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…

The Dart Play–Tackle Wrap

The Dart Play—Tackle Wrap The Dart play is the spread version of the ISO play. Instead of Isolating a fullback against a linebacker like the old I formation teams used to do, the dart play isolates a pulling tackle on the play side linebacker. The blocking is the exact same as the ISO play except…

Ohio State’s Sail/Flood Concept off the Power Read

Ohio State’s Sail/Flood Concept off the Power Read One play that has gained popularity throughout college football is the power read play where the QB reads the front side defensive end and either runs power himself or gives to the RB on a sweep play. As more teams have incorporated this play into their offense,…

Ohio State’s Y Cross Play

Ohio State’s Y Cross Play The Y Cross has been a staple of the air raid offense developed by Hal Mumme and Mike Leach. Today, many spread teams have used this concept as a staple of their offense. The great thing about this play is it has options for every possible defense and can be…