Friday, October 17, 2008

The Ultimate Spread Offense

Forget the run-and-shoot, the A-11 is the harbinger of things to come in offensive philosophy. Any offense that features one offensive lineman, two quarterbacks, and a host of potential receivers is something that has to get the attention of the NFL.

In a story that begins on its front page (in the print edition that is), the New York Times brings us the story of Piedmont High School's wacky offensive scheming and the controversy it has engendered with football purists.

And evidence is emerging that the A-11 is something of a California phenomena.

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