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overload formations and zone
« on: February 25, 2013, 11:33:46 PM »
I have been playing with a personnel package and system called titan.  I want to get opinions on running wide and tight zone out of these overload formations.  Should i keep the read key the same with extra bodies on the LOS? If not where should i start? I have a 2 route package on keeper... this is a small series i was hoping to use some MPPs with and let it just be an in your face here we come run attack.  Most defenses know how to adjust to overload +4 from center...but 5...6...7?  I dont think so...thoughts on that?



titan

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zues

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Omega

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Re: overload formations and zone
« Reply #1 on: February 26, 2013, 09:28:52 AM »
Over the years we tried all that.

The BEST formation to run ZONE from is a BALANCED 2x2 set (which Alex Gibbs prefers, & calls "SOLO") BECAUSE:
A)  It SPREADS the defense out & gets people "OUT OF THE BOX".  More big gains result (& better for the play action passes).
B)  When you are BALANCED you can use the "check with me" (I.E. check zone right to zone left - where advantageous, ETC).

2 ATTACHMENTS:
1.  SEE FORMATION ATTACHED (QB can be UNDER, or in PISTOL):
2.  IZ CHECK WITH ME EXPLANATION (NOTE:  I did not write that article, but we use that concept).
« Last Edit: February 26, 2013, 09:47:24 AM by billmountjoy »
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Re: overload formations and zone
« Reply #2 on: February 26, 2013, 09:51:48 AM »
Thanks Bill!  ;D
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Re: overload formations and zone
« Reply #3 on: February 26, 2013, 02:04:06 PM »
I have been playing with a personnel package and system called titan.  I want to get opinions on running wide and tight zone out of these overload formations.  Should i keep the read key the same with extra bodies on the LOS? If not where should i start? I have a 2 route package on keeper... this is a small series i was hoping to use some MPPs with and let it just be an in your face here we come run attack.  Most defenses know how to adjust to overload +4 from center...but 5...6...7?  I dont think so...thoughts on that?



titan

--------------0--0--0--0--#--0--0--0--0
----------------------------0
-
-----------------------------0

zues

--------------0--0--0--#--0--0--0--0--0
------------------------0
-
-------------------------0

Omega

-----------------0--0--#--0--0--0--0--0--0
------------------------0
-
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Z

I'd gravitate towards Omega as a MMP Offense. The you can play a MMP at every other position and naturally create bubbles since most youth teams would struggle with the heavy unbalanced.
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Re: overload formations and zone
« Reply #4 on: February 26, 2013, 03:18:16 PM »
ATTACHED is a photo of the "core" of our base 2X2 FORMATION.  The 2 WR's may be on OPPOSITE sides, or, on the SAME side (which was the case in this situation - you can see a DB running to get over there).
NOTE the "Even" front.

« Last Edit: February 26, 2013, 03:23:20 PM by billmountjoy »
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Re: overload formations and zone
« Reply #5 on: February 26, 2013, 04:14:30 PM »
@Bill

What program are you using?
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Re: overload formations and zone
« Reply #6 on: February 26, 2013, 10:27:45 PM »
Just old pictures I scanned years ago.
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