Triple Option Football Coaching: Load Situation on Triple Option with the Playside Tackle and A-Back

When #3 is in the middle of the field, the Playside A-back loads. This means that he takes a straight path to #3. But, what if the Playside Linebacker runs over the top of the Playside Tackle’s Veer Block? What happens is that the footwork of the Playside Tackle and Playside A-Back stay the same, … Read more Triple Option Football Coaching: Load Situation on Triple Option with the Playside Tackle and A-Back

Triple Option Football Playbook: Triple Option versus the 7-Diamond Defense

This question was recently posed to the Triple Option Football Academy… How would you run Triple Option versus the 7-Diamond Defense? The client saw this defense in a game situation. Well… since the Triple Option is a systematic offense, the answers are systematic answers…. Triple Rules PR- Near Deep Defender PA- #3 (Load because #3 … Read more Triple Option Football Playbook: Triple Option versus the 7-Diamond Defense

Answers to the Triple Option Football Academy Quiz: Triple Option vs. 50 Defense

If you haven’t taken the Quiz yet, here it is. 1. 4-technique (Defensive Lineman touching the Playside Tackle) 2. 9-technique (1st defender on or outside #1) 3. Whoever shows in the alley (Safety or the Corner) 4. Cornerback 5. He veers out UNLESS he gets an ACE call… then, he would Veer inside.  The Playside … Read more Answers to the Triple Option Football Academy Quiz: Triple Option vs. 50 Defense

Triple Option Football Academy Quiz: Triple Option vs. 50 Defense

The play call is Triple Right (The Paul Johnson family calls this 12) 1. Who is the pre-snap #1 in the count? 2. Who is the pre-snap #2 in the count? 3. Who is the pre-snap #3 in the count? 4. If the cornerback cloud forced (ran into the flat at the snap), who becomes … Read more Triple Option Football Academy Quiz: Triple Option vs. 50 Defense

Triple Option Football Playbook: Demonstrating How the Odd Stack Defense (3-3-5, 3-5-3, 5-3) Can Stunt Themselves Right into a Loss

Often times the Odd Stack does well at the high school level because of all the stunts and games that they provide. Versus the Triple Option Offense, the Odd Stack can literally stunt themselves right out of the game. Here is one example how. When the Odd Stack Defense easy stunts on Counter Option, the … Read more Triple Option Football Playbook: Demonstrating How the Odd Stack Defense (3-3-5, 3-5-3, 5-3) Can Stunt Themselves Right into a Loss

Triple Option Football Academy’s 400th Article–Seven Lessons on the High-Performance Football Coaching Process

University of Alabama, Head Football Coach, Nick Saban is definitely making the word “process” popular. The American Football Sports Science-Mental Conditioning Academy (AFSSMCA) and the Triple Option Football Academy’s mission is built on the teachings of Nick Saban. The mission is to lead the high-performance football environment by creating teamwork, educational action, anticipation, motivation, leadership, … Read more Triple Option Football Academy’s 400th Article–Seven Lessons on the High-Performance Football Coaching Process

Triple Option Football Playbook: Running Follow out of Heavy Versus the Bear Front

On the Goal-line, Follow is the first answer. Follow is run the same as Triple except the Playside Tackle bases and the Quarterback follows the B-back. Since there are two playside Tackles in Heavy, both of them Base. One thing to keep in mind is the following: Since Follow can be run to a 3-technique, … Read more Triple Option Football Playbook: Running Follow out of Heavy Versus the Bear Front

Triple Option Football Playbook: Rocket Toss Versus Cover 2

This is Rocket Left Versus Okie with Cover 2 at the snap. The PWR has the near deep defender and the PA dropstep-crossover-runs to #3–he will run the circle and turn up to run the circle on #3 UNLESS #3 flies past the line of scrimmage, which turns into a trap block for the PA. … Read more Triple Option Football Playbook: Rocket Toss Versus Cover 2

Triple Option Football Offensive Line Blocking: Counter Option versus the 50 Double Eagle

Counter Option is run when the Backside Inside Linebacker makes the tackle on Triple/Midline.  This concept constrains the Backside Inside Linebacker. Here is how the Counter Option is blocked. System 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 … Read more Triple Option Football Offensive Line Blocking: Counter Option versus the 50 Double Eagle