The Triple Option featured here is your basic look against a 3-4, 4-3, and 4-4, and like other Triple Option plays, it uses misdirection to move the ball. Overall, it’s a play based on the option run, but it uses three players instead of two players to intensify misdirection.
Triple Option vs 3-4
Triple Option vs 4-3
Triple Option vs 4-4
|QB||Gain width with drop step to call side. Read#1 Squeeze Pull, Flat foot or widens Give. Attack LOS and Read #2 make him commit to you then pitch. If he widens for pitch run alley.|
|B||Step to inside hip of PSG. Stay low, big pocket and roll over ball. Get tackled if Pulled|
|A||Triple Motion; Run 5 ydr high looking for pitch|
|C||Bypass to VS 4-3 load release for Safety; VS 3-4 load release for Safety; VS 4-4 load release for PS inside LB to FS|
|PST||VS 4-3 easiest release to M;VS 3-4 Outside release to PS inside LB to backside Safety; VS 4-4 Veer Release for PS inside LB to FS|
|PSG||Push VS 4-3 Double with C to M;VS 3-4 Base LB Head Up; VS 4-4 Covered Drive Block Uncovered Double with C to BS inside LB|
|C||VS 4-3 Double with PSG to M; VS 3-4 Tight Scoop; VS 4-4 Shade Double with PSG to BS inside LB Uncovered protect gap work to BS inside LB|
|BSG||VS 4-3 Gap threat scoop, No Gap threat work to BSLB; VS 3-4 Tight Scoop to Gap Threat; VS 4-4 Gap threat scoop, No Gap threat work to BSLB|
|BST||Vs 4-3 Scoop; Vs 3-4 Scoop; VS 4-4 Scoop|
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