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© October, 2001
Empty Backfield Keeps Defenses Reeling

by Chris Booth
Head Coach, Peterstown Middle School, Peterstown, W.V.

THE PHILOSOPHY OF the empty backfield formation is to spread the offense and opposing defense from sideline to sideline.

Once the defense has been spread out, you can read its alignment and attack any mismatch that can be found by either running or passing the ball.

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