'Go Sweep' - A Crushing Ground Attack
© February, 2001
WHEN ALL ELSE FAILS, our offense turns to the “Go Sweep.” This play can be devastating to defenses at any level of competition.
The “Go Sweep” evolved from our toss sweep with the play-side guard and fullback switching responsibilities. The term “Go” designates “guard-on force.” We run a Pro-I offensive scheme and get into a one-back set for this base play.
It is designed to utilize the speed of our offense to get to the perimeter and outrun the defense. Even if speed is not one of your team’s strong points, through execution and technique this play can be successful.
Our favorite set to run the “Go Sweep” out of is twins set with the FB in a wing set to the tight-end side. This ...The full article can only be seen by subscribers.
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