Shallow Screen

Shallow Screen Looking for a safe 3rd and Long play, an easy completion to boost your QB’s confidence, or just want to get your best player the ball in space? If so, the shallow screen is a great play to have in the arsenal. I have seen this route more and more the last 2…

Tackle Trap RPO With a Bang Post

Tackle Trap RPO With a Bang Post The Tackle Trap play is a great way to attack a 3-4 defense because you get 2 good double teams with angles. By adding a Bang Post as a run-post option you also have a way to account for the unblocked safety if he flies down in run…

Inside Zone Swing RPO

INSIDE ZONE SWING RPO The inside zone swing RPO is a great way to utilize 20 personnel and get 2 of your running backs on the field at the same time. ┬áLike all RPO’s this play has an answer for anything the defense throws at you and allows your offense to get the ball to…

Stanford’s Post Wheel Play-Action

Stanford’s Post Wheel Play-Action In order to have a great play-action game, you must be able to run the ball effectively. One of the best teams at establishing the line of scrimmage and running the ball is Stanford, which is why their play-action game is lethal. Most people don’t think of Stanford as a great…

Ole Miss Naked Flood Concept

Ole Miss Naked Flood Concept If you have watched Ole Miss play, one of their base plays is the buck sweep. They love to pin the defensive end with a wing or wide receiver in short motion and crack with another receiver who is in a condensed split. Here is an example of that run…

Incorporating Unbalanced Formations into Your Offense

Incorporating Unbalanced Formations into Your Offense Both Clemson and Ohio State use unbalanced formations in every game because it gives them a numbers advantage and causes havoc on defenses as they are tough to prepare for and difficult to align to properly. The other thing about these two teams is they play with tempo so…

Using Formations into the Boundary (FIB)

If you watch the good tempo teams that play lightning fast, one thing you will see often is how they use trips into the boundary at a high tempo pace. Many teams don’t use Formations into the boundary because of the lack of space into the boundary, but good offensive teams will use this strategy…

Different Smash Variations

Different Smash Variations Smash is one of the most common passing concepts out there and a very easy read for the QB. If this is one of your base concepts, there are many different variations and looks you can run with the smash concept which makes it hard on a defense but the reads for…

Inside Zone Glance RPO

Inside Zone Glance RPO RPO’s, Run-Pass-Options are probably the biggest trend in football right now. These options started as basically run screen options where the QB just counted the numbers and distributed the ball to where he had a pre-snap advantage. Now, these RPO’s have morphed into 2nd and 3rd level reads that are reading…