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Double Wing Counter Trap Footwork

Before I start explaining the play and the footwork involved, let’s get on some common ground. This play was developed over the course of several years running the Double Wing Offense. So if you plan to use it in any other offense, you might need to adjust a couple of things. However, if you already use the following techniques, you won’t need to change anything at all.

  • Extremely narrow line splits (0-3 inches)
  • Align your FB so close to the QB, he can reach out and touch him
  • You run a powerful off-tackle play

If you don’t have all of the above in your offense already, then you should really consider adding them because in 10 years of coaching youth football, I have found that these things have helped us more than any other offensive characteristic of our team. Continue reading Double Wing Counter Trap Footwork