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    Moving forward to Tulsa

    Tulsa is another very beatable team, if the offense can generate some points. So, what happens if Sam is still hobbled a week from Thursday? Do you revamp the offense to handle his inability to run or do you put in GR so you can run the zone read stuff?



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    Re: Moving forward to Tulsa

    Full time wildcat?
    Can any of our RBs throw that ball when needed?



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    Re: Moving forward to Tulsa

    I don't believe we will win this one. More of the same.



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    Re: Moving forward to Tulsa

    Quote Originally Posted by CyCloned View Post
    Tulsa is another very beatable team, if the offense can generate some points. So, what happens if Sam is still hobbled a week from Thursday? Do you revamp the offense to handle his inability to run or do you put in GR so you can run the zone read stuff?
    If it was me I would just not run the zone read and instead use straight hand offs and packaged plays. With our current offensive situation who knows what will happen.



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    Re: Moving forward to Tulsa

    I've given up hope that our offense can score enough to win a game.

    Won't believe again until Mess is gone.



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    Re: Moving forward to Tulsa

    I HATE these early season byes. It makes these bad losses even worse. Schedule should never be this way.

    As far as Tulsa, I think we can win, but ugh, I'm not counting on it.



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    Re: Moving forward to Tulsa

    Gotta stop the run...


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    Re: Moving forward to Tulsa

    Unless he really screwed up his ankle bad he should be back to 100% in two weeks. But then again, I remember how Steele never recovered from his ankle injury in the UCONN game.



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    Re: Moving forward to Tulsa

    Somehow, we need Cody Green to remember that he's Cody Green. That would offer up a little help.


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    Re: Moving forward to Tulsa

    Quote Originally Posted by LindenCy View Post
    I HATE these early season byes. It makes these bad losses even worse. Schedule should never be this way.
    I think we've been overlooking this - the schedule set-up this year is unbelievably terrible.



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    Re: Moving forward to Tulsa

    Quote Originally Posted by cmjh10 View Post
    Gotta stop the run...
    Tulsa has averaged 120 yards a game at 3.2 yards/carry. And 215 of their 361 total rushing yards were against a really bad Colorado State defense. Against Bowling green they had 51 yards on 21 carries and against Oklahoma they had 95 yards on 31 carries.

    We should be able to limit them on the ground pretty handily. I trust in Wally on that. They'll get some yardage and some first downs but they won't be getting 6-8 yards on every play like Weisman was.



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    Re: Moving forward to Tulsa

    Sam is not the man ,if he is hurt sit him down



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    Re: Moving forward to Tulsa

    Quote Originally Posted by Judoka View Post
    Tulsa has averaged 120 yards a game at 3.2 yards/carry. And 215 of their 361 total rushing yards were against a really bad Colorado State defense. Against Bowling green they had 51 yards on 21 carries and against Oklahoma they had 95 yards on 31 carries.

    We should be able to limit them on the ground pretty handily. I trust in Wally on that. They'll get some yardage and some first downs but they won't be getting 6-8 yards on every play like Weisman was.
    Weisman averaged 4yds, I don't know what he averaged in the first half but his numbers went down in the second half. Usually a bruiser increases his yds/carry late in the game. I'll take that as a positive. Stick with these guys, they may improve all year. If not I will definitely be on board with the Mess must go crowd.



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    Re: Moving forward to Tulsa

    Statsmilk hasn't updated but here are some overall stats.

    Tulsa has the 96th worst rushing attack in D-1 in yards/game. We have the 102nd worst. Tulsa has the 74th worst passing attack in yards/game. We are 51st.

    In total offense we are 88th in yards/game and 97th in points, they are 102nd in yards and 102nd in points.

    In total defense we are 82nd in yards allowed and 76th in points. Tulsa is 88th in yards and 111th in points.



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    Re: Moving forward to Tulsa

    Quote Originally Posted by Judoka View Post
    Statsmilk hasn't updated but here are some overall stats.

    Tulsa has the 96th worst rushing attack in D-1 in yards/game. We have the 102nd worst. Tulsa has the 74th worst passing attack in yards/game. We are 51st.

    In total offense we are 88th in yards/game and 97th in points, they are 102nd in yards and 102nd in points.

    In total defense we are 82nd in yards allowed and 76th in points. Tulsa is 88th in yards and 111th in points.
    Gonna be a barn burner.

    Seriously, if I'm Rhoads, I'm going to an all out aerial assault until I have LBers dropping 10 yards. Then, and only then, will I run a bunch of inside and outside zone stuff until the game is either over or it is still ineffective.


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