The Double Wing Football Offense
Contents
Contents
Contents.........................................................................................................................  3
Figures
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1 OVERVIEW................................................................................10
The Double Wing.......................................................................................................  10
The Running Game
.....................................................................................................  10
My Introduction
..........................................................................................................  11
I Was Sold
....................................................................................................................  11
Why Did I Write This?
...............................................................................................  11
Results
..........................................................................................................................  11
Summary
.......................................................................................................................  12
2 BASIS OF OFFENSE.................................................................13
Strength on Weakness..............................................................................................  13
My Football History
..................................................................................................  13
Playing in Space
.........................................................................................................  14
What To Do—Formations?
......................................................................................  15
What To Do—Schemes?
..........................................................................................  15
3 DOUBLE WING BEGINNINGS..................................................16
The Founding Father.................................................................................................  16
Jerry Valloton
..............................................................................................................  17
Hugh Wyatt
................................................................................................................  17
Tim Murphy
................................................................................................................  17
Double Wing Materials
............................................................................................  18
4 DOUBLE WING BASICS—THE RUNNING GAME....................19
Mindset........................................................................................................................  19
Alignment
....................................................................................................................  19
Key Plays—Philosophy
............................................................................................  20
Hole & Back Numbering
............................................................................................  20
My System
...................................................................................................................  21
Slowing Them Down
..................................................................................................  22
Summary of the Following Chapters
..........................................................................22
5 BREAD & BUTTER...................................................................23
26/47 Power..................................................................................................................  23
“Window”
....................................................................................................................  23
“Domino”
.....................................................................................................................  24
24/45 Counter
..............................................................................................................  24
“Tunnel”...................................................................................................................  24
My Graphics
.............................................................................................................  25
Chop Block Calls
......................................................................................................  25
6 THE “HIDDEN” MAN..............................................................30
30/31 Trap.................................................................................................................  30
“Dice”
........................................................................................................................  30
7 GETTING OUTSIDE.................................................................33
28/49 Sweep..............................................................................................................  33
“Gap-Bear”
................................................................................................................  34
8 OLD SCHOOL FOOTBALL.......................................................37
30/31 Wedge.............................................................................................................  37
9 SERIES FOOTBALL................................................................40
The Power Series.....................................................................................................  40
The Jet Series
...........................................................................................................  40
Some Jam to Go with the Bread and Butter
..........................................................  40
10 THE JAM...............................................................................41
Summary....................................................................................................................  41
Fullback Plays
..........................................................................................................  42
Quarterback Plays
....................................................................................................  46
Wingback Plays
.......................................................................................................  54
Single Wing Plays
...................................................................................................  54
11 DOUBLE WING BASIC PASSING........................................64
Basics........................................................................................................................  64
Basic Play Action
....................................................................................................  64
Other Passing
...........................................................................................................  66
12 THE I FORMATION—USING TALENT..................................72
Featuring Players....................................................................................................  72
Running Plays
.........................................................................................................  72
Passing Plays
..........................................................................................................  73
13 THE ACE FORMATION—MORE TALENT...........................81
Featuring Multiple Players.....................................................................................  81
Ace Power
.................................................................................................................  81
Other Run Plays
.......................................................................................................  81
14 ADVANCED FORMATIONS & PLAY CALLING...................91
Passing......................................................................................................................  91
Experience
.................................................................................................................  91
Less Is Better..............................................................................................................  91
15 THE STACK I FORMATION...................................................92
The P of “POWER”....................................................................................................  92
Base Plays...................................................................................................................  92
Full House Sweep.......................................................................................................  92
Final Stack I Notes.....................................................................................................  93
16 LINE DRILLS........................................................................102
Base Block Drills.......................................................................................................  102
Applied Drills............................................................................................................  103
Pin The Frogger........................................................................................................  104
Base Play Bird Dog..................................................................................................  105
Wedge Drill...............................................................................................................  105
Pass Play Bird Dog...................................................................................................  106
17 BACK DRILLS......................................................................107
Ball Control................................................................................................................  107
Backs Group..............................................................................................................  108
18 TEAM...................................................................................110
Team Bird-Dog.........................................................................................................  110
Base Plays.................................................................................................................  110
Wrist Bands..............................................................................................................  110
Double Wing Baby..................................................................................................  110
New Plays..................................................................................................................  111
Drills Revisited..........................................................................................................  111
19 WRISTBANDS, SNAP COUNT, & AUDIBLES.....................111
Why Do It?...............................................................................................................  111
Hurry Up...................................................................................................................  112
Organization.............................................................................................................  112
My Wristbands.......................................................................................................  112
Explanation...............................................................................................................  115
Snap Count...............................................................................................................  115
Audibles....................................................................................................................  116
20 PRACTICE ORGANIZATION...............................................117
Overview...................................................................................................................  117
Fundamentals (15)...................................................................................................  117
Group Period (20).....................................................................................................  117
Team (45)..................................................................................................................  117




21 PLAYERS & POSITIONS.....................................................118
The Linemen ...........................................................................................................  118
The Backs.................................................................................................................  118
Center........................................................................................................................  119
Guards & Fullback...................................................................................................  119
Tackles .....................................................................................................................  119
Tight Ends................................................................................................................  119
Wingbacks...............................................................................................................  120
The Quarterback......................................................................................................  120
Hiding Kids..............................................................................................................  120
22 CONCLUSION.....................................................................121
The Double Wing System.....................................................................................  121
Final Thoughts........................................................................................................  121
Conclusion...............................................................................................................  121
23 BIBLIOGRAPHY..................................................................122
Books........................................................................................................................  122
Videos/DVD’s..........................................................................................................  122
Personal Correspondence......................................................................................  122
24 INDEX..................................................................................123