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S2A podcast with Rich Hargitt and Rick Butler

The co-founders of The Surface to Air System share their thoughts on RPO's, Spread Offenses, and overall offensive football. Rich and Rick bring the listener inside their "football talk" as they go about their day coaching ball..



Episode 9:  In Part 3 of a mini-series on the evolution of the Air Raid, Air. Raid 3.0 and its full merger of Air Raid passes with the Zone Read Option - based run game is the topic. Rick and Rich discussed the attributes of a 3.0 Air Raid based offense: RPOs, Game planning based upon what works - an open philosophy, Pass/Run balance, more motions formations and personnel group, The willingness to evolve, Streamlined communication and ID system, Introduction of S Call RPO Family, Laser focus of 4 Drop back schemes, Q.B. Autonomy with Front Door and Post-Snap decision making ability .



Previous S2A Podcasts

Episode 8: Evolution of the Air Raid Offense Part 2 - Air Raid 2.0.  In the latest episode of the S2A Podcast, Rick and Rich continue to discuss the evoluution of the Air Raid attack.  The is the 2nd podcast of the series, and takes the listener/coach to Air Raid 2.0 - with its more balanced run game, some RPO's , more screens, quicks, no-huddle, and some formational changes. Coaches Leach, Kingsbury, Kelly, Mazzone, Franklin, and Holgorsen are among those credited with bringing about Air Raid 2.0.

S2A Podcast Episode 7 - Evolution of the Air Raid Offense Part 1 - Coach Hargitt begins a 3 part podcast series on the evolution of the Air Raid Offense. This podcast starts with Air Raid 1.0. Air Raid 1.0 (the past) emphasized throwing the ball, not much in the run game, no RPO's, and not much value on time management or balance. 1.0 was of course started by Hal Mumme and Mike Leach.  This episode sets the stage for 8 and 9 as that will follow its evolution through 2.0, and then to where it is today in Surface to Air System with 3.0

S2A Podcast Episode 6 - The S2A 7 day Spring install. Today Rich Hargitt will go into the "how's and "whys" of installing 95% of the Surface to Air System offense in Spring.

S2A Podcast Episode 5 - Coach Hargitt breaks down the S2A Snag route, a staple of the Air-Raid Quick game, and a S2A core concept in its RPO's. Take a deep dive into the intricacies of this route concept and add it to your attack this Spring.

S2A Podcast Episode 4 - S27, GPS, and The S2A Clinic : In this episode of the Surface to Air System Podcast Rich and Rick discuss a better way to do 7 on 7, it's called S27 and then get into the tenets of their new book: Game Practice System: An Innovative Restructuring of American Football Practices. They finish the episode by previewing their upcoming National RPO Clinic. Coaches can find out more about the Clinic at www.nationalrpoclinic.com

In Episode 2, Giving the QB the car keys to the Offense Rich and Rick Butler discuss "allowing your QB to have concept autonomy in the game" and Rich details his "secret sauce" - the how's and why's he allows his HS QB to control the concept(s) within a game.

In the first episode of the S2A podcast, the co-founders of The Surface to Air System share their thoughts on RPO's, Spread Offenses, and overall offensive football. Rich and Rick bring the listener inside their "football talk" as they go about their day coaching ball. In this, the first Episode, the topics are What is and isn't an RPO? And, why were the two called "Snake oil salesmen"?

 

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