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Counter-Boot And Stretch-Pass Series Threatens Run Or Pass While Moving The Poc

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© February, 2005

by Brian Hill
Offensive Coordinator, Garden City Community College, Garden City, Kan.

USING BOOT LEGS and play-action aids our protection schemes by moving the pocket and slowing the rush, all while maintaining the threat of the run. For a young quarterback, this is a good scheme to run, as it allows him to reduce the amount of information to process because the field is cut in half. This �half field� allows him to make decisions quickly and more accurately. There are two types of plays from this system that work great for our program.

�    Counter Boots. Run off the traditional �counter trey,� this is a great play that uses misdirection in the backfield and solid protection. Routes are based upon two simple rules 1. �Boot is you.� 2. �Boot is away from you.�

�    Stretch Pass. Success with this play is predicated on the outsid ...The full article can only be seen by subscribers.
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