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Topic: That first possession
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That first possession

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Nov 30, 2013, 10:51 PM

Smartest folks in the room syndrome? Why run that trick play?

We were moving the ball well...running clock, looking good.

Why get cute? Showed a lack of confidence.

20/20 hindsight? Maybe...but....

I swear it has been a LONG TIME since we lined up against a quality opponent and ran it down their throat...told 'em what was coming and went out and did it...

It's been a decade or more of this "high- flying offense" stuff...but when we run into a team that wins the trenches...the wheels come off.

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Not hindsight....I said it real time....Our guys just dont


Nov 30, 2013, 10:55 PM

get it.

I said it as it happened....

If you don't need a trick play...save it till you do.

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Yep real time here too


Nov 30, 2013, 10:56 PM

I hated the trick play call. Especially since it is one we often run. But at the very least Sammy has to throw it away or on the sideline.

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Nov 30, 2013, 10:59 PM

Our coaches are more the "trick" plays and delusions type. Time to clean house and get back to basic hard hitting football like you implied. I agree.

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No way did USuC "win the trenches". We ran it well and


Nov 30, 2013, 11:09 PM

stopped their normal run game. We just couldn't handle the QB draw, but it wasn't because we lost the LOS.

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Nov 30, 2013, 11:20 PM

Adding a trick while your base offense is going well makes no sense. Even if we go it I would still question the strategy. Keep running what's working...keeps their defense on the field and builds our confidence.

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