Hook and lateral to the center? Hook and lateral to the center.
By now you’ve already sprinted to the video below and are not reading this, but here it goes. Mercer Island High School in Washington ran this play against Interlake, and I want to hug them and never let go.
Alex Emanuels is the large man rumblin’ down the field, and let’s give him some props beyond just the “oh my God he has the ball” aspect of this. He’s moving, juking even, and did work when he got his paws on the pigskin.
I also have to give an enormous shout out to my pal Scott Enyeart for passing this along. Christmas indeed came early.
The spread offense is now. The future of college football offenses is a playbook made up of only variations of this play. THE FUTURE IS AMAZING.