UW-Platteville Football

“Trick Plays from the Spread Offense”
Mike Emendorfer

Why Use Trick Plays?
• Momentum shifter, creates a big play. • Adds another dimension to your offense. • Simple preparation for you, takes time away from the defense to prepare for your base attack.

Keys to Successful Trick Plays
1. Compliments a part of your base package. 2. Simple for your kids to learn. 3. Timing of the play call (i.e. when to use). 4. Preparation. 5. The ability to create your own LUCK!

Types of Trick Plays
1. Double Passes 2. Semi Roll Throwbacks 3. Reverse Series 4. Funky Formations

UW-Platteville Trick Plays
• Double Passes
– Q Throwback – Flair Screen Pass

• Reverse Series
– – – – Reverse Reverse Keep Reverse Pass Reverse Keep Pass

• Semi Roll Throwbacks
– Double Smoke T-Back – Trips Smoke T-Back

• Funky Formations
– Circus
• H Dump • R Killer

– Gator
• Screen Run Check • Normal Pass Game

Double Passes
Q Throwback
Z

FS FS
QB X

C

#

C

B

B

B

SS

#
Z Z

C

E
X

T

T
QB R

E
W R Y

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Double Passes
Flair Screen Pass
Z

FS

C

#
E

B

B

B

SS

#
Z Z

C

T

T
QB R

E
W R Y

X

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Semi Roll Throwbacks
Doubles Smoke Throwback
X

FS C FS SS

SS
Y

C

#

X

B B B

B
W

B B
Z

C

#

E
X W

T

T
QB R QB

E
R Y Z

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Semi Roll Throwbacks
FS
X

FS

W

Trips Smoke Throwback
SS
Y

C

FS FS B B B B B

SS

C

#
E
W

B
Z

C

#

T

T
QB R QB

E
R W Y Z

X

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Reverse Series
Reverse Right
FS SS

C

#

B

B

B

C

E
W

T

T

E
Y

#

X

Z

QB

R

Reverse Series
Reverse Right Keep
FS SS

C

#

B

B

B

C

E
W

T

T

E
Y

#

X

Z

QB

R

Reverse Series
Reverse Right Pass
FS SS

C

#

B

B

C B

E
W

T

T

E
Y

#

X

Z

QB

R

Reverse Series
Reverse Right Keep Pass
FS SS

C

#

B

B

B

C

E
W

T

T

E
Y

#

X

Z

QB

R

Funky Formations
Circus Right H Dump

#
W X Y QB QB R R
G G T T

#
Z

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Funky Formations
Circus Right R Killer

#
W X Y QB QB R R
G G T T

#
Z

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Gator Check
Check the Box- Even or Advantage “O” Check to ZONE.
SS FS C C

# E
T

B

B

B

T
G

T
G

E
T

#

X

Z

W R QB

Y

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Gator Check
Check the Box- Advantage “D” Check to Quick Screen to our Advantage Side.
FS C SS B B C

# E
X
T

T
G

T E
G

#
B
T

Z

W QB R

Y Z

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Gator with Passing Game
Wide Safeties to help on Screen Play Action 4 Vertical
FS SS

C
X
T

# E
W

Man to Man
B B B

T
G

T
G

# E
T

C
Z

3 on 3
Y

R

QB

Simple Protection

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Contact Information
Mike Emendorfer
UW-Platteville Football 1 University Plaza Platteville, WI 53818 608-342-1801 emendorm@uwplatt.edu

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