FirstDown PlayBook Youth Football Buck Sweep

By FirstDown PlayBook on Jan 16, 2021

There is a saying here at FirstDown PlayBook that goes…”We don’t sell you FirstDown PlayBook. We show you.” This is why we often just publish one of our plays on the Coaches Community website. It’s also why we offer you a free trial to FirstDown PlayBook before you ever spend one dime.

People ask us, how can you afford to do that? Well, considering there are over 35,000 football plays, defenses and special teams schemes in FirstDown PlayBook we don’t think we have much to worry about.

Not to mention the fact that once coaches get there hands on the Draw & Edit tool they understand just how much better and easier their lives just got as a football coach.

So today let’s once again just cut to the chase and take a look at one of our most popular youth football formations, the Wing T. (There are 11 other formations, all have around 30 plays each)

You will find a good example of the coaching points that we provide. You will also notice that we block every play up vs six different defenses! Here are two of them. Enjoy.

PLAYSIDE TACKLE:

BLOCK ANY DEFENDER ON TO INSIDE.

IF NO DEFENDER IN THE B GAP WORK TO NEXT LEVEL FOR A LB.

PLAYSIDE GUARD:

PULL FLAT AND COME TIGHT OFF OF THE WING BACK’S BLOCK.

BLOCK FORCE FROM THE INSIDE OUT.

IF NO DEFENDER IS OUTSIDE TURN UP AND LEAD THE PLAY.

CENTER:

SHADE STRONG: SCRAMBLE THE SHADE’S PLAYSIDE LEG AND PREVENT PENETRATION.

HEAD UP NOSE OR BACKSIDE SHADE: BLOCK THE NOSE AND THEN PROTECT THE BACKSIDE PULLING GUARD.

UNCOVERED: BLOCK BACK INTO THE A GAP AND PROTECT THE BACKSIDE PULLING GUARD.

BACKSIDE GUARD:

ON THE SNAP PULL PLAYSIDE. KEEP YOUR PATH TIGHT TO THE LOS INITIALLY.

WHEN YOU REACH THE ORIGINAL POSITION OF THE PLAYSIDE GUARD BOW THE PATH AND GET SOME DEPTH.

LOOK TO TURN UP OUTSIDE OF THE WING’S BLOCK AND INSIDE OF THE FRONTSIDE GUARD’S KICKOUT BLOCK.

LOOK TO BLOCK THE FIRST DEFENDER YOU ENCOUNTER. (NORMALLY THE PLAYSIDE LB).

IF NECESSARY WALL THIS DEFENDER OFF TO THE OUTSIDE AND LET THE BACK JUMP CUT INSIDE OF YOU.

BACKSIDE TACKLE:

ZONE STEP PLAYSIDE AND BLOCK ANY DEFENDER IN THE B GAP.

IF THERE IS NO DEFENDER IN THE B GAP WORK UP TO SECOND LEVEL.

THE QB WILL HOLD THE END MAN ON THE LOS WITH THE BOOT FAKE.

QB:

TAKE THE SNAP AND OPEN OPPOSITE OF THE PLAY. (TO THE BACKSIDE PULLING GUARD)

GET DEPTH FROM THE LOS TO ALLOW THE GUARD ROOM TO PULL IN FRONT OF YOU.

-FAKE THE HANDOFF TO THE 4 BACK AND THEN HAND THE BALL TO THE 2 BACK WITH NEAR HAND.

-BOOT FAKE OPPOSITE.

TIGHT END:

BLOCK ANY DEFENDER HEAD UP TO INSIDE.

VS A D GAP DEFENDER CALL THE WING DOWN TO HELP.

AFTER THE D GAP DEFENDER IS BLOCKED POSSIBLY WORK TO THE LB ON THE NEXT LEVEL.

X: BACKSIDE CUTOFF.

3 BACK:

BLOCK DOWN INSIDE AND BLOCK THE FIRST FREE DEFENDER INSIDE OF YOU.

4 BACK:

OPEN AWAY FROM PLAYSIDE ON A TIGHT A GAP COURSE.

AIMING POINT IS THE CENTER’S AWAY SIDE FOOT.

THE GUARD MUST BEAT YOU AS HE LEAVES TO PULL.

EXECUTE A CONVINCING FAKE AND SEAL THE A GAP AS YOU TRAVEL THRU IT.

2 BACK:

OPEN PLAYSIDE FOR TIMING WITH THE FULLBACK & QB.

MAY NEED TO WIDEN ALIGNMENT OR COUNTER STEP FOR TIMING.

TAKE THE OVER THE TOP HANDOFF FROM THE QB.

READ THE EDGE BLOCK OF THE WING.

ATTACK THE PERIMETER AND FOLLOW THE PULLING GUARDS FOR YARDAGE.

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