Standard Offense Formation Back and Hole Assignments

7 5 E 3 G 1 3 2 1 2 G 4 E 6 8

18 Sweep Right LE LG C RG RE 1 3 2 .

17 Sweep Left LE LG C RG RE 1 3 2 .

Sweep Right 33 Dive LE LG C RG RE 1 3 2 .

Sweep Left 24 Dive LE LG C RG RE 1 3 2 .

2 . quick count or goose.QB Sneak LE LG C RG RE 1 3 QB Sneak can be run on a count.

the QB runs back a yard (with the ball) -.LE & 3 always run around left on “GO” -.After the QB says “GO”.QB may go left. sneak.Secret Play LE LG C RG RE 1 3 2 At the snap.RE & 2 always run around right on “GO” -. the ends run into the backfield -. right. draw-sneak or pass on “GO” . any of the five may have the ball -.

_________________ LE LG C RG RE 1 3 2 .

_________________ LE LG C RG RE 3 1 2 .

Passing Routes 1 1 .10 and out 6 .Button hook or Curl 4 .Inside slant 2 3 4 10 yds 5 5 yds 6 8 7 Line of Scrimmage .5 and in 7 .5 and out 8 .Streak or Fly 2 .10yd outside post 5 .10yd inside post 3 .

Defense .

your sole responsibility is side containment •Use hands .do not move until ball moves .do not move east/west .do not listen to snap count •Ball snapped .ball never gets north of you •Tackle ball carrier only if he crosses your north/south line .only let him cross your north/south line to the south .Defensive Ends Defend this line Defend this line N LCB LE LLB MLB S RLB RE RCB Notes: •2 point stance .Move 4 yards into Offense turn to face ball carrier .discard blocker(s) quickly •Shuffle along a north/south line to shadow ball carrier .line up on outside the player just outside the Offensive End on the line of scrimmage •Move on the ball .

stop the run .defend the pass in the zone depicted by the dashed box above •Use hands to discard blocker(s) quickly shuffling east/west shadowing the ball carrier •Shadow shuffle east/west .Linebackers N LCB LE LLB MLB S RLB RE RCB Notes: •2 point stance .when ball carrier moves toward you.Move on the ball •Primary responsibility . you move towards him for the tackle .line up 3 yards off the line of scrimmage .assume a running play is on until you see the QB in a pass stance •Secondary responsibility .

maintain outside position. move towards him and tackle him .always stay 2 yards outside the carrier •When ball carrier moves toward the line.assume a running play is on until you see the QB in a pass stance •Secondary responsibility .line up near the line of scrimmage 3 yards outside the last offensive player .Cornerbacks N LCB LE LLB MLB S RLB RE RCB Notes: •2 point stance .stop the run .defend the pass in the zone depicted by the dashed box above •Use hands to discard blocker(s) .stay at home when ball appears to be going the other direction •When ball is coming to your side.Move on the ball •Primary responsibility . shadow shuffle east/west .

watch outside ends and split backs for patterns . the play is a run •Stay at home when ball appears to be going the other direction but fade east/west in the direction of the play •Always initiate a proper intercept angle when moving toward an open field tackle .Safety N LCB LE LLB MLB S RLB RE RCB Notes: •2 point stance . outside and behind the LBs •Primary responsibility is pass .once the ball passes the line of scrimmage.line up about 6 yards behind the line of scrimmage.watch QB for pass set •Secondary responsibility is run .