Author Archives: Levi Steier

Option Football History: The Split-T’s Innovative Quarterback Path

In and earlier post we discussed the line splits used against different fronts within Don Faurot’s Split-T offense. As stated before, Faurot identified nine mechanical aspects of his offense that he felt separated the Split-T from other systems. Line Splits Quarterback Path Center/QB Exchange Play Sequence Backfield Stance Ball Handling Position Requirements Flexibility In today’s post,… Continue Reading

The Great Intelligence Hoax

The Great Intelligence Hoax

The article I talked about yesterday ended with some comments by UNC professor Jay Smith on “holding players to high academic standard” and “focus[ing] on the things that are supposed to matter to a university.” I cringe when I hear comments like this and don’t believe it is helpful for either side of the debate to… Continue Reading