Supplementing Your Running Game with Screen Concepts
© October, 2014
by Ray La Forte Offensive Coordinator • United States Coast Guard Academy
The USCG comes into every game with six different screen plays with each one having multiple variations.
As America’s smallest National Service Academy, our cadets are faced with many daily challenges. We have continued to adapt and adjust our football practices to meet the demanding cadet schedules and rigors. Along with academic schedules routinely set at 20 credits and shorter practices come many obstacles. One obstacle that we have normalized over our 16 seasons is our height and weight differentials on the line of scrimmage. Strict adherence to Coast Guard Height and Weight Standards is the norm and is embraced by our staff.
Offensively, we have pushed the envelope in our fast tempo, no-huddle spread option attack for over a decade. Th ...The full article can only be seen by subscribers.
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