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    Improving the passing game.

    Has anyone heard anything from the guys redshirting at WR?

    Is Brun RS at TE?

    Im guessing we see more passing to the guys in the backfield next year.


    Jared shows some real signs of being a great QB, but failed to pass for more than 180 yards in all but one game.



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    Re: Improving the passing game.

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    Based on what I have read about these guys, it sounds like we have a solid receiver core for the next few years.



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    Re: Improving the passing game.

    Gary and Lenz are back as well.



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    Re: Improving the passing game.

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclone357 View Post
    Gary and Lenz are back as well.
    Jarvis West as well.



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    Re: Improving the passing game.

    Gary is already a beast, can't wait to see him again next year.



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    Re: Improving the passing game.

    Starters:

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    Brun(hopefully)

    I think I have pegged why White was behind Johnson. It took awhile because I thought he was a better down to down runner, but it looks like he may have a catching issue. I could be wrong there but he has dropped a couple recently that were pretty easy.


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    Re: Improving the passing game.

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    Jarvis West as well.
    and Lenz, but I'm pretty sure that was just redshirts he listed? What about Howard, will he be returning?


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    Re: Improving the passing game.

    Would help to have a QB with a completion % in the low 60's and/or a QB rating in the 120's.

    Jantz - 53.9%, 109.2 rating
    Barnett - 50.7%, 100.8 rating

    For comparison:

    Jordan Webb - 63.7%, 126.7 rating
    Collin Klein - 57.8%, 128 rating
    Case McCoy - 61.1%, 131.9 rating
    David Ash - 56.3%, 104.4 rating



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    Re: Improving the passing game.

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    Dropped passes

    Besides, how much would our passing game improve if we would land a guy like amara darboh? JB would probably throw for 3000 next year and AD would have 1000



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    Re: Improving the passing game.

    Quote Originally Posted by ajk4st8 View Post
    Has anyone heard anything from the guys redshirting at WR?

    Is Brun RS at TE?

    Im guessing we see more passing to the guys in the backfield next year.


    Jared shows some real signs of being a great QB, but failed to pass for more than 180 yards in all but one game.
    This is what needs to happen. Until he is accurate with his throws, the passing game won't get better. Our receivers were fine this year. They still had the dropsies, but they were vastly improved. Almost all of Barnetts TDs were courtesy of great catches, not great throws.



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    Re: Improving the passing game.

    JB sometime throws a high ball that bounces off hands. He will work on that.


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    Re: Improving the passing game.

    Quote Originally Posted by dualthreat View Post
    two words:

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    Besides, how much would our passing game improve if we would land a guy like amara darboh? JB would probably throw for 3000 next year and AD would have 1000
    Have you seen the ball coming out of Barnett's hand? The question is rhetorical, I already know you can't have. He is not accurate in games. Paul Rhoads has said it. You should believe it.



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    Re: Improving the passing game.

    I liked what I was seeing in some of the routes yesterday especially with the crossing routes. The crossing receivers where getting good rubs off each other at the mesh point, which resulted in lots of open receivers across the middle.



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    Re: Improving the passing game.

    Quote Originally Posted by brett108 View Post
    Have you seen the ball coming out of Barnett's hand? The question is rhetorical, I already know you can't have. He is not accurate in games. Paul Rhoads has said it. You should believe it.
    Paul rhoads said jared barnett is not accurate in games? He said he was the most accurate passer in the spring.

    We had 8 dropped passes in the first half against OK State. The OU and K-state games were hardly ideal weather conditions. The Tech and Kansas games he played pretty well. Also played well in the A&M game.

    I don't think our receivers have done a terrible job. Better than last year, but they still have a ways to go. They will be a better group next year.



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