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Thursday October 15, 2015

Thursday October 15, 2015

PresentedByXOLabs10-2-14

Defending the Triple Option With the "Monster" Package: Fact: 74 percent of coaches will need to defend the Triple Option offense at least once this season. By now, some of you may have faced this scheme already, but chances are it will surface again whether it be in the regular season or post-season. The problem is you won't have much time to prepare for it, which is why Steve Coburn, the head coach at Wasatch High School (UT), uses a Monster Cover One structure each time he sees it. His reasoning is simple: it's a balanced structure which provides for solid run fits in defending what could be a problematic offense if you're not disciplined in your reads. And if you're a 4-3, Quarters Coverage based defense, it may fit nicely into the personnel you're already using. Read this week's clinic report from X&O Labs - go here...