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Founder and Owner of the Flexbone Association. Since 2007 we have provided the tools necessary for teams to succeed running the Flexbone Association System. Over the last ten years over 200 teams have been instructed by the Flexbone Association. I've consulted with teams and or run camps everywhere from Belfair, WA to Key West, FL. The Flexbone Association strives daily to help coaches succeed with this time tested offense, I have been a football coach for 16 seasons, currently at Harrison High School in Kennesaw, GA I played at St. Mary's Springs High School in Fond du Lac, WI under legendary head coach Bob Hyland. I've been fortunate to be part of five state championship teams (1997,1998,2002,2011,2012). In 2011-2012 St. Mary's Springs led the state of Wisconsin in scoring and set consecutive school records for points scored, Psalm 27

BACK(S) TO THE FUTURE: GEORGIA TECH AND THE RETURN OF OPTION FOOTBALL


Here is a good article written by Michael Weinreb for Vice Sports, with some quotes I provided.

The roots of option football are at least seven decades deep, and run back to a coach at the University of Missouri named Don Faurot, who invented a system known as the “split T” largely because he didn’t have a back who could throw an adequate pass. Such is the overarching stigma of the option in 2015: It is viewed as an antiquated and over-the-hill offense utilized by programs whose insufficient talent leaves them no choice, by the service academies and Division III programs and small high-schools in rural areas who simply don’t have the players to install a more modern system with a strong-armed quarterback.

Photo: Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports

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