My Conclusion on Winning with the Flexbone Option

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My conclusion on winning with the Flexbone Option is listed right here. –Dr. Cella 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 all of coaching.  NOTHING’S WORSE … Read more My Conclusion on Winning with the Flexbone Option

You Have an Under-Committed Group of Players? Get them Good Fast by Running the Triple Option

So you have an under-committed group of players… Your players aren’t coming to the weight room in the winter and spring because they’re playing other sports, and you have a bunch of kids who know they’re going to play so they just don’t show up. Then the summer comes, and your kids have every excuse in … Read more You Have an Under-Committed Group of Players? Get them Good Fast by Running the Triple Option

Just in Case You’re Wondering if Coach Mike Houston is Bringing the Triple Option from the Citadel to James Madison

Mike Houston gives you his answer right here. Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come out of Dr. Cella’s Triple Option Football System In Four Years Triple Option Football Academy Owner, Dr. Lou Cella, is a Sports Performance Specialist, and a 20-year coaching veteran of the college and high school level. … Read more Just in Case You’re Wondering if Coach Mike Houston is Bringing the Triple Option from the Citadel to James Madison

Navy Did Three Things On this Day When #1 Kept Cancelling the B-Back

In the 2015 Military Bowl win vs. Pitt, Navy did three things when #1 cancelled the B-Back. 1. They ran Zone Dive v. 4-3 when the Mike ran over the top to take the pitch. 2. They ran Down out of Heavy v. eight-man front.  3. They ran Outside Veer Give v. 50 to get the ball … Read more Navy Did Three Things On this Day When #1 Kept Cancelling the B-Back

What if the Defense Sacrifices Pass Coverage for Run Support?

Whether it’s the Corner or the Safety that’s flying upward to stop the Triple Option, Triple Pass stops THEM. When members of the secondary just won’t cover the pass–throw over their heads!  

The Two Concepts That Make Navy’s 2015 Triple Option Offense Go

In 2015, they have executed 659 plays.   The following is what they are doing to become successful with their 335 yards/game rushing offense: 1- Triple Option- 153/659 (23% of offense)   2- Zone Option- 73/659 (11% of offense)     Two State Semifinalists, A State Finalist, and a State Champion in Texas have Come … Read more The Two Concepts That Make Navy’s 2015 Triple Option Offense Go

The New Era of Check-with-Me Option Football: Step-by-Step Instructions

Do you want to call the best option at the line of scrimmage?  Here’s how to do this in 2016… 1- Align in Double Flex. 2. Signal in the side to which you want to run the football (left/right). 3. Quarterback utters the cadence–“Down, Ready, Sethut.” 4. The Quarterback then does the following: a. If … Read more The New Era of Check-with-Me Option Football: Step-by-Step Instructions

Paul Johnson’s Triple Option Offensive Backfield Checklist

Paul Johnson Triple Option Tips Backside A-Back _____ Backside A-back’s option route is five yards behind the Quarterback. _____ A-back will take three more steps and turn up with Quarterback. _____ When backside A-back catches the pitch, he will run wherever the blocking seam is.   B-Back _____ He is the dive aspect of the … Read more Paul Johnson’s Triple Option Offensive Backfield Checklist

Navy’s Top Run Concepts Through their First 10 Games of 2015

Navy is 9-1 through their first 10 games of 2015, and they are nationally ranked. In 2015, they have executed 659 plays.   The following is what they are doing to become successful with their 335 yards/game rushing offense: 1- Triple Option- 153/659 (23% of offense)   2- Zone Option- 73/659 (11% of offense)   … Read more Navy’s Top Run Concepts Through their First 10 Games of 2015

Which Division 1 Schools Run the Under-Center Triple Option?

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The Division-1 schools who run the Under-Center Triple Option are the following: Georgia Tech- #7 in FBS at 256 yards rushing/game. Navy- #2 in FBS at 335 yards rushing/game. Army West Point-#9 in FBS at 253 yards rushing/game. Air Force- #3 in FBS at 333 yards rushing/game. The Citadel- #2 in FCS at 344 yards … Read more Which Division 1 Schools Run the Under-Center Triple Option?