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Ally will beat the crap out of Uga.
Good baseball tidbits JW. Thanks. I would really love for us to sign a flamethrower. Dyson was the last one, and really the only one, we've had in the starting rotation in quite some time. Don't get me wrong. Guys like Roth and Coop have been a pleasure to watch, very much like watching Glavine and Maddux baffle major leaguers. However, watching Smoltz was fun too. I hope we sign a big guy who throws the piss out of it.
So was Cal in Columbia helping Ryan move in? If so then did he go to Saluda's?
Pix of a Passer/King angelfish (saltwater). Got him as a 1.5inch baby. Now, 12 years later, 14inch adult.
"-- We've mentioned before that there's an excitement level in seeing just how teams will defend the South Carolina offense and part of the reason for that is that the Connor Shaw we saw have the highest QB rating in the country over the final four games hadn't shown up until after Marcus Lattimore was out for the season."
While I was always excited to see Shaw and Lattimore play together more, I never really thought of it in this context.
Needless to say when I read it phrased like this I promptly pee'd myself in excitement.
Thank you TBS staff. I will be expecting a new pair of shorts to be mailed to my current address shortly. Replacement boxers are optional.
The advantage of the zone-read over some of the traditional Spurrier scheme is the amount of extra defenders it makes the defense commit to the box. In the traditional Spurrier offense, one extra defender in the box, could adequately out-number the amount of blockers in order to stop the run. In the case of the zone-read, teams are still forced to choose whether to let Shaw or Lattimore beat them even with an extra defender in the box. Because of that, to truly stop the zone-read cold, two defenders have to be brought into the box to account for both Shaw and Lattimore. By the numbers, if that many players are in the box, then that only leaves single coverage on the outside.
There are of course counters to the zone-read that defenses have developed which involved them not bringing extra men into the box (Google "scrape exchange" if you really want to get into the X's and O's), but I'm told Shaw's advanced understanding of the scheme, and the fact that he's run it since high school, help to negate many of the "games" the defensive fronts will run to slow the zone-read. There's always a cat and mouse game played between the offense and defense when it comes to the zone-read, and Shaw's ability to run it to a tee is something that's often overlooked. There are some things to be excited about when it comes to the offense, and that's not to even mention some of the ideas they can play around with, with two tight ends like Jerell Adams and Rory Anderson on the field at the same time
Normally, the back side DE takes the QB on the zone read. Depends on how good the (BDE) is. If you have more than you can block in the box, the QB should check to a quick pass. With Shaw's ability to run, we could really hurt people with play action and sprint out passes. Play action and sprint outs does not require the QB to read defenses, with a primary, alternate, and secondary receivers. On play action, if they load the box and go press man, our TE's can do some serious damage, and some of our smaller receivers can clear out DB's, the slip or bubble screen opens up. I hope we see a lot of these type passes this year. If the BDE can't match up with Shaw, we are off to the races.
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