NCAA Football 12: The Official Player's Guide


*120 colleges covered - Learn about your school and find out what personnel make them unstoppable!

*Learn the keys to unlocking the 5 sets for success on offense and defense to dominate your opponent!

*Complete breakdowns of all offensive styles in NCAA Football 12 with full game plans laid out!

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*120 colleges covered - Learn about your school and find out what personnel make them unstoppable!

*Learn the keys to unlocking the 5 sets for success on offense and defense to dominate your opponent!

*Complete breakdowns of all offensive styles in NCAA Football 12 with full game plans laid out!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780307891440
  • Publisher: Random House Information Group
  • Publication date: 7/12/2011
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 7.90 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

New Features
Offensive Fundamentals
Running Moves
Inside Running Game
Outside Run Game
Running the Option
Passing Controls
Hot Routes
The Passing Game
Defensive Fundamentals
Defensive Controls
Defensive Line Shifts
Linebacker Shifts
Coverage Audibles
Ind. Defensive Hot Routes
Run Defense
Defensive Coverages
Blitzing 101
Advanced Gameplay Strategies
Five Sets for Success: Offense
Five Sets for Success: Defense
Passing Concepts
Understanding Pass Coverages
Attacking Man Coverage
Attacking Zone Coverages
Defending the Online Player
Advanced Blitzing Techniques
Advanced Run Defense
Advanced User Control
Offensive Styles
Offensive Styles Game Planning
Shotgun Spread
Pro Style Offense
Multiple Style Offense
Option Style Offense
One Back Offense
Pistol Offense
Run N Shoot Offense
Air Raid Offense
Defensive Styles
Defensive Styles Game Planning
3-4 Defense
4-3 Defense
3-3-5 Defense
4-2-5 Defense
Multiple Defense
Air Force Falcons
Akron Zips
Alabama Crimson Tide
Arizona Wildcats
Arizona State Sun Devils
Arkansas Razorbacks
Arkansas State Red Wolves
Army Black Knights
Auburn Tigers
Ball State Cardinals
Baylor Bears
Boise State Broncos
Boston College Eagles
Bowling Green Falcons
Buffalo Bulls
BYU Cougars
Cal Golden Bears
Central Michigan Chippewas
Cincinnati Bearcats
Clemson Tigers
Colorado Buffaloes
Colorado State Rams
Connecticut Huskies
Duke Blue Devils
Eastern Michigan Eagles
ECU Pirates
FIU Golden Panthers
Florida Atlantic Owls
Florida Gators
Florida State Seminoles
Fresno State Bulldogs
Georgia Bulldogs
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Hawai’i Warriors
Houston Cougars
Idaho Vandals
Illinois Fighting Illini
Indiana Hoosiers
Iowa Hawkeyes
Iowa State Cyclones
Kansas Jayhawks
Kansas State Wildcats
Kent State Golden Flashes
Kentucky Wildcats
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs
Louisville Cardinals
LSU Tigers
Marshall Thundering Herd
Maryland Terrapins
Memphis Tigers
Miami Hurricanes
Miami University RedHawks
Michigan Wolverines
Michigan State Spartans
Mid Tenn State Blue Raiders
Minnesota Golden Gophers
Mississippi State Bulldogs
Missouri Tigers
Navy Midshipmen
NC State Wolfpack
Nebraska Cornhuskers
Nevada Wolf Pack
New Mexico Lobos
New Mexico State Aggies
North Carolina Tar Heels
North Texas Mean Green
Northern Illinois Huskies
Northwestern Wildcats
Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Ohio Bobcats
Ohio State Buckeyes
Oklahoma Sooners
Oklahoma State Cowboys
Ole Miss Rebels
Oregon Ducks
Oregon State Beavers
Penn State Nittany Lions
Pittsburgh Panthers
Purdue Boilermakers
Rice Owls
Rutgers Scarlet Knights
San Diego State Aztecs
San Jose State Spartans
SMU Mustangs
South Carolina Gamecocks
Southern Miss Golden Eagles
Stanford Cardinal
Syracuse Orange
TCU Horned Frogs
Temple Owls
Tennessee Volunteers
Texas Longhorns
Texas A&M Aggies
Texas Tech Red Raiders
Toledo Rockets
Troy Trojans
Tulane Green Wave
Tulsa Golden Hurricane
UAB Blazers
UCF Knights
UCLA Bruins
UL Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns
UL Monroe Warhawks
UNLV Rebels
USC Trojans
USF Bulls
Utah Utes
Utah State Aggies
UTEP Miners
Vanderbilt Commodores
Virginia Cavaliers
Virginia Tech Hokies
Wake Forest Demon Deacons
Washington Huskies
Washington State Cougars
West Virginia Mountaineers
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers
Western Michigan Broncos
Wisconsin Badgers
Wyoming Cowboys
Top 20 team breakdowns
#1 Oklahoma Sooners
#2 Alabama Crimson Tide
#3 Stanford Cardinal
#4 LSU Tigers
#5 Oregon Ducks
#7 Oklahoma State Cowboys
#8 Boise State Broncos
#9 Texas A&M Aggies
#10 Florida State Seminoles
#11 Wisconsin Badgers
#12 Auburn Tigers
#13 South Carolina Gamecocks
#14 TCU Horned Frogs
#15 Michigan State Spartans
#16 Nebraska Cornhuskers
#17 Virginia Tech Hokies
#18 Arkansas Razorbacks
#19 Mississippi State Bulldogs
#20 Florida Gators
Career Modes
Road to Glory Mode
Dynasty Mode
Behind The Scenes at EA’s NCAA Draft Party
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Reading Group Guide

120 Colleges covered- This year we include program information, ratings, playbooks, and a massive depth chart for 120 colleges. Starting on page 72, each college is given it’s own page detailing the information you want to know including their prestige ranking, offensive style, all-time record, and rivals.

5 Sets for Success- Hardcore football gamers will appreciate the Advanced Gameplay Strategies section, found on pages 28 thru 47. Here we explain how “5 Sets for Success” will help you dominate any opponent whether computer, friend, or online. Plays are discussed and explained so terms like Three Headed Rushing Attack, Quick Pass, Man Beater, Zone Beater, and Base Play can be used for you benefit.

Coach trust charts and EXCLUSIVE hidden boosts- Pages 214 thru 220 contain some of the most intriguing information in the guide. Some of these tables explain how to gain your coaches trust and climb the depth chart ladder.  Plus, you can play at different positions and find all the hidden boosts using the exclusive charts EA SPORTS only provided to Prima Games.

Offensive and Defensive Styles- Each college has it’s own style and referencing the team pages with tell you what that is. However, the Offensive and Defensive Styles pages, found on pages 48 thru 70, go into detail about each style, who runs it, and how it can be effective.

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