Protecting Your Run Game: Coaching the Bubble RPO

Protecting Your Run Game: Coaching the Bubble RPO
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Keep the defense honest with a RPO look that spreads the field to open up the run game!

  • Learn how and why to use the bubble pass to keep the defense spread out
  • Teach the technique for receiving and blocking the bubble pass
  • Use the QB power RPO off of a bubble pass to cause confusion for opposing players

with Derek Pennington,
Zeeland East High School (MI) Head Coach;
2017 1st Round Playoff Appearance (9-1 record in 2017)

Are you tired of teams stacking the box, preventing your run game from excelling? If so, it's time to help spread the defense out by using the bubble pass. The bubble pass is a safe and reliable throw that any quarterback can make, and in this video, Zeeland East High School's Derek Pennington shows you how to run it to perfection.

Coach Pennington covers why you need to use the bubble pass. He discusses how you need to practice the bubble and covers three drills that he uses to make sure everyone on his team knows their job whenever the bubble is called.

Routes and Blocking

Pennington explains and uses film to demonstrate the technique receivers and slots need to know in order for the bubble to be successful. Additionally, he covers the blocking technique that is required to get six or more yards on the play.

Making the right read is essential, and you'll see what the quarterback should look for to find the best match-up to exploit.

QB Power RPO

The video concludes with how Pennington incorporates the bubble pass into the run game by using the quarterback power RPO play. This play can easily be transitioned into your run game package and provides a boundary option as well as to the wide field side.

In order to run the ball, you have to keep the defense honest. This video gives you a great way to prevent the opposition from stacking the box so you can continue to pound the rock!

46 minutes. 2018.

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