Teach Tape: Pin and Pullby Triple Threat Spread Offense Coach Acosta / Coach Racioppi
Individual Run Concept Taking From The Triple Threat No Huddle Tempo Offensive System: Pin and Pull
Coach Bobby Acosta has a myriad of coaching experience at nearly every level football. The veteran coach serves as the team?s offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach for Bucknell University.
Acosta has been involved in coaching at various levels, from high school to the NFL, for 19 years. Recently, he spent the 2014 and 2015 seasons at Syracuse before moving on to Cornell in 2015. At Syracuse in 2015, he served as the Orange?s wide receiver coach and recruiting coordinator, where he helped attract 18 three-star recruits and five players ranked among the top 50 at their positions in the country, according to 247 sports. Most recently, Coach Acosta spent two seasons on the Syracuse staff under head coach Scott Shafer, working with the tight ends in 2014 and the wide receivers in 2015. He also spent the 2015 campaign as the program's recruiting coordinator, helping the Orange haul in 18 three-star recruits and five players ranked among the top 50 at their positions in the country.
Prior to his stint at Syracuse, Acosta spent one year as head coach at Widener (2013) and five seasons as assistant coach at TCNJ (2008-12), the last four as offensive coordinator. That came on the heels of two seasons as the tight ends coach at Delaware, helping the Blue Hens to the 2007 FCS National Championship game and assisting in the development of future Super Bowl-winning quarterback Joe Flacco. He served as head coach at both Marlboro HS (2002-04) and Monmouth Regional HS (2006-07) with a brief intermittent stint as wide receivers coach at TCNJ for three years. Acosta began his coaching career at Rowan (1999-2001) as the team's defensive backs and special teams coach. In addition, he spent the 2008 (Cleveland Browns) and 2010 (New York Jets) NFL preseason serving coaching internships.
In his one season as head coach at Widener, the Pride went 6-4, and averaged 439.7 yards and 31.8 points per game. At TCNJ, his offense set school records for passing yards (2,491) and completions (269) in a season in 2012. During the 2009 campaign, the offense scored the most points in a single-season in program history (309), as wel las yards in a game (708 vs. FDU-Florham).
Acosta played four seasons at Rowan, helping the team to the Stagg Bowl - the Division III national championship game - each year.