Paul Johnson’s Spread Option: A Beginner’s Guide

Posted by Big Philly on November-16-2009 Add Comments

The end of the 2009 regular season is approaching and Paul Johnson's Spread Option is starting to gather national attention.  His team, the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, have risen to No. 7 in the BCS standings and AP Poll thanks to an eight game win streak and his former team, the Navy Midshipmen, hung on in the fourth quarter to upset Notre Dame on national television.  This week Sports Illustrated published an article on Johnson's offense, but it tells fans what they already know: its different and its working.

The national sports media can't explain to curious fans why Johnson's Spread Option is one of the top offenses in the FBS because they don't know how it works either. 

Football commentators, in particular Bob Da...

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