Lots of good info on the diamond formation here, and linked in the article as well.
You can spend a lot of time and money picking out the perfect floral bouquet for your date ... but you're probably better off checking if you have bad breath and taking the porn out of the glove compartment.
The moral: you gain more by not being stupid, than you do by being smart. Smart gets neutralized by other smart people. Stupid does not.
Very tough on a team like IA that likes to keep 2 safeties high. Also allows a little more misdirection in backfield than a normal gun formation with different reads to throw defenses off.
To run it effectively though, in my experience, you need a back like Woody who can block like a fullback, but also be a threat to carry the ball every onceinawhile
Exaggeration is a BILLION times worse than understating.
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