Below is the alignment for the Double Flex formation, which is Army and Navy’s modern-day primary formation.
The Under-Center, Flexbone Triple Option Offense continues to evolve.
In 2017, Navy’s top two leading rushers were their Quarterbacks, Zach Abey and Malcolm Perry. Also, 56% of Navy’s run offense were Quarterback runs.
|NAVY 2017 RUSHING STATISTICS|
|Zach Abey||293||1413||4.8||75 (TD)||19|
|Malcolm Perry||138||1182||8.6||92 (TD)||11|
|Josh Brown||22||203||9.2||39 (TD)||2|
|Joshua Walker||15||106||7.1||48 (TD)||2|
|John Brown III||15||90||6.0||15||0|
In 2017, Army West Point’s leading rusher was their Quarterback, Ahmad Bradshaw.
|ARMY WEST POINT 2017 RUSHING STATISTICS|
|Ahmad Bradshaw||242||1746||7.2||71 (TD)||14|
|Darnell Woolfolk||157||812||5.2||44 (TD)||14|
|Kell Walker||86||629||7.3||47 (TD)||6|
|Fred Cooper Jr.||13||72||5.5||17 (TD)||2|
|Kelvin Hopkins Jr.||7||40||5.7||22||0|
|Zack Boobas||2||23||11.5||12 (TD)||1|
|Artice Hobbs IV||2||15||7.5||18 (TD)||1|
|TJ Wisham Jr.||2||14||7.0||12||0|
In 2017, Georgia Tech’s leading rusher was their Quarterback, TaQuon Marshall.
|TaQuon Marshall||247||1146||4.6||78 (TD)||17|
|Qua Searcy||36||217||6.0||42 (TD)||1|
|Jerry Howard||23||175||7.6||65 (TD)||2|
|Quaide Weimerskirch||16||70||4.4||19 (TD)||1|
|Pressley Harvin III||1||-13||-13.0||0||0|
|RANK||TEAM||G||RUSH||RUSH YDS||YDS/RUSH||RUSH TD||YPG|
|1||Army West Point||13||785||4710||6.00||50||362.3|
Quarterbacks runs take the Triple Option Offense to another level in 2017. Utilize this information to make your Triple Option Offense go.
In Navy’s huge bowl win versus Virginia (49-7), Navy was in a Flexed formation 99% of the time.
This means they brought the Receiver in two yards from the Tackle.
63% of the time versus Virginia, Navy was in Double Flex:
Only 37% of time versus Virginia, Navy split out a single Receiver.
Only 1% of the time versus Virginia, Navy split out two Receivers.
In 2017 Navy’s #1 formation was Double Flex. No other formation was close. The offense is certainly evolving.
2018 MESH POINT FOOTBALL CLINIC
Friday, March 2 and Saturday, March 3, 2018
Alvernia University, 400 St. Bernardine St, Reading, PA
Clinic directors – Anthony Sottasante & Dennis Iezzi
Navy- 49 v Virginia- 7 F
Navy Offense Total Plays- 76
72% of Navy’s Offense was the following: Zone Dive- 20; Triple Option- 12; Zone Option- 16; Follow- 7
The other 28% of Navy’s Offense was the following: Triple Pass- 4; Trap- 3;
Rocket- 3; Trap Option- 2; Rocket Boot- 2; Rocket Boot Option; Midline Triple Option; Midline White- 5
Army West Point- 14 v. Navy- 13 F (December 9, 2017)
Army West Point Total Plays Run- 50
68% of Army’s Offense was the following: Zone Option- 11; Zone Dive- 10; Trap- 7; Triple Option- 6
The other 32% of Army’s Offense was the following: Sweep- 4; Quarterback Iso- 4; Down- 2; Counter Trey- 1; Quarterback Sweep; Triple Pass; Sweep Reverse; Sneak- 2
In 2017, four of the top eight FBS programs that lead college football in time of possession were Triple Option football programs.
Time of Possession
|5||Army West Point||12||405||33|
Navy lead the FBS by possessing the football 35 minutes/game.
Army, Georgia Tech, and Air Force all averaged the football for 33 minutes/game.
The Triple Option Offense is the way to go if you want to control the game.
In 2016, Hancock County won three (3) games.
In 2017, after becoming a Triple Option Football Academy client and working with Dr. Cella, Hancock County won seven (7) games, had their first winning season in 5 years, and made it to the second round of the 2017 Kentucky Class 2A State Playoffs.
“The Triple Option Football Academy was instrumental in our program’s success this year. It gave us the tools to become better coaches and provided us with the answers to make in game adjustments that gave our kids a chance to be successful. This led to our players becoming more confident in themselves and our coaching staff. Practices and Game planning became streamlined and everything we did had a purpose. We are true believers in this offense and the knowledge we have gained through the Triple Option Football Academy has laid the foundation for continued success in the future.”
— Bobby Eubanks, Head Football Coach