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davecisar
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December 30, 2017 7:51 am  

DC

Remember the first interview you did with me? We talked about how Zone was where I always started, but not every year did I have a great Zone back. Coaches always need to adjust to what their teams can actually do.

Joe

Of course

However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results.Winston Churchill


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morris
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December 30, 2017 5:59 pm  

Same here
We dumped it in 2007
Looked awesome on paper
In real life roi just wasn't there

What did yours look like?


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davecisar
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December 31, 2017 3:49 am  

What did yours look like?

It failed miserably- with 2 different teams- it isnt worth anyone trying
As part of our Dart Series- UBSW
QB stepping right
Shovel to BB going left
We trap blocked it

I saw Penn State dominate Washington Last night
Penn State ran the Shovel 3-4 times
Every time even with SB at the back position- looked like an accident waiting to happen on black ice with a 14 year old driver. Almost had one intercepted= never made much with it

However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results.Winston Churchill


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MHcoach
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December 31, 2017 4:40 am  

DC

It's great as a complimentary play, if it has something to compliment. We never ran it at Youth either for that reason.

Joe

"Champions behave like champions before they're champions: they have a winning standard of performance before they are winners"Bill Walsh


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Test Account
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December 31, 2017 6:28 am  

The secret to shovel is speed option.

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MHcoach
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December 31, 2017 7:48 am  

007

We ran it off a Speed Option variation. We blocked Power & ran a reverse Power Read with Speed Option look.

Joe

"Champions behave like champions before they're champions: they have a winning standard of performance before they are winners"Bill Walsh


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NewbieOC
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January 11, 2018 7:44 am  

My favorite play to run is out of a pistol look.

I run a shovel option to the slot man.  The opposite slot runs a bubble play side.  With the back keeping proper distance to run a pitch if needed. 

I have had a lot of success with this play. 


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32wedge
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January 11, 2018 1:45 pm  

My favorite spread play.


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