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NCAA Football: Army vs Navy

The Three Hardest Jobs in College Football

 In April, when the NCAA changed its policy to allow for unlimited meals, college coaches championed it as a success for student-athletes and as a potential benefit in recruiting. But for Air Force head coach Troy Calhoun, it was just another reminder of what he’s up against. “That doesn’t pertain to us,” he said of […]

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What is the Flexbone Association Academy?

Prior to 2014 the Flexbone Association Camp experience consisted of 12 hours of on the field instruction and up to three hours of classroom instruction with your coaching staffs for a total of 15 hours. Prices for these packages started at $2,995 and increased from there. Starting in 2014 in a continued effort to bring […]

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The Beginnings of the Chess Analogy

I like chess. I’m not all that good at it though. I understand the rules, I have a vague understanding of strategy, but if I play against a skilled player I don’t have a chance. Between producing materials for the Flexbone Association Academy and reading about the unfolding events in Ukraine, I got to thinking about […]

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The Eagle Adjustment to Counter Option

As discussed on this site previously, Counter Option is a basic staple of the Flexbone Offense. Counter Option is to be run when the backside linebacker is making the tackle on the dive phase of Triple Option. There will be occasions throughout the year however when the Backside Linebacker is running to the playside, but Counter Option […]

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The Next Time Someone Tells You High School Football Doesn’t Matter

If you’ve been around here long enough, you know that from time to time I write about more than the Flexbone. I often write about knowledge gleaned from ancient classics, to business and psychological works. What drives me wild is when I hear either directly, or indirectly that high school football doesn’t matter in the big […]

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Matt Aiken, Brian Williams

What Are They Doing in the Secondary?

There are only so many things a defense can do in the secondary to stop you, while maintaining integrity against both Triple Option and Play-Action Pass.  Cover Two – Safeties Deeper than 9 Yards What this means on Triple Option – You have to switch block the perimeter because the CB is more dangerous by […]

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X and O Labs Midline Article

I submitted this short article to X and O Labs to include in their option survey. Mike Kuchar asked me to submit a formation package and the advantage it gives us on either midline or triple. Last week I wrote about some very basic purposes of utilizing different formations. Changing formations can give you an advantage […]

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