Executing Heavy Down Option

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There’s a time and a place to run Heavy Down Option.  See when and where you would run Heavy Down Option by watching this video. The Underdog Offense Coach, I’m not sure how you feel at this point in the season — but if your kids haven been getting dominated up front — this actually … Read moreExecuting Heavy Down Option

Rocket Toss Away from Heavy

Why Rocket Toss away from Heavy? There’s a reason why Army and Navy only occasionally go away from the Heavy side. When they do, the concept they most frequently run is Rocket Toss. Learn how to do this right here. Is Your Down Cycle Coming? If your Down Cycle is coming… and you’ve already said, … Read moreRocket Toss Away from Heavy

Flexbone Belly-G versus Bear

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Run the Flexbone Belly-G by getting into the Heavy Formation.   Then, the Receiver cracks while the Playside Tackles block down. The Playside Guard kicks the first threat off the Heavy Tackle and if there is no one there, he turns up. Playside A walls the Mike in case the Center can’t win leverage on … Read moreFlexbone Belly-G versus Bear

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 moreFlexbone Formations: Heavy

Belly-G versus the 3-3-5

Learn how to run Belly-G versus the 3-3-5.  This concept is utilized more this year than it has been in recent years.  When it’s short yardage, run Belly-G — right here. 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 … Read moreBelly-G versus the 3-3-5

The Two Top Flexbone Formations for 2019

The two top Flexbone formations in 2019 were utilized 67% of the time by Army and Navy in 2018.  See which formations they are, and how you can utilize these two formations to advance your Flexbone program — right here. The Academy The Academy empowers you to execute the Triple Option Offense the right way … Read moreThe Two Top Flexbone Formations for 2019

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.       … Read moreRunning Zone Option out of Heavy

How the Triple Option Offense is Evolving with Army and Navy as We Move Into 2018

Army and Navy’s top three formations in 2017 (combined): 1- Double Flex 2- Heavy 3- Flex Spread Army and Navy’s top three concepts in 2017 (combined): 1- Zone Option 2- Zone Dive 3- Triple Option Happy 2018!

The Two Offensive Formations Army West Point Ran in 2017

In 2017, Army West Point had their best season in 22 seasons, and they were based out of two formations–Double Flex and Heavy. They were aligned in one of these formations, or a combination thereof, 95% of the time in their bowl win versus San Diego State.               Double … Read moreThe Two Offensive Formations Army West Point Ran in 2017

What Army Does Versus Hard B-Gap Pressure

Often times when Army wants to run the Zone Option, the 3-technique can create penetration. When this happens, they get into the Heavy Formation.                               Then, they run the Down (also known as Belly-G).               … Read moreWhat Army Does Versus Hard B-Gap Pressure

The Most Utilized Goal-Line Concept by the FBS Triple Option Schools Over the Last 15 Years

Read The Most Utilized Goal-Line Concept by the FBS Triple Option Schools Over the Last 15 Years right here.

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.  

How Georgia Tech Runs the Down (Belly-G) and Did So Almost 20 Times in One Game

The Down (Belly-G) has been a short yardage concept of Navy and Georgia Tech since Paul Johnson arrived at both school. Navy and Georgia Tech run the Down out of the Heavy Formation. Learn how Georgia Tech once ran Down almost 20 times in a game right here. Learn how to install the Triple Option … Read moreHow Georgia Tech Runs the Down (Belly-G) and Did So Almost 20 Times in One Game

Navy Averaged 10.4 Yards Per Play on This Concept in 2016

Although they only ran this concept 16 times in 14 games the Down (also known as Belly G) averaged 10.4 yards per play for Navy in 2016. Navy runs this in short yardage/goal-line out of the Heavy Formation: In Heavy, the Left Receiver moves into the Left Tackle spot while the Left Tackle becomes the Heavy … Read moreNavy Averaged 10.4 Yards Per Play on This Concept in 2016

Strength in Numbers: Navy’s First Touchdown Against UConn (2016) Was Heavy Bunch B-Back Toss Crush

Navy has not utilized the Heavy Bunch formation frequently in the past. After Saturday’s first touchdown, perhaps they should. Heavy Bunch puts both Receivers on the same side.  One is flanked and the other is on the line of scrimmage.  The A-Back aligns outside of the Heavy Tackle.  In addition, the Backside A aligns on … Read moreStrength in Numbers: Navy’s First Touchdown Against UConn (2016) Was Heavy Bunch B-Back Toss Crush