Utilizing a combination of WR stacked formations, a quick screen game and effective run-or-pass options based on pre-snap reads of the outside LB, kept this explosive, pass-heavy offense unpredictable.
Steve Mahoney, head coach at Fort Atkinson (Wis.) High School, utilizes the 44-45 Dive as a bread-and-butter play designed to create a foundation for the running game. He helps his team get back to basics by re-teaching the 44-45 Dive early in camp. In this video, Mahoney demonstrates the install of the Blackhawks’ 44-45 Dive.
The game has evolved from ball control and “3 yards and a cloud of dust” to fast-paced, uptempo offenses using spread formations and run-pass options. Some may think this evolution is primarily due to better conditioning or a focus on getting the offense to the spot of the ball and the new line of scrimmage as fast as possible. But, streamlined communication is also extremely important.
Three Pillars Of Offense Reveal Two That Matter – For every new tactic you add, it has severe consequences in terms of how you’re going to teach it, when you’re going to teach it and in what progression you’ll teach it.
Quarterback Cadence is one of the most important factors in maintaining momentum and controlling the tempo of your offense. There are a wide variety of ways that a quarterback can utilize his cadence to turn a simple pre-snap play call, into a versatile offensive weapon. This article offers valuable tips, strategies and in-game examples to help improve your QB’s cadence system.
The I-bone is a four-back attack with a split end. In keeping with the multiple nature of the running game, the I-bone features 11 different pre-called dive plays.
An effective way to attack the boundary is with the drive concept. This combination of routes is going to put stress on opposing linebackers to cover crossing routes in either drop-zone or man coverage.
When defenses began to adapt to a coach’s Wing-T’s waggle actions from under center, he implemented a shotgun formation with several key adjustments that injected a whole new energy into his offensive attack.
All players, whether they are offense, defense or special teams, need to be taught how to recover a fumble because the football may be jarred loose during any phase of the game.
The pat-and-go drill is usually done daily as a warm-up with the quarterbacks and the receivers. This drill helps the quarterbacks get their arms warm, and it helps the skill players get their legs warm.
This play should be run at least eight times per game. The benefits of this play far outweigh any liabilities.
To play wide receiver well, a player must have the right combination of physical traits. While body control and agility are essential to a receiver’s success, the primary thing he must have, according to University of Oklahoma wide receivers coach and offensive coordinator Jay Norvell, is the ability to adjust.