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    Rivals Position Power Rankings

    Rivals updated there post spring power rankings, and although we didn't get any players ranked up there. Apparrantly they think pretty highly of our coordinators. Burnham ranks at number 21 while Herman is at number 23!

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    Wouldn't let me link directly to the coordinators so you have to click to it.



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    Re: Rivals Position Power Rankings

    not a huge shocker, but OU has one of the best at each position



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    Re: Rivals Position Power Rankings

    I think we made great coordinator hires. I firmly believe we're going to see a noticeable upgrade in on-field execution and play calling.



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    Re: Rivals Position Power Rankings

    I love Herman.



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    Re: Rivals Position Power Rankings

    Quote Originally Posted by DrewCo View Post
    I love Herman.
    Respectfully, Based on what???

    Not trying to be a negative nelly, but none of these guys have proven anything at ISU yet...



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    Re: Rivals Position Power Rankings

    Quote Originally Posted by DrewCo View Post
    I love Herman.
    I love lamp.



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    Re: Rivals Position Power Rankings

    Quote Originally Posted by Bobber View Post
    Respectfully, Based on what???

    Not trying to be a negative nelly, but none of these guys have proven anything at ISU yet...
    I think that both have proven themselves at the D1 FBS level. Burnham at a BCS school. The thing that I like about Herman outside of the statistics at Rice is that he is smart. Not an OL coach calling plays. He should be able to scheme for defenses. He should be able to plan ahead and be a couple of plays (at least) ahead of what is on the field. At the very least he will be able to think fast enough to avoid delay of game penalties.



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    Re: Rivals Position Power Rankings

    Quote Originally Posted by Frak View Post
    I think that both have proven themselves at the D1 FBS level. Burnham at a BCS school. The thing that I like about Herman outside of the statistics at Rice is that he is smart. Not an OL coach calling plays. He should be able to scheme for defenses. He should be able to plan ahead and be a couple of plays (at least) ahead of what is on the field. At the very least he will be able to think fast enough to avoid delay of game penalties.
    OL coaches aren't smart?



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    Re: Rivals Position Power Rankings

    I have no idea about Herman's experience coaching the OL....so be that as it may.....

    It seems like Herman is going to be a great "skill position" (I hate that term) coach, and it seems like he's gonna be great at scheming and getting the most out of our QB, WRs, and RBs. I am just a bit concerned about his ability to develop and coach the OL though. Again, this is for no particular reason other than that you (I) have primarily heard him talking about the QBs, RBs, and WRs. I think Bliel is a good coach, and hope he is up to the task of developing an OL in the Big 12.

    Anybody have any insight on Herman and Bleil's OL coaching/philosophies other than what I can read on cyclones.com? I know Bleil coached OL at Akron and Pitt and that Herman was a grad assistant at Texas working with the OL.



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