Rogers Triple Option Offense Thrives

Posted on: 6:41 pm, November 12, 2013, by , updated on: 09:33am, November 13, 2013

The Rogers offense has caused a lot of defensive headaches this season from running the triple option. The Mounties are rushing for nearly 300 yards per game. They are also scoring more than 35 points per contest. So how does the triple option work? It comes down to three reads. Quarterback Max Harrell shows 5NEWS Reporter Katelynn Zoellner how it’s all done.

“Basically our first read is going to be the two tackles,” said Harrell. “If there is any way they can tackle the fullback then it is our ball. Next thing is you have your option back, so that would be your second option, which is normally the defensive end. If he can tackle you then you are going to pitch it to your option back. He should be free to go around the end, but if not then it is your ball and you take off and run.”