Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 29
  1. #1
    Addict
    Points: 82,670, Level: 89
    Level completed: 40%, Points required for next Level: 1,080
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    CYVADER's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Cornfields
    Posts
    5,231
    Points
    82,670
    Level
    89
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 11
    Given: 5

    kickoff coverage

    Who's in charge of this now, and was mess in charge last year? Is Leo that big of a loss? That and kicking has been for lack of a better word terrible this year. It's a real momentum killer to score a Td and then let them run kicks back to the 45 every time.

    Sorry for being negative after a big win. The kicking woes are likely to continue, hope we can fix the coverage issues.



  2. #2
    Starter
    Points: 15,906, Level: 38
    Level completed: 32%, Points required for next Level: 544
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    10000 Experience PointsVeteran
    SCarolinaCy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    Greenville, SC
    Posts
    853
    Points
    15,906
    Level
    38
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 36
    Given: 69

    Re: kickoff coverage

    This. If nothing else, squib down the middle or a pop fly to an up man.



  3. #3
    All-Star
    Points: 30,730, Level: 53
    Level completed: 90%, Points required for next Level: 120
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    1,460
    Points
    30,730
    Level
    53
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 19
    Given: 4

    Re: kickoff coverage

    Kstate kills it on special teams so its defiantly something that needs to be figured out now



  4. #4
    Pro
    Points: 40,371, Level: 62
    Level completed: 2%, Points required for next Level: 1,279
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered25000 Experience Points
    CYme's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Location
    Pella, IA
    Posts
    2,161
    Points
    40,371
    Level
    62
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 94
    Given: 149

    Re: kickoff coverage

    Is an out of bounds come out to the 35 or 40? Might be something to think about.



  5. #5
    Legend
    Points: 142,990, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 60.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    Judoka's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Timbuktu
    Posts
    10,825
    Points
    142,990
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 551
    Given: 628

    Re: kickoff coverage

    Quote Originally Posted by Cychotiic View Post
    Kstate kills it on special teams so its defiantly something that needs to be figured out now
    Seriously, our kick coverage is atrocious.



  6. #6
    Addict
    Points: 82,670, Level: 89
    Level completed: 40%, Points required for next Level: 1,080
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    CYVADER's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Cornfields
    Posts
    5,231
    Points
    82,670
    Level
    89
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 11
    Given: 5

    Re: kickoff coverage

    I think out of bounds goes to 40 so its a wash. Thought arceo had a bigger leg and could get some touhbacks. I'm all for pop UPS to an up man.



  7. #7
    All-Star
    Points: 44,748, Level: 65
    Level completed: 39%, Points required for next Level: 802
    Overall activity: 8.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    May 2011
    Posts
    1,899
    Points
    44,748
    Level
    65
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 33
    Given: 40

    Re: kickoff coverage

    cfbstats.com - 2012 Iowa State Cyclones Kickoff Return Defense Game Log

    Here are our stats for the year. Tulsa and TCU have been able to return it well.

    cfbstats.com - 2012 Big 12 Conference Team Leaders

    Here are the stats for the Big 12 and TCU leads the league in return yardage with KSU second.



  8. #8
    All-Star
    Points: 44,748, Level: 65
    Level completed: 39%, Points required for next Level: 802
    Overall activity: 8.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    May 2011
    Posts
    1,899
    Points
    44,748
    Level
    65
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 33
    Given: 40

    Re: kickoff coverage

    I should note, it seemed earlier in the year we were kicking it up to get our guys down there for coverage and that seems to proven true given the low averages against Iowa, Western Illinois and Tech. Seems like that wasn't the case yesterday and TCU was able to get it up to the 20 or so before we had guys in the area.


    I think Rhoads probably had faith in the return coverage that if we kick it high and get guys down there to prevent a return past the 25 it was worth it. The safe route is to just kick it out the back or in the end zone but we know Rhoads to be a little bit of a gambler.



  9. #9
    Legend
    Points: 167,828, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 36.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    The_Architect's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Focus Town
    Posts
    11,772
    Points
    167,828
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 409
    Given: 1,730

    Re: kickoff coverage

    Can't believe we kept kicking to Dawson, dude is lighting fast and we never tested the other guy.


    While on live TV, Ford used a vulgar term to describe a private part of the female anatomy, adding that he was “happily married” and “got more than enough to eat at home.”

  10. #10
    Speechless
    Points: 876,652, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 99.9%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    CycloneErik's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Jamerica
    Posts
    57,186
    Points
    876,652
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,621
    Given: 2,118

    Re: kickoff coverage

    Wouldn't mind some squib kicks.


    Since we are an elite team now, let's go get that One Cyclone Moment.
    Make this one for the ages!




    http://rememberingdoria.wordpress.com/

  11. #11
    Pro
    Points: 63,976, Level: 78
    Level completed: 46%, Points required for next Level: 874
    Overall activity: 15.0%
    Achievements:
    VeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    besserheimerphat's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Mount Vernon, WA
    Posts
    2,791
    Points
    63,976
    Level
    78
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 164
    Given: 280

    Re: kickoff coverage

    Quote Originally Posted by megamanxzero35 View Post
    cfbstats.com - 2012 Iowa State Cyclones Kickoff Return Defense Game Log

    Here are our stats for the year. Tulsa and TCU have been able to return it well.

    cfbstats.com - 2012 Big 12 Conference Team Leaders

    Here are the stats for the Big 12 and TCU leads the league in return yardage with KSU second.
    Slightly off topic, but looking at the number of returns and returns per game is also indicating the strength of our defense. Second fewest returns so far in the conference, and fewest returns per game. Highest returns per game belong to Baylor, OSU and WVU who all have poor defenses.


    You can spend a lot of time and money picking out the perfect floral bouquet for your date ... but you're probably better off checking if you have bad breath and taking the porn out of the glove compartment.

    The moral: you gain more by not being stupid, than you do by being smart. Smart gets neutralized by other smart people. Stupid does not.

  12. #12
    All-Star
    Points: 33,745, Level: 56
    Level completed: 58%, Points required for next Level: 505
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Posts
    1,738
    Points
    33,745
    Level
    56
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2
    Given: 1

    Re: kickoff coverage

    The last few years Mess coached Kickoff Return and Punt Coverage, while Shane Burnham coached Kickoff Coverage and Punt Return. Rhoads handles the kickers. Now I think Shane still has KOC and PR, while I believe Sturdy has the KR and PC teams but not positive on that.

    The fact that the line of scrimmage for a kick has moved up 5 yards and we can't get it into the endzone unless we have the wind at our back needs to change.



  13. #13
    Starter
    Points: 14,773, Level: 36
    Level completed: 91%, Points required for next Level: 77
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    CascadeClone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Posts
    992
    Points
    14,773
    Level
    36
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 130
    Given: 188

    Re: kickoff coverage

    Quote Originally Posted by Cychotiic View Post
    Kstate kills it on special teams so its defiantly something that needs to be figured out now
    I watched most of KSU v OU, and actually thought KSU's special teams were not that great. Seemed like coverage not great, and kicker was short on kickoffs. I remember being surprised by that since you kind of count on them winning that phase of the game. Could be wrong, maybe it was just an off night for them.



  14. #14
    Pro
    Points: 29,217, Level: 52
    Level completed: 52%, Points required for next Level: 533
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Ankeny, IA
    Posts
    2,091
    Points
    29,217
    Level
    52
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 31
    Given: 43

    Re: kickoff coverage

    This must get figured out immediately, Lockett for K-state, is an absolute stud on kick returns, he made us pay last year. I honestly think that almost every team on the schedule has a decent returner.... I know that game at the end of the year will be rough with Austin if we don't figure it out???



  15. #15
    Legend
    Points: 284,504, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 99.4%
    Achievements:
    Social50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    VeloClone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Brooklyn Park, MN
    Posts
    14,965
    Points
    284,504
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,808
    Given: 3,096

    Re: kickoff coverage

    Quote Originally Posted by clone2011 View Post
    The fact that the line of scrimmage for a kick has moved up 5 yards and we can't get it into the endzone unless we have the wind at our back needs to change.
    Is that a fact? Are you sure that Rhoads isn't asking him to boot it high and just short of the goal line in some situations and kick it deep into the endzone on others? It seems like Arceo kicks it deep when situationally it might be demanded except yesterday they allowed a return a couple more times than I expected after allowing good returns. There are many times this season that the kicking team has stopped the return short of the 25. I'm not convinced that CPR isn't trying to give the other team a longer field since they touchback moved to the 25.


    "There are five real good recruits in the state. We got three of them. One couldn’t get into school, and the other went to (the University of) Iowa...which is about the same thing." - Coach Johnny Orr

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: FS1
  • FOOTBALL: Iowa State vs. West Virginia
  • November 29, 2014
  • 11:00 AM