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Gameplay Controls

NCAA Football 2005

MENU CONTROLS
Directional Pad UP/DOWN = Highlight menu items. LEFT/RIGHT = Cycle choices/Move sliders
A Button Select/Go to the next screen
B Button Return to previous screen

GENERAL GAMEPLAY
Start Pause
Back Call timeout

PLAY CALLING
Directional Pad UP/DOWN = Cycle through sets/formations. Cycle through plays.
A Button Select set or formation. Select corresponding play.
B Button Select corresponding play
X Button Select corresponding play. Ask Corso (offense only).
Y Button Cancel set/formation selection
Black Button Flip play
Left Trigger + X, A or B = Bluff play call (above play calling window).
Right Trigger + X, A or B = Bluff play call (below play calling window).

OFFENSE - BEFORE THE SNAP
Directional Pad Up/Down = Cycle through man in motion options. Left/Right = Put selected man in motion.
Right Thumbstick UP = Coach's cam (without showing play diagram on field).
A Button Snap the ball. Press and hold = Hurry to line of scrimmage.
B Button Fake snap signal.
X Button X then X, A, B, Left Trigger or Right Trigger = Call audible. X then White Button = Cancel audible and run the original play as picked in the Play Call screen (before the snap). X then Black Button = Flip the play at the line of scimmage.
Y Button Cancel audible selection. Call hot route.
White Button Quiet the crowd (when Home).
Black Button Coach's cam (showing play diagram).

OFFENSE - MATCH-UP STICK
Right Thumbstick 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 Pad Move player/Run
A Button Sprint (hold down). Hand off to fullback (when running the triple option).
B Button Spin (press the Directional Pad or Left Thumbstick in direction you want to spin).
X Button QB dive/slide (tap/hold)
Y Button Jump/Hurdle
Black Button Lateral
Left Trigger Stiff arm left/right (after crossing the line of scrimmage). Fake pitch (when running the option).
Right Trigger + Directional Pad in the direction you want to go = Juke (pull slightly for small juke, pull harder for big juke).

OFFENSE - PASSING
Right Thumbstick Pump fake.
A Button Throw to receiver with corresponing symbol.
B Button Throw to receiver with corresponing symbol.
X Button Throw to receiver with corresponing symbol.
Y Button Toggle passing symbols ON/OFF.
Black Button Throw ball away.
Left Trigger Throw to receiver with corresponing symbol.
Right Trigger Throw to receiver with corresponing symbol.

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

OFFENSE - HURRY-UP OFFENSE
A Button Repeat previous play
X Button Fake spike
Y Button Quarterback spike ball

DEFENSE
Directional Pad Reposition player
A Button Cycle through defenders
B Button Cycle through defenders
X Button X then X, A, B, Left Trigger or Right Trigger = Call an audible. X then White Button = Cancel the audible and run the original play as picked in the Play Call screen. X then Black Button = Flip the play at the line of scrimmage.
Y Button Cancel an audible selection. Coverage audible: Y then UP = Loose. Y then DOWN = Tight. Y then Left = Normal. Y then Right = Man Shift (if set to MANUAL in User Settings).
White Button Pump up the crowd (must be standing) (repeatedly)
Left Trigger Defensive Line audible: Left Trigger then UP = Spread, DOWN = Pinch, LEFT/RIGHT = Shift left/right.
Right Trigger Linebacker audible: Right Trigger then UP = Spread, DOWN = Pinch, and LEFT/RIGHT = Shift left/right.

DEFENSE - AFTER THE SNAP
Directional Pad Move player/run
A Button Control player nearest to the ball
B Button Sprint (hold down)
X Button Dive
Y Button Catch/Defend pass
White Button Big hit
Black Button Strip ball (not engaged)
Left Trigger Swat ball (not engaged). Defensive line special move (engaged).
Right Trigger Strafe (hold button, not engaged). Defensive line special move (engaged).

KICKING GAME
Left Thumbstick Aim kick
A Button Control kick meter

RETURNING A KICK
Directional Pad Control return man
A Button Switch players
Y Button Fair catch (you must have control of the return man while the ball is in the air)
Stay in the end zone Kneel (you must have control of the return man)