Win Big With a Small Offensive Line

In 2015, Navy’s Starting Offensive Line averaged 275 pounds/player. 2015 National Champion, The University of Alabama’s Offensive Line averaged 315 pounds/player.   Navy’s 2015 Rushing Offense averaged 326 yards/game. Alabama’s 2015 Rushing Offense averaged 199 yards/game. Navy finished at 11-2 and had their best final record since 1963.  They did all this with a 275 pound Offensive Line and … Read more Win Big With a Small Offensive Line

The Triple Option Offense Consists of 11 Skill Position Players

I GREW UP PLAYING FOOTBALL AS A 6-2, 270 pound Offensive-Defensive Lineman.  Suffice to say, I was not a skinny kid. It’s tough to be a fat kid.   It’s tougher to be a fat kid when your offense is the Triple Option. The Triple Option Offense is designed for military-like players – military players are only allowed … Read more The Triple Option Offense Consists of 11 Skill Position Players

Double Flex, Rocket Toss Maximizes Blocking with a Small Offensive Line

Dr. Cella will be speaking on this topic next Saturday in Lancaster, PA (March 5, 2015). When you run Double Flex, Rocket Toss, you cancel the Defensive Line from ever making the tackle.  The ball is pitched too wide for the Defensive Line to make the tackle.     Learn how to maximize your Offensive … Read more Double Flex, Rocket Toss Maximizes Blocking with a Small Offensive Line

Navy’s Small Offensive Line Creates Triple Option Success

In 2015, Navy’s Starting Offensive Line averaged 275 pounds/player. 2015 National Champion, The University of Alabama’s Offensive Line averaged 315 pounds/player.   Navy’s 2015 Rushing Offense averaged 326 yards/game. Alabama’s 2015 Rushing Offense averaged 199 yards/game. Navy finished at 11-2 and had their best final record since 1963.  They did all this with a 275 pound Offensive Line and … Read more Navy’s Small Offensive Line Creates Triple Option Success

The Best Offense for a Small Line is the Triple Option

Versus the Triple Stack Defense, four of the five Defensive Linemen are untouched AND are unable to make the tackle on the Triple Option. Versus a 50 Defense, the same principle applies. Anybody can move the football with the Triple Option… if you teach it the right way the first time.  We can get it … Read more The Best Offense for a Small Line is the Triple Option

The 180-Pound Offensive Line and the Triple Option Takes Bayfield (CO) to the State Championship Game

After running a camp with Lou Cella as Camp Director, Bayfield HS (CO) had an undefeated regular season for the first time since 1996 and advanced to the state championship game in Colorado. They did this with an Offensive Line that averaged 180 pounds. Read about the 180-pound Bayfield Offensive Line right here. “We were looking … Read more The 180-Pound Offensive Line and the Triple Option Takes Bayfield (CO) to the State Championship Game

10 Non-Negotiable Characteristics of the Triple Option Offensive Lineman

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Non-Negotiable Characteristics of the Triple Option Offensive Lineman Know assignment 100% of the time. Knee bender. Go to the ground for five quarters. A tireless run blocker. Play with quick feet. Recognize defensive fronts and understand who to block. Selfless and willing to sacrifice for the team. Center – The best offensive lineman in the … Read more 10 Non-Negotiable Characteristics of the Triple Option Offensive Lineman

They Ran the Triple Option Offense and Went to the State Championship Game with a 180-Pound Offensive Line

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After running a camp with Lou Cella as Camp Director, Bayfield HS (CO) had an undefeated regular season for the first time since 1996 and advanced to the state championship game in Colorado. “We were looking to take that next step, and felt that a camp might be just what the doctor ordered. We were not … Read more They Ran the Triple Option Offense and Went to the State Championship Game with a 180-Pound Offensive Line

Scoop Blocking 101

There are three situations to practice when your Offensive Linemen are on the backside of the Triple Option. 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 … Read more Scoop Blocking 101

Playside Tackle and His Inside Veer Release

The Playside Tackle will zone step with their inside foot, grab grass with their outside hand, pound their arches, and punch their inside hand through the Inside Linebacker’s outside breastplate through the echo of the whistle. If no Inside Linebacker present, the Offensive Lineman vertically moves to the third level and executes the same action with … Read more Playside Tackle and His Inside Veer Release

How Triple Option Offensive Linemen Block Alignments and Not Defenses

  The action key determines who the Offensive Line blocks on the Triple Option:  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 … Read more How Triple Option Offensive Linemen Block Alignments and Not Defenses

The Citadel’s Ron Boyd is One of the Best-Kept Secrets in Triple Option Football

Ron Boyd is in his second season as offensive line coach at The Citadel. Currently, The Citadel is averaging 353 yards/game and are 7-2. Getting productivity in the running game is commonplace when Ron Boyd is the team’s Offensive Line Coach. In 2014, Boyd’s front line paved the way for an average of 347.2 rushing yards … Read more The Citadel’s Ron Boyd is One of the Best-Kept Secrets in Triple Option Football