Category Archives: Triple Option

2013 Navy Football Trailer

2013 Navy Football Trailer

The 2013 season is fast approaching and that means previews of the upcoming Navy football season. It’s no secret that I love these productions from the Midshipmen football program. Enjoy the newest video. Also look for upcoming posts on my top mobile apps for coaches and Flexbone offensive line play.

Know the option. Run the option. Love the option!

2013 Navy Football Trailer from Navy Football Video on Vimeo.

Football Motivation: A Master Example

Football Motivation: A Master Example

Football motivation. The idea is pervasive in football culture. There are videos, quotes, posters, and over 30 million results for the Google search. It’s also big on Twitter. There are also scholarly articles written on motivation and sport psychology. Motivation is an integral aspect of any endeavor requiring hard work. This is especially true in… Continue Reading

Another 5 Myths about Option Offenses

Another 5 Myths about Option Offenses

In my last post I started a top 10 myths about option offenses list and have finally found the time to wrap it up. In the last post, I argued against commonly held beliefs that option offenses are risky, gimmicky, and vulnerable against defensive speed. Today I will talk about option football in bad weather,… Continue Reading

Strong Football: Breaking Down the Triple Option Quarterbacks Responsibilities – Part 1

Strong Football: Breaking Down the Triple Option Quarterbacks Responsibilities – Part 1

I’ve got a new article up over at Strong Football that breaks down the triple option quarterback’s responsibilities. It’s the first part of a two-part series and has a lot of information. Check out the excerpt below… Developing the option quarterback is an essential aspect of most offenses, and this is certainly true for option football. In an… Continue Reading

Option Quarterback: 10 Key Coaching Points

Option Quarterback: 10 Key Coaching Points

The option quarterback is the key component to an option football offensive scheme. His ability to make decisions within the context of the play directly affects the offenses ability to move the ball.  If the quarterback is unable to do this consistently, the offense will struggle to maintain any sustainability. Continue Reading

Dissecting the Option Football Read

Dissecting the Option Football Read

The most important aspect of option football is the read. It is the primary factor controlling whether or not your team will be successful. I have seen option football teams with good offensive lines and solid running backs have less than average results when the quarterback struggles to make the correct read. With this in mind lets explore how… Continue Reading

Option Football carries Navy to Another Victory

Option Football carries Navy to Another Victory

The Midshipman win again. This time in a come from behind 24-17 victory over FAU. Freshman quarterback Keenan Reynolds ran for a career high 159 yards and a touchdown. That’s 5 in a row for Navy. All coming after Reynolds was given the starting job. Below you can see the most recent Friday Night Motivational… Continue Reading

Split-T Flexibility Is Why We Have Option Football

Split-T Flexibility Is Why We Have Option Football

In the last post we explored the ideal player characteristics identified by Don Faurot for his Split-T offense. Today we will close this series by illustrating how the flexibility of the Split-T and Faurot’s vision of implementing fast break concepts into football paved the way for more modern and complex option football schemes. 1. Line Splits… Continue Reading