. Cella’s clients. Triple … Read moreCounter Option with a Fold Scheme

How Navy’s Triple Option Offense Beat #6 Ranked Houston (10/8/16)

Navy has zero scholarship football players and defeated the #6 ranked football team in the country (Houston).  Here’s a breakdown of what they did with their Triple Option Offense: Navy vs Houston Final – 10/8/16 Jack Stephens Field at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis, Maryland 6Houston Cougars (5-1) 40 Navy Midshipmen (4-1) 46 Triple Option Offensive … Read moreHow Navy’s Triple Option Offense Beat #6 Ranked Houston (10/8/16)

A Detailed Analysis of Paul Johnson’s 10 Series

In this podcast episode, Dr. Lou Cella covers Georgia Tech Head Football Coach, Paul Johnson and his 10 series.  Established in 1985, the 10 series is Paul Johnson’s Option series.  Dr. Cella goes through the concepts involved in the 10 series and what they represent to Navy, Georgia Tech, and other Under-Center Triple Option schools … Read moreA Detailed Analysis of Paul Johnson’s 10 Series

How About the Fact that Navy Ran Counter Option 1% of the Time in 2015?

In this podcast episode, Dr. Cella discusses the significant reduction on Counter Option by Navy.  In 2015, Navy ran Counter Option 1% of the time.  This is a difference as in 2007, Navy was running Counter Option 7% of the time.  Also, in 2015, Navy only ran a misdirection-based concept 10% of the time. Dr. … Read moreHow About the Fact that Navy Ran Counter Option 1% of the Time in 2015?

Georgia Tech Triple Option Offensive Breakdown v. Tulane–9/12/15

 Georgia Tech (65) v. Tulane (10)   Georgia Tech ran 66 Total Plays   Triple- 22/66 (33% of total offense) Zone Dive- 8/66 (12% of total offense) Belly- 5 (8% of total offense)   Triple Pass- 4 Rocket- 3 Counter Option- 3 Lead Option- 3 Quarterback Draw- 2 Hitch- 2 Trap- 2 Dropback Pass- 2 … Read moreGeorgia Tech Triple Option Offensive Breakdown v. Tulane–9/12/15

Open–Run–Crash–This is First-Level Scoop Blocking…

The key emphasis points on a first-level scoop block are the following: 1- OPEN at 90 degrees. 2- RUN  past the threat in your gap. 3- Dip your inside hand and vertically CRASH. Then, go back to the huddle. The below listed diagrams demonstrate ways to drill and further understand Scoop blocking: Triple Option Football Academy  … Read moreOpen–Run–Crash–This is First-Level Scoop Blocking…

The Midline in the 1990s as Compared to Today’s Midline

In the 1990s, Army ran the Midline like this: And here’s the Midline today against the same front: Triple Option Football Academy      2014 Triple Option Football Academy Camps with Dr. Cella

3 Ways You Train to Win with the Triple Option Offense

Here are three pieces of training advice. 1. Run the Triple Option, and do it really well. Star athletes don’t play every position, and Olympians don’t participate in every event. They specialize. It’s tempting to fall for the myth of the Renaissance Man, but the truth is that he doesn’t exist. Run the Triple Option, … Read more3 Ways You Train to Win with the Triple Option Offense

Why Army, Navy, and Georgia Tech Run the Triple Option

The Triple Option is Army, Navy, and Georgia Tech’s best chance for success because the Triple Option is the following: 1) A unique offense. 2) The Triple Option makes sure that defensive linemen stay off the ball carrier because the Quarterback reads Defensive Linemen instead of having the Offensive Line block these Defensive Linemen. 3) The opponent … Read moreWhy Army, Navy, and Georgia Tech Run the Triple Option

The Quarterback’s Assignment on Zoom (Midline Triple Option)

On Zoom (Midline Triple Option), the Quarterback does the following: 1- Takes the snap. 2- Seats the ball. 3- Hops into the Backside A-gap. 4- Points the ball. 5- Gives the ball to the B UNLESS #1 can tackle the B… if so… 6- Reseed the ball, steps with playside foot, replaces #1, and scores … Read moreThe Quarterback’s Assignment on Zoom (Midline Triple Option)

Zoom with “Tiger” Adjustment versus 50 Eagle

When the Playside Guard is covered and there is a Playside Safety, the Triple Option moves in one hole and becomes Midline Option. By adding the “Tiger” call, now the Playside Tackle has #3 and the Playside A has #4. If #1 and #2 are stacked the Playside Tackle drops-crosses-runs and whoever is farther outside … Read moreZoom with “Tiger” Adjustment versus 50 Eagle

Zoom with “Tiger” Adjustment versus 4-3

The Midline Option is ever evolving. This is one of the ways that the Midline Option can continually be run as a Triple Option. By adding the Tiger call, the Playside Tackle is now responsible for dropping, crossing, and blocking through the Playside breastplate of #3 in the Triple count. The Playside A twirls and … Read moreZoom with “Tiger” Adjustment versus 4-3

Midline Lead “Tiger Crack” versus 50 Eagle

When a 3-technique and a Playside Safety appear to the call side, the Triple Option defaults to Midline Lead. The “Tiger Crack” adjustment puts the Playside Tackle on the Corner, the Playside Receiver on the Playside Safety, and the A-Back fan blocking the 5-technique who likely will initially run with the Playside Tackle.  Once the … Read moreMidline Lead “Tiger Crack” versus 50 Eagle

Ask Questions and Get Answers Right Away on the Triple Option Offense

Forum The Triple Option Football Academy forum is now active. The Triple Option Football Academy forum allows members to ask several questions about the authentic Triple Option offense and get immediate answers from Triple Option Football Academy Camp Directors and college Triple Option coaches. This is ONLY for all Triple Option Football Academy clients. Contact … Read moreAsk Questions and Get Answers Right Away on the Triple Option Offense

Success in the Mid Valley with the Triple Option

In 2011,  Temple City High School (CA) went 1-9. In 2012, after running a camp with Lou Cella as Camp Director, Temple City went from one (1) win to five (5) wins and obtained a playoff berth. “This past July we hosted a camp with Lou Cella as the director. It was, in my opinion, the best … Read moreSuccess in the Mid Valley with the Triple Option

Midline Lead “Tiger Crack” versus 4-3

When Triple is called and a 3-technique plus a Playside Safety appear to the call side, the Triple Option becomes Midline Lead. This is done in order to read the 3-technique. The “Tiger Crack” adjustment allows the Playside Tackle to kickout the Corner while the Playside Receiver cracks the Playside Safety. This creates a bigger … Read moreMidline Lead “Tiger Crack” versus 4-3

Triple Pass Out versus 3 Playside First-Level Defenders

When three 1st-level defenders align on the playside, Triple Pass out is a great concept. This is because nobody is directly covering the A-Back. Here’s how this is done: Triple Option Football Academy      2014 Triple Option Football Academy Camps with Dr. Cella

Three Off-Season Triple Option Offensive Line Drills

Here are some Triple Option Offensive Line drills that coaches can do with players in the off-season: Triple Option Football Academy      2014 Triple Option Football Academy Camps with Dr. Cella

Dr. Cella is on Google Plus

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Breaking Records with the Triple Option

  In 2009 and 2010, Poland Regional HS (ME) won a grand total of two games.  The school hired Head Football Coach, Ted Tibbetts, less than two months before the start of training camp. In 2011, after running a camp with Lou Cella as Camp Director, Poland Regional HS (ME), earned the best winning percentage in school history, … Read moreBreaking Records with the Triple Option

Zoom (Midline Triple Option) versus 7-Diamond

If the 0 or 2-technique is making the tackle on Triple, move the Triple Option in one hole and run Zoom (Midline Triple Option). Here’s how: Triple Option Football Academy      2014 Triple Option Football Academy Camps with Dr. Cella

Midline Lead Offensive Line Blocking

When Triple or Midline is called–and the Playside Guard is covered–and there is a Playside Safety to the call side–the play defaults to Lead (Midline Double Option). Here is how Midline Lead is blocked. PT- Tiger (Arc) PG- Veer to Scoop (vs. 0, 1) C/BG- Ace BT- Scoop Below are examples of Midline Lead in action: … Read moreMidline Lead Offensive Line Blocking

Also, the Triple Option Football Academy is on Twitter

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Triple Option Football Academy is on Facebook

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Zoom (Midline Triple Option) versus 6-2

When Triple Option is called and a 3-technique aligned to the call side, the play defaults to Zoom (Midline Triple Option). Here is how this is done: Triple Option Football Academy      2014 Triple Option Football Academy Camps with Dr. Cella

Making the Triple Option Offense Simple to Teach

This is the easiest way to teach the Triple Option and cover ALL defensive alignments that can be displayed. 1- Run Triple Option 2- If a 3-technique aligns to the call side, move the Triple Option in one hole and run Zoom (Midline Triple Option) 3- If a 3-technique and a Playside Safety align to … Read moreMaking the Triple Option Offense Simple to Teach

Lots of Triple Option Video Can be Found Here

Video Coach, the Triple Option Football Academy provides clients of every video of every drill in sequence for all offensive positions within the Triple Option Offense. ALL Triple Option Football Academy clients are provided with a HUDL account to watch the hundreds and hundreds of drill clips needed to run the Triple Option Offense. All … Read moreLots of Triple Option Video Can be Found Here

The Improvement was a Direct Result of Staying with the Offense

In 2011, Petaluma (CA) was 1-9 under Petaluma Alum and longtime coach, Rick Krist. In 2012, after running a camp with Lou Cella as Camp Director,  Petaluma ends the season with four (4) wins. “Petaluma High has been a triple option team for many years.  Over the past 10 years or so we have experimented with … Read moreThe Improvement was a Direct Result of Staying with the Offense

How Do I Run the Triple Option Against a 3-3 Stack Defense?

Odd Stack Defensive Alignment-- 3-3-5, 3-5-3, 5-3. Triple Option Football Academy.

Here’s how: