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Situational Flexbone

Running the Offense with Different Formations – Running the Triple out of Over, Heavy, Double Flex, Green, Brown, and even Trips must be practiced prior to week one. Don’t go into week one without practicing something you will need.  Coaching the Sequence – Call the Offense unscripted. See who makes the tackle and come back with […]

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How Much Do You Really Need to Throw?

This is more of a philosophical question and requires a deeper answer. There are a few things that you need to answer first. The first question would be, why do you want to throw the ball. What is the purpose, how does it fit your personnel? Why – The reason you want to throw the […]

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10 Priorities of Triple Option Instruction

Run the entire system When installing an offense you must prioritize what’s important for your program. In order to succeed with the Flexbone you must make it systematic. Outside of having superior talent you are not running an optimal attack if it’s not systematic. I’ve said it before; although I don’t prefer other offenses I […]

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Don’t Just Because You Can

I’ve been running this offense for a number of years, been a proponent of it for longer, and have spoken with coaches about it’s implementation for a number of years.  I’ll start the article with an aside then get into what I really want to write about.  Invariably the conversation always comes down to “how […]

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Flexbone Association: Eliminate Your Fears

The Five Biggest Coaching Fears and how the Flexbone Association Academy Eliminates Those Fears #1- No Legacy Coach, you speculate whether or not your coaching career will end with you as renowned, well-known, and celebrated for your efforts.  You are looking to become the leader who leads well for so long that you create a legacy […]

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Reinforce Your Quarterback

1. Ignore Outsiders’ Opinions The media, your family, your friends, your relatives, and the fans fail to understand that we are actually maximizing our offense’s ability by having you make two defensive linemen invisible for us.  Blocking is one of the hardest skills to do consistently in football. They might complain about how you need […]

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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 […]

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