This Power 1 Back play vs. 42 Over G is a downhill gap play that will create angle blocking; it’s an aggressive downhill strong side run.
Looking for a great way to run weak-side, one-back power? Look no further. This simple Tackle Power play gets the job done.
This Wham Read is a nice hybrid of Wham and Zone Read. This play can hit front side, but more than likely will cut back behind the fold block or will get pulled by the quarterback.
At Wake Forest, we combat the challenge of keeping things simple while remaining complex by having a few select “automatics” for the defense.
At Temple, we base our offensive identity around establishing the run game, whether through the running back, quarterback or wide receiver.
This X’s & O’s diagram from Just Play is a basic Smash with a Y Search Route. The Y pivots off his defender to open space.
This Pitch Crack play is a great perimeter run allowing you to create a seam to the third level. This is a one-cut play for the running back. He has to find the seam, stick his foot in the ground and get up-field.
This Run/Pass Option (RPO) is a read play based off the power blocking scheme. The quarterback reads the end man on the line of scrimmage (EMOL). If the defensive end is up-field, the quarterback pulls the ball and runs a power track. The real magic happens by pairing the play with Y Pop or other RPOs.
The Counter Read Arc play is a good meld between a gap scheme and zone read scheme, and can be paired with bubble screens or RPOs.
Two things that must be determined when building any offense: What do my players do best, and what do we need to do to win our league?
Special teams units have a direct correlation with field position, which leads to points, and in turn wins and losses. Most programs claim to put an emphasis on special teams, but to be successful, it takes more than emphasis. It takes investment.
The Drive Concept attempts to flood the middle of the defensive zone by pitting three offensive players against two linebackers in the box.