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Gameplay Controls

NCAA Football 2005

MENU CONTROLS
Directional Buttons UP/DOWN = Highlight menu items. LEFT/RIGHT = Cycle choices/Move sliders.
X Button Select/Go to next screen
Triangle Button Cancel/Return to previous screen

GENERAL GAMEPLAY
Start Button Pause
Select Button Call timeout

PLAY CALLING
Directional Buttons UP/DOWN = Cycle through sets/formations. Cycle through plays.
X Button Select set or formation. Select corresponding play.
Square Button Select corresponding play. Ask Corso (offense only).
Circle Button Select corresponding play
L2 Button + Square, X or Circle = Bluff play call (above play calling window).
L1 Button + Square, X or Circle = Bluff play call (below play calling window).

OFFENSE - BEFORE THE SNAP
Directional Buttons Up/Down = Cycle through man in motion options. Left/Right = Put selected man in motion.
X Button Snap the ball. Press and hold = Hurry to line of scrimmage.
Triangle Button Call hot route. Cancel audible selection.
Square Button Cancel audible selection. Square then Square, X, Circle, L1 or R1 = Call audible. Square then + L2 = Cancel audible and run the original play as picked in the Play Call screen (before the snap). Square then R2 = Flip the play at the line of scimmage.
Circle Button Fake snap signal
L2 Button Quiet the crowd (when Home)
R2 Button Coach's cam (showing play diagram)
Right analog stick (R3 Button when pressed down) Coach's cam (without showing play diagram on field)

OFFENSE - MATCH-UP STICK
Right analog stick (R3 Button when pressed down) RIGHT = O Line vs. D Line (show offensive and defensive lines). DOWN = Backfield vs. Linebackers (show quarterback/running backs and linebackers). LEFT = Receivers vs. Secondary (show receivers and secondary).

OFFENSE - RUNNING
Directional Buttons Move player/Run
X Button Sprint (hold button)
Triangle Button Jump/Hurdle
Square Button Dive, QB dive/Slide (pressure sensitive)
Circle Button Spin (press the D-button in direction you want to spin).
L2 Button Stiff arm left/right (after crossing the line of scrimmage). Fake pitch (when running the option).
L1 Button Juke left
R2 Button Lateral
R1 Button Juke right
Left analog stick (L3 Button when pressed down) Move player/Run

OFFENSE - PASSING
X Button Throw to receiver with corresponing symbol.
Triangle Button Throw ball away
Square Button Throw to receiver with corresponing symbol.
Circle Button Throw to receiver with corresponing symbol.
L2 Button Toggle passing symbols ON/OFF
L1 Button Throw to receiver with corresponing symbol.
R2 Button Pump fake
R1 Button Throw to receiver with corresponing symbol.

OFFENSE - RECEIVING
X Button Control intended receiver while ball is airbourne.
Triangle Button Jump for pass
Square Button Dive for pass
Circle Button Sprint (hold)

OFFENSE - HURRY-UP OFFENSE
Triangle Button Repeat previous play
Square Button Fake spike (hold)
Circle Button Quarterback spike ball (hold)

DEFENSE
Directional Buttons Reposition player
X Button Cycle through defenders
Triangle Button Cancel an audible. Coverage audible: Triangle then UP = Loose. Triangle then DOWN = Tight. Triangle then Left/Right = Normal. Triangle then X = Man Shift (if set to MANUAL in User Settings).
Square Button Cancel audible selection. Square then Square, X, Circle, L1 or R1 = Call audible. Square then + L2 = Cancel audible and run the original play as picked in the Play Call screen (before the snap). Square then R2 = Flip the play at the line of scimmage.
Circle Button Cycle through defenders
L2 Button Pump up the crowd (must be standing).
L1 Button Defensive Line audible: L1 then UP = Spread, DOWN = Pinch, LEFT/RIGHT = Shift left/right.
R1 Button Linebacker audible: R1 then UP = Spread, DOWN = Pinch, and LEFT/RIGHT = Shift left/right.
Left analog stick (L3 Button when pressed down) Reposition player

DEFENSE - AFTER THE SNAP
Directional Buttons Move player/run
X Button Control player nearest to the ball
Triangle Button Catch/Defend pass
Square Button Dive
Circle Button Sprint (hold down)
L2 Button Big hit
L1 Button Swat ball (not engaged). Defensive line special move (engaged).
R2 Button Strip ball (not engaged)
R1 Button Strafe (hold button, not engaged). Defensive line special move (engaged).
Left analog stick (L3 Button when pressed down) Move player/run

KICKING GAME
X Button Control kick meter
Left analog stick (L3 Button when pressed down) Aim kick

RETURNING A KICK
Directional Buttons Control return man
X Button Switch players
Triangle Button Fair catch (you must have control of the return man while the ball is in the air)
Left analog stick (L3 Button when pressed down) Control return man
Stay in the end zone Kneel (you must have control of the return man)