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Old 08-31-2014, 12:04 PM   #1
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Default Do we have any shot against UGA?

I know, I know. I'm looking past ECU right now. As fans we can do that. I just now watched the highlights from the UGA-Clem game. They have an embarrassment of riches at runningback wow...

What do we have to do to beat them?

Obviously a big key is tackling. We absolutely have to load up on the run and attempt to force UGA to pass. Even though our pass defense is terrible.

We need to get ahead early so UGA leans more on the passing game than the running game.

Mike Davis. He needs to man up and go dominate like he's capable of. I think he'll be pumped up for this game since Gurley is one of his good friends and hopefully he'll want to show he's just as good as him.

I really don't think we have guys who can tackle Gurley and Chubb in the open field. We need some serious size up front to control the LOS so we can knock them down before they hit the 2nd level. Poor Mason Harris is gonna get swallowed up by those big boys up front. I'd love to see us put a big athletic guy like Deon Green at DE and see what he can do.

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Old 08-31-2014, 12:17 PM   #2
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Default Re: Do we have any shot against UGA?

No. They will pick us apart just like A&M did. Hutson Mason can spin it and no need to comment on their running backs. We're doomed.
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Old 08-31-2014, 12:20 PM   #3
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Default Re: Do we have any shot against UGA?

No. Not the team that played Thursday night. We will get blown out by a similar margin to the a and m game.
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Old 08-31-2014, 12:21 PM   #4
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Default Re: Do we have any shot against UGA?

We always have a shot, but I don't like our chances. Georgia will name the score just like TaMU did if we don't improve.
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Old 08-31-2014, 12:21 PM   #5
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Default Re: Do we have any shot against UGA?

Wait until next Sunday to start worrying about UGA. The team needs to focus on getting their act together for ECU.
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Old 09-01-2014, 03:35 PM   #6
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Wait until next Sunday to start worrying about UGA. The team needs to focus on getting their act together for ECU.
This comment doesn't make any sense. We're fans not players. We can discuss future games if we want.
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Every damn time.
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Old 08-31-2014, 12:27 PM   #8
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Default Re: Do we have any shot against UGA?

The only way we have any shot against UGA is with the fulfillment of some very enormous "ifs".

If we can master tackling in the next two weeks.
If we can teach our DBs how to cover.
If we can figure out how to pass rush.
If we learn how to fill the gaps at the line.
If Dylan settles in early and makes good decisions.
If Mike D is able to play the whole game at 100%.
If we have three consistent legitimate options at WR.

If all of these things happen in the next two weeks, then we have a chance.
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Old 08-31-2014, 12:40 PM   #9
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Default Re: Do we have any shot against UGA?

We have very little chance of winning, honestly. We'll be two touchdown dogs. This is where UGA's ascendance in the East begins again. We'll be competitive again, but not this year.
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The only way we have any shot against UGA is with the fulfillment of some very enormous "ifs".

If we can master tackling in the next two weeks.
If we can teach our DBs how to cover.
If we can figure out how to pass rush.
If we learn how to fill the gaps at the line.
If Dylan settles in early and makes good decisions.
If Mike D is able to play the whole game at 100%.
If we have three consistent legitimate options at WR.

If all of these things happen in the next two weeks, then we have a chance.




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Old 08-31-2014, 01:00 PM   #11
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Default Re: Do we have any shot against UGA?

Our only shot is to score 50 points, and have Gurley worn down by the 4th. Unlikely, but it could happen. I give us a 10% chance. I'll be pumped no matter what. Every week is an opportunity to do something amazing.
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Old 08-31-2014, 01:11 PM   #12
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Old 08-31-2014, 01:12 PM   #13
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Default Re: Do we have any shot against UGA?

We will have to score a lot of points to win. Their defense isn't that great. Most likely their trio of RB's will grind us down and win the game for them. We have to have some serious ball control on offense.
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Default Re: Do we have any shot against UGA?

I REFUSE to talk about or discuss UGA in anyway shape or form until the ECU game is over. Period.
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Default Re: Do we have any shot against UGA?

to win that game we must:
- Score early. We won't win in a comeback, their run game is too dominant

- Tackle in space. DBs and LBs need to take better angles

- Make our presence felt, as fans. There was hardly any homefield advantage against aTm after the 1st quarter.

- Win the turnover battle. Realistically they are going score often, so should we, our best chance to win is to give our offense more opportunities
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Default Re: Do we have any shot against UGA?

We have a chance. I don't believe we are nearly as bad as we showed on Thursday. We definitely have some issues but I trust in our coaches to be able to correct some of them. With all that said the prospect of stopping Gurley and Chubb is not a fun one but I think we can come up with some scheme to at least limit their impact.
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Default Re: Do we have any shot against UGA?

Of course we have a shot against UGA.

The fans have to be loud.

Our defense probably matches up better against UGA than TAMU, as long as we scrap the 3-4.

On offense HBC can't revert to the chuck and duck, we have to eat yardage, control the ball, and control the clock. We've had games where we basically have the ball an entire quarter, that's what we need to do. Get the lead, control the clock, and try to make them beat us with the pass.
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Of course we have a shot against UGA.

The fans have to be loud.

Our defense probably matches up better against UGA than TAMU, as long as we scrap the 3-4.

On offense HBC can't revert to the chuck and duck, we have to eat yardage, control the ball, and control the clock. We've had games where we basically have the ball an entire quarter, that's what we need to do. Get the lead, control the clock, and try to make them beat us with the pass.

That's as good as it can be said. 100% agree because that's the only way to a potential win other than multiple T/O's. The only really troubling part is even if we make them beat us throwing, I can only remember a few passes that were even contested against A&M. It was just so easy that even a very mediocre QB could make those throws. But the odds are far superior with that than letting those backs run wild.
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Why not? Even when we sucked we used to usually play Georgia close. Add to that the bye week uga has before they play us, usually a negative, but with Georgia we can always hope a couple key players get into trouble. Not to mention, the second I don't believe we can win a game is the second I stop watching football.
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