Just Play: Speed Option Pass

X’s & O’s: Speed Option Pass

This Speed Option Pass is an example of one of the most successful plays in football. It’s an exceptional play to put into your playbook. The concept and the scheme are simple, and the play requires very little teaching. On top of that, the play is not tied to any given system.

PositionAssignments/Notes
QBAttack downhill 2 steps just like speed option, and then drop back reading the flat defender. Read Y – T – X.
TSwing.
HCut the first threat off the tackles hip.
XRun 10-12 yard climb – show in the QB’s vision fast.
YAttack the flat defender as if blocking bear, then speed release into the flats at 8 yards depth.
ZRun FOR 9 route – vs. Man expect the football.

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