Course 5: Midline & Midline Triple Optionby Kelley Lee
Learn Midline-Triple Option from a College Coach
Head Coach Kelley Lee holds the highest winning percentage in ENMU History
The GROUND STRIKE triple option offense is....
- A Flexbone team that throws the ball
- Can be ran Under Center, from the Gun, and out of Pistol
- Has some WingT elements
This Video covers the BASICS of the Midline Triple
- adaptable to Wing T, Run it out of Pistol, Shotgun
- Backfield Mesh & Important Coaching Points for the FB
- Four Reads the QB will see...including how to attack a slow-playing pitch defender
Coach Lee will show you how to look at numbers so you always run it the direction where you have more blocker.
- Run it at an ODD Front
- Run it at 1-tech,
- headup 2-tech,
- and 3-tech
- 3 ways to run Mid Triple vs. a 4-3 Defense
The Ground Strike Midline & Midline Triple can be ran....
- out of balanced & unbalanced set
- with a Tight End
- without a Tight End
- YoYo Motion
- No Motion
- Insert Tags
- Inserting Motion man as a lead blocker, Double Insert, & Triple Insert
- Slice Technique
- Fold Blocking Tags
Coach Lee played & coached under his Hall-of-Fame father
Played QB in both the WingT and the Air Raid
Learned Triple Option from Harold "Bud" Elliot who was in the same coaching tree as Air Force legends Fisher DeBerry & Ken Hatfield
Coach Lee has ran TRIPLE OPTION for 20 years....
--> from Flexbone, Wishbone, I Bone, Split Backs, Gun, and Pistol
-->has led the nation multiple times in Rushing and Time of Possession
-->has finished in the Top 10 in Scoring Offense, Total Offense, Pass Effeciency, 3rd/4th Down Conversion, & Yards Per Pass Completion
--> The all-time leader in career win percentage at Eastern New Mexico University
—>12-0 as a College Head Coach in games decided by 7 points or less
The GROUND STRIKE Triple Option also works at high school level....
The all-time leader in career win percentage at Eastern New Mexico....Coach Lee also took a 1-9 high school team to the state semi-finals
- at Valencia HS in New Mexico, he took over a 1-9 program and turned them into a contender going 26-9, reaching state playoffs all 3 years while averaging 50 points per game.
He understands what it is like to coach at the high school level
Coach Lee's Coaching Career...
- 2017-present has been HC at Eastern New Mexico
2019 number 2 rushing offense in NCAA Division II
2017 led Division II in 3 categories during the season including rushing offense (352.7 ypg), and time of possession (36:40),
- 2012-2016 was OC at Eastern New Mexico.Number one rushing offense in Lone Star conference at 345 yards per game
three running backs that have set the single-season record for rushing yards and career record for rushing yards in Paul Terry, (1,881, 2019) E'lon Spight (1,611; 2014) and Kamal Cass (4,301;
- 2014-17), respectively.\
- 2009-11 was HC at Valencia HS.
- 2008 was OC at Midland College where offense ranked Top 10 in NAIA in several categories
- 2006-07 as OC at New Mexico Military Instituge, finished 2nd in nation in rushing both years
- 2004-05 OC at Hot Springs High School
- 2001-03 was RB & QB coach at Eastern New Mexico
- 1996-2000 played QB at Western New Mexico
Played in 4 state championships in football, basketball, and track at Hot Springs HS in New Mexico