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Offline ZACH

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Another year of zone- more lessons
« on: November 13, 2015, 11:53:09 AM »
We use mountoys stuff and we learned a lot this year.

A. You need wide zone
B. Tight zone is windbag is killer but only able to break maybe 2x
C. Power is better with motion
D. Teach count - but game plan on fronts
E. Slide protection is best

I wanted to talk about D. We taught count and zoning that way. But did we really need to?

We played 10 teams in regular season, we played 9 bear front teams and 1 under front.

I then did some research we never played a team that changed front once in 4 years.  (I take notes on each team after we play).

The take home....do you really need to teach  combos or zone combos scenarios if you already know the scenario? No.

It got to the point we named fronts. We had "tiger "for odd + stack backer over zero, "hawk" for no stack backer.

It was auto magic after that we know where the slip would be, we know where the solo blocks were, and the scoops.

I also remember reading Gibbs and even don markham who blocked fronts and taught blocking that way.

Most people on here don't like that because of the "what ifs". Well if you look at mountoys 5 frontsets and block each one your done. If you scout you'll know where everyone will be and how they react it's like stealing.
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Re: Another year of zone- more lessons
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2015, 11:00:59 AM »
Zach, how did your pass game compliment this run game?  Mostly waggles and three step passing? 

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Re: Another year of zone- more lessons
« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2015, 11:54:58 AM »
Ended up just being waggles actually

Our qb was a first year qb and his drop back was scary in terms of where he would throw the ball.

He was most comfy on the move, so around every 5th play or so we would go play action.
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