Page 1 of 9 12345 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 131
  1. #1
    All-Star
    Points: 52,829, Level: 71
    Level completed: 19%, Points required for next Level: 1,221
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    isubeatle's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    1,388
    Points
    52,829
    Level
    71
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 64
    Given: 146

    strange trick play

    i guess technically the ball was snapped and so no false start? i have no idea if this is legal or not. anyone?

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0UIdI8khMkw&feature=player_embedded"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0UIdI8khMkw[/ame]



  2. #2
    Pro
    Points: 52,319, Level: 70
    Level completed: 84%, Points required for next Level: 231
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    pyrocyz's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    2,838
    Points
    52,319
    Level
    70
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3
    Given: 1

    Re: strange trick play

    I love that play. Can't stop watching him just walk through the line.



  3. #3
    Pro
    Points: 136,828, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Naughtius's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    Central IA
    Posts
    2,647
    Points
    136,828
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 51
    Given: 12

    Re: strange trick play

    Probably legal. I guess I don't know if the snap has to travel through the center's legs.

    But it's a cheap play. Middle school kids aren't going to know how to react to these sorts of gimmicks. This was a coach showing off.

    Boo!


    "Me not winning isn't important. You do!"

  4. #4
    Speechless
    Points: 239,504, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    cyclonedave25's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Chicago, IL
    Posts
    16,875
    Points
    239,504
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,670
    Given: 1,533

    Re: strange trick play

    wtf??? hahaha


    When Prepared, Fear No One.

  5. #5
    Addict
    Points: 182,231, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsCreated Album picturesVeteran
    CtownCyclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Houston
    Posts
    9,590
    Points
    182,231
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 656
    Given: 526

    Re: strange trick play

    Saw this from another guy at lunch. Best part is at the end when they try to bump shoulders and the QB gets flattened.



  6. #6
    Legend
    Points: 155,350, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Marshalltown
    Posts
    10,958
    Points
    155,350
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 592
    Given: 414

    Re: strange trick play

    Quote Originally Posted by Naughtius View Post
    Probably legal. I guess I don't know if the snap has to travel through the center's legs.

    But it's a cheap play. Middle school kids aren't going to know how to react to these sorts of gimmicks. This was a coach showing off.

    Boo!
    this



  7. #7
    Starter
    Points: 11,831, Level: 32
    Level completed: 83%, Points required for next Level: 119
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Newton, IA
    Posts
    804
    Points
    11,831
    Level
    32
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 22
    Given: 29

    Re: strange trick play

    Quote Originally Posted by isubeatle View Post
    i guess technically the ball was snapped and so no false start? i have no idea if this is legal or not. anyone?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0UIdI8khMkw

    That is what we should have done while going for two!! Can you imagine the Husker fans reactions if we were able to pull this off? We only needed to go 3 yards.



  8. #8
    Pro
    Points: 42,951, Level: 64
    Level completed: 1%, Points required for next Level: 1,299
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    Cyrocks's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Posts
    3,131
    Points
    42,951
    Level
    64
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 70
    Given: 18

    Re: strange trick play

    Quote Originally Posted by rbrook View Post
    That is what we should have done while going for two!! Can you imagine the Husker fans reactions if we were able to pull this off? We only needed to go 3 yards.
    ISU wouldn't have gotten father than a foot.

    I agree with Naughtius who called out the coach on this one. Low class if you ask me.



  9. #9
    Pro
    Points: 136,828, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Naughtius's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    Central IA
    Posts
    2,647
    Points
    136,828
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 51
    Given: 12

    Re: strange trick play

    Quote Originally Posted by rbrook View Post
    That is what we should have done while going for two!! Can you imagine the Husker fans reactions if we were able to pull this off? We only needed to go 3 yards.

    ...except we'd have done it from the shotgun.


    "Me not winning isn't important. You do!"

  10. #10
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 85,365, Level: 90
    Level completed: 90%, Points required for next Level: 185
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    Houston, TX
    Posts
    3,682
    Points
    85,365
    Level
    90
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 44
    Given: 6

    Re: strange trick play

    Quote Originally Posted by Naughtius View Post
    Probably legal. I guess I don't know if the snap has to travel through the center's legs.

    But it's a cheap play. Middle school kids aren't going to know how to react to these sorts of gimmicks. This was a coach showing off.

    Boo!
    Quote Originally Posted by Cyrocks View Post
    ISU wouldn't have gotten father than a foot.

    I agree with Naughtius who called out the coach on this one. Low class if you ask me.
    You guys are a bunch of pansies. It was a good strategic call. My guess is you have problem with kids keeping score.

    Any number of those kids could have stopped to QB from advancing, they did not. Shame on the defense coach for not coaching better.



  11. #11
    Speechless
    Points: 366,480, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 19.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Tre4ISU's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Estherville
    Posts
    21,547
    Points
    366,480
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,861
    Given: 202

    Re: strange trick play

    Thats pretty sweet. Then again, I am for strategy and keeping score.


    It's all snark from here on out

  12. #12
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 73,133, Level: 83
    Level completed: 99%, Points required for next Level: 17
    Overall activity: 14.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    4,599
    Points
    73,133
    Level
    83
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 799
    Given: 18

    Re: strange trick play

    Its a good lesson for the kids.



  13. #13
    Walk On
    Points: 6,912, Level: 24
    Level completed: 73%, Points required for next Level: 138
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    5000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Posts
    133
    Points
    6,912
    Level
    24
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: strange trick play

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyrocks View Post
    I agree with Naughtius who called out the coach on this one. Low class if you ask me.
    I agree with this guy. That had nothing to do with strategy...that had everything to do with a youth coach taking advantage of the simple-mindedness of youth football. You want to run a hook and ladder, a double reverse pass, or double pass, that's fine because the defense understands that it's their job to stop that play. This play, and that "wrong ball" play that made the rounds on Youtube a while back, are garbage.

    You want real youth coaching? Coach your kids to fire off the ball hard and see if you can string a 10-12 play drive together. That video isn't coaching...it's manipulating.



  14. #14
    Legend
    Points: 155,350, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Marshalltown
    Posts
    10,958
    Points
    155,350
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 592
    Given: 414

    Re: strange trick play

    I'll bet if a linebacker would have came up and drilled that QB as he crossed the LOS he would have been penalized for unnecessary roughness.



  15. #15
    Legend
    Points: 129,329, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 53.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience PointsSocial
    cstrunk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Tyler, TX
    Posts
    10,639
    Points
    129,329
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,448
    Given: 1,883

    Re: strange trick play

    I don't give a crap what play you run as long as it's legal. More power to this coach for thinking outside of the box.


    Quote Originally Posted by cyrocksmypants View Post
    CG. No one knows what you're talking about.

    Quote Originally Posted by cowgirl836 View Post
    IANAL

    http://svrwxstormchaser.blogspot.com/

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: ESPN
  • HOOPS: Iowa State vs. Texas
  • February 13, 2016
  • 07:30 PM