Drive. H Post. H Post Pump.

By FirstDown PlayBook on Apr 11, 2021

Hitting the third option on a Drive concept is often “easy money”. It’s a chance to get the ball to one of your best athletes, who is often your running back.

If you want to make that even better then you get the ball to the back on the move with a short post. When you stop to think about it you can run Drive two or three times before you even need to get to the back.

We call the formation below Flank. This can be a very effective run formation to the two tight end side. It is also a great formation to run Drive out of. Flank also allows you to be creative on the two receiver side.

So why are we pointing out all of these things as we feature the play below? It’s because after you run the Drive concept with the H post enough this is the home run call you are looking for. The H may be running for days…

FORMATION: FLANK (GUN) (PISTOL)

PLAY: 493 F DRAG H POST PUMP (Off of H Post)

DROP: DOUBLE MOVE FOOTWORK

SUGGESTED READ: H

POSSIBLE ALERT X VS MOF CLOSED.

H: POST PUMP ROUTE

-CHEAT OUT & UP PRE-SNAP.

-RELEASE WITH SPEED AND SELL THE FLAT ROUTE.

-PLANT OUTSIDE FOOT AT 2-3 YARDS AND ANGLE BACK INSIDE.

-WORK INSIDE ONE STEP AND THEN FALL OUTSIDE ON THE FADE ROUTE.

-KEEP WIDTH INITIALLY TO ALLOW THE QB AN ANGLE TO THROW.

Y: BASIC CROSS ROUTE

-INSIDE RELEASE TO CLEAR FOR THE F.

-PUSH TO 12-14 YARDS AND THREATEN VERTICALLY.

-BREAK INSIDE AND READ MAN OR ZONE….

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