View Poll Results: What position needs the most improvement for 2011?

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  • Offensive Line

    13 7.03%
  • Quarterback

    55 29.73%
  • Running Back(s)

    0 0%
  • Wide Receivers

    51 27.57%
  • Defensive Line

    60 32.43%
  • Linebackers

    0 0%
  • Secondary (Corners and Safetys)

    2 1.08%
  • Kicker

    4 2.16%
  • Punter

    0 0%
  • Kick/Punt Returner(s)

    0 0%
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    What position needs the most improvement for 2011?

    Just curious to see what you guys think.



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    Re: What position needs the most improvement for 2011?

    i think the following boys are available for the defensive line:
    rump-----
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    black
    these r the ones that may be in the rotation. rump and laing will probably start unless the no rivals star jensen from ankeny becomes the next jordan carsjen(sp.) i think coach rhoads has a pretty good eye and coach wally has a pretty good eye for defensive people. wally surley know how to get more out of a defensive unit than any other coach i have known..

    does anyone think ole wally taught danny mac a few tricks when danny mac was a south florida for his one year stint. i hope danny mac increased his skills under wally and under urban meyer so ole danny mac can become a winner at north texas state. looks like mac has put together some very good assistant coaches at north texas state. mack is a very good public relations man--he just had some poor decisions in selecting his offensive coordinators marty fine and barney cotton; too bad he was not able to keep steve loney..... danny mack starts right put of the chute playing the university of houston next fall.that will be a very tough game..


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    Re: What position needs the most improvement for 2011?

    Anyone on the scout team that could see playing time on the DL next yr?



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    Re: What position needs the most improvement for 2011?

    Way too many dropped passes as a group. Jake made some fantastic catches but he's gone. Room for improvement on the offensive side considering the type of offense we run.


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    Re: What position needs the most improvement for 2011?

    1. D-line
    2. Receivers
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    Everything else.



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    Re: What position needs the most improvement for 2011?

    Quarterback period. No denying this. You can't hide this position. Every other position lends itself to creativity and game-planning to disguise deficiencies. If you don't have a quarterback then everything else really doesn't matter.

    Next Question.



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    Re: What position needs the most improvement for 2011?

    1.) QB
    2.) DE
    3.) WR
    4.) OL
    5.) DT



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    Re: What position needs the most improvement for 2011?

    ALL of them



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    Re: What position needs the most improvement for 2011?

    Quote Originally Posted by isuno1fan View Post
    ALL of them
    Exactly. We're not an elite team--and it's not like it's a contest, either.




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    Re: What position needs the most improvement for 2011?

    Obviously, DL, OL, WR, and QB all need improvement BUT...

    We have to STOP leaving so many DAMN points on the field.

    PLEASE give me a consistent kicker.



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    Re: What position needs the most improvement for 2011?

    Our offense needs to improve as a unit, so my vote is offensive line. Because a dominant offensive line will help everybody else overperform. The best QB, Running Backs, and Wide Receivers in the world won't do us any good if there is no time for the play to develop.



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    Re: What position needs the most improvement for 2011?

    I'd say WR is our most pressing need. We have some solid possesion guys but theres no known commidity on that WR corp that scares anyone. We need a guy there that can stand out, it seems like last year SJ,DD, and Lenz were interchangable. They all did the same type of things, heck you could throw Franklin in there as well, all for the most part ran the same types of routes and YAC yard were few and far between.

    But, IMO the biggest reason I think this spot is more pressing than others is that we won 12 games the last 2 years with a patchwork DL and I think most people agree we showed improvment there the last half of the season. I think the team has shown more consistent improvement on defense under this staff and have faith that next year will be another step up in play from that side of the ball. Basically I think this staff has shown it can win games and be competitive with worse athletes than we'll have next year on defense. If the offense could have "overachieved" as much as the defense the last 2 years we'd have 3 o4 more wins the last 2 years.



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    Re: What position needs the most improvement for 2011?

    we have a lot of work to do before were a 7-9 win team next season. things take time, clearly




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    Re: What position needs the most improvement for 2011?

    Quote Originally Posted by Judoka View Post
    Our offense needs to improve as a unit, so my vote is offensive line. Because a dominant offensive line will help everybody else overperform. The best QB, Running Backs, and Wide Receivers in the world won't do us any good if there is no time for the play to develop.
    Our OL was average in 2010, and good in 2009. Having the same at other positions is needed more, and is more feasible, than having greatness at OL.



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    Re: What position needs the most improvement for 2011?

    Defense is going to need alot of improvement, but i believe this offense is one pocket passing QB away from being able to put up 28+ points a game.


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