Midline White versus Eagle

Army and Navy are running Midline White more than any other Midline Double variation in 2019. Learn how to run Midline White in the below-listed video. The Academy The Academy empowers you to execute the Triple Option Offense the right way the first time.   Dr. Lou Cella installs Army and Navy’s modern-day Flexbone Triple Option … Read moreMidline White versus Eagle

When to Run Midline Double and Midline Triple

There are specific situations in which to run Midline Double and Midline Triple.  Follow the guidelines on when to run Midline Double and Midline Triple right here. The Academy The Academy empowers you to execute the Triple Option Offense the right way the first time.   Dr. Lou Cella installs Army and Navy’s modern-day Flexbone Triple … Read moreWhen to Run Midline Double and Midline Triple

Executing Midline Twirl

Midline Twirl isn’t utilized often by Army and Navy; however, this concept is a form of misdirection.  Learn how to run Midline Twirl right here. The Academy The Academy empowers you to execute the Triple Option Offense the right way the first time.   Dr. Lou Cella installs Army and Navy’s modern-day Flexbone Triple Option Offense … Read moreExecuting Midline Twirl

The Playside Tackle’s Fan/High Pressure Control Block on Midline Lead

The Playside Tackle is going to block the first down lineman outside of the read on Triple Option. This is how he does this block, known as the Fan Block (often referred to as HPC–High Pressure Control as well).

Running Midline to the Trips Side

The Trips formation creates a numbers advantage to the Trips side.  This forces the defense to bring someone over from the backside to the formation-side to match numbers.  Otherwise, the offense has the numbers advantage.  If this is the case and they set the 3-technique to the formation-side, run Midline White.

Flexbone Triple Option Core Value #3

There are three core values that the Triple Option Head Football Coach must get across to his players and assistant coaches: The third core value of the Flexbone Triple Option Offense is the following: Run the ball up underneath penetration. This is what the new Head High School Football Coach tells his new players regarding the core … Read moreFlexbone Triple Option Core Value #3

Navy Run Game Coordinator Ashley Ingram at the 2017 AFCA Convention: Part Two

Ashley Ingram on the Midline There are now 10 different variations of Midline. Midline (with variations) was the most utilized concept of 2016–even more than the Triple Option. Midline (with variations) averaged 7.7 yards per play for Navy in 2016. Navy will go into a game and take what the defense gives them.  Often, Navy get a … Read moreNavy Run Game Coordinator Ashley Ingram at the 2017 AFCA Convention: Part Two

2016 Navy Triple Option Offense Breakdown versus Louisiana Tech (Military Bowl)

Navy’s Offense (45) versus Louisiana Tech (48) Total Plays- 63  Triple Option- 13/63 (21% of offense) Zone Option- 11/63 (17% of offense) Triple Pass- 7 (11% of offense) Midline Lead- 6 (10% of offense) Midline Triple (Zoom)- 5 (8% of offense) Other Concepts: Counter Option- 2; Outside Veer Give- 1; Rocket Pass Boot- 2; Hitch- … Read more2016 Navy Triple Option Offense Breakdown versus Louisiana Tech (Military Bowl)

The Best Counter in Modern-Day Triple Option Football is Zoom (Midline Triple Option)

There isn’t a good counter in the Triple Option Offense.   In fact, misdirection was about 10% of Navy’s 2015 offense.   The purpose of counters is to keep the Will Linebacker from running to the ball.  Because of  the 3+ foot line splits in the Triple Option Offense, the rest of the backside can’t get to … Read moreThe Best Counter in Modern-Day Triple Option Football is Zoom (Midline Triple Option)

Navy Took a 20-3 Lead on Fordham After Running Heavy Slot Left, Midline Left

Navy knew that if they went Heavy, they would get a 3-technique to the Heavy side.  Also, Navy knew that by taking the A-Back out into the slot, that they would remove the fold player on the Midline Double Option.  Once the 3-technique cancelled the B-Back, the Quarterback replaced the 3-technique and ran into the … Read moreNavy Took a 20-3 Lead on Fordham After Running Heavy Slot Left, Midline Left

Army and Navy’s Midline Variations

The following are the four variations of Midline run by Army and Navy: 1. Midline Triple 2. Midline Lead 3. Midline White (Playside A lateral steps and leads through the B-gap) 4. Midline Twirl (Playside A motions and leads through the B-gap) The Academy Install the Triple Option the right way the first time. Learn … Read moreArmy and Navy’s Midline Variations

According to Coach Paul Johnson, “After a while, you’re going to get tired of four-yard gains.”

According to Georgia Tech Head Football Coach, Paul Johnson if #1 and #2 are sitting in a stacked position on Triple Option and are sedentary post-snap, it’s time to run Double Option. This is because the Triple Option becomes a give read where #2 can fold inside and hold the give to a four-yard gain. According … Read moreAccording to Coach Paul Johnson, “After a while, you’re going to get tired of four-yard gains.”

A Detailed Analysis of Paul Johnson’s 10 Series

In this podcast episode, Dr. Lou Cella covers Georgia Tech Head Football Coach, Paul Johnson and his 10 series.  Established in 1985, the 10 series is Paul Johnson’s Option series.  Dr. Cella goes through the concepts involved in the 10 series and what they represent to Navy, Georgia Tech, and other Under-Center Triple Option schools … Read moreA Detailed Analysis of Paul Johnson’s 10 Series

After 20 Years of Running Midline, Dr. Cella Discusses How to Make Midline Work

In this podcast episode, Dr. Cella discusses how to make the Midline Option work.  After 20 years of coaching the Midline Option, Dr. Cella provides the facts on the Midline.  Dr. Cella discusses how Midline is declining in usage by both Navy and Georgia Tech and that other concepts serve better purposes to get specific … Read moreAfter 20 Years of Running Midline, Dr. Cella Discusses How to Make Midline Work

Drill the Fundamentals of the B-Back’s Path on Triple and Midline

The B-Back has precise footwork that must occur on Triple and Midline Option.  Make sure the B-Backs get drilled on the following: Learn all the fundamentals and drills necessary to dominate with the Triple Option Offense.  Contact the Triple Option Football Academy at 570.332.0265.  

Teaching Triple Option Fundamentals: The Quarterback’s Read on Midline Double

Here is the progression for the Quarterback’s Read on Midline as a double option. 1- Takes the snap. 2- Jumps into the Backside A-gap. 3- Extends his elbows. 4- Gives ball to B-Back unless #1 tackles the B.  If so… 5- Quarterback re-seats the ball, replaces the read, and scores. The simplicity of the Quarterback … Read moreTeaching Triple Option Fundamentals: The Quarterback’s Read on Midline Double

The Three-Day Installation of the Triple Option Offense: Part Two- Installing the Midline Option

In Triple Option Football Academy Owner-Camp Director, Lou Cella’s specialization in running Triple Option camps, he has installed the Triple Option with high schools of all shapes and sizes.  This includes schools with rosters in the teens and schools with rosters near 100.When installing the Triple Option system, this is the qualitative data resulting from the three-day … Read moreThe Three-Day Installation of the Triple Option Offense: Part Two- Installing the Midline Option

What the B-Back Does on Triple and Midline

 Here is the footwork for the B-Back on Triple and Midline:   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 … Read moreWhat the B-Back Does on Triple and Midline

How Often are Navy and Georgia Tech Running Midline in 2015?

There are several variations of Midline. Here’s the data on Midline run by Georgia Tech and Navy… Georgia Tech has run Midline and its variations 15 times this season (384 total plays).  Midline is 4% of the Georgia Tech Offense. Navy has run Midline and its variations 40 times this season (379 total plays).  Midline … Read moreHow Often are Navy and Georgia Tech Running Midline in 2015?