Flexbone If-Then in 25 Seconds

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Flexbone If-Then in 25 seconds is a real thing… watch the below-listed video and understand Coach Paul Johnson’s thought process.  Hint: If they make you go inside–go outside….  If they make you go outside–go inside…. The Academy The Academy empowers you to execute the Triple Option Offense the right way the first time.   Dr. Lou … Read more Flexbone If-Then in 25 Seconds

Follow versus 4-3 (8-Man)

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Follow versus 4-3 (8-man): If you are coaching 8-man football and get a B-gap void, this is a great way to attack that void.   This is especially true in short yardage/goal-line. Watch the below-listed video and learn how. The Academy The Academy empowers you to execute the Triple Option Offense the right way the first … Read more Follow versus 4-3 (8-Man)

Army West Point Flexbone Offense Breakdown v. Tulane (2019)

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This is the Army West Point Flexbone v. Tulane Army- 33 v. Tulane- 42 Army Total Plays Run- 63 44% of Army’s Offense was the following: Zone Dive- 11 Zone Option (w/ variations)- 11 Follow- 6 Other Plays Run: Triple Option- 1 Triple Pass- 3 Stretch Boot Pass- 2 Jet Sweep- 1 Dropback Pass- 14 … Read more Army West Point Flexbone Offense Breakdown v. Tulane (2019)

Flexbone Formations: Heavy

Heavy, Zone Kick

You want to utilize the Heavy formation in short yardage/goal-line situations; however, Army has increased the utilization of Heavy. They run the Heavy formation to execute several concepts including Heavy Zone Kick.   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 … Read more Flexbone Formations: Heavy

2017 Georgia Tech Triple Option Breakdown versus Wake Forest

Paul Johnson's Inside Hot Route

Georgia Tech- 38 v. Wake Forest- 24 Georgia Tech Offense Total Plays Run- 79 68% of Georgia Tech’s Offense was the following: Triple Option- 20; Zone Dive- 14; Dropback Pass- 8; Follow- 7; Rocket- 5 The other 32% of Georgia Tech’s Offense was the following: Triple Boot Pass 3 Lead Option 2 Rocket Boot Pass … Read more 2017 Georgia Tech Triple Option Breakdown versus Wake Forest

Here’s Exactly What Georgia Tech, Army, and Navy are Running in 2017

Well, to no surprise the Triple Option is Georgia Tech, Army, and Navy’s #1 concept.  This is due to fact that the Triple Option is an offense and not just a play. Triple Option is the only concept that these three football programs all utilize at least four times/game. Army and Navy are utilizing the … Read more Here’s Exactly What Georgia Tech, Army, and Navy are Running in 2017

Navy’s Top Four Concepts Through October 14, 2017

In 2017, Navy has run the Triple Option and the Zone Option significantly more than any other concept. 1- TRIPLE OPTION has been run 47 times. 2- ZONE OPTION has been run 41 times.  This concept is utilized when the defense is forcing a give read on Triple. 3- MIDLINE TRIPLE OPTION has been run … Read more Navy’s Top Four Concepts Through October 14, 2017

Georgia Tech’s Top Five Concepts Through October 14, 2017

In 2017, Triple Option has been run more than any other concept by a 2-to-1 ratio.  The other four top concepts have been utilized 25-36 times. TRIPLE OPTION has been run 72 times. ZONE DIVE has been run 36 times.  This concept is utilized when the defense forces a pull read on Triple. FOLLOW has … Read more Georgia Tech’s Top Five Concepts Through October 14, 2017

2017 Navy Triple Option Breakdown versus Memphis

Navy- 27 v. Memphis- 30 F Navy Total Offensive Plays- 63 70% of Navy’s Offense was the following: Triple Option- 19; Follow- 10; Zone Option- 6; Triple Pass- 5; Midline Lead- 4 The other 30% of Navy’s Offense was the following: Rocket- 3; Counter Option- 2; Down- 2; Cowboy- 2; Zone Dive- 1; Zone Belly Pass- 1; Midline … Read more 2017 Navy Triple Option Breakdown versus Memphis

2017 Georgia Tech Triple Option Breakdown versus Pittsburgh

Georgia Tech- 35 v. Pittsburgh- 17 F Georgia Tech’s Total Offensive Plays- 76 55% of Georgia Tech’s Offense was the following: Triple Option- 18; Zone Dive- 16; Follow- 8 The other 45% of Georgia Tech’s Offense was the following: Trap- 5; Sprint Pass- 5; Rocket- 4; Triple Pass- 3; Counter Keep- 3; Counter Option- 2; Trap Option- 2; … Read more 2017 Georgia Tech Triple Option Breakdown versus Pittsburgh

2017 Navy Triple Option Breakdown vs. Cincinnati

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Navy- 42 v. Cincinnati- 32 F Navy had 569 rushing yards in this game, which is the second most in school history. Navy Total Offensive Plays- 72 71% of Navy’s Offense was the following: Triple Option- 21; Zone Dive- 14; Midline Triple- 8; Follow- 8 The other 29% of Navy’s Offense was the following: Zone … Read more 2017 Navy Triple Option Breakdown vs. Cincinnati

Utilizing Follow as a Constraint When #1 Cancels the B-Back on Triple

Georgia Tech and Army have been utilizing Follow as a pull read constraint in 2017. When the defense forces a pull read on Triple Option, Tech and Army are basing #1 with the Tackle and the Quarterback follows the B-Back up the hole. This way, when the Mike Linebacker runs over the top to take … Read more Utilizing Follow as a Constraint When #1 Cancels the B-Back on Triple

Army West Point’s Top Five Concepts Through Week 2 of 2017

Army West Point has run 119 plays through their first two games of 2017.  Here’s the top five concepts from those two games: Zone Belly was run 21 times.  They have run this concept with some formation-based variations. Triple Option was run 17 times. Midline Lead was run 12 times.   Rocket and Zone Option … Read more Army West Point’s Top Five Concepts Through Week 2 of 2017

Georgia Tech’s Top Five Concepts Through Week 2 of 2017

Georgia Tech has run 150 offensive plays in their first two games. Triple Option has been run 21 times.  This is currently 14% of the Georgia Tech offense. Rocket has been run 14 times.  Tech ran Rocket seven times versus Tennessee and seven times versus Jacksonville State. Follow has been run 17 times.  Tech ran … Read more Georgia Tech’s Top Five Concepts Through Week 2 of 2017

2017 Georgia Tech Triple Option Breakdown vs. Jacksonville State

Georgia Tech- 37 v. Jacksonville State- 10 F Georgia Tech Offense Total Plays- 55 67% (2/3) of the Georgia Tech Offense is the following: Triple Option– 15; Rocket– 7; Follow– 5; Trap– 5; Sprint Pass– 5 Other Plays Run are the following: Dropback Pass- 4; Counter Speed- 3; Outside Veer Give- 2; Triple Pass- 2; Sprint Draw (Eagle)- 1; Counter … Read more 2017 Georgia Tech Triple Option Breakdown vs. Jacksonville State

Here’s What the Navy Offense Has Done over the Last Two Games

The Navy Offense has run 123 plays run in last two games. These five concepts are 54% of Navy’s 2017 Offense: Midline Triple– 20 (16% of offense); Zone Option– 19 (15% of offense); Triple Pass– 11 (9% of offense); Triple Option– 9 (7% of offense); Follow– 8 (7% of offense) Triple Option(s) make up 23% of Navy’s Offense.  This has been … Read more Here’s What the Navy Offense Has Done over the Last Two Games

2017 Navy Triple Option Breakdown vs. Tulane–Full Game

Navy 23 v. Tulane 21 Total Plays Run- 62 Zone Option- 9 (15% of offense) Triple Pass- 8 (13% of offense) Triple Option- 7 (11% of offense) Midline Triple- 5 (8% of offense) Midline White- 4 (6% of offense) Trap- 4 (6% of offense) Follow- 4 (6% of offense) Zone Dive- 4 (6% of offense)     Other … Read more 2017 Navy Triple Option Breakdown vs. Tulane–Full Game

2017 Georgia Tech Triple Option Breakdown vs. Tennessee–First Half

Georgia Tech was leading 14-7 at Half. Plays Run- 43 Follow- 6 (14% of offense) Trap- 5 (11% of offense) Rocket- 4 (9% of offense) Zone Dive- 4 (9% of offense) Other Plays Run Triple- 3; Down (Belly-G)- 3; Midline Lead- 3; Dropback Pass- 3; Counter Option- 2; Sneak- 2; Rocket Pass- 2; QB Draw … Read more 2017 Georgia Tech Triple Option Breakdown vs. Tennessee–First Half

The Five Situations You Must Practice When Running the Triple Option Offense: Podcast

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You’re going to want to take notes as Dr. Cella goes through the five situations you must practice when running the Triple Option Offense.  Dr. Cella transparently states the concepts for each of the five situations in this podcast. The podcast can be heard right here.  

Navy and Georgia Tech’s Three-Step Goal-Line Process

This is what Navy and Georgia Tech have done on the Goal-Line over the last decade. Step 1- They align in the Heavy Formation. Step 2- They run the Follow. Step 3- If the A and B-gaps are plugged, the Quarterback audibles to the Toss.

2016 Army West Point Triple Option Offense Breakdown versus North Texas (Heart of Dallas Bowl)

Army runs the ball.

Army West Point Offense (38) v. North Texas (31) Total Plays- 78 Triple Option- 17/78 (22% of offense) Zone Dive- 13/78 (17% of offense) Zone Belly- 10/78 (13% of offense) Zoom (Midline Triple Option)- 8/78 (10% of offense) Zone Option- 7/78 (9% of offense) Follow- 5/78 (6% of offense) Other Concepts: Trap- 2; Cowboy- 2; … Read more 2016 Army West Point Triple Option Offense Breakdown versus North Texas (Heart of Dallas Bowl)

2016 Army West Point Triple Option Offense Breakdown versus North Texas (Heart of Dallas Bowl)–First Half

Army’s Offense (24) versus North Texas (21) Total Plays- 39 Triple Option- 9/39 (23% of offense) Zone Dive (all variations)- 8/39 (21% of offense) Zone Belly- 5/39 (13% of offense) Zoom (Midline Triple Option)- 4/39 (10% of offense) Other concepts: Trap- 2, Cowboy- 1, Outside Veer Give- 1, A-Reverse- 1, Zone Belly Pass- 1, Down- 1, … Read more 2016 Army West Point Triple Option Offense Breakdown versus North Texas (Heart of Dallas Bowl)–First Half

What Navy’s Offense Does on the Goal-Line

They run Follow to get the extra blocker. UNLESS the A and B-gaps are plugged, then Navy audibles to the Rocket Toss. This is all Navy has done on the Goal-Line over the last 10 years…. follow this plan in 2016 for a very successful Goal-Line Offense.