Running Zone Option out of Heavy

The Heavy Formation brings the Backside Tackle over to the formation side, and puts the Backside Receiver where the Backside Tackle was. Zone Option is utilized when the defense forces a give to the B-Back on Triple. When this happens, the offense makes the defense defend the Quarterback and the Backside A-Back.                           … Continue reading Running Zone Option out of Heavy

Utilizing the Trips Formation in the Triple Option Offense

Trips has a couple of purposes in the Triple Option Offense. This 3X1 formation is utilized to gain a numbers advantage to a single side. The Trips formation aids in several run-based concepts. In addition, throwing the ball out of the Trips formation can be helpful to gain a numbers, angles, or field advantage. Below is the article that covers the Trips Formation: Utilizing the Trips Formation … Continue reading Utilizing the Trips Formation in the Triple Option Offense

Properly Utilizing the Trips Formation in the Triple Option Offense

In this episode, Dr. Cella discusses how to properly utilize the Trips formation in the Triple Option Offense.  Dr. Cella advocates that Trips should predominantly be utilized to throw the ball and to run Midline White.  Several coaches over-utilize formations in the Triple Option Offense and an overall use of formations leads to a vast number of mistakes by the players AND coaches in the … Continue reading Properly Utilizing the Trips Formation in the Triple Option Offense