In 2016, #5 Houston was at Full Attention for Navy’s Triple Option, and it Didn’t Matter

In 2016, Navy defeated #5 Houston 46-40.  Here is the USA Today article about the game. The following are four quotes from University of Houston (now Texas) Head Football Coach Tom Herman about Navy’s Triple Option Offense: “You spend so much time playing that offense and retooling the defense that it is hard to get back to your normalcy the next week,” Herman said. “It will … Continue reading In 2016, #5 Houston was at Full Attention for Navy’s Triple Option, and it Didn’t Matter

Video of Alabama Linebackers Preparing for Georgia Southern’s Triple Option Offense

Georgia Southern rushed for over 300 yards versus Alabama in this game. Nick Saban had interesting commentary after this game as well.   You can see Coach Saban’s comments right here. The below-listed video shows Alabama’s linebackers preparing for Georgia Southern’s Triple Option Offense. Continue reading Video of Alabama Linebackers Preparing for Georgia Southern’s Triple Option Offense

Notre Dame Coach Brian Kelly Admits when Facing Navy’s Offense: “You Can’t Have All the Answers”

Brian Kelly has been humbled by Navy’s Triple Option Offense. Before Navy’s 28-27 win over Notre Dame in 2016, Brian Kelly admits that the Triple Option is beyond difficult to stop. Read Coach Kelly’s pre-game comments right here. Learn about the Triple Option Football Academy right here. Continue reading Notre Dame Coach Brian Kelly Admits when Facing Navy’s Offense: “You Can’t Have All the Answers”

How Defenses Attempt to Stop the Triple–Blood Stunt

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The Blood Stunt is a popular way to stop the Triple Option, because it immediately forces the ball out of the Quarterback hands. When the Quarterback recognizes the Blood Stunt, he gives ground, and he delivers the ball. As Paul Johnson says, “Defenses can try to kill the Quarterback, but he’s not going to have the ball.” Here’s… Continue reading How Defenses Attempt to Stop the Triple–Blood Stunt

Chuck Bullough, Syracuse Defensive Coordinator, Talks About Preparing for Georgia Tech’s “Pure” Triple Option

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Syracuse defensive coordinator Chuck Bullough previews the famous triple-option offense his defense will face against Georgia Tech as Coach Chuck Bullough’s father, Hank, is good friends with Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Lou Cella through the McNally Deal. http://www.syracuse.com/axeman/index.ssf/2013/10/syracuse_football_chuck_bullou.html You don’t see the triple-option offense that much anymore in college football, but Syracuse is going to see it this week against Georgia… Continue reading Chuck Bullough, Syracuse Defensive Coordinator, Talks About Preparing for Georgia Tech’s “Pure” Triple Option

How Follow Can Devastate the Okie Dog Pinch

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This diagram demonstrates how to utilize Follow to devastate Bear Bryant’s Okie Dog Pinch, which is still a common method to stopping the Triple Option. Follow v Okie Dog Pinch.PR- Deep DefenderPA- 3PT- BasePG- Base to Ace (v. 1/2i/2)C- Veer to Ace (v. 1/2i/2)BG/BT- ScoopBA- PitchBR- CutoffQ- Follow StepsB- Veer Path About the Author Two State Semifinalists, A… Continue reading How Follow Can Devastate the Okie Dog Pinch

Running Triple Option versus the Okie Dog Pinch

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The Okie Dog Pinch was invented by Bear Bryant in the 1970s back when the Playside Tackle always veered inside on Triple. Then, in the 1980s, Oklahoma started veering the Tackle outside versus a 50 defense and the Triple Option evolved. Still, many coaches defend the Triple Option this way, because they are attempting to take the ball… Continue reading Running Triple Option versus the Okie Dog Pinch