Football 101: Two-back offense
In fact, over the past year we have seen several predominantly one-back teams add two-back packages to their offensive systems to gain balance. Florida State and West Virginia are great examples of teams that have evolved from exclusively being in one-back sets to more two-back sets, taking advantage of their personnel.
Balance is the key to any offensive system, and unless a team is going to run the quarterback out of the one-back set, that system is limited in the running game without a fullback in the backfield. The trend is starting to swing back to a little more balance between one- and two-back sets in base offensive packages.
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