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    Re: Rhoads' recruiting game plan paying off up front

    Good stuff, Chris. I think we're in the time now where we can start to see how this whole CPR thing is working out.



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    Re: Rhoads' recruiting game plan paying off up front

    Kudos to CW for giving the "big and uglies" upfront some press!


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    Re: Rhoads' recruiting game plan paying off up front

    I always believed a good O line makes the rest of the offense look much better



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    Re: Rhoads' recruiting game plan paying off up front

    Quote Originally Posted by BuffettClone View Post
    I always believed a good O line makes the rest of the offense look much better
    A good O line can make all the difference. makes everyone elses job on offense easier.


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    Re: Rhoads' recruiting game plan paying off up front

    Is there anyway we can get an interview with Yancy. I would love to see an interview from him.



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    Re: Rhoads' recruiting game plan paying off up front

    Quote Originally Posted by clonesalltheway View Post
    Is there anyway we can get an interview with Yancy. I would love to see an interview from him.
    Yes, I second this. You're doing a great job Chris.


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    Re: Rhoads' recruiting game plan paying off up front

    Quote Originally Posted by NickTheGreat View Post
    Good stuff, Chris. I think we're in the time now where we can start to see how this whole CPR thing is working out.
    You're just starting to see that? Seriously?

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    A good O line can make all the difference. makes everyone elses job on offense and defense easier.
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    Yes, Good read CW.
    Time will tell for sure how well it is paying off but there is room left on the Sunshine and Rainbows bandwagon!









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    Re: Rhoads' recruiting game plan paying off up front

    Anyone else a little skeptical about the OL until they see it perform in action?

    Bill Bleil, gotta love the guy, but every single summer he's been here he's bragged about how it's the best OL he's ever had basically... and then they go out and underperform.

    I hope he's right this year, but I will believe it when I see it.

    Every other position coach on the interviews every year talks about how they aren't yet where they need to be and they need some work, but Bleil always talks like his OL is the best ever. I have yet to see it in games though, so we'll see. I hope he's right!



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    Re: Rhoads' recruiting game plan paying off up front

    Quote Originally Posted by clonedude View Post
    Anyone else a little skeptical about the OL until they see it perform in action?

    Bill Bleil, gotta love the guy, but every single summer he's been here he's bragged about how it's the best OL he's ever had basically... and then they go out and underperform.

    I hope he's right this year, but I will believe it when I see it.
    Considering the non-existent passing threat, I think we have seen it. They have only under-performed if the expectations were of NU of the mid-90s ...OL has been the least of our problems the past 3 years.



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    Re: Rhoads' recruiting game plan paying off up front

    Quote Originally Posted by clonedude View Post
    Every other position coach on the interviews every year talks about how they aren't yet where they need to be and they need some work, but Bleil always talks like his OL is the best ever. I have yet to see it in games though, so we'll see. I hope he's right!
    I keep seeing this posted, and it isn't true. The only thing Bleil has said every year since '09 is that he has more depth than the previous year. Considering that in '09, that "depth" was one player, it isn't saying a whole lot. Then last season the line was ripped by injuries. So, I don't think him saying that his group is "the best he's had yet" is saying a whole lot either.




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    Re: Rhoads' recruiting game plan paying off up front

    Quote Originally Posted by clonedude View Post
    Anyone else a little skeptical about the OL until they see it perform in action?

    Bill Bleil, gotta love the guy, but every single summer he's been here he's bragged about how it's the best OL he's ever had basically... and then they go out and underperform.

    I hope he's right this year, but I will believe it when I see it.

    Every other position coach on the interviews every year talks about how they aren't yet where they need to be and they need some work, but Bleil always talks like his OL is the best ever. I have yet to see it in games though, so we'll see. I hope he's right!



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    Re: Rhoads' recruiting game plan paying off up front

    Quote Originally Posted by Aclone View Post
    You're just starting to see that? Seriously?
    Well I think you could make the point as more and more of CPR's players come in, you see his master plan. I mean you could see that last year and with the JuCo's before. But these are mostly CPR's guys now, with CPR's coaches, and CPR's training.



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