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2012 BAKER UNIVERSITY INSIDE ZONE

SPLIT FORCE LEAD 12/13 ZONE 32/33

SPLITS AND CHEATS


Offensive Line/TE = 2 Foot PSTE may over split vs. 9 technique Backside may cheat their splits depending on the front RBs toes are at 7 yards. When we run inside the Tackles we want to widen our splits. When we run outside the Tackles we want to reduce our splits.

QUARTERBACK
Open play side to either 5 or 7 oclock Get the ball as deep as possible to the TB After handoff run full speed bootleg action away Your full speed bootleg will slow down chasers and setup our Keep/Naked/Boot

WIDE RECIEVERS
To: Vs. 2 high safety look you must push and smack the safety on the near hash. To: Vs. 2 high safety that rolls strong or weak you must push and stalk the CB lined up over you. To: Vs. 1 high safety look you must run a vertical and stalk the CB lined up over you. If you are in a slot position then you must block the man the man over you. If you are backside then you must fill the lane to the nearest safety.

RBS STEPS
1ST step is flat and lateral with the play side foot 2nd step must slightly crossover and gain ground 3rd step squares you up to start up field Make it a fluid motion. We dont want robots.

RBs AIMING POINT


Take a pre-snap look to locate the bubble Aiming point for the RB depends on where the bubble is located (bubble = gap not defended by a down lineman) If the bubble is located over the Guard (B-gap) aim for the inside hip of the Tackle If the bubble is located over the Center (A-Gap) or Tackle aim for outside hip of the Guard RB must press the B-gap in order to bring PSLB into mate block and seal BSLB away from cutback.

READ
The read is the helmet of the first defensive lineman head up on the center to play side. If his helmet goes inside cram the ball up field just outside of him If his helmet goes outside you cut up field just inside of him If there is ever daylight in the B-gap cram it!
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NG

ONE CUT RULE


Inside Zone is designed to be a no loss play RB is allowed to make one cut then he must get the ball up field at full speed You must make the cut at or across the LOS By not making your cut until you are at or across the LOS you force the PSLB into our play side Mate block and allow your offensive lineman to seal the BSLB away from the cutback Do not dance in the hole

Offensive Line/Tight End Must


Deny Penetration Control and/or get movement on 1st level Move the 1st level east/west to create running lanes Come off the ball with short steps and flat backs Keep hips and shoulders square Maintain proper splits (2 feet) Hit proper aiming points Think point of attack when backside

COVERED PLAY SIDE OL


1. You are covered if you have a defender head up, on your outside shoulder, in your gap, or on the inside shoulder of the man next to you. 2. If you are covered at the point of attack you will Drive Block. 3. Progression- Fit, Drive and Sustain 4. Zone adjust vs. movements and dogs

COVERED BACK SIDE OL


1. You are covered if you have a defender head
up, on your inside shoulder, in your gap, or on the outside shoulder of the man next to you. If you are covered backside you will Drive Block. (man blocking at the point of attack) Progression- Fit, Drive and Sustain Zone adjust vs. movements and dogs Think point of attack if on the backside.

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DRIVE BLOCK
Determine your departure angle by looking at the alignment of the defender Aiming Point for DL is the facemask Aiming Point for LBs is the middle of the jersey numbers. Aiming point for your hands is the chest (Fit) You must attack with a flat back and short steps to get the movement (Drive) After the 6th short step sink your hips and step on his toes (sink your hips) to finish (Sustain)

UNCOVERED
1. Locate the linebacker you are responsible for. 2. Make a call that will determine who you are Mating with to get to your linebacker 3. Zone adjust vs. movements and dogs

Play side Mate Blocks


R/L- Mate block between Center and either R/L Guard on DT to PSLB (Call made by Center) Chip- Mate block between Center and Guard on NG to PSLB (Call made by Guard) Slip- Mate block between Guard and Tackle on DE to PSLB (Call made by Guard) Combo- Mate block between Tackle and Tight End on DE to OLB/SS (Call made by Tight End)

Play Side 3 Man Mate Blocks


Big Slip Three man Mate block between PST, PSG and OC on DT,DE and PSLB. Each man is responsible for their play side gap. Big Combo Three man Mate block between PSTE, PST and PSG on OLB, DE and PSLB. Each man is responsible for their play side gap.

Backside Mate Blocks


A- Mate block between Center and backside Guard on NG to BSLB. B- Mate block between backside Guard and Tackle on DT to BSLB. C- Mate block between backside Tackle and Tight End on DE to MDM

Back Side 3 Man Mate Blocks


Big A Three man Mate block between BST, BSG and C. Each man is responsible for their play side gap. Big B Three man Mate block between BSTE, BST and BSG. Each man is responsible for their play side gap.

ZONE ADJUSTMENTS BY COVERED LINEMAN


1. 2. 3. Man blocking at the point of attack If down lineman stays outside: you drive him and uncovered lineman works up through to linebacker Down lineman is head up and anchors on you: use double team technique driving him into linebacker. Drive him until wiped off by uncovered teammate then work straight up onto the linebacker Down lineman head up or outside shade slants insideforce him to flatten his slant and stay on him until wiped off by uncovered teammate then work straight up onto the linebacker (Dont turn your shoulders)

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UNCOVERED LINEMAN UNDERSTANDING THE TECHNIQUE OF A DEFENDER


If my play side teammate has a DL on his inside shoulder it is 90% that I will end up on him If my play side teammate has a man head up on him it is 50% or better that I will end up on him If my play side teammate has a man on his outside shoulder it is 10% that I will end up on him

ZONE ADJUSTMENTS BY AN UNCOVERED LINEMAN


1. Take a 45 degree read step play side to catch up with your covered teammate 2. Read the near knee of the lineman on your covered teammate 3. If the near knee comes towards you block his inside # and fit him up sliding in the direction he is going 4. If the near knee doesnt come towards you work up onto the linebacker