Course 4: Running RPOs off of POWER & COUNTER CRISS CROSSby Adam Mathieson
Can you run various RPOs off of POWER and COUNTER?
YES YOU CAN
This includes traditional Wing-T Counter with FB kickout and backside Guard pulling & wrapping up off-tackle
Also includes POWER READ out of Shotgun where the QB reads the End instead of a FB kicking him out
RPO to Mult-WR and Single WR sides
Pre-Snap reads to decide whether to throw it or run POWER or COUNTER.
- Covered / Uncovered
Clean or Dirty Alley
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Coach Mathieson goes into great detail of the blocking patterns and the many, many formations that he runs
- POWER, which has FB and backside G as lead blockers if under center
POWER READ if the QB is in Shotgun
COUNTER, including the double handoff - "criss-cross"
This is Course 3 of the 15-course LEFT COAST SHOTGUN WING-T System
Coach Mathieson will be entering his 12th year as head coach and 13th year as Athletic Director for MVHS. Previously he led Ferndale High School to a 9-2 record, league title, and state quarterfinal appearance. He also was a college QB coach at Western Washington University (2004-2006).
Overall, Coach Mathieson is the winningest coach in Mtn. View history, compiling an 91-44 overall record (53-17 League Record), five league championships, nine post season berths, and three top 5 state finishes.
Coach Mathieson has received 7 coach-of-the-year awards, including Washington State Football Coaches Association District 1 and Northwest League Coach of the Year and the prestigious 2015 United States Marine Corps and Glazier Football Clinics Semper Fi Coaches award.