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How the Texas offense can get explosive against Iowa State’s defense

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A few simple wrinkles in the game plan can open opportunities against the inverted Tampa 2.

NCAA Football: Texas at Texas Christian Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

The Texas Longhorns were able to use the RPO concept combined with the inside zone successfully against Kansas State. Here’s a look at how that play works, and a play action off that look which can be very effective against the inverted Tampa 2 coverage that Iowa State runs. For an added bonus, an empty look out of 11 personnel is added in which could create big-play opportunities for a speedy running back like Jordan Whittington.