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The Media Perpetrates the “Chop Block” Myth Yet Again

(My commentary in quotes) For the second straight week, Notre Dame’s defense will take to the practice field Tuesday with its focus on shedding chop blocks and reaffirming triple option assignments. Chop Blocks are Illegal. Navy/Georgia Tech and other Flexbone Triple Option teams don’t chop block deliberately. Backside scoop blocks are called cut blocks, which […]

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The Slip Call on Triple Option

The SLIP call is an important but little known aspect of the Flexbone Triple Option Offense. Similar to my explanation of the action key read by the B-Back, it may seem like a small adjustment or coaching point, but this small added tag, could prove beneficial for your offense. It could very well prove to […]

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Using the Ace Technique on Triple Option

Written by: Mark Kleinpeter, Former Offensive Line Coach/Athletic Director, United States Naval Academy  (Originally published by the Flexbone Association in 2011) Expanded upon by Scott Jazdzewski 2013 The shade is the Action Key, so your B-back should be reading the Center’s block on triple option. We don’t expect our center to dominate a playside shade, […]

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The Definitive Guide to Backside/Scoop Blocking

Mark Kleinpeter, Former Offensive Line Coach/Athletic Director, United States Naval Academy Prep School  (Originally published by the Flexbone Association in 2011) While many coaches focus on playside blocking techniques, I feel like the backside blocking oftentimes is more critical to running the Flexbone Offense successfully. On the frontside, we usually have a 2-on-1 or 3-on-2 blocking situation […]

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Georgia Tech Defeats Virginia 35-25 Behind 507 Total Yards of Offense

  CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Zach Laskey and David Sims each ran for two touchdowns as Georgia Tech defeated Virginia 35-25 Saturday. Robert Godhigh also ran for a touchdown for Georgia Tech (5-3, 4-2 Atlantic Coast Conference), which survived five turnovers and responded every time Virginia (2-6, 0-4 ACC) made it close. Read the rest of the article here: LINK Photo: […]

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The Navy Way

The Navy Way As told by Navy Assistant Football Coaches Ivin Jasper, Mick Yokitis, and Mike Judge “No Excuses—Nobody Cares” The coaching staff is all in, all one, and all positive through the process. Players and coaches accept the triple option and discipline-based football as the way to win football games. The offensive philosophy is […]

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Flexbone Association Joshua Nesbitt Interview

This is a June 2011 Interview with Georgia Tech Quarterback, Joshua Nesbitt and the Flexbone Association. Joshua Nesbitt was Georgia Tech’s starting quarterback from 2008-2010.  In 2010, Joshua lead Georgia Tech to the nation’s #1 rushing offense (323 yards/game). _____________________________________________________________ What are the biggest QB coaching points on Triple Option? Josh Nesbitt: Quarterback’s must learn […]

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