The package utilizes both fullbacks in Kye Staley and Seaton, with the option to line them up on either side of the quarterback or to overload one side. Both are valuable as lead blockers, and Seaton has become a sneaky receiving threat.
A tough back in Desmond Roland — especially when running behind a revamped offensive line and Zac Veatch at tight end — also helps make the formation effective. Same with a mobile quarterback in Chelf.
The under-center look hasn't completely turned into OSU's go-to goal-line attack, as the Cowboys still ran plenty of plays out of the shotgun inside the 5-yard line in Ames and Lubbock. And maybe we'll see Walsh reappear in that situation again down the line.
But the Cowboys have clearly found something with this under-center thing. Two touchdowns on three plays is a pretty solid ratio. And it certainly gives opposing defenses something else to think about when they prepare for the Cowboys.
So maybe Wife does know best after all.
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