This play to be successful must be executed rapidly. All the interference must "hurry up." Center blocks to left. Left Guard breaks through, joins runner. Right Guard blocks to left. Left Tackle blocks to left. Right Tackle blocks to left. Left End follows around. Right End boxes tackle. Quarter Back is the runner. Left Half Back blocks opposing end. Right Half Back blocks opposing half. Full Back follows right half back in the interference.

Tackle Straight Back   Left Tackle Straight Plunge.

Tackle Straight Back - Left Tackle Straight Plunge.

In this play the tackle bucks straight ahead over the position occupied by left guard. Center blocks to right. Left Guard blocks to right. Right Guard blocks to right. Left Tackle is the man to take the ball. Right Tackle blocks opposing backs to right and assists runner. Left End blocks tackle out.

Right End comes around and pushes from behind. Quarter Back carries the tackle forward. Left Half Back breaks through and assists. Right Half Back assists runner on right hip. Full Back assists runner on left hip.

Tackle back in half back position.

Tackle back in half back position.

Photo by Lyndon.

Tackle Straight Back   Full Back Cross Buck.

Tackle Straight Back - Full Back Cross-Buck.

This is a feint attack by left tackle on the right side of the line, and the full back makes the real attack at left guard position. Center blocks to right. Left Guard blocks to right. Right Guard blocks to right. Left Tackle starts as if to carry ball to right. Right Tackle blocks to right. Left End blocks opposing tackle out. Right End follows and assists from behind. Quarter Back turns as if to pass ball to left tackle and turns on around and passes ball to full back and then assists runner. Left Half Back breaks through and assists. Right Half Back assists runner on left hip. Full Back is the runner.

Tackle Straight Back   Right Half Back Cross Buck.

Tackle Straight Back - Right Half Back Cross-Buck.

This play is more in the nature of a run than a plunge and must be pulled off fast. Center blocks to right. Left Guard blocks to right. Right Guard blocks to right. Left Tackle goes straight into the line and appears to take the ball. Right Tackle blocks to right. Left End boxes tackle. Right End follows and assists runner. Quarter Back makes a bluff at passing ball to left tackle and then passes it to right half, then goes ahead in the interference. Left Half Back breaks through and joins runner. Right Half Back takes the ball. Full Back blocks opposing end.

Photo by Lyndon, Tackle Back Square,   A very strong formation for close, quick, concentrated attack.

Photo by Lyndon, Tackle Back Square, - A very strong formation for close, quick, concentrated attack.

Tackle Back Square   Left Tackle Plunge Through Center.

Tackle Back Square - Left Tackle Plunge Through Center.

This is a close mass play. Execute slowly; all hold together.

Center charges his man straight back and to the right. Left Guard blocks to the left. Right Guard blocks to right. Left Tackle takes the ball. Right Tackle blocks opponent to right. Left End goes through and assists runner. Right End hurries around and joins in the push. Quarter Back assists runner by holding him up and helping him forward. Left Half Back assists on left hip. Right Half Back blocks to the left. Full Back assists on right hip.

Tackle Back Square   Left Half Back Run Around Tackle.

Tackle Back Square - Left Half Back Run Around Tackle.

This play should go off quickly. Center blocks to left. Left Guard goes through, joins runner. Right Guard blocks to left. Left Tackle leads interference. Right Tackle blocks opponent to left. Left End follows. Right End boxes opposing tackle. Quarter Back assists runner from inside. Left Half Back takes the ball. Right Half Back comes around for interference. Full Back blocks opposing end.

Tackle Back Square   Tackle Straight Plunge.

Tackle Back Square - Tackle Straight Plunge.

This is a slow mass play on or just inside opposing tackle.

Center blocks to left.

Left Guard goes through and blocks to left. Right Guard blocks to left. Left Tackle takes the ball. Right Tackle blocks to left.

Left End follows around and joins in the push. Right End blocks tackle out. Quarter Back assists in helping runner ahead. Left Half Back assists runner on left hip. Right Half Back goes through. Full Back assists runner on left hip.

Tackle Back Square   Full Back Plunge.

Tackle Back Square - Full Back Plunge.

The full back should follow the path of the left tackle. Center blocks to left. Left Guard goes through to assist. Right Guard blocks to left.

Left Tackle leads the interference through the line. Right Tackle blocks to left. Left End comes around and joins in the push. Right End blocks tackle out. Quarter Back assists the runner to keep his feet and go ahead. Left Half Back assists on right hip of runner. Right Half Back goes through and across to assist. Full Back carries the ball.

Tackle Back Square   Full Back Cross Buck.

Tackle Back Square - Full Back Cross-Buck.

This is a feint to hit the right side of the line, but fall hack cross-bucks over left guard. Center blocks to right. Left Guard blocks to right. Right Guard blocks to right. Left Tackle goes ahead and appears to take ball for plunge through the guard-tackle hole. Right Tackle goes through and assists. Left End assists, blocking tackle out. Right End comes around and pushes. Left Half Back goes through ahead of runner. Right Half Back blocks tackle out. Full Back takes the ball.

Tackle Back Square   Left End Around.

Tackle Back Square - Left End Around.