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    I thought this was ABC Football?

    Why go for 2 points in the 3rd quarter? So you can be tied in the 3rd quarter??? I don't get it, being tied in the 3rd quarter didn't do any good for us, the game was scoring at almost 30 points/quarter.

    Even worse . . . punting with 5 minutes to go and down two scores? With the new clock rules no less. Just horrible. I'm no coach, but I'd say the thousands of fans that got up and left when the punt team came on the field agree with me at least.

    P.S. Can anyone explain what a nationally ranked offensive team means? Who ranks offenses?



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    Re: I thought this was ABC Football?

    Quote Originally Posted by ericlambi View Post
    P.S. Can anyone explain what a nationally ranked offensive team means? Who ranks offenses?
    Statisticians.

    I agree about the punting call. McCarney apparently felt it was over. There was no way to believe we could rely on our defense to stop Tech.



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    Re: I thought this was ABC Football?

    Yeah, punting there was a VERY stupid call, but going for the 2 points in the 3rd was the right call. If you go for one, your down by one, if you go for 2, and miss, your down by 2. Both situations, a field goal puts you back on top!



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    Re: I thought this was ABC Football?

    Um, Chuck, did you stay for the fourth quarter? Do you remember us being down by 9 and needing two scores, whereas if we kicked the extra point we would have been down by one score?

    You never go for two unless it's the fourth quarter. It bit McCarney in the *** against Toledo, and it did again today.



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    Re: I thought this was ABC Football?

    i agree with mwitt. 8 pts in the 4th would have seemed a LOT easier to overcome. Chasing points all the way through the 3rd and most of the 4th quarter is rough. there are so many scenerios that could have meant us having to try another 2pt conv, even after missing or converting the 1st one. most always gonna be easier making a field goal and PAT to get 4 pts than two conversions to get 4 pts. That being said - there's a very good chance that our offense could have easily failed at any of those scenerios had they been necessary



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