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.
The Best Way To Defend The Zone Read
Your number one objective defensively is to stop the run, but you must play assignment sound and disciplined football when defending the zone read.
X’s & O’s: Zone Read Y Pop
This Zone Read Y Pop comes from the 2019 Big 12 Championship Game, where Oklahoma ran it out from a Diamond set.
X’s & O’s: Zone Read Slice
The Zone Read Slice is a downhill play that allows you to create double teams on the front with a read action in the backfield.
X’s & O’s: Zone Read Arrow
Zone Read Arrow is a downhill play that allows offenses to create double-teams on the front with a read action in the backfield.
X’s & O’s: Split Zone – RPO/Double Slant
Split Zone is a great play meant to look like Zone Read to freeze the defensive end for a kick-out block from the tight end or fullback.
X’s & O’s: Zone Read 3 Tech
This play is a great change-up for your zone read game and is also a great way to isolate a good 3 tech by putting him in a position he isn’t used to.
X’s & O’s: Split Zone
Split Zone is a great play meant to look like zone read to freeze the defensive end for a kick out block from the tight end or fullback.
Why You Should Use This Mesh Drill For RPO Schemes
The Mesh Drill has been critical in ball security & gaining an understanding of which defender is in conflict for each RPO concept.
X’s & O’s: Zone Read Wrap
If the defensive end squeezes down, the quarterback pulls the ball. If the end comes upfield or stays put, then the quarterback gives to the T-back.
X’s & O’s: Resurgence Of The Shovel Pass
The power read is nothing new in the game of football, and neither is the use of the shovel pass. However, the power read with a shovel option does seem to be experiencing an uptick in its popularity, especially as NFL teams are implementing it on the game’s biggest stage.