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USC Football

YAY Or NAY: The R.P.O. Stands For Run People Over Updated (7/16)

July 15, 2021

The Trojans use the Air Raid Offense commanded by flight director Graham Harrell.
--And they line the quarterback up in the shotgun formation with an RPO look.  For the uninitiated, RPO stands for Run, Pass, Option. The formation's intent is to make a defense account for the QB at the mesh point where he and the running back come together for the handoff on a run-play call.

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