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How to Create a Dominant Offensive Line

Five Ways to Create Your Very Own “Hogs” with the Flexbone Triple Option The best way to create a productive, year-in-and-year-out offensive line is to stop blocking everyone and let the quarterback and B-back read your way out while mastering a few blocking drills. Be sure you are prioritizing your offensive approach. ___________________________________________ 1-Allow 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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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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Teaching Your Quarterback to Read the Stack / Area Read

In two previous articles on the site, I’ve been able to ask both former Georgia Tech quarterback Josh Nesbitt and former Navy quarterback Ricky Dobbs how to read the stack. The Nesbitt article is here, and the Dobbs article here. Both of them have essentially said the same thing.  The issue is the trust level of […]

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Five Quick Questions on the Flexbone

  Here are five questions coaches constantly have about the Flexbone and Triple Option Offense. Today, we provide you with quick answers. 1. When do you run Rocket Toss? A: Coach Johnson says to run Rocket Toss when the widest playside inside linebacker blitzes or if the D-gap player collisions the tackle as he tries […]

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You Need Midline Triple Against Double Eagle

One of the many questions I’m asked seemingly at least once a week is, “what defense gives you the most trouble?” Here are some thoughts on practice scenarios and game planning. A few  defenses that coaches shudder to see are either the 3-3 defense or 5-3 defense, especially 5-3 double eagle defenses. We didn’t see […]

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Interview with Ricky Dobbs

Earlier this spring I solicited questions from high school coaches and high school quarterbacks to pose to former record setting Navy Quarterback Ricky Dobbs. His responses are below.  1. What system did you play in high school, and did you find the transition to the flexbone triple option offense hard? I played in a pro […]

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