This is designed to be a very high level overview of the basics of inside and outside veer. It can be run out of any offensive base scheme and an unlimited number of formations. Basics of the split back veer offense including inside. Learn the ins and outs of the flexbone in this highly detailed. The offense is designed for a fast, tough, smart, competitive quarterback, which are easier to find than true drop back quarterbacks. There wasnt another offense quite like it across college football and his. The inside veer, outside veer, cutback play, ride pass and ride pass throwback blocking assignments are all covered versus the 50, 50 slide, 43, 44, 61, and 62 defenses. The shotgun offense is often used on passing downs. I began running the veer later in my coaching career. Com pistol power offense pro 2 zone right hand off on 3 player assignment pst block play side number of 2 psg block play side number of 1 c declare the. Here split end larry gatlin carries a rusty clark pass toward the end zone. The book provides a wealth of information for educators, laymen, spectators, and parents alike.
This to me is much simpler and it makes it easy on the kids. The offense babers has used since he became a head coach started with briles and stephenville in 1990. With the performance of the veer in the last four weeks of the season, cougar fans knew they had something special brewing. The videos will show you the drills and knowledge to implement this offense. This section has files from a variety of offensive styles including the very popular split back veer and i option. Specifically, many teams that feature the inverted veerpower. From the flat lands of northern ohio to the depths of salt lake city to the swamps of florida, urban meyer, at the young age of 41, has already earned the moniker of legend. Arkansas razorbacks veer option offense 1977 lou holtz. The secrets of urban meyer\s spread option offense. Starting in 1962, he was the university of houstons head coach, holding the position through 1986. The dive option has to hit the hole quickly and then veer out to hug the lines. The encyclopedia of the pistol offense by todd hafner. This helped us improve to an 8 and 3 record in 2008, scored 23 rushing touch downs, averaged 27 points, and 161 yards rushing per game in 2008.
Running veer option from the gun, with special blocking for. By ralph isernia assistant head coach, offensive coordinator university of charleston charleston, wv at the university of charleston, i have been fortunate to work with an outstanding head coach, tony demeo, who is not only a great innovator, but a great teacher as well. The 1st group will go from offense to defense on the bags. The show gun offense is an offense that utilizes the short pistol. Today some teams still run the veer, but our team has started to use this offense out of the shotgun. The key to success in the veer is for the offensive line to get off the ball fast and aggressive. Enjoy the files, please report any broken links or miscategorized files and as always, please feel free to send any. The veer and shoot produces a lot of yards during the game. Lets look at this wing t inside veer to see just how easy it is to make a firstdown playbook play one of your plays. The shotgun veer offense by kyle schommer quarterbacks coach. An offensive formation is how the offense aligns all 11 of its players prior to using a particular play. Attacking modern defenses with the multipleformation veer offense axman, steve on. It was invented by bill yeoman, in 1965, while he was head coach at the university of houston, and it is still often referred to as the houston veer. In the dive option the fullback dives to the outside hip of the playside guard andtakes a fake.
With two running backs, it is sometimes called the i veer, as the play is similar to the two running back veer offense. Basics of the split back veer offense including inside veer and outside veer basics of coaching the the split back veer against the under front defense. The split back veer is also a pro formation the split backs are in the same alignment as the original bill walsh west coast offense and the original edwards byuair raid configuration. To the stong side of the formation iis usually an anextra blocker to attack support from the secondary. These are various college playbooks that range from full playbooks to clinic presentations given by various college football coaches. The triple option is an american football play used to offer several ways to move the football. The splitback veer was once a staple in the eclectic. Houston cougars veer option offense 1975 bill yeoman. Featuring a wide variety of filters and background music, veer editor brings your stories to life.
Nov 07, 20 the art of offense has baylor birthed college footballs most unstoppable system. Veer editor makes it easier than ever to edit vr360 videos and photos. Learn the ins and outs of the flexbone in this highly detailed analysis. If you like old school football, then this breakdown of armys triple option flexbone offense will really float your boat. Coach maddalon is the offensive coordinator at old bridge. The information from this web site will help you teach your youth football players how to count defensive players correctly, so theyre never uncertain about which player to block. A11 offense american football database fandom powered by. Were just asking our running backs to run and our offensive linemen to block. The veer is an option running play often associated with option offenses in american football, made famous at the collegiate level by bill yeomans houston cougars. Briles played for houstons bill yeoman, who ran the veer offense, a tripleoption concept.
Read more the difference between the wishbone and the veer. The veer offense can be run out of many different formations. The wishbone triple option can use several formations including the flexbone or maryland i. The explosive veer offense for winning football pdf. Browse the amazon editors picks for the best books of 2019, featuring our favorite reads in more than a dozen categories. Click here for a pdf that summarizes the formations.
This triple read, inside veer offense out of the shotgun is a unique concept that creates an offense your opponents will not want to line up against. Basics of the split back veer offense including inside veer. The evolution of the inverted veerpower read and of. The veer offense was adopted by jack lengyel, the new head coach of the marshall university thundering herd prior to the start of the 1971 season after the 1970 team was killed in a plane crash. When the inverted veer is run with power blocking, everything stays the same, except that the playside defensive end is blocked with the read, as shown in the diagram below ht offensive breakdown blog. Lengyel believed that the veer option offense would be a better offense than the power i offense he had used at the college of wooster. The runpass option, a key component to briles offense was added the year the offense was created. Inverted veer im going to be a bit lazy and copy and paste a little. Before the play starts he is the one who will relay the. The nature of spread passing games has become quicktriggered and based on one or two reads, just like the veer offense that briles operated in the 80s. I had a qb who was a good fit for the veer and we were able to get some big plays for our offense.
Specifically, many teams that feature the inverted veerpower read like ohio state often have the backside guard block the defensive end while the quarterback actually reads the playside linebacker whether to hand off or pull. Sep 30, 2008 coaching the veer offense is an exceptional book on option football, and serves as a template and guide for coaches and players at all levels. The explosive veer offense book 1 free download as pdf file. The success and shortcomings of the veer and shoot. Understanding and defending the triple option blogger so dear. Coach al blacks excellent book, coaching runandshoot football harding press, 1991, details how he joined the powerful runandshoot offense. Veer offense was better than the 1968, 1006 victory over the tulsa golden hurricanes. I believe coaching the veer offense is better and also homer rice book.
Normally, we will run 3 groups on offense through the drill. It is an offense that has been proven successful at the highest levels of football. Mar 10, 2012 basics of coaching the the split back veer against the under front defense. This section has files from a variety of offensive styles including the very popular split back veer. After schulte saw an article in sports illustrated saying a quarterback at ohio wesleyan university had set a school record by passing 76 times in a game. The veer offensive formation also called the houston veer or veer t is credited to university of houston football coach bill yeoman 19621986, who installed the offense in 1964. This was gus malzahns preferred way to run the scheme last year, and it makes sense. It has widespread use from college football down to youth football but is run very sparingly in the nfl. Jon is an awardwinning writer and his latest book, coaching kids. In the second year, i saw that if you got deep in the playoffs, youre. The 2nd group will be in a huddle next to the backside guards hip. Introduction calling plays offensive numbering system. Baylor is basically an option offense in all that it does. I never really understood the concepts of veer and triple because.
The triple option can be run out of the i formation as well. May 22, 20 most, if not all, of briles concepts begin with one quick read by the qb. This offensive set allows us to meet four important. How to run an inside veer option play with kids as young as eight years old.
It can be run from any formation and in any offensive scheme. Linebacker keys in the miami 43 defense american football. In this offense, a loophole in the rules governing kicking formations is used to disguise which offensive players would be eligible to receive a pass for any given play. The brilesera bears were defined more by anything by art briles own, unique veer and shoot offense. Pdf the explosive veer offense for winning football read online. The only offense i have written a book specifically on is the singlewing offense for youth football. The air raid offense is a shotgun spread, passfirst offense designed by hal mumme and mike leach while they were at the university of kentucky in the 1990s. Breaking down the army flexbone triple option offense. If you recall from remember the titans, denzel exclaims about his playbook i run. As i became more familiar with it, the veer became one of our bread and butter plays.
It was designed by kurt bryan and steve humphries of piedmont high school in california. Perhaps the most explosive running play in the modern era of football is the veer triple option. Before the play starts he is the one who will relay the play from the person bringing the play in, either another play or a coach, to the rest of the team. Confusion at the line of scrimmage will force offensive lineman to play timid and slow down the offense. The veer is an offense, a formation, and a play, or, actually, a couple of plays. Basics of the split back veer offense including inside veer and. Dean hood was unhappy that he wasnt successful at walking on at ohio university. The veer pass is the primary pass play in the flexbone option offense, and is designed to take advantage of the defense when the secondary is overcommitting to the run. Bill yeoman born december 26, 1927 is a former american football player and coach. In his tenure, he became the winningest coach in school history, with an overall record of 1601088. Our offense is based upon bill walshs west coast offense.
Good for counters and waggle pass, good for spreading the ball around to three different running backs, otherwise no advantage to offense. This article was originally published several years ago when. It is currently run primarily on the high school level, with some usage at the collegiate and the professional level where the veer. The explosive veer offense for winning football rhythm offense. It is not a secret that the success of any offense starts with the offensive line, and the blocking assignments for the five main veer offense plays are covered in detail. Attacking modern defenses with the multipleformation veer offense. Albany high school footballwhy we use the veer offenseat albany high we use the veer offense. This is designed to be a very high level overview of the basics of inside and out.
Lengyel believed that the veer option offense would be a better offense than the power i offense. Like the spread offense in the 2000s, the wishbone was considered to be the most productive and innovative offensive scheme in college football during the 1970s and 1980s. Youth option football teach the option, run the option. A closer look at the responsibilities of an option qb. However, the big complaint with this offense is the tempo that goes along with it. Running veer option from the gun, with special blocking. No huddle no mercy offense the run game by shawn liotta. Coach, payton haynes as a part of a webinar, teaches how they train the mesh in their triple option offense. What is the veer and shoot offense and what can we expect. Kindle the explosive veer offense for winning football pdf.
Attacking modern defenses with the multipleformation veer. With the proper commitment and attitude, it will be successful here too. This is designed to be a very high level overview of the basics of. This is an offense that was used by a majority of teams in the 80s and early 90s. Apr 26, 2017 coach, payton haynes as a part of a webinar, teaches how they train the mesh in their triple option offense. The book also details the mindset and philosophy that made the veer offense successful. If you cant get this play to go, youre going to have problems running this offense successfully. The a11 offense is an offensive scheme that has been used in some levels of amateur american football. The difference between the wishbone and the veer triple.
The briles offense is among the more unique schemes in football. Aug 28, 2012 a discussion on the disappearance of the triple option from college football and its reemergence in the spread offense. Typically, a veer and shoot offense will average over 80 snaps and 500 yards a game, with the ncaa average of snaps per game being in the lower 70s. I also cover offense in coaching youth football and the contrarian edge for football offense. Even with the evolution of offense in the last 30 years, the original linebacker keys still hold true against any offensive set diagram 1. Firstdown playbook continues to build your option run game and the midline is next. The option offense may be the most popular type of offense. Basics of coaching the the split back veer against the under front defense. The other common wrinkle is to borrow a page from traditional option football and the zone read and to change who the offense reads. Yeoman revolutionized offensive football in 1964 by developing the veer option offense. Pdf the explosive veer offense for winning football read. Some have dubbed it the veer and shoot a reference to art briles experience playing in the houston veer offense. Veer playbook 1990s georgia southern option playbook 1990s rice veer playbook.
From the time that bill yeomans houston cougars broke records with the play in the 1960s until the present day peaking with the 49ers scoring 3 touchdowns in the 2012 nfc championship while using a variation of the scheme it continues to rack up yards. The explosive veer offense book 1 quarterback sport variants. Together, we have been able to develop the guntriple option offense. The veer is an option running play often associated with option offenses in american football. Photo from the 1969 houstonian, courtesy of the digital library, special collections, university of houston libraries.1194 22 1510 1112 153 815 557 454 1274 606 448 252 1356 67 512 1075 907 656 90 1462 1028 757 96 1259 1079 1007 1381 947 1006 278 1353 868 717 822 1492 792 1110 1387