Quarterback Strategies In Football

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TOUCHDOWN! The Tampa Bay Buccaneers just scored on an extremely well thought out play. It is apparent that they spent numerous hours in the film room desgning that play based off what they have seen in their opponents previous games. In today’s game teams need to be well prepared going in to games, both teams prepare all week for each other, its all about the edge. Teams execute to gain an advantage over the other team, at the same time attempt to take advantage of the other teams weaknesses. Strategies in football are constantly changing, teams use alignment formations in different situations. The most common offensive formations are the I- Formation, Triple-Option, West Coast, Wishbone, Spread, Wildcat. Defenses use their formations to counter…show more content…
Every team has their own name for it based off of their own mascot, for example; Wildbull or Wildhawk. Just looking at this formation, their isn’t anything significant, but in this offense there is no true Quarterback. In place of a Quarterback there is another running back, the point of this offense is to get as many of a teams best players on the field at the same time. It is common to see movement before the ball to keep the defense guessing on which way the ball will go. This offense is usually used on certain situations to mix up their play calling and to keep the other team guessing. This is a heavy running formation with very few passing, but the passing out of this formation is usually highly effective because of how unexpected it is. This offense has high chances of scoring on any plays because of its quick attack. There is no delay, just a direct snap and the running back is off. This formation got popular very quickly due to its early success. This offense success is based on the offensive line and execution of…show more content…
These kids’s start out young in little leagues playing their heart off, where they eventually grow up and play for their high schools. High school football, teenage boys all over the country spend countless hours in their schools weight room trying to be the fastest, strongest, and best football player around. College scouts set out everyday to find these young men, but they are extremely specific on what they want and rarely settle for less. Size is one factor that separates an average player from a college football player. Every position on the football field has a certain size demand. Offensive linemen in college football range anywhere from 280- 330 pounds and between 6’1 and 6’7 (Football 101). These lineman need to be very athletic and fast, they need to be extremely aggressive and strong. When looking for running backs, scouts look for a couple attributes, speed and power (Football 101). Size demand for running backs are very vague meaning it is often to see very short running backs as well as tall strong running backs. As long as the running back performs; size is not a huge factor. If the running back is undersized scouts demand for that running back to have world class speed (AZ

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