Air Raid Plays
Coach’s Corner: The Houston Offense
Where RPO meets Air Raid
One Awesome Play: Jamire Calvin sparks a comeback over Boise State
Tyler Hilinski and Jamire Calvin connect on a corner route to score Wazzu’s first offensive touchdown.
One Awesome Play: WSU’s shovel pass vs. Montana State
Here’s how the Cougs abused the Bobcats with a simple screen.
Play Diagram: Introducing Randy and Larry
The Cougs use wide receiver screens to attack the boundary space of a defense.
Play diagram: Shakes, Stick, and Corners
Here are a trio of route concepts that can work with previously presented plays.
Play diagram: Y-Cross
When the Air Raid wants a big play, it usually goes to Four Verts. But Y-Cross is pretty good in that regard, too.
Play diagram: Y-Sail
A flood concept that exemplifies how Mike Leach uses triangles to force the defense into making a mistake.
Play diagram: The Shallow Cross
That one play where Dominique Williams is wide open forever.
Play diagram: The Wheel
It's a versatile play that can be used both to gash the defense big gains and also get just that little bit of separation in the red zone.
Play diagram: All Curl
We deconstruct another staple of the Air Raid playbook. It looks just like it sounds.
Play diagram: Mesh
We dissect the pass concepts in the Air Raid beginning with one of its staples.