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Offline John Doe

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DC UBSW blocking question
« on: August 24, 2017, 12:52:08 PM »
I play in a league where you can't play head up over the center. Most teams end up playing head up on guards, tackles and have 2 DEs. Teams may or may not adjust to the unbalanced line.

It looks something like this if a team doesn't adjust to unbalanced........


           v v v  vv    v
              ooCoooo

We still like our RG to pull but C has a tough time with DT shooting in. Having RT double-team the man head up on RG conflicts with GOD blocking rules because RT has somebody head up on him. Anybody else deal with this?

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Re: DC UBSW blocking question
« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2017, 03:53:08 PM »
I play in a league where you can't play head up over the center. Most teams end up playing head up on guards, tackles and have 2 DEs. Teams may or may not adjust to the unbalanced line.

It looks something like this if a team doesn't adjust to unbalanced........


           v v v  vv    v
              ooCoooo

We still like our RG to pull but C has a tough time with DT shooting in. Having RT double-team the man head up on RG conflicts with GOD blocking rules because RT has somebody head up on him. Anybody else deal with this?
Your center needs to get there. Are you running Cisar's sw? With zero splits it shouldn't be a problem. Never has been for me. Every single time the center snaps, whether it is in indies, group or team he needs to snap and step. Drill it constantly. Eventually it will be one movement. That is the goal. Also look into the step being straight down the line. Plus have him drive off the left foot as he steps. This is something that is often missed. It is not just a step but a drive with the other foot. Teach him to crab or cut as well.

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Re: DC UBSW blocking question
« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2017, 03:54:51 PM »
Oh, and if they line up like that run 16 power every single play.

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Re: DC UBSW blocking question
« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2017, 04:20:17 PM »
That's what we are thinking if teams don't adjust.....a healthy dose of 16 power. Good point about the no splits too.

Thanks for the response.

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Re: DC UBSW blocking question
« Reply #4 on: August 24, 2017, 04:58:43 PM »

Maybe throw in a Nasty Split - see how far you can get that DE to widen.  Then call Nasty Tunnel.

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Re: DC UBSW blocking question
« Reply #5 on: August 24, 2017, 05:19:31 PM »
Depends on some other factors:
 Can your Center- get to the gap- has he been taught how to crab block? if so your G can pull

Is the CB wide enough that they dont need to be blocked?
If so dont pull and run a hit call- your 2 blocking LB

14 Blast- but your 3 is now blocking the DE- by rule
As long as your RT can handle their DT= no need to pull- run the Blast

Yes-  Nasty Tunnel is good and again no need to pull because you have the 3 and 2 leading
However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results.

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Re: DC UBSW blocking question
« Reply #6 on: August 24, 2017, 09:14:18 PM »
Many teams wont adjust to the unbalanced line. We used alot of Nasty Tunnel to take advantage. Funny part was every once in a while youd see the defenders looking towards their sidelines with their arms out like hey, somethings not right here. Their coaches just screamed for them to get down in position. :)
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Re: DC UBSW blocking question
« Reply #7 on: August 25, 2017, 07:55:58 AM »
Depends on some other factors:
 Can your Center- get to the gap- has he been taught how to crab block? if so your G can pull

Is the CB wide enough that they dont need to be blocked?
If so dont pull and run a hit call- your 2 blocking LB

14 Blast- but your 3 is now blocking the DE- by rule
As long as your RT can handle their DT= no need to pull- run the Blast

Yes-  Nasty Tunnel is good and again no need to pull because you have the 3 and 2 leading
Of course these are all good options. I just don't want him to not fix the actual problem because it is fixable.

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Re: DC UBSW blocking question
« Reply #8 on: August 25, 2017, 10:20:22 AM »
Of course these are all good options. I just don't want him to not fix the actual problem because it is fixable.

yep
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Re: DC UBSW blocking question
« Reply #9 on: August 25, 2017, 02:15:57 PM »
On 18 sweep, does the PG pulls around the WB block or under the WB block.

On the diagram in the DC book it looks like its is going outside.

Thanks

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Re: DC UBSW blocking question
« Reply #10 on: August 25, 2017, 02:35:33 PM »
outside
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Re: DC UBSW blocking question
« Reply #11 on: August 25, 2017, 03:32:19 PM »
thanks

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Re: DC UBSW blocking question
« Reply #12 on: August 26, 2017, 09:59:41 PM »
What do you do with 3 back if DE doesn't crash? He just sits in 6 hole.

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Re: DC UBSW blocking question
« Reply #13 on: August 27, 2017, 07:28:53 AM »
What do you do with 3 back if DE doesn't crash? He just sits in 6 hole.

Nasty Tunnel 16 or 18 Sweep
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