The Pistol Offense was designed in 2004 by Chris Ault, the head coach of the University of Nevada. The offense combines the shotgun and single back offenses into a hybrid system. In the Pistol Offense, the QB aligns tighter to the LOS than in a traditional shotgun and the running back aligns directly behind him. The offense has evolved to include multiple backs and Pistol formations have found their way into many college offenses and into the NFL. It was used extensively throughout the 2012 NFL Season by the Washington Redskins with RGIII and the San Francisco 49ers with Colin Kaepernick who ran the offense in college at Nevada.

Useful Pistol Offense Links:

Pistol Offense – Wikipedia – Basic Information about the Pistol Offense

Deconstructing Nevada’s Pistol Offense – Article by Chris Brown of www.smartfootball.com

Pistol Offense Books & DVD’s

 

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HS Pistol Offense Ppt
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Bakersfield HS Pistol Offense Ppt
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James Vint Installing A Fast Break Run Game From The Pistol Ppt
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James Vint Pistol 5 Step Pass Game Ppt
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Iowa Wesleyn Pistol Concepts James Vint Ppt
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James Vint Pistol Quick Pass Game Ppt
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Bakersfield HS Pistol Pass Game Ppt
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Youth DC Wing T Pistol Pdf
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