Paul Johnson on Running Triple Option out of the Trips Formation

Georgia Tech Head Football Coach Paul Johnson on Running Triple versus a Three-Man Surface From the Nike Clinic ▪ When facing a three-man surface (Triple Stack), take the A-Back and put him out in Trips. ▪ Somebody from the defense has to go with the Playside A-Back. ▪ Put the Playside A-Back out on the … Read morePaul Johnson on Running Triple Option out of the Trips Formation

Utilizing Follow as a Constraint When #1 Cancels the B-Back on Triple

Georgia Tech and Army have been utilizing Follow as a pull read constraint in 2017. When the defense forces a pull read on Triple Option, Tech and Army are basing #1 with the Tackle and the Quarterback follows the B-Back up the hole. This way, when the Mike Linebacker runs over the top to take … Read moreUtilizing Follow as a Constraint When #1 Cancels the B-Back on Triple

Navy, Georgia Tech, and the Citadel All Do This When the Defense Aligns with a 4i

When the defense aligns with a 4i, the 4i is designed to cancel the B-Back on Triple Option. There is the likelihood that the 9-technique is going to hit the Quarterback as fast as possible–this is what is called a Blood Stunt. Navy, Georgia Tech, and the Citadel run Outside Veer out of the base … Read moreNavy, Georgia Tech, and the Citadel All Do This When the Defense Aligns with a 4i

2016 Army West Point Triple Option Offense Breakdown versus North Texas (Heart of Dallas Bowl)

Army runs the ball.

Army West Point Offense (38) v. North Texas (31) Total Plays- 78 Triple Option- 17/78 (22% of offense) Zone Dive- 13/78 (17% of offense) Zone Belly- 10/78 (13% of offense) Zoom (Midline Triple Option)- 8/78 (10% of offense) Zone Option- 7/78 (9% of offense) Follow- 5/78 (6% of offense) Other Concepts: Trap- 2; Cowboy- 2; … Read more2016 Army West Point Triple Option Offense Breakdown versus North Texas (Heart of Dallas Bowl)

2016 Army West Point Triple Option Offense Breakdown versus North Texas (Heart of Dallas Bowl)–First Half

Army’s Offense (24) versus North Texas (21) Total Plays- 39 Triple Option- 9/39 (23% of offense) Zone Dive (all variations)- 8/39 (21% of offense) Zone Belly- 5/39 (13% of offense) Zoom (Midline Triple Option)- 4/39 (10% of offense) Other concepts: Trap- 2, Cowboy- 1, Outside Veer Give- 1, A-Reverse- 1, Zone Belly Pass- 1, Down- 1, … Read more2016 Army West Point Triple Option Offense Breakdown versus North Texas (Heart of Dallas Bowl)–First Half

Both Navy and Georgia Tech Ran This Last Weekend (9/3/16) Versus an Odd-Front Defense

Navy and Georgia Tech saw odd-front defenses at various times throughout their games with Fordham and Boston College.  When #1 cancelled the B-Back on Triple, both Navy and Georgia Tech decided to block #1 and run outside with the B-Back on Outside Veer Give.  As both defenses forced Navy and Tech to go outside, Navy … Read moreBoth Navy and Georgia Tech Ran This Last Weekend (9/3/16) Versus an Odd-Front Defense

Navy’s Three Answers When #1 Cancelled the B-Back on Triple Option

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 moreNavy’s Three Answers When #1 Cancelled the B-Back on Triple Option

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