Here’s an outstanding bootleg tight end throwback from the great coaches at Purdue. On top of being a really well-designed play, it features fake outside zone where the running back continues on a Wheel Route. The left guard pulls for protection on the bootleg. It all adds up to a tight end delay throwback. Tough to beat when executed well.
Curl Y Hank — otherwise known as Sticks — is a great play for 3rd and medium or 3rd and long situations. It and its many variations have become extremely popular across college and pro football.
In this Tunnel Screen, the H lines up to the wide side of the field. After the snap, he breaks back toward the quarterback to catch an immediate pass. The Y and Z will serve as blockers, and along with the right guard and the right tackle, create a tunnel through which the Y advances the ball.
Tight ends must have the length and athleticism to be dominant as both blocker and receiver by winning matchups in space with quickness, strength and excellent receiving ability. They must also create mismatches, forcing defenses to decide how to best align against us on each play.
All Hitch is the most basic of quick-game schemes. It can be used as a very simple RPO on most run game concepts and can be mixed and matched with other pass concepts.
The Outside Zone Bend Back is a nice twist on outside zone and a great compliment for a team that runs a lot of outside zone with a lead blocker. The key to this play is to sell outside zone hard to get the defense to flow over the top and seal them to the play side.
The All Slants concept is a great, fast-hitting quick-game play that will allow the wide receiver to gain extra yards after the catch. While not a traditional RPO, when used with a mesh point, this is a great RPO concept for gap and zone schemes, and can be mixed and matched with other pass concepts.
The basic Reverse Pass play is important for any offense to have in its arsenal. The key to the Reverse Pass is great protection. The Z and X must also stalk the cornerback before they release their routes.
This Zone Read Y Pop comes from the 2019 Big 12 Championship Game, where Oklahoma ran it out from a Diamond set.
If your defense is predictable, the offense will be successful. You must give the offense different looks and keep them guessing.
Duo fits well in our system for multiple reasons: simple rules, all-around versatility, and the physical mindset it manifests throughout every offensive position group. Duo gives us a great opportunity to impose our will on defenses with two and sometimes three double teams on the line of scrimmage (LOS). As an offense, we take pride in dominating first-level defenders from the start. This mindset allows for 3 or 4 yards early in the game to become 7 or 8 yards as those double teams begin to take their toll.
The key to this screen is timing. The QB must get the ball to the RB in stride, and the OGs must do a great job of blocking in space.