Why more “bad” NCAA Football programs should employ the Flexbone offense

(Updated 5/10/2018 and 6/22/2019)

Since 2003, the Navy Midshipmen have won at least 8 games in all but one two seasons, a woeful 5-7 in 2011, and 2018’s 3-10 record. While that 2011 record gives cause for pause regarding Navy circa 2016, it would have been tied for the Middie’s best season from 1998-2003 when the program had win totals of 3, 1, 2, 5, and 0. What are the keys to Navy’s success? Program discipline, leadership, scheduling, technology, and the flexbone triple option.

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Coachspeak Episode 23 TV Land f/ Mike Gregory

Episode 23 is called “TV Land” and Justin is chatting w/ Tampa Catholic Head Coach Mike Gregory. Mike & Justin brainstorm over Justin’s idea to have coaches on a TV show where he interviews them doing random things. ex: Mike Leach at IKEA or PJ Fleck having to paddle a boat vs. row one. Maybe James Franklin would like to go to a water park? Helping Mark Richt find an all black outfit at a Marshalls or making coffee cups at a pottery place with Coach Ken.

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Mike Leach ponders Swedish meatballs and building entire rooms with an allen wrench

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The Evolution of the Pitchman

Coaches wax philosophically about the good ol days, and about how everything we run now is just borrowed from the legends, and in many ways it’s all true. There aren’t too many new things we can do because of the limitations rules have on the creativity (see: A11 Offense) of a game that has existed for over a century.

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