NCAA Football 13 Gameplay Video: Michigan Vs. Maryland Shows Fixed Plays

Two plays that work so well in real football they've made their way into just about any college football offense: the read option and the bubble screen. But up through last year's NCAA 12, neither play worked in the vidya games. The bubble would far too often result in the receiver doing a pirouette while catching the ball, and very few option plays of any sort could be used effectively, even by the computer -- games against even good option teams usually mean easy wins.

But, based on this week's gameplay video, both of those issues are being addressed:

I don't know if that Maryland Terrapins defensive end should take himself quite THAT far out of the play, but it's highly reasonable to expect Not Denard Robinson to be able to gain yardage while running that play for the 1,000th time. The receiver catches the screen in front while moving forward, instead of turning around to go look for it, so there's another improvement.

Also, nobody likes those Maryland uniforms, but if they were to wear them into the stuffy and refined Big House, all would be forgiven.

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