If you are looking for more great football plays, I have got another killer play for you today! The “Wing T 21 Dive”
Football Plays – The Strategy
This is a great power play for short yardage – so when the defense starts to collapse in to take away the middle, have your QB keep the ball and run a bootleg out left to catch them off guard! (Try running the FB dive at the 2 hole a couple of times before you try this fake.)
LT: Seals off DE outside.
LG: Double teams man in front of C.
C: Double teams man with LG.
RG: Blocks man outside, away from gap.
RT: Runs a loop block, pulling inside behind the RG to block weak side ILB.
Backs & Receivers
TE: Releases from line to block FS.
SE: Runs an out route; blocks CB.
WB: Runs an out route; blocks CB.
FB: Fakes dive to 2 hole, blocks strong side ILB.
HB: Runs dive through 1 hole.
QB: Reverses pivot, fakes handoff to FB with left hand, hand off ball to HB with right.
- The blocks of the FB and RT will make or break this play – if your RT can get out in front of the HB and put a block on the weak side LB, the HB can usually get huge yardage!
- While the TE isn’t going to block the DE in front of him, the release inside will keep him occupied long enough that they end up behind the play.
Be sure to check out my previous article, Football Plays 101: How To Design A Killer Playbook, where I talk about designing and implementing effective football plays for your team, the challenges faced by even the most experienced coaches, important terminology, and provide some useful coaching tips, diagrams and sample plays to illustrate the most important points.
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