Inside Veer as a Two-Way Option (8-Man)

8-man inside veer

If you want to run 8-Man Inside Veer as a two-way option, watch this video and you’ll learn how. 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 might be the worst feeling in … Read more Inside Veer as a Two-Way Option (8-Man)

Installing the Perimeter Blocking Scheme for the Inside Veer

The Playside A-Back and the Playside Receiver have a responsibility to cancel the Run Support and the Deep Defender so the Keep Phase and the Pitch Phase can be executed.   This is how the Run Support (#3) and the Deep Defender are cancelled on Inside Veer (Triple Option).  To get the blocking on the … Read more Installing the Perimeter Blocking Scheme for the Inside Veer

Open–Run–Crash–This is First-Level Scoop Blocking…

The key emphasis points on a first-level scoop block are the following: 1- OPEN at 90 degrees. 2- RUN  past the threat in your gap. 3- Dip your inside hand and vertically CRASH. Then, go back to the huddle. The below listed diagrams demonstrate ways to drill and further understand Scoop blocking: Triple Option Football Academy  … Read more Open–Run–Crash–This is First-Level Scoop Blocking…

The Midline in the 1990s as Compared to Today’s Midline

In the 1990s, Army ran the Midline like this: And here’s the Midline today against the same front: Triple Option Football Academy      2014 Triple Option Football Academy Camps with Dr. Cella

3 Ways You Train to Win with the Triple Option Offense

Here are three pieces of training advice. 1. Run the Triple Option, and do it really well. Star athletes don’t play every position, and Olympians don’t participate in every event. They specialize. It’s tempting to fall for the myth of the Renaissance Man, but the truth is that he doesn’t exist. Run the Triple Option, … Read more 3 Ways You Train to Win with the Triple Option Offense

Why Army, Navy, and Georgia Tech Run the Triple Option

The Triple Option is Army, Navy, and Georgia Tech’s best chance for success because the Triple Option is the following: 1) A unique offense. 2) The Triple Option makes sure that defensive linemen stay off the ball carrier because the Quarterback reads Defensive Linemen instead of having the Offensive Line block these Defensive Linemen. 3) The opponent … Read more Why Army, Navy, and Georgia Tech Run the Triple Option

The Quarterback’s Assignment on Zoom (Midline Triple Option)

On Zoom (Midline Triple Option), the Quarterback does the following: 1- Takes the snap. 2- Seats the ball. 3- Hops into the Backside A-gap. 4- Points the ball. 5- Gives the ball to the B UNLESS #1 can tackle the B… if so… 6- Reseed the ball, steps with playside foot, replaces #1, and scores … Read more The Quarterback’s Assignment on Zoom (Midline Triple Option)

Zoom with “Tiger” Adjustment versus 50 Eagle

When the Playside Guard is covered and there is a Playside Safety, the Triple Option moves in one hole and becomes Midline Option. By adding the “Tiger” call, now the Playside Tackle has #3 and the Playside A has #4. If #1 and #2 are stacked the Playside Tackle drops-crosses-runs and whoever is farther outside … Read more Zoom with “Tiger” Adjustment versus 50 Eagle

Zoom with “Tiger” Adjustment versus 4-3

The Midline Option is ever evolving. This is one of the ways that the Midline Option can continually be run as a Triple Option. By adding the Tiger call, the Playside Tackle is now responsible for dropping, crossing, and blocking through the Playside breastplate of #3 in the Triple count. The Playside A twirls and … Read more Zoom with “Tiger” Adjustment versus 4-3