Depth Chart for Nebraska Game

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  1. leg4cy

    leg4cy Member

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    Changes at right tackle and both cornerback positions. Haughton and the two freshman are listed as starters. All I can say is, thank God. We need physical corners and the upperclassmen were not getting it done as evidenced by successful bubble screen after bubble screen on Saturday night.
     
  2. The_Architect

    The_Architect Well-Known Member

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    Why is Scales listed as second string rb? He hasn't played in 2 weeks fwiw.
     
  3. The_Architect

    The_Architect Well-Known Member

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    IMO, it was our scheme that left us vulnerable on the screen. We were lining up at least 10 yards back on their wideouts.
     
  4. BryceC

    BryceC Well-Known Member

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    That's why I'm surprised they made the changes - usually coaches don't do that. I'd guess Gene is pissed off and is showing the guys nobody's job is safe and that guys need to perform. If you look as well, Hamilton dropped down to third string behind Darks, Chris Weir is now the backup to Tate, etc.
     
  5. snowcraig2.0

    snowcraig2.0 Well-Known Member

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    Wow, who would have thought that we would be starting 2 true freshmen at cornerback?
     
  6. leg4cy

    leg4cy Member

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    I agree. I was extremely irritated at our corners letting themselves be blocked so easily on the corner though. But then again, maybe our strategy was to just be an obstacle rather than a tackler.
     
  7. DaddyMac

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    Bigger question...

    Why is Bass #3.

    He was the lone flicker of brightness on Saturday
     
  8. cybsball20

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    The screen game was a nightmare on both sides of the ball. We had some VERY poorly executed screens that there was no excuse for. Many times Baylor was covering three with two and we still couldn't block them on the screen.
     
  9. cyentist

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    Didnt see Banks on the chart as well. Saw the cast on sat. night, maybe not quite healthy enough?
     
  10. Palmer

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    looked liked our FR receivers (SJ) were not strong enough at the point of attack.

    couple more years in the weight room.
     
  11. j4state

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    My favorite change is no Michael O’Connell returning punts. Was wondering if Gene had a 10 muff/fumble grace period or something.
     
  12. cyclonepower

    cyclonepower Well-Known Member

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    we need some serious help at safety...yikes
     
  13. jumbopackage

    jumbopackage Well-Known Member

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    I saw Bass whiff on at least 3 or 4 blocks.

    I think he's probably the best runner we have, but as a running back he's not as reliable as Scales when it comes to pass protection.

    And let's face it, we need Arnaud to stay healthy if possible, and Scales helps more than Bass does in that regard.
     
  14. tamjam

    tamjam Active Member

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    Exactly. But the question is why on earth did we continue to play that way all game? Baylor could complete quick outs and screen plays vs. the D at will. What was Coach Bolt doing? The more I watch our defense, the less confident I am that Bolt can turn this thing around. I hope his close friendship with Chizik does not end up really hurting the team in the future.
     
  15. DaddyMac

    DaddyMac Well-Known Member

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    Could be it. I thought he did an ok job, the few times I paid attention to pass protection.

    (BTW - was the camera work Saturday night putrid, or what?)

    But still. Nothing against A-Rob. But what did he do to deserve the nod ahead of either?
     
  16. cybsball20

    cybsball20 Well-Known Member

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    Yes we do, badly...

    Question about safety since it is one position I really don't know much about. There were tons of times that Griffin got out onthe edge and our safeties crashed fast for run support then Griffin just lobbed it over their heads. Shouldn't they have been playing the pass untill Griffin was commited to the run?
     
  17. Clonehomer

    Clonehomer Well-Known Member

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    So did Banks get injured further or are they waiting for that cast to come off. Or, is he getting ready for a switch to strong safety (my personal preference).
     
  18. cyentist

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    Have to think Gene knows we're weak there, why he signed Troy Butler out of JC.
     
  19. Wesley

    Wesley Well-Known Member

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    With Haughton and Scales as backup, it lLooks like we want to power run the ball against Nebraska. I would not be surprised.
     

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