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Rocklin Junior Thunder JR Midget Football Offensive Playbook


Offensive Philosophy Our philosophy is to run a minimum number of plays for simplicity but to execute with perfection. We can not accept anything less. We will run our base plays out of multiple formations, with the philosophy of 10 same, 1 different as often as possible.

Our base formation is the Pistol Spread formation. The Pistol Spread formation allows us to use multiple formations, personnel and motion(s) with a limited number of blocking schemes.

The scheme will include one, two and three back sets with misdirection and a power run game. The purpose of multiple formations is create favorable match-ups while controlling the ball and the clock.

Philosophy and Goal(s) for Players: 1. “I am intensely focused on fundamentally executing my assignment with fanatical effort and physicality from my first step until the whistle blows.� 2. FINISH! 3. Be a better football player at the end of the season 4. Have FUN


Pistol Offensive Alignment (Right Formation)/ Holes D

C

B L T

X

L G

A C

A R G

B R T

C Y

H Q

T Angle of Departure will be KEY. KEY in setting blocks and as backs attack the open hole.

D

Z


HUDDLE 8 yards L T

L G

C

R G

R T

X

H

T

Z

Y

Q

Center will set huddle 8 yards from the ball. When the QB enters the huddle he will say “Team” that is the signal to Be quiet and open your ears. QB will give formation, play and snap count 2x’s. After second time he will end with Ready-Break. Everyone will clap their hands on Break and “HUSTLE” to the line of scrimmage. This reflects the Attitude of each player as well as the TEAM!


FORMATIONS


RIGHT

L T

X

L G

C

H Q

T

R G

R T

Y Z


LEFT

Y

L T

L G

C

Z

R G

R T

X H

Q

T


KING RIGHT

X

L T

L G

C

R G

R T

Y H

Q

T

Z


KING LEFT

Y Z

L T

L G

C

H Q

T

R G

R T

X


QUEEN RIGHT

L T

X

L G

C

R G

R T

Y Z

H Q

T


QUEEN LEFT

Z

Y

L T

L G

C

R G

R T

X H

Q

T


BUS RIGHT

X

L T

L G

C

R G

R T

Y Z

Q

T

H


BUS LEFT

Y

L T

L G

C

Z H

Q

T

R G

R T

X


BIKE ROX

L T

X

L G

C

Z H

Q

T

R G

R T

Y


BIKE LOX

Y

L T

L G

C

R G

R T

X Z

Q

T

H


Rhino

X

L T

L G

C

R G

R T

Y H

Q

T

Z


LION

Y Z

L T

L G

C

H Q

T

R G

R T

X


Race

H

L T

L G

C

R G

R T

Y Z

X Q

T


Rice

L T

X

L G

C

R G

R T

Z Y

H Q

T


DOUBLES LION

Y X

L T

L G

C

Z Q

T

R G

R T

H


DOUBLES RHINO

H

L T

L G

C

R G

R T

Y X

Q

T

Z


NICKLE RIGHT

L T

X

L G

C

R G

R T

Y T

H Q

Z


NICKLE LEFT

Y Z

L T

L G

C

R G

R T

X H

T

Q


THUGS

X

L T

L G

H

C

Q

T

R G

R T

Y

Z


THUNDER RT Near

X

L T

L G

C

R G

R T

Y H

Q

T

Z


THUNDER LT FAR

Y Z

L T

L G

C

R G

R T

H Q

T

X


MOTIONS The position in motion will be “tagged” H and Z Motions - ZOOM, PIN, KICK, ORBIT and *JET* In JET motion the player will be receiving the ball. *Right H Jet Falcon Right* T MOTIONS – TAR, TALL BANG call will be used to shift formations prior to snapping the ball. *Thugs BANG Thunder RT Kill*


Right H ZOOM

L T

X

L G

C

R G

R T

Y Z

H Q

T


Right Z KICK

Kick tells the motion guy to kick the end man on the line of scrimmage

L T

X

L G

C

H Q

T

R G

R T

Y Z


Right H ORBIT

L T

X

L G

C

H Q

T

R G

R T

Y Z


Right H JET

L T

X

L G

C

R G

R T

Y Z

H Q

T


Right H PIN

L T

X

L G

C

R G

R T

Y Z

H Q

T


Plays, Protections & Color Concept Charger- ISO, Man Up and H Lead on LB A or B Gap Bear- A Gap Trap Patriot - Is Man Scheme meaning we will be blocking down and pulling a player. Titan- Toss Sweep is a man scheme securing the perimeter Falcon- Fly Sweep with the H or Z QB KEEP- Is an option on all run Plays Black- Is run RIGHT White- Is Run Left Blue -Is Play Action Right, Man Pass Protection emphasizing Right side of field Silver - Is Play Action Left, Man Pass Protection emphasizing Left side of field Orange - Is Sprint out Right Yellow - Is Sprint out Left Brown-Razor- Slide Pass Protection to the Right, T filling Left. QB throwing Right Brown-Lightning- Slide Pass Protection to the Left, T filling Right. QB throwing Left WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT CUT BLOCKING! This was designed to make it as simple as possible for the Offensive Line. Once the color is heard everyone knows what type of blocking will be executed. The next word they hear will be the direction. THINKING IS OVER. ATTACK!


RUN GAME


Bike Rox White Charger FS

C

BUS LEFT

R

W E

M N

X

T C

Z

H

S

Q T

E Y

C


Bus Left White Charger (ISO or Blast) Left vs 4-3 FS SS

C

M

W E

N

Y

T C

Z

H

S

Q

T

C

E Z


Bus Right Black Charger vs. 4-3 Cover 2

S

S M

X

T

L

C

B N

T

W

C

Y

Z

Q H T X

H

QT

QG

C

SG

ST

Y

Z

Cut-Off

Hammer

Sam

Sam

Sam

Sam

Sam

Sam

Cut-Off

Q

T


Queen RT Black Bear vs 4-3

SS

C

FS

BUS LEFT M

W E

X

N

T C

H

S

C

E Y Z

Q

T


King Right Black Bear vs 4-3 FS S

C

BUS LEFT E

X

C

M

W N

R T

C

E Y H

Q T

Z


Race Black Bear vs. 4-3 Cover 2

S W

U

T

L

X

B

M N

C

T

C

S

Y

Z

Q T X

U

QT

QG

C

SG

ST

Y

Z

Cut-Off

Seal

Seal

Tyson

Donnie

Donnie

Seal

Seal

Cut-Off

Q

T


RIGHT Tar QB White Bear FS S

C

BUS LEFT

W E

X

B

M N

T C

C

E Y Z

H Q T


Race White Bear vs. 4-3 Cover 2

S W

U

T

L

X

B

M N

T

C

S

Y

C

Z

Q T X

U

QT

QG

C

SG

ST

Y

Z

Cut-Off

Seal

Seal

Donnie

Donnie

Tyson

Seal

Seal

Cut-Off

Q

T


Rhino Black Titan FS

BUS LEFT

C

W

R E X

M N

T C

C

S E Y H

Q

T

Z


RIGHT NEAR H Jet Falcon Rt vs 4-4 FS

BUS LEFT

C

W

R E X

M N

S

T C

C

E Y Z

H Q

T


Queen Right FAR Z Jet Falcon LT vs 4-4 FS

BUS LEFT

C

W

R E

M N

X

T C

H

S

C

E Y Z

T

Q


Bike Rox White Patriot vs 4-4 FS

BUS LEFT

C

W

R E

M N

X

T C

Z

H

S

Q T

E Y

C


Bus LT White Patriot vs 4-3

SS

C

FS

M

S

N

E Z

W T

C

Y

H

Q T

C

E X


Bus RT Black Patriot H-Kick (Keep) vs 4-4 FS

C

BUS LEFT M

R E

X

S

W

N

T

C

E Y

C

Z Q T

H


Thugs Black Titan H-Kick (Keep) vs 4-4 FS

C

BUS LEFT R

M

W E

N

X

S T

Q

T

E Z

C

H

C

Y


Queen RT Black Patriot Tyson HRap vs 4-4 FS

C

BUS LEFT R

M

W E

X

N

S T

C

C

E Y Z

H Q T


PASS GAME


Protections & Color Concept Blue -Is Play Action Right, Man Pass Protection emphasizing Right side of field Silver - Is Play Action Left, Man Pass Protection emphasizing Left side of field Orange - Is Sprint out Right Yellow - Is Sprint out Left Brown-Razor- Slide Pass Protection to the Right, T filling Left. QB reading/ throwing Right Brown-Lightning- Slide Pass Protection to the Left, T filling Right. QB reading/ throwing Left This was designed to make it as simple as possible for the Offensive Line. Once the color is heard everyone knows what type of blocking will be executed. The next word they hear will be the direction. THINKING IS OVER. ATTACK!


Pass Protection

Blue (RT) / Silver (LT)- Play Action/ Is a MAN pass protection scheme with Big on Big concept. First two steps to sell run and BULLDOG (GRAB YOUR MAN AND PASS BLOCK). With two (2) middle linebackers vs an even front he Center will account for the BACKside linebacker. The RB will have the PLAYside inside LB. Orange and Yellow- Roll RT and Roll Left- Is a SLIDE pass protection scheme with the whole line sliding to the gap next to them. Head up on you step to play side and BULLDOG (GRAB YOUR MAN AND PASS BLOCK). This usually allows double teams on the inside. The H or T will account for will have the PLAYside outside LB or last man on LOS. Backside OL can CUT Block! Brown- is a SLIDE pass protection scheme with the whole line sliding to the gap next to the call side. This usually allows double teams on the inside defensive lineman and one on one blocks on the edge. The H or T will block the end away from the call side. Max protect- We will keep the Y into pass block. The directional call tells the O-Line which way to slide and directs the QB which half of the field to read or throw. Giving our young QB’s a progression. Example: (Rhino Brown Razor Tree Y-stick). (Slide 70) RAZOR- Read Right side Lightening- Read Left side *If the Tackle who is sliding away has two men outside of him, he will call


T Protection & Routes Protection- The T will be responsible for one of the defenders on most pass plays and must attack and be very physical in pass protection. In Orange and Yellow the T must play in front of the QB and seek out LB assignment and if blitzing meet him at the line of scrimmage. In Brown Razor or Lightening protection it is critical the T sets the edge of the slide protection. The T will fill to the side the QB is looking to first and will see or feel pressure if the T does not attack the edge defender. Max protect- We will keep the Y into block and the T will Block to the opposite side of the Y. ROUTES- There will be times the T is included in the route and it the route will be determined by tagging a route to the play. T-Arc, T-Arrow etc.


Coverage Schemes / How to Recognize Them Types of Coverage • Cover 0 – 0 Deep with Man Under. Usually bringing other 6 defenders • Cover 1 – 1 Deep with Man Under. Drop, bring, or spy with extra defender • Cover 2 – 2 Deep with Man or Zone Under. Weak zone if bring more than 4 • Cover 3 – 3 Deep with Zone Under. Weak zone if bring more than 4 • Cover 4 – 4 Deep with Zone Under. Weak zone if bring more than 3


Silver (Man Protection) vs 4-4 FS

BUS LEFT

C

W

R E X

M N

T C

H Q T

C

S E Y

Z


Silver (Man Protection) vs 4-3 SS

FS

BUSM LEFT

C

S

R E X

N

T C

H Q T

C

E Y Z


Blue (Man Protection) vs 4-4 FS

BUS LEFT

C

W

R E X

M N

T

S E

Y

C Z

H Q T

C


Blue (Man Protection) vs 4-3 SS

FS

C

M

S

R E X

N

T

E Y

C Z

H Q T

C


Brown Lightening (Slide Left Protection) vs 4-4 FS

BUS LEFT

C

W

R E X

M N

T C

S

C

E Y Z

H Q T


Brown Lightening (Slide Protection) vs 4-3 SS

FS

BUS LEFT

C

M

R E X

N

S T

E Y

C Z

H Q T

C


Brown Lightening (With SOLID Call) vs 4-3 SS

FS

BUS LEFT

C R E X

C

M

N

T

E

S Y

C Z

H Q T


Brown Razor (Slide Right Protection) vs 4-4 FS

BUS LEFT

C

W

R E X

M N

T

S E

Y

C Z

H Q T

C


PLAY ACTION PASS GAME


Bus Rt Blue Patriot vs. 4-3 Cover 2

S

S M

X

T

L

C

B N

T

W

C

Y

Z

Q H T X

H

Post to deep middle

Chip to flat

QT

QG

C

SG

ST

Y

Z

12 yd out

Take

Q

T


Rhino Blue Patriot vs. 4-2 Cover 3 S C

C

X

T

L

S

B N

T

M

W

Y

H

Z

Q T X

H

Post to deep middle

Take

QT

QG

C

SG

ST

Y

Z

Chip to Arrow

12 yd. Out

Q

T


RACE Blue Charger Y Pop vs. 4-3 Cover 2

S W

U

T

L

X

B

M N

T

C

S

Y

C

Z

Q T X

U

Take

Near seam and sit at the top of hook/curl

QT

QG

C

SG

ST

Y

Z

Take to middle

Take

Q

T


RACE Blue Charger Y Basic vs. 4-3 Cover 2

S W

U

T

L

X

B

M N

C

T

C

S

Y

Z

Q T X

U

14yd Curl

Shallow Cross

QT

QG

C

SG

ST

Y

Z

10yd In

Skinny Post to Seam

Q

T


Race Blue Titan Boot Pass FS

BUS LEFT

C

W

R E X

H

M N

T C

S

C

E Y Z

Q

T


Rice Blue Charger Boot Pass FS

BUS LEFT

C

W

R E X

H

M N

T C

Q

T

S

C

E Y

Z


BROWN PASS GAME


Rhino Brown Razor Shoe Y- Arrow FS

BUS LEFT

C

W

R E X

M N

T C

C

S E Y H

Q T

Z


Bus Rt Brown Razor Hero vs. 4-3 Cover 2

S

S M

X

T

L

C

B N

T

W

C

Y

Z

Q H T X Hitch with Fade option

H

QT

QG

C

SG

ST

Y

Z

Hitch with deep middle option

Hitch with Fade option

Q

T


RACE Brown Razor Jive Tree vs. 4-3 Cover 2

S W

U

T

L

X

B

M N

C

T

C

S

Y

Z

Q T X

U

Fade

5 yd. speed out

QT

QG

C

SG

ST

Y

Z

5 yd. speed out

Fade

Q

T


RHINO Brown Razor Tree Y-Stick vs. 4-2 Cover 3 S C

C T

X

N

T

L

S

B

M

W

Y

H

Z

Q T X

H

Fade

Fade

QT

QG

C

SG

ST

Y

Z

Stick

5 yd. speed out

Q

T


Rhino Brown Razor Storm Y-Lookie vs. 4-2 Cover 3 S C

C

X

T

L

S

B N

T

M

W

Y

H

Z

Q T X

H

Fade

Fade

QT

QG

C

SG

ST

Y

Z

Lookie with option to Sit in Hook/Curl

Seam

Q

T


Right Brown Lightening Peel T- Arc MAX - (Y-Blocks) FS

BUS LEFT

C

W

R E X

M N

T C

H

Q T

S

C

E Y

Z


Right Brown Razor Jive Tree FS

BUS LEFT

C

W

R E X

M N

T C

H Q T

S

C

E Y

Z


Right Brown Lightening (Solid Call) Storm FS

C

W

R E X

M N

T C

H Q T

S

C

E Y Z


Rhino Brown Razor Jive Y-Arrow (H releases first) FS

C

W

R E X

M N

S T

C

Q T

C

E Y

H

Z


Right Far Brown Lightening Max (MAX=MAN) Jive T- Arrow FS

C

R

M

W E

N

X

T C

H T

Q

E

C

S Y Z


Orange & Yellow


RACE Orange Levels, Tree FS

BUS LEFT

C

W

R E X

H

M N

T C

Q T

S

C

E Y

Z


Right Far Yellow Smash/ Levels FS

C

W

R E

M N

X

T C

H T

Q

S

C

E Y Z


Rhino Orange Smash Y Stick FS

BUS LEFT

C

W

R E X

M N

T C

C

S E Y

Z H

Q T


Rhino Orange Tree Y Stick FS

BUS LEFT

C

W

R E X

M N

T C

C

S E Y

Z H

Q T


RED ZONE


Rhino Brown Razor Storm HTrouble FS

C

BUS LEFT

R

W E

X

M N

T C

C

S E Y H

Q T

Z


Bunch RT Orange Levels SS

FS

R

S

M

C

C E X

N

T C

Q T

E Y H

Z


Thugs TIGHT Blue Charger Crosses FS

C

BUS LEFT

R

W E

M N

X

T

Q T

E Z

C

H

S

Y

C


Thugs Tight Blue Charger Boot Left H-Chip FS

C

C

BUS LEFT

R

W E

N

X

S

M T

E Z

C

H

Q T

Y


Thugs Right Black Super Charger FS

C

BUS LEFT

R

W E

N

X

S

M T

E Z

C

H

Q T

C

Y


Thugs Right H- Kick Titan Right FS

C

R

W E

M N

X

T

E

Z

C

H

Q T

S

C

Y


(BANG CALL) Thunder RIGHT KILL FS

C C

R

W E

X

M N

T

E

S Y

C

H Q

T

Z

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