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Old 08-29-2014, 12:47 PM   #1
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Default Play for next year

We have deficiencies that are very apparent and we just aren't primed to have a good year. This is a talent issue, not a scheme issue. So here's my proposal.

1. Start Mitch. Throw him in the fire. Let him play and live with his mistakes. He's the future.
2. Our dline this year will not start next year with sawyer, wideman, blackshear, key, etc coming in. They're not d1 calibre.
3. Our secondary will be much improved next year and we will have a pass rush to compliment them. We have to live with their mistakes this year.

Thoughts? Also, I would play Williams until Davis decides he wants to play.
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Old 08-29-2014, 12:52 PM   #2
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Sliiiiiiiiight overreaction.
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Old 08-29-2014, 12:53 PM   #3
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LOL its one freaking game into the season. You can't be serious with this BS.
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Old 08-29-2014, 12:53 PM   #4
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We have deficiencies that are very apparent and we just aren't primed to have a good year. This is a talent issue, not a scheme issue. So here's my proposal.

1. Start Mitch. Throw him in the fire. Let him play and live with his mistakes. He's the future.
2. Our dline this year will not start next year with sawyer, wideman, blackshear, key, etc coming in. They're not d1 calibre.
3. Our secondary will be much improved next year and we will have a pass rush to compliment them. We have to live with their mistakes this year.

Thoughts? Also, I would play Williams until Davis decides he wants to play.
I said the same thing to my dad while walking out of the stadium last night. I wouldn't start Mitch but would go ahead and let him get some meaningful reps. We desperately need Lewis and Blackshear at DE right now. I don't see that defense getting that much better as the year goes on. They are nowhere close to being competitive.
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Old 08-29-2014, 12:59 PM   #5
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Not ready to pull the trigger on that one yet, but thinking about that game makes my trigger finger pretty itchy.
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Old 08-29-2014, 01:11 PM   #6
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Default Re: Play for next year

Dylan is a 50% passer at best. He doesn't have the nfl arm everyone thinks he has. He floats half his passes. Has terrible footwork. He didn't lose us the game, but he didn't do us any favors. Mitch can probably be a 50-55% passer this season, and become a 60-65% guy next season. I grew up in Georgia. In 06' uga started 5th year senior joe terishinski. After uga got shellacked by Tennessee, richt benched him and started the more talented but raw stafford. They went 9-5, then 11-2. Next year we can be a lot better. We don't want a qb learning on the job next year when we have all the pieces to compete lined up.
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Dylan is a 50% passer at best. He doesn't have the nfl arm everyone thinks he has. He floats half his passes. Has terrible footwork. He didn't lose us the game, but he didn't do us any favors. Mitch can probably be a 50-55% passer this season, and become a 60-65% guy next season. I grew up in Georgia. In 06' uga started 5th year senior joe terishinski. After uga got shellacked by Tennessee, richt benched him and started the more talented but raw stafford. They went 9-5, then 11-2. Next year we can be a lot better. We don't want a qb learning on the job next year when we have all the pieces to compete lined up.
I completely agree with you dude.
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Old 08-29-2014, 01:20 PM   #8
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Dylan is a 50% passer at best. He doesn't have the nfl arm everyone thinks he has. He floats half his passes. Has terrible footwork. He didn't lose us the game, but he didn't do us any favors. Mitch can probably be a 50-55% passer this season, and become a 60-65% guy next season. I grew up in Georgia. In 06' uga started 5th year senior joe terishinski. After uga got shellacked by Tennessee, richt benched him and started the more talented but raw stafford. They went 9-5, then 11-2. Next year we can be a lot better. We don't want a qb learning on the job next year when we have all the pieces to compete lined up.
In general, we always have this seniority rule on our team. QB, RB whatever. There was never a serious QB competition, other teams work out the top two and wait before naming a starter.
I know Thompson is the presumed front-runner, but you can't tell me Mitch couldn't have at least gotten some reps last night.
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Old 08-29-2014, 01:23 PM   #10
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Default Re: Play for next year

I just want people to understand that I'm not typing this out of desperation or over exaggerating. We're going to have 5* calibre guys on the line next year. We're going to have a 2 deep of jr/sr lbs. we're going to have a 2deep at db where the guys are seasoned, bigger, faster and more skilled. Davis and Roland may have to come back if they continue to play the way they have. We will have deebo, cooper, Adams, etc as receiving threats additionally. We can be really great next year. Sometimes to win later, you have to take a loss now.
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2. Our dline this year will not start next year with sawyer, wideman, blackshear, key, etc coming in. They're not d1 calibre.
1) There's no guarantee Sawyer is here next year.

2) There's no guarantee Wideman is here next year.

3) What does Key currently weigh? 220 or so? If people are griping because our DE's are currently undersized and can't generate a rush, what good will a 220 lb DE do as a true freshman? He's going to have to have time to build bulk.
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Connor Mitch can't even beat out Perry Orth and you want him to play? Really?
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I just want people to understand that I'm not typing this out of desperation or over exaggerating. We're going to have 5* calibre guys on the line next year. We're going to have a 2 deep of jr/sr lbs. we're going to have a 2deep at db where the guys are seasoned, bigger, faster and more skilled. Davis and Roland may have to come back if they continue to play the way they have. We will have deebo, cooper, Adams, etc as receiving threats additionally. We can be really great next year. Sometimes to win later, you have to take a loss now.
You make valid points, I think the general frustration is that this is an ongoing theme.
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Old 08-29-2014, 01:29 PM   #14
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We just have to be patient. Every team goes through down years. This is going to be one. Uga, auburn, bama, Florida, Tennessee, lsu all go through them. It's our turn. I think we bounce back sooner rather than later.
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Connor Mitch can't even beat out Perry Orth and you want him to play? Really?
Serious question, how long do we wait to get him reps? Heaven forbid DT continues to look uncomfortable, or worse injured? Then just throw Mitch into the fire, at that point?
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Serious question, how long do we wait to get him reps? Heaven forbid DT continues to look uncomfortable, or worse injured? Then just throw Mitch into the fire, at that point?
He. has. yet. to. beat. out. a. walk-on.

Its not even a foregone conclusion that he is the 1st off the bench.
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Our fans need to come to grips with the fact that we just aren't that talented this season defensively.
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this may be the most ridiculous thing i have ever heard i bet you no coach or player on that team is thinking this ever
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Our fans need to come to grips with the fact that we just aren't that talented this season defensively.
What does this have to do with benching Dylan?
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Aww the day after a loss on CT. It is not the end of the world, or the season yet.
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