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IOWA REVERSE
December 24, 1956
Blending deception and power, this reverse gives Iowa the power of single-wing blocking at the point of attack, with the deception of the flanker T formation from which it begins. The quarterback, Ploen (11), spins to his right and fades back, handing off to the left half, Dobrino (20), who has started wide to his right. The flanked halfback, Happel (40), takes a step to his right, then circles back and takes the ball from Dobrino. He follows the right end, Gilliam (87), through the hole opened by a double block on the defensive right tackle and a trap block on the defensive right end. The beginning sweep of the play to the right is designed to pull the defense a step in the wrong direction.
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December 24, 1956

Iowa Reverse

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Blending deception and power, this reverse gives Iowa the power of single-wing blocking at the point of attack, with the deception of the flanker T formation from which it begins. The quarterback, Ploen (11), spins to his right and fades back, handing off to the left half, Dobrino (20), who has started wide to his right. The flanked halfback, Happel (40), takes a step to his right, then circles back and takes the ball from Dobrino. He follows the right end, Gilliam (87), through the hole opened by a double block on the defensive right tackle and a trap block on the defensive right end. The beginning sweep of the play to the right is designed to pull the defense a step in the wrong direction.

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