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Breaking Down Four Verticals

Looking at the Longhorns' use of four verticals against New Mexico State, and the matchup problems the Longhorns can exploit from this staple play of spread offenses.

Against New Mexico State, Texas took full advantage of a spread staple called four verticals, a play that, like its name implies, features four receivers running vertical routes down the field. Let's take a longer look at this play, and the advantages it brings. Ash Lofts A Pick As you can see, it's a second-and-six, and Texas runs a four-verticals concept. David Ash decides to throw down the... Recommended Stories