Concept Wednesday: The Draw Series

Perhaps no play is more divisive than the RB Draw series that Nebraska runs.  Much of that is the play design itself.  When it works, it results in a Nebraska back scampering into the open field with very little resistance.  When it doesn’t, it tends to end up with a cavalcade of defenders in the Huskers’ backfield, guaranteeing a loss of yards and putting the offense behind the down-and-distance schedule.

What most miss is that the Huskers don’t just run Draw for the running game, but also package it with play action passes that are designed to create one on one match ups down the field for the Savage Professionals.  It’s that passing element that makes Draw this week’s featured concept in Concept Wednesday.

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