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Discussion in 'Football' started by GTWannaBee, Sep 30, 2019.

  1. aeromech

    aeromech Dodd-Like

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    Well to me this explains why the OL looks like a bunch of Keystone Cops better than the argument that our roster is full of FCS level talent. If what you are saying is true (and I am not insinuating it is not) then there is hope of the OL looking more prepared and cohesive later in the season. If it can come together enough by November to squeak out a win against VaTech that would be a huge momentum builder for the team and fans alike going into the off season.
     
  2. 33jacket

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    graham has physical tools and talent neither of the other two do, yeah....give him alot of PT and see what happens.
     
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    Collins is doing exactly what he must do. He could coach better on game days (although his expertise is more on the defensive side which looks really solid)....but he pretty well is ACE-ing all of the other stuff. His messaging is always consistent and speaks to the end goals for the program over short-term results. He is trying to indicate to Tech fans that this transition will take time and will be worth it, without throwing any of the current roster under the bus.

    For you business people, I feel like we're a start up company right now... We're in the phase where we show negative profits, but are building a solid foundation from which to grow the business. Wall Street types demand profitability quarter-to-quarter...but forcing that actually is counter-productive to the potential of the end product. Support the business, and show patience/restraint this season. This could be an Amazon.com CGC is building... it could be a Pets.com. Only time will tell...
     
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  4. RamblinWreck92

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    agreed. Stick him in some wildcat position or slot WR or whatever but I think we should just roll with JG from here on out.
     
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    Yeah I am not sure there would be more than a game or so difference in W-L with Oliver vs Graham. The offense definitely looks more like what we eventually want to get to with Graham in there. Roll with him and let him make mistakes and learn. He is the only one of the 3 I see competing for the job next year, anyway.
     
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    This is gold.

     
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  7. BuckeyeJacket

    BuckeyeJacket Clear Whiskey Drinker

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    I liked having the show at Second Self. I hope they do it again there.

    Second Self has great beers and is owned by two GT guys.
     
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  8. AugustaJacket

    AugustaJacket Flats Noob

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    Watched the game Saturday and really came away liking what I saw from Graham and his potential. The stats don't necessarily show that he was any more effective than Oliver necessarily, but just the old "eye test". I wonder if his injury ahead of the Citadel game likely put the initial plan a game behind schedule. For Clemson, we saw a lot of Oliver. USF a lot of Johnson. I wonder if they intended to get Graham more reps in the Citadel game to see what he could do. No idea at, but I'd be curious.

    If the OL techniques are that different, then I think Collins & Co have the right attitude. No reason to muddy the waters moving forward and go ahead and get a good base with your system. Only real complaint from me so far is the lack of choosing a starter at QB and doing this platoon thing. Don't think it will work long term, but we are only 4 games in. Perhaps they have been evaluating and will settle soon.
     
  9. LongforDodd

    LongforDodd Helluva Engineer

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    Is there someone on this board that can break down these new schemes on film like what Longest Day did during the previous years?
     
  10. Flywheel

    Flywheel What year is it?

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    I want to be comforted by this. I really do. But:

    https://247sports.com/college/texas...hompson-Juwan-Mitchell-136357452/#136357452_6

     
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  12. BuzzFeitenSystem

    BuzzFeitenSystem Big Cry Giver

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    CGC has a tough task destroying the IIWII culture around here. He’s well on his way.

    The future is bright :ohyeah:

    Too bad we couldn’t have got new journalist and writers along with the new staff to ask the questions
     
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  13. 33jacket

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    Not comparable at all. Its a reach. One G plugging into a mature system with a borderline heisman qb. Please. I guess shaq mason starting for the patriots early on destroys it too right? Despite both those hc saying they have to learn a ton fast. However when both guys next to you dont have to learn, can make the calls quick and help u it makes a ton of difference. A luxury we dont have

    And not to nitpick. But the ol scheme texas runs isnt quite the same either; when i watch it seems to be a more basic zone scheme.
     
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    I am asking out of ignorance (and don't have an axe to grind) but, is our blocking scheme totally different than Bama runs? Is CBK having to learn the blocking scheme as we go? Just curious.
     
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    Crystal ball says injury
     
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    I haven’t been paying much attention to line play this year as I mostly lament during game time but I’m not sure what CBK would have to learn here that he doesn’t already know. Bama, like most teams, uses a combination of man and zone blocking depending on the need for the play. A lot of it is eliminating talent from a play and getting a numbers advantage on one side of the ball. An effective RPO game relies on zone blocking.
     
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    Architorture23 Austere Religious Scholar

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    Graham indicated on social media that he will start saturday.
     
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  18. AugustaJacket

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    That is great news. With the attrition/injuries, on the OL esp, we are due for some good news
     
  19. JJacket

    JJacket 1st to pass for 2500 and rush for 1000

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    There are no starters. Only ATL
     
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  20. Walton

    Walton Varsity Lurker

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    It isn't the scheme that is different; it isn't the technique that is different. I'll let you guess what is different about the makeup of the OL at Bama and the OL at GT but only one guess.