Results 1 to 13 of 13
  1. #1
    Rookie
    Points: 12,646, Level: 33
    Level completed: 99%, Points required for next Level: 4
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    ChiefCy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Posts
    361
    Points
    12,646
    Level
    33
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2
    Given: 1

    What players are benefiting most from extra bowl practices

    Who might be moving up in the depth charts for next season. I believe the coaches had said one time theses extra practices were very helpful developing players. Anybody hearing anything?



  2. #2
    KFitzy87
    Guest

    Re: What players are benefiting most from extra bowl practices

    The players who are returning next year? Extra reps benefit everyone



  3. #3
    Legend
    Points: 148,541, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 37.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    Here nor there
    Posts
    10,312
    Points
    148,541
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 207
    Given: 186

    Re: What players are benefiting most from extra bowl practices

    Hopefully the returning QBs and LBs.



  4. #4
    Pro
    Points: 59,170, Level: 75
    Level completed: 42%, Points required for next Level: 880
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Omaha Cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    The Omaha, Nebraska
    Posts
    2,990
    Points
    59,170
    Level
    75
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 20
    Given: 39

    Re: What players are benefiting most from extra bowl practices

    By late in the season the player reps are being spread around pretty evenly in practice. By now everyone in the 2 deeps is getting ample work. The extra 3 weeks of practice flat out help improve the younger players in any program.

    Whats most important for ISU is that Northern Iowa and Iowa had no post-season work to put in on the practice field for those extra 3 weeks. I don't think its a huge advantage overall, but it benefits the ISU coaches as they get some extra time to clearly evaluate the younger players they have. Position battle leaders may be more clear after the bowl game as well.


    http://www.tecmobowl-vs-rbi.com/index.html
    No one can match our dedication and passion for Nintendo's classic sports titles...Tecmo Bowl & R.B.I. Baseball. In-depth strategy guides, player attributes, team rankings, along with incredibly detailed recaps of our season play. We don't reminisce, we just keep playing!

  5. #5
    Legend
    Points: 130,266, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 12.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    Judoka's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Timbuktu
    Posts
    10,131
    Points
    130,266
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 213
    Given: 158

    Re: What players are benefiting most from extra bowl practices

    I think Richardson having an extra three weeks of reps as the starter is going to pay huge dividends next year.



  6. #6
    Swarm & Punish
    Points: 279,452, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 20.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    keepngoal's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Posts
    18,936
    Points
    279,452
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 33
    Given: 96

    Re: What players are benefiting most from extra bowl practices

    Quote Originally Posted by Judoka View Post
    I think Richardson having an extra three weeks of reps as the starter is going to pay huge dividends next year.
    First and foremost.. this ^^^

    Past that... its the reps at positions that become second nature, where players are less likely to make mistakes.

    -keep


    The first and best victory is to conquer self; to be conquered by self is of all things most shameful and vile. - Plato

    May you only need 39 acres to turn your rig around. - keep

  7. #7
    Rookie
    Points: 7,347, Level: 25
    Level completed: 60%, Points required for next Level: 203
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Posts
    457
    Points
    7,347
    Level
    25
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 8
    Given: 0

    Re: What players are benefiting most from extra bowl practices

    Quote Originally Posted by Judoka View Post
    I think Richardson having an extra three weeks of reps as the starter is going to pay huge dividends next year.
    May even pay huge dividends in the bowl game.



  8. #8
    Bench Warmer
    Points: 6,271, Level: 23
    Level completed: 45%, Points required for next Level: 279
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered5000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Posts
    338
    Points
    6,271
    Level
    23
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 9
    Given: 1

    Re: What players are benefiting most from extra bowl practices

    Redshirted players benefit by getting to work with their position coaches more and I think for the first time all season with the bowl practices.



  9. #9
    Legend
    Points: 177,739, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 10.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Aclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Des Moines, Ia.
    Posts
    12,468
    Points
    177,739
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 40
    Given: 112

    Re: What players are benefiting most from extra bowl practices

    This is also the time when position switches are generally made. You know--like Oni Omoile to Mike linebacker.










    Paul Rhoads' players never quit.


  10. #10
    Recruit
    Points: 5,777, Level: 22
    Level completed: 46%, Points required for next Level: 273
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    108
    Points
    5,777
    Level
    22
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: What players are benefiting most from extra bowl practices

    1. I agree with a number of other posters that Sam R with the 1's is invaluable.

    2. I think you might see some solid improvement from a guy like Bundrage.

    3. Cory M and David I on the DLine the reps can only help.

    4. Finally, just the young guys getting to work in a camp environment compared to have to run scout etc is a huge benefit of bowl practices.



  11. #11
    Prospect
    Points: 1,509, Level: 10
    Level completed: 80%, Points required for next Level: 41
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered1000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Location
    Ames, IA
    Posts
    9
    Points
    1,509
    Level
    10
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: What players are benefiting most from extra bowl practices

    Sam Richardson and the timing with the WR's



  12. #12
    Bench Warmer
    Points: 6,048, Level: 22
    Level completed: 99%, Points required for next Level: 2
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    3 months registered5000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Location
    clear lake
    Posts
    284
    Points
    6,048
    Level
    22
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: What players are benefiting most from extra bowl practices

    I think it's probably helping the linebackers who were moved to different positions after the Jake Knott injury.



  13. #13
    Addict
    Points: 108,004, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 40.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience PointsSocial
    Cycsk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Posts
    8,373
    Points
    108,004
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 117
    Given: 194

    Re: What players are benefiting most from extra bowl practices

    It is probably a huge help for Watson and Givens coming back from injuries to have a few weeks of reps without actual game hits.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • Football
  • Iowa State vs. North Dakota State
  • August 30, 2014
  • 06:00 PM