When auburn runs an option play it is almost always a variation of the zone read. The passfirst, triple option zoneread football study hall. The shotgun, the iformation, the wishbone, and the flexbone. The fact that one variation of coach russells formation is identical with the runandshoot. The triple option can be effective for teams who may be smaller or over matched athletically such as air force. The plays featured include veer, zone and speed option and are run from a no huddle spread option offense created by coach. By the way, while the concepts are similar, this is a different offense than the one auburn ran with cam newton in. He ran a spread power option at ucf leave a comment. Yeomans 160 victories are the most in houstons history and rank 51st on the ncaa alltime wins list.
Navy runs a flexbone tripleoption offense that was once one of the premiere systems in football. Get 35 playbook breakdowns of today best teams free. Clemsons first major opponent in the 2010 season will be the auburn tigers at jordanhare stadium. Do you know where i can find nebraska hc scott frost offense. Nov 27, 20 when auburn runs an option play it is almost always a variation of the zone read. Georgia southern eagles flexbone option offense 1990s paul johnson 1 files.
Auburn almost exclusively ran zone read for its final drive. Formations and personnel in auburns offense college and. In terms of straight xs and os and scheme, auburn isnt running the true tripleoption, the. Sep 27, 2018 this is the 45th consecutive season in which the wreckin rams are operating in the same triple option offense that then coach bill dotson installed in 1974. Sep 10, 2014 can a team win a championship running the triple option. The flexbone is something we would see from air force. May 03, 2017 the spread offense has changed football forever new, 31 comments sb nation talked to five head coaches from four different levels and both sides of the ball about the developing future of offense. Whenever a georgia tech game is aired i see a lot of people talk about how much fun a gt style triple option offense would be in the pros, with varying levels of confidence in how effectively it could be run.
Aug 07, 2014 one distinction of auburn s spread running game is the inclusion of gap schemes like power and counter. Jul 06, 2011 the basis is simple, paul johnson wants to run the triple, whatever you do to take that away, hes going to make you get back to being honest with every other play in his playbook. Option offense news newspapers books scholar jstor. The key to a successful option attack is a smart and athletic qb that can make the correct reads. For art craig, this proven offense has allowed his team to average 40 points per game and produced a state championship in 2011. Bill yeoman served as head football coach at the university of houston from 1962 to 1986, and his greatest legacy may be the invention of triple option that resulted in the veer offense.
At the heart of the triple option football academy is the mission to provide football coaches with the system. The art of the rpo runpass option with doug pederson nfl film sessions duration. Coaches should refer to a good wishbone triple option text for a more detailed discussion of the mechanics of the quarterbackfullback mesh and option pitch. Rpos really came into the public consciousness when auburn. Like with other major tactics within the spread offense, the zoneread inevitably had the. Mar 25, 2016 10 priorities of triple option instruction. Every runpass option play that resulted in a pass, plus some more where the pass was clearly an option. An order of football which is now rare and expensive to learn something about. A variant of the wishbone offense, the flexbone came to prominence in the. Jul 31, 2014 formations and personnel in auburn s offense. Arkansas razorbacks veer option offense 1977 lou holtz. Coach curd goes into the process of how he arrived at his safer alternative to the traditional triple option offense while taking advantage of rpo principles by describing his experiences of 25 years of high sch.
The triple option is based on the option run, but uses three players who might run with the ball instead of the two used in a standard option run. Johnsons system at georgia tech has a link to figures on both sides of the iron bowl in alabamas bear bryant and auburns pat dye. First, this triple post offense is not the same and is not to be confused with the triple post offense or triangle offense, originated by sam barry and refined by tex winter and phil jackson. This an aggressive defense that will hit the offense with multiple blitzes and stunts. For illustrative purposes i will use the triple option play out of a flexbone set to show how an option concept works. Second, option quarterbacks are hit and tackled frequently.
Dec 22, 2010 offensive cutups of the bonnabel bruin offense during the 2010 season. The philosophy behind the flexbone offense is the triple option play. Is triple option offense fading from college football. It can be run from any formation and in any offensive scheme. The diagram below shows which offensive players have the option of receiving the ball during the play. The triple option can you run it like gt in the pros. The triple option is an american football play used to offer several ways to move the football forward on the field of play.
Feb 21, 2015 the spread option is an offensive scheme that works at all levels of football. The option offense may be the most popular type of offense. It has widespread use from college football down to youth football but is run very sparingly in the nfl. Dec 23, 20 auburn almost exclusively ran zone read for its final drive. Three must have rpos for power run scheme duration.
It is rarely used in the national football league for several reasons. Its a takeoff of the classic tripleoption, only the choices are dive, keep or the. Its not a myriad of plays with no rhyme or reason, there is clear focus and goal in n the triple option. The spread offense has changed football forever new, 31 comments sb nation talked to five head coaches from four different levels and both sides of. Auburn tigers spread offense 2010 gus malzahn footballxos. Sep 07, 2017 note on this zone read that the player aligned as an h back appears to be a pass option stidham even pump fakes to him, making this play a type of triple option. Nov 21, 2019 the academy the academy empowers you to execute the triple option offense the right way the first time. However, it was the least utilized part of the read as some would call it the third option of the triple option that finally broke the alabama. Triple option rpo offense rpos with triple option run. However, it was the least utilized part of the read as some would call it the third option of the triple option that finally broke the alabama defense.
Here is why maximizing the power blocking scheme is important. Lou cella installs army and navys modernday flexbone triple option offense with you and your staff. Bear bryants secret switch to the wishbone offense youtube. An order of football which is now rare and expensive to. The flexbone offense is also balanced, forcing the defense to play balanced. One distinction of auburns spread running game is the inclusion of gap schemes like power and counter. Triple option football academy, 149 kitchenharding. The triple option, built off the wishbone that was so successful at major college teams including alabama, oklahoma, and texas in the 1970s, is now relegated to. Nov 16, 2018 the triple option offense returns as no. Nov, 2018 the triple option, built off the wishbone that was so successful at major college teams including alabama, oklahoma, and texas in the 1970s, is now relegated to only a few majors, georgia tech. Auburn offense vs florida state defense 2014 duration. Power and counter in the auburn offense college and magnolia. The option offense is most frequently utilized in the high school and collegiate ranks.
Will the oregon ducks bring back the wishbone offense that they used in the 2011 bcs national championship in time for their seasonopener against the lsu tigers. Lindsey wont show us everything against georgia southern because auburn goes to clemson next week. Paul johnsons ifthen methodology to triple option football. The triple option offense can be run out of many different formations.
This book is not an offense in a box or facemelter offense but shows how adaptable the triple option rpo concepts are to almost any offensive principle you. Aug 28, 2016 in the summer of 1971, alabama football coach paul bear bryant had just endured his second 65 season. Dec 10, 20 auburn almost exclusively ran zone read for its final drive. Complete book of triple option football olcott, jack on. Navy runs a flexbone tripleoption offense that was. An option offense is a style of offense in american football that is predominantly based on a. This new phenomenon has sparked some controversy with football purists, stating that the option hurts a qbs development as a pure pocket passer. This is the 45th consecutive season in which the wreckin rams are operating in the same triple option offense that then coach bill dotson installed in 1974. As a final tuneup for rival auburn and then georgia in the sec championship game, alabama will host the citadel at bryant. Auburns offense has the capability to expand the playcalling, use a few portions of the playbook fans havent seen this season, but. Auburn tigers offense playbook bruce pearl and the auburn tigers landed in the final four due to their 6th best offense in the country according to kenpom adjust efficiency rankings. Feb 14, 20 7 most creative offensive schemes in college football. Inside the auburn offense is a must have for any coach or fan of the game.
Can a team win a championship running the triple option. Is tennessee ready for the triple option offense of georgia tech. Basketball offense tgame triplepost offense, coachs. It is power, straightahead football, combined with finesse, turnthecorner outside running game, all rolled into one. This rivalry is the years biggest showcase for a different kind of spreadtorun football offense. Gene chizik is out at auburn, and taking over is gus malzahn. Football offenses and plays american football coaches.
When installing an offense you must prioritize whats important for your program. Note on this zone read that the player aligned as an h back appears to be a pass option stidham even pump fakes to him, making this play a type of triple option. Navy runs a flexbone triple option offense that was. Ive learned so much from diving deep into malzahns offense over the years and this past year was no exception. Why army and navy run the tripleoption flexbone offense. Nobody likes to play georgia tech or any of the service academies that run the triple option. First, the speed and athleticism of nfl defenders negate the advantages of an option offense. As the pressure mounted to regain success on the football field, bryant decided to make a. This book shows a different twist on the latest offensive weapon in football the rpo.1012 1308 900 728 1307 728 477 600 409 419 1517 366 10 1146 899 275 1486 706 732 166 888 656 58 1139 110 1461 972 914 1317 32 1096 636 1239 1287 484 43 1014 1077 1335 950 887 749