Passing Tree

Our Pass plays will be numbered with 2 to 5 numbers based on the formation being employed. Each number will represent a pass route that the player is assigned to run. The numbers will correspond to non-backfield eligible receivers from the Left of the formation to the right side. The even numbered routes are inside routes with the odd numbered routed being outside routes. We will have2 points at 4 and 8 yards where we make our breaks. Below is the passing tree for non-back eligible receivers and its routes and numbers ;

Short Routes
0 – Drag at 4 yds 1 – Quick Out at 4 Yards 2 – Slant at 4 yards




Deep Out 4 – Curl 6 – Dig 6 5 4 3 .Medium Routes 3 – Outside Hitch 5 .

Post 9 8 7 .Long Routes 7– Post Corner 9 – Fade / Go 8 .

O O O X O O O Q R Swing A Wide Arc pattern to either side of the formation. The intention to deliver the ball at the bottom of the arc so that you can look up field for blockers and defenders. . The pattern will continue to the flat and as he approaches the LOS you will stop and face the Quarterback. As the back releases he will lose 1-2 yards from his position and after 5 yards will look back for the ball over his inside shoulder.Running Back Routes Running Back routes will be named in contrast to Receiver routes which are numbered. Do not go any closer than 5 yards to the sideline or 5 yards outside the opposit hashmark.

The release will be Tight End or where the Tight End would have lined up depending on the formation. As you get to your depth you will turn to the inside and hook up and wait for the ball.Hook Back releases up field 5 yards past the LOS. O O O X O O O Q R .

Fan The release is the same as the Hook route but instead of continuing up field the route is flattened out at 2 yards past the LOS and continues to a spot consistent with the Swing route. At the break the back looks back over his outside shoulder looking to receive the ball. The release is a little more O O O X O O O Q R .

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