This youth football play is out of the spread formation which features twin receivers to both sides of the field. This play features 5 down offensive linemen, 2 split-ends, 2 slot receivers, 1 half back off-set to the right and the QB in shotgun. The play is designed to get the off-set running back the ball out in space. This is usually thrown to best skilled
position player. This play will get your best athlete the ball out in the open field, making the defense tackle your best player in space. This youth football play is very explosive when executed properly, rep this play often in practice. Reminder, you need to have at least seven players on the line of scrimmage. Have one receiver to the left and to the right on the line of scrimmage. Make sure your receivers tell the side referee that they are on the ball.
The split-end to the right runs a post pattern right at the middle safety. The receiver in the slot to the right will run a drag route across the middle of the field, crossing the paths of the linebackers. The back side slot receiver will run a skinny post. The back side split-end will run a go route. This youth football passing play out of the spread offense is a man to man coverage beater. This play makes the defense tackle your running back in the open field, which is very difficult to do in youth football.