Presentation on theme: "Split Back Veer: Inside and Outside Veer"— Presentation transcript:
1 Split Back Veer: Inside and Outside Veer Pat ChitwoodSt. Xavier High SchoolLouisville, KY
2 OUTSIDE VEER! Why Split Backs?? Can utilize smaller, quicker players Can get 2 TB-type players on the fieldDive hits faster than the FB in I or FlexboneOUTSIDE VEER!
3 Basic Considerations Must devote practice time to Option Must be able to audible out of a bad playMust call veer plays when the Dive is availableMust have complimentary playsAre you an option team or a team that runs option????????
4 Veer Offensive Line Play Basics OPTION FOOTBALL = MOVEMENT!!Double-team/Combo at the point of attackProper hat placement, then come off the ball and BE AGGRESSIVE!!“SEAL” → Build a wall and get downfield on the backside
5 Why Outside Veer? A quick-hitting off-tackle play A good companion to perimeter playsForces a 9 technique to play assignment footballPuts 4-3 teams in a bind at the 9 technique areaA great short yardage / goal line play
8 Outside Veer Blocking Rules Playside TECombo 1st color inside.Playside TackleDrive 4, 5. Combo 3, 2. “4-call.”Playside Guard2, 3, LB. Listen for “4-call.”NEVER block a 1 techniqueCenterLead 0. (Playside A gap).Backside GuardSeal backside A gap.Backside TackleSeal backside B gap.
9 Outside Veer Backfield Mechanics Depth → Hand at 3 yards from the ballAlignment → Split inside leg of the Guardboth backs should be evenAiming Point → Inside leg of TackleQB Read → 1st man head up to outside TEMesh Mechanics (demonstrate)“Hug” the double-team