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The cHawkboard: Derek Mason on how to defend the read-option

Stanford director of defense Derek Mason goes to the whiteboard to explain the fundamentals of the read-option and what opposing defenses have to do to stop it.


Even watching the live-feed, it was clear that the Seahawks were running some read-option things at training camp. The problem with the continued use of the read-option in 2013 is that coaches have better prepared themselves to defend it.

Stanford Director of Defense (huh?) Derek Mason breaks it down on the whiteboard.