This play should be executed quickly when started. Center blocks to right. Left Guard blocks to right. Right Guard blocks to right. Left Tackle goes through.

Right Tackle goes through and assists runner. Left End blocks opposing tackle out. Right End follows around fast. Quarter Back carries full back forward. Left Half Back assists left end to block tackle out. Right Half Back pushes full back from behind. Full Back carries the ball over left guard position.

Tackle Over Formation   Right Half Back Cross Buck.

Tackle Over Formation - Right Half Back Cross-Buck.

Play to be used if opponents are shifting. Center blocks to right. Left Guard blocks to right. Right Guard blocks to right.

Left Tackle follows and protects runner from inside. Right Tackle breaks through and cuts off reinforcements. Left End boxes opposing tackle. Right End follows and assists runner. Left Half Back blocks opposing half. Right Half Back is the man with the ball. Full Back takes opposing end.

Tackle Over Formation   Left End Around.

Tackle Over Formation - Left End Around.

Play should not be used on a slippery field. Center blocks to left.

Left Guard breaks through and joins runner. Right Guard blocks to left. Left Tackle blocks to left. Right Tackle blocks to left. Left End gets away quickly and takes the ball by a toss from the quarter back. Right End blocks opposing tackle. Quarter Back passes ball and goes ahead and interferes for runner. Left Half Back follows right half in interference. Right Half Back blocks opposing half back. Full Back blocks opposing end.

Tackle Over Formation   Quarter Back Run.

Tackle Over Formation - Quarter Back Run.

A good play to use if the opponents are playing close on defense. It will open them up or the play will make ground.

Center blocks to left.

Left Guard breaks through and cuts off reinforcements. Right Guard blocks to left. Left Tackle blocks to left. Right Tackle blocks to left. Left End follows and aids in any way he can. Right End blocks opposing tackle. Quarter Back is the runner. Left Half Back blocks opposing end. Right Half Back blocks opposing tackle or half. • Full Back follows right half back in the interference.

Photographs Of Formations And Diagrams Of Plays Pa 87Tandem   Tackle Over   Left Half Back Cross Buck.

Tandem - Tackle Over - Left Half Back Cross-Buck.

This play must be executed rapidly.

Center blocks to left.

Left Guard breaks through, blocks half back.

Right Guard blocks to left.

Left Tackle blocks to left.

Right Tackle blocks to left.

Left End follows and assists.

Right End boxes opposing tackle.

Quarter Back passes ball quickly and gets into the interference.

Left Half Back is the runner.

Right Half Back blocks opposing half back.

Full Back blocks opposing end.

Tandem   Tackle Over   Full Back Buck.

Tandem - Tackle Over - Full Back Buck.

This play should be executed with a dive, instead of a slow mass play. Center blocks to left. Right Guard breaks through and blocks opposing backs to left. Left Guard blocks to left. Left Tackle blocks to right. Right Tackle blocks to left. Left End follows around and pushes. Right End blocks opposing tackle out. Quarter Back helps the runner. Left Half Back assists the runner on right hip. Right Half Back goes ahead of runner. Full Back takes the ball.

The Tandem in Action.   Illustrating how the men charge in the line and how the backs get away. Photo by Lyndon,

The Tandem in Action. - Illustrating how the men charge in the line and how the backs get away. Photo by Lyndon.

Tandem   Tackle Over   Full Back Buck.

Tandem - Tackle Over - Full Back Buck.

Can he used if opponents shift. Center blocks to right. Left Guard blocks to right. Right Guard blocks to right. Left Tackle breaks through. Right Tackle breaks through, blocks off backs. Left End blocks tackle out. Right End follows around. Quarter Back helps the runner.

Left Half Back assists left end in blocking tackle out. Right Half Back follows runner through. Full Back takes the ball through left guard.

Tandem   Tackle Over   Right Half Back Cross Bucks.

Tandem - Tackle Over - Right Half Back Cross-Bucks.

This is a close, driving, mass play on center. Center charges ahead and to the right. Left Guard blocks to left. Right Guard blocks to right. Left Tackle breaks through. Right Tackle blocks to right. Left End blocks opposing tackle out. Right End follows. Quarter Back carries runner forward. Right Half Back is the runner. Left Half Back and Full Back push from behind.

Showing position of men in the tandem and their relative position, also proper position for quick starting.

Showing position of men in the tandem and their relative position, also proper position for quick starting.

Photo by Lyndon.

Tandem   Tackle Over   Left End Around.

Tandem - Tackle Over - Left End Around.

Center blocks to left. Left Guard blocks to left, goes through. Right Guard blocks to left. Left Tackle blocks to left. Right Tackle blocks to left.

Left End comes around rapidly and takes the ball. Right End boxes opposing tackle.

Quarter Back passes ball to end and then makes interference. Left Half Back, Right Half Back and Full Back all go ahead for interference.

Tandem   Tackle Over   Quarter Back Run.

Tandem - Tackle Over - Quarter Back Run.