Category Archives: Football Plays

Looking for new football plays? Here, you’ll discover a complete collection of football plays for offense, defense, and special teams. Whether you coach Pop Warner or Varsity High School, this section will have a ton of material you can add to your playbook.

Slant and Hitch Zone Coverage Play

Play Type:   Zone Coverage Purpose Practice timing and route running, two of the finer aspects of the passing game, that are going to help you bring your percentage way up, and your interceptions way down. Setup Put the receivers on opposite sides of the field. Execution On the one side, the receiver will run a…

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Hook and Flat Zone Coverage Play

Play Type:   Zone Coverage Purpose By running a hook on the outside with a slant coming underneath towards the sideline, you are isolating the safety, and forcing him to come up and bite on the hook, leaving the slant uncovered, or sitting back and allowing the completion underneath. Setup Set up a series of garbage…

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Singleback Big – Outside Zone

Play Type:   Zone Run Setup The outside zone, combined with the inside zone, is the basis for any zone blocking scheme. It isn’t variety and trickery you’re relying on here, but rather execution from your offensive line and vision from your running back. This is a solid playcall in any situation aside from third and…

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Shotgun Trips TE – Spacing

Play Type:  Quick Pass Setup Another quick, high percentage play that fits perfectly within the west coast philosophy, this play uses horizontal spacing to open up receivers for a quick catch. This play is best used on 1st and 10, when you want to pick up a couple yards and get your team in good…

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I Form Big – PA Power O Waggle Left

Play Type: Playaction Pass Setup Once you’ve beaten the defense down with your power running game, its time to take advantage of those safeties creeping up to the line and hit the defense with a playaction pass. This particular pass has a bunch of big targets available for the quarterback, with two tight ends running…

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