Same Side Option by Mike DiMatteo

Same Side Option Mike DiMatteo – RB Coach, Aurora University Same side option football is a rather simple concept to implement in any option offense, and one that will give diversity to your option attack while making a defensive coordinator’s job more difficult by throwing off tendencies by formation. It also frees your quarterback to…

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Coaching in the Car #TXHSFBCHAT Recap Episode #45

PLANNING YOUR RUN GAME Our observations from the Chat that we detail on this podcast: The 5 pillars of consideration when determining your Run Game install (regardless of scheme) What will you hang your hat on? Establish a way to consistently execute a trap What will be your attitude play? (ISO, POWER) Find a way…

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Planning Your Run Game

Q1: How many run schemes do you carry into each game?
Q2: How does facing an even or odd front impact your run game?
Q3: Do you use your run to set up the pass, or your pass to set up your run?
Q4: If you don’t have a fullback, how do you modify your run scheme?
Q5: What are your base runs that you use in any situation?

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Zone Scheme and Drills

Q1: What zone scheme do you use (IZ, OZ, MZ, SZ) and how do you install it?
Q2: A)Do your OL all step in the same direction or do you look for double teams? B)What drills do you use?
Q3: A)What do you teach your RB to read? B)What drills do you use?
Q4: How do you work your QB reads for give, keep, or RPO?
Q5: How do your personnel packages impact what you do with your zone scheme?

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Evaluating Your Run Game

Q1. What were your most effective run plays this season?
Q2. Why was this play succeful for your team?
Q3. What were your least effective run plays this season?
Q4. Why was your team unsuccesful running this play?
Q5. Do you have runs that you prefer vs odd fronts and even fronts?
Q6. How many of your run schemes have RPOs associated with them?
Q7. What are you goals for improving your run game this spring and next fall?

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