Some articles on offense, wishbone, wishbone offense:
... An option offense is any football scheme that relies on option running plays as its cornerstone ... Some of the most popular versions include Wishbone Option Offense ... The wishbone offense, with its creation credited to Emory Bellard, is named after its base formation of a quarterback, a fullback aligned four to five yards behind the quarterback, and two ...
... While the record books commonly refer to Emory Bellard developing the wishbone formation in 1968 as offensive coordinator at Texas, the wishbone's roots can be traced back to the 1950s ... in 1958 and 1959 and a 4A state title at San Angelo Central High School in 1966, using a wishbone-like option offense ... A M—running Gene Stallings' option offense—beat Bear Bryant's Alabama team in the 1968 Cotton Bowl Classic, Royal instructed Bellard to design a new ...
Famous quotes containing the word offense:
“O, my offense is rank, it smells to heaven;
It hath the primal eldest curse upon t,
A brothers murder. Pray can I not,
Though inclination be as sharp as will;
My stronger guilt defeats my strong intent,
And like a man to double business bound
I stand in pause where I shall first begin,
And both neglect. What if this cursed hand
Were thicker than itself with brothers blood,
Is there not rain enough in the sweet heavens
To wash it white as snow?”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)