Army’s Offense through 10-9-19

The Army Football Offense averages 69 plays/game.  Zone Option and Zone Dive are the top two plays.  Both are 19% of the Army Football Offense, and a combined 38% of the Army Offense.  Triple Option is the #3 most utilized concept at 11%.  Zone Belly, Rocket, and Triple Pass are respectively the #4, #5, and … Read moreArmy’s Offense through 10-9-19

Army Flexbone Breakdown versus Air Force (2019)

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Army Flexbone Breakdown: Army- 13 v. Air Force- 17 Army Total Plays Run- 54 48% of Army’s Offense was the following: Zone Option- 13 Zone Belly- 7 Triple Pass- 6 Other Plays Run: Triple Option- 1 Zone Dive- 1 Counter Keep- 1 Quarterback Draw- 4 B Toss- 1 Follow- 1 Sneak- 1 B Toss Boot … Read moreArmy Flexbone Breakdown versus Air Force (2019)

Army Flexbone Breakdown versus San Jose State (2019)

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Army Flexbone Offense Army- 29 v. San Jose- 34 Army Total Plays Run- 85 56% of Army’s Offense was the following: Triple Option- 7 Zone Dive- 14 Zone Option (w/ variations)- 17 Triple Pass- 5 Midline Lead- 5 Other Plays Run: Midline Triple Option- 2 Rocket Toss- 1 Dropback Pass- 16 Trap- 2 Zone Option … Read moreArmy Flexbone Breakdown versus San Jose State (2019)

Dr. Cella Flexbone Philosophy

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If you want to hear Dr. Cella’s Flexbone Philosophy, watch the two-minute video listed below. 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 with you and your staff. Read more: Testimonials from Dr. Cella’s … Read moreDr. Cella Flexbone Philosophy

Executing Zone Kick with Flat Motion

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Utilize flat motion to run the Zone Kick.  You’ll do this when you don’t get four yards on the give phase of Triple Option.  Now, you put the ball in the Quarterback’s hands with the Zone Kick. The Underdog Offense Coach, I’m not sure how you feel at this point in the season — but … Read moreExecuting Zone Kick with Flat Motion

The Army Zone Belly

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The Army Zone Belly has been utilized far less this year than in 2018; however, this is a solid pull constraint versus a B-gap void.  Learn how to run the Army Zone Belly right here. The Underdog Offense Coach, I’m not sure how you feel at this point in the season — but if your … Read moreThe Army Zone Belly

Army-Navy Offense (through 10-5-19)

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Army-Navy Offense: Army and Navy have run 599 plays through 10-5-19.  Here’s there most utilized concepts in order: Zone Dive- Run 121 times by Army and Navy. Zone Option (w/variations)- Run 97 times by Army and Navy. Triple Option- Run Run 92 times by Army and Navy. These three concepts are 52% of Army and … Read moreArmy-Navy Offense (through 10-5-19)

Army West Point Flexbone Offense Breakdown v. Tulane (2019)

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This is the Army West Point Flexbone v. Tulane Army- 33 v. Tulane- 42 Army Total Plays Run- 63 44% of Army’s Offense was the following: Zone Dive- 11 Zone Option (w/ variations)- 11 Follow- 6 Other Plays Run: Triple Option- 1 Triple Pass- 3 Stretch Boot Pass- 2 Jet Sweep- 1 Dropback Pass- 14 … Read moreArmy West Point Flexbone Offense Breakdown v. Tulane (2019)

The Army Flexbone Offense in 2019

Army runs the ball.

The Army Flexbone Offense in 2019 (through the first four weeks) is best described as run-oriented.  Army has run the football 91% of the time and has gone 3-1.  Their only loss was a Double-OT loss at Michigan.  View how Army’s Flexbone Offense compares to other FBS schools’ run percentage — right here. The Academy … Read moreThe Army Flexbone Offense in 2019

Executing Heavy Zone Kick in Short Yardage

Executing Heavy Zone Kick in Short Yardage has been often done by Army in 2019.  This is the featured tag off the Zone Option. Learn how to run the Zone Kick from the Heavy formation right here. The Academy The Academy empowers you to execute the Triple Option Offense the right way the first time. … Read moreExecuting Heavy Zone Kick in Short Yardage

Here’s Exactly What Georgia Tech, Army, and Navy are Running in 2017

Well, to no surprise the Triple Option is Georgia Tech, Army, and Navy’s #1 concept.  This is due to fact that the Triple Option is an offense and not just a play. Triple Option is the only concept that these three football programs all utilize at least four times/game. Army and Navy are utilizing the … Read moreHere’s Exactly What Georgia Tech, Army, and Navy are Running in 2017

Army West Point’s Top Five Concepts Through Week 3 of 2017

Army West Point is 2-1 right now.  Here are their top five concepts through Week 3 of 2017: 1- Zone Belly was run 23 times. 2- Triple Option was run 21 times. 3- Midline Lead was run 20 times. 4- Zone Dive (Pin) was run 18 times. 5- Zone Option was run 17 times. These … Read moreArmy West Point’s Top Five Concepts Through Week 3 of 2017

2017 Army West Point Triple Option Breakdown vs. Ohio State

Army West Point- 7 vs. Ohio State- 38 F Army West Point Total Offensive Plays- 66 52% of Army West Point’s Offense were the following five concepts: Zone Dive- 10; Midline Lead- 8; Zone Option- 8; Triple Option- 4; Trap- 4 The 0ther 48% of the offense was the following: B-Toss- 3; Rocket- 3; Midline White- 3; Zone Belly- 2; … Read more2017 Army West Point Triple Option Breakdown vs. Ohio State

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

2017 Army West Point Triple Option Breakdown vs. Fordham

Army: 513 yards, no completions in opening win Ahmad Bradshaw rushed for two touchdowns and gained 128 of his 177 yards in the first half as Army crushed Fordham 64-6 in the opener for both teams Friday night (9/1/17). Army Offense Total Plays- 49 Zone Belly- 12 (24% of offense) Belly Option- 7 (14% of … Read more2017 Army West Point Triple Option Breakdown vs. Fordham

Video of How Ball State Prepared their Scout Team Offense for Army West Point’s Triple Option Offense

This three-minute video shows how Ball State scout team prepared for Army’s Triple Option.  (Fun Fact: Army won this game 33-24)

Georgia Southern’s Ultimate Skill Position Triple Option Offense Drill Tape

This 26-minute video demonstrates how Georgia Southern drills the Triple Option with the skill positions under then-Head Football Coach, Jeff Monken.

The Best Way to Keep the Defensive Line from Making the Tackle — Double Flex, B-Toss Crush

Cancelling Defensive Linemen is a staple of the Triple Option Offense. The B-Back Toss with the “Crush” tag guarantees this. This is because the ball is tossed one yard outside the tackle where the Defensive Line cannot make the tackle.  Now, all the pressure is put on the Linebackers and Defensive Backs to make the … Read moreThe Best Way to Keep the Defensive Line from Making the Tackle — Double Flex, B-Toss Crush

Triple Option — The Statistical, Top-Ranked, Quick-Strike Pass Offense of 2016

There are 128 Division-1 FBS Football Programs. Air Force (#1), Georgia Tech (#2), Navy (#3), and Army (#4) led the FBS in yards per completion. Air Force averaged 26 yards/completion, Georgia Tech averaged 20 yards/completion, Navy averaged 19 yards/completion, and Army averaged 18 yards/completion. These four FBS Football programs combined to average 21 yards per completion. … Read moreTriple Option — The Statistical, Top-Ranked, Quick-Strike Pass Offense of 2016

Modernize Your Triple Option Offense with These Three Concepts

In 2016, Army’s Under-Center Triple Option Offense averaged 340 rushing yards/game (#2 in FBS).  They finished with their best record since 1996. Their Offensive Line averaged 270 pounds. In 2016, Navy’s Under-Center Triple Option Offense averaged 311 rushing yards/game (#4 in FBS).  They achieved their highest national ranking since 1963. Their Offensive Line averaged 290 pounds. … Read moreModernize Your Triple Option Offense with These Three Concepts

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

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

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