Why We Run The Spread No-Huddle: The Methods Behind the Madness
© June, 2012
by Frank DiCicco Assistant Coach and Director of Player Developmen • Stillman College
We run the spread, no-huddle offense at Stillman College for a number of reasons, mainly because it:
• Pressures the defense in terms of alignment: Makes them have to defend every area of the field, every running lane and every passing zone. This creates a strain on the overall design of the defense, and puts a great deal of stress on individual defenders as well. This provides greater spacing, greater match-up advantages, and greater angles of attack for the offense to take advantage of. All these factors lead to greater opportunities to make plays.
• Pressures the defense in terms of assignment: Defenders have very little time to get the defensive call, ...The full article can only be seen by subscribers.
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