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  1. NFL borrows prep, college plays -- Tuesday Morning Quarterback

    Gregg Easterbrook

    The big ideas on offense in the NFL in recent seasons - the zone read rush, the spread option action, the quick-snap no-huddle - come from prep or college play, TMQ notes.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2014
  2. Paul Johnson not opposed to passing more

    Heather Dinich

    College football fans who have been following Paul Johnson through the years and watching his spread-option offense haven't seen it change much. "I mean, the core principles of it are pretty much intact," Johnson said. "You have some wrinkles here...

    Blog | April 29, 2013
  3. Finding fullbacks that fit in Florida Gators pro-style offense a ...

    Michael DiRocco

    Will Muschamp's pro-style offense demands that fullbacks move away from explosiveness and more into brute physicality. That means possibly having to recruit bigger LBs and RBs who are capable of taking a beating.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2013
  4. Hyundai Sun Bowl: USC keys

    Garry Paskwietz

    1. Defending the option: Don't look now, USC defense, but another variation of an option offense is on the way. After giving up big numbers against spread option teams in 2012 - most notably 730 total yards and 61 points against Oregon - the Trojans ...

    Blog | December 31, 2012
  5. Georgia Tech: By the numbers

    Johnny Curren

    4: Ranking of Georgia Tech's rushing offense Georgia Tech's intricate spread-option offense has been incredibly productive on the ground this season, compiling an average of 312.5 yards rushing per game. Running for a total of 4,063 yards, the Yello...

    Blog | December 28, 2012
  6. Stats & Info: USC D vs. GT spread option

    Heather Dinich

    Georgia Tech will get a second shot at winning the Hyundai Sun Bowl. Last year, the Jackets lost in overtime to Utah. This year, they'll face a talented USC team that was ranked No. 1 in the preseason. ESPN's Stats & Information group crunched...

    Blog | December 26, 2012
  7. ACCCG: Advantage FSU?

    Heather Dinich

    There is no bye week to prepare for Georgia Tech's spread option, and it's been more than three years since Florida State and Georgia Tech last faced each other, but Yellow Jackets coach Paul Johnson said on Sunday the advantage in preparation for th...

    Blog | November 27, 2012
  8. GT wins shootout in Chapel Hill

    Heather Dinich

    No, this isn't the Big 12. It wasn't USC and Oregon. It was, however, a shootout. North Carolina's defense had the bye week to prepare for Georgia Tech's spread option offense and it didn't matter one bit. Paul Johnson blew that theory -- and UNC'...

    Blog | November 10, 2012
  9. Tough times for Lane Kiffin Monte Kiffin

    Greg Katz

    With USC's defense struggling mightily against the spread offense, it creates an awkward situation for Lane and Monte Kiffin.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2012
  10. Arizona: By the numbers

    Johnny Curren

    548.7: Average yards per game compiled by the Arizona offense, No. 5 in the nation Rich Rodriguez's spread-option offense has been a hit this season in Tucson, putting up huge numbers week in and week out. Quarterback Matt Scott has already thrown ...

    Blog | October 25, 2012
  11. Video mailbag: Arizona's attack

    Ted Miller

    Oregon's offense had immediate success when Chip Kelly arrived with a spread-option in 2007. Is it possible Arizona can do the same with the spread-option of Rich Rodriguez?...

    Blog | March 20, 2012
  12. Dual-threat QB changes his mind

    New Red Wolves head coach Gus Malzahn has convinced two-star quarterback Dezmond Stegall (Searcy, Ark.) to run his spread option attack at Arkansas State, multiple sources report. Stegall, who committed to Louisiana Tech just four days ago, could ...

    Blog | January 31, 2012
  13. UNC Tar Heels' coaching change affects Class of 2012 targets

    Dave Hooker

    With the recent coaching change, the UNC Tar Heels have lost a top TE target while an OL commit is unsettled but thinking things through.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2011
  14. Driskel not planning to transfer

    Derek Tyson

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- New Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer recruited Florida freshman quarterback Jeff Driskel from Hagerty HS in Oviedo (Fla.) to be his next spread-option quarterback at Florida. Meyer suddenly retired as head coach of Florida, b...

    Blog | November 28, 2011
  15. Oregon Ducks explosive offense a derivation of past innovations

    Greg Katz

    When trying to figure out the brilliance of the Oregon offense, it's best to look at some different offenses from the past.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2011
  16. What to watch in the ACC: Week 11

    Heather Dinich

    Here's a look at 10 thinks to keep an eye on in Week 11, in no particular order: 1. Virginia Tech's defensive changes. Coordinator Bud Foster has revamped his starting lineup in preparation for Georgia Tech's spread option offense. Jack Tyler will...

    Blog | November 10, 2011