COUNTERS & SALLY’S Dewayne Alexander Phone: 615-547-1330 [email protected] Counter Fundamentals • Sell the rocket motion fake • Motion back should keep eye contact with the QB and show his hands • Ball carrier needs to keep his pad level down. (Jab – Open – Go) • QB needs to protect the ball and keep hips down Blocking Rules (Counter) • Double team 1st down lineman past the center • The covered lineman in the double team is responsible for the run through linebacker • The lineman uncovered in the double team NEVER comes off unless the D-Lineman to be double teamed slants inside • FB kicks the 1st defender outside the play side OT. FB leads with his inside foot . aiming point is the inside hip of the play side OT • Backside guard blocks backside “B” gap. Backside tackle pulls through the hole for 1st backer • TE rules vs. 50, 3-3 defenses • TE Rules vs. 9 technique, and 7 technique Variables Pick up the run through = BIG PLAYS It is a much better play when run North and South Formations!!! Run strong out of unbalanced vs. 8 man fronts Use “W” ice out of unbalanced vs. 4-3 teams who adjust with safeties SALLY FUNDAMENTALS Fundamental's are the same as counters Blocking Rules • Play side Lineman = Short Pass set and “sort out” defenders to your outside gap • Center and backside guard block solid. NO PENETRATION • Backside tackle – Jab step and pull through hole for 1st defender Variables • FB lead • Empty/off-set FB FORMATIONS!!!!