McGahee's power play

Miami RB Willis McGahee is building his Heisman campaign around one simple play.

Updated: November 20, 2002, 4:52 PM ET
By Bruce Feldman | ESPN The Magazine

USC had Student Body Right. Syracuse has its Freeze Option. And Miami has a staple play that might be the most unstoppable of all. It's called 46 Power-O and it's the play that tailback Willis McGahee has built a Heisman campaign around. Like the best classic plays, it's nothing fancy: just an off-tackle handoff to the strong side. The fullback kicks out the defensive end. The tight end crashes down on the C-gap and the backside guard pulls to clean up the linebacker. "It's one read [for the ...

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