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How to Attack the 4-3 Under Defense Part Two

The previous installment in this series covered how to run triple option to the 1-5-9 side. The most feasible way to do so, is to get into Heavy to assure yourself that you can block the PSLB. If you cannot block him, the defense can outnumber you on the perimeter and shut down Triple Option. […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Mesh

Plain and simple the traditional ride and decide mesh from option days past is detrimental to your teams offensive performance. Similar to the decision to run the Flexbone offense from the Pistol, the decision to ride and decide rather than use the point mesh is a decision that falls wholly on the coach. For many […]

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Could Smelter Destroy the Receiver Myth Yet Again?

Georgia Tech loves to run, run, run. Even so, the Yellow Jackets keep turning out NFL-quality receivers. Demaryius Thomas. Stephen Hill. And now, another unlikely candidate from the triple-option — DeAndre Smelter, who only joined the football team this season after three years playing baseball for the Jackets. The 6-foot-3, 220-pound junior has made several […]

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Navy Breakdown Against Notre Dame: Fourth Quarter

The Navy offense played exactly the type of game they needed to play last Saturday to come away with the win in South Bend. They controlled the ball, controlled the clock and the pace of play. They also had zero turnovers and zero penalties. Navy finishes with 70 carries for 331 yards, 6-9 passing for […]

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Navy Breakdown Against Notre Dame: Third Quarter

Navy fought Notre Dame tooth and nail for four quarters on Saturday. They came up on the short end of a 38-34 contest as their final drive stalled in Notre Dame territory. Navy’s offense proved to be efficient in the first half. Their two first quarter drives (analysis here) produced a touchdown and a punt. […]

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Navy Breakdown Against Notre Dame: Second Quarter

I wrote yesterday about the tremendous gameplan and execution the Navy offense in their narrow defeat by Notre Dame on Saturday. Navy only had two drives in the first half. One resulted in a touchdown, the other ended in a punt, as the offense got themselves behind the sticks with a sack on a 1st […]

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Navy Breakdown Against Notre Dame: First Quarter

I wrote very briefly on Saturday following Navy’s tough loss to Notre Dame, that the effort and execution of the entire Navy team was truly remarkable. Although the record doesn’t yet show the result of the work these guys put in, they are still in position to retain the CIC trophy and they will give […]

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