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 Jumbo Power Package

Stanford’s Jumbo Power Package When people talk about Stanford football the first thing they think about is physical football and their running game. They want to establish the run and impose their will. In an era of spread offenses, Stanford is one of the few teams that will play snaps with 7 linemen and 2…

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…

Wisconsin’s Jet Sweep

Wisconsin’s Jet Sweep When people think of the jet sweep, they primarily think of teams running the shotgun or the dbl wing. One team that has done an astounding job at incorporating the jet sweep into their base offense is Wisconsin. Wisconsin is such a run-heavy team that their success depends on their ability to…

Clemson’s Counter Trey Sweep Read

Clemson’s Counter Trey Sweep Read If you have been following my posts, I recently posted a play that Oklahoma runs where they run counter trey with a swing pass attached to it and they read the defensive end to see how he plays the screen. Clemson runs a similar play but instead of throwing the…

Oklahoma’s Counter Swing RPO

Oklahoma’s Counter Swing RPO Run Pass Options are the newest trend in football these days and Oklahoma uses another one off the Counter Trey. Not exactly how Joe Gibbs and the Redskins envisioned the counter trey evolving but definitely an effective concept. You are pairing a smash mouth football play, the counter trey, with an…

Florida State’s Zone Counter

Florida State’s Zone Counter Play When most people hear counter, they think of either the old counter trey or counter with the guard and h-back. Another type of counter play however doesn’t include any pulling linemen but instead comes off the inside zone play and tries to take advantage of the defense’s aggressive flow. Some…

Penn State’s Zone Option

Penn State’s Zone Option Penn State has really turned the corner offensively with the addition of their new offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead. One play that he has incorporated that has worked really well this year is the zone option. The unique aspect of his zone option game is the pitch man can come from all…