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Offline William Harrell

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Brain Storming
« on: April 21, 2012, 09:48:37 PM »
Coaching a middle school team in my fourth year. Will run an Ultra-Aggressive approach that never punts, always goes for 2, always tries to recover the kick on kickoffs, and focus on points versus time of possession. Running 33 Stack on D; really dominated last year. Mostly new group of kids; have been wondering what to run on offense for months. Small skill guys and few linemen; ones we have (3 to 4 trying out) are big, slow, and weak. Probably will not make the cut.

In running the DCUBSW, here's my playlist:

16
18
14
22
23
20 Wedge
30 Wedge
25
27
29
47/67 Reverse
49 Speed
Jet 24
18 Pass
16 Pass
Jet 24 Pass
Possibly Mesh Pass, Stick Pass, Space Pass, depending on passing/catching talent

Formations: Base, Flip, Split, and Beast

Is this too much? Age group is from 11-15. Most teams play a 5-3 Cover 3; a few play 6-2.
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Offline PBTide

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Re: Brain Storming
« Reply #1 on: April 21, 2012, 10:31:56 PM »
IMHO......

It's not too much, but I think it might be too much if you are serious about flipping the line.  Also, your philosophy says you want a focus on points versus time of possession.  I think it that's the case, the single wing is not for you.  This offense is designed to dominate possessioin.  This is no quick strike, but a method to control the game.  If you have a mostly new group of kids, I just can't see throwing it up and down the field.  The less experienced your team, the shorter your playbook needs to be.

Just my opinion.
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Re: Brain Storming
« Reply #2 on: April 22, 2012, 11:02:09 PM »
Not too much IMO.  Are your passes from Clarks's manual?

Btw... We ran a 43 reverse that worked nice for us. This is an inside handoff
Also...what is your "split" formation?

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Re: Brain Storming
« Reply #3 on: April 22, 2012, 11:03:23 PM »
Never mind on the"split" question. I just saw your other post.

Offline William Harrell

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Re: Brain Storming
« Reply #4 on: April 22, 2012, 11:27:35 PM »
The 18 and 16 passes are. The rest are not.
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Re: Brain Storming
« Reply #5 on: April 22, 2012, 11:39:25 PM »
So power and jet is your plan. No 1/2 spin or full spin?  What about key breakers if any?  You going with the "tackle" call or planning to use any other tags/cues?

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Re: Brain Storming
« Reply #6 on: April 22, 2012, 11:47:40 PM »
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Also, your philosophy says you want a focus on points versus time of possession.  I think it that's the case, the single wing is not for you.  This offense is designed to dominate possessioin.  This is no quick strike, but a method to control the game.


If I have a concern it would be this right here.  I've used DCWT for several years and "expect" to score 7 plays.  When I hear the numbers Cisar and others put up, I'm confused as to why running UBSW would be any different.

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Re: Brain Storming
« Reply #7 on: April 23, 2012, 10:53:50 PM »
Coaches, thanks for all the help. Your input helped me make a decision.
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Offline JB

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Re: Brain Storming
« Reply #8 on: May 19, 2012, 09:09:34 PM »
Coaches, thanks for all the help. Your input helped me make a decision.

Here's what I would run:

Power Series
Power
Sweep strong
Seam Buck
WB Counter
WB Reverse
Wedge
Sweep Pass
Sweep Pass BB Throwback (this is YOUR 2 PT PLAY!!!)

Full or 1/2 Spin Series (pick only one)

Power strong
Trap strong
Trap weak
BB Wedge
WB Sweep weak
TB sweep strong
Pass

I would install misdirection (full or 1/2 spin) first to maximize preseason reps. Blocking always remains same by hole, so OLMN get same reps.

Rep sweep pass until cows come home. Run BB to weakside flats on throwback pass, everybody else runs sweep pass same way. Look for a wide open BB ion end zone...2pt conversion!

Also, if running power or sweep on 2 pt con version, move ball to left hash on xpt (have captain tell ref). This sets up the throwback pass even better.

Get at least 150 practice snaps every with all centers.
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