What do you think is going on with Franks in practice?

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    "You play like you practice" how many times have we heard that, even when I played ball from my own coaches and I always felt that there were exceptions to that with some kids. If Franks is grading high at practice then it at least supports my position cause he is horrible in the game. So no, you don't always play like you practice. SOS kept pressure on his QB's not by allowing them to get hit in practice but with the threat of finding a clipboard if they couldn't get the job done. I think that's worse for most.
     
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    Yeah, I remember Ryne. Announcers used to drool over his fastball. Batters used to hate facing him for fear
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      Probably a couple inches ... I won't say which way though.
       
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      Even then you are doing better than me.

      So, maybe Franks thinks because his... arm is bigger, he does not have to preform.

      I'll take an accurate Drew Brees over a big arm any day
       
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        To adapt to that make some practices live one, surely coaches know as much as I do. Same with kickers, I seem to remember a coach who had them rushed in practice.
         
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        We've seen "fear of impact" as it was on display with Chris Leak. We've seen Franks bash his way to a first down, pile drive his way into the end zone. Fear of impact isn't there.

        What Franks is derailed by has got to be something intrinsic and buried. Possibly, it's that he lacks the instinctive biofeedback of muscle memory. With Jefferson 40 yards downfield FF throws it 46 yards. Lacking that instinctive muscle memory feedback, he has no ability at "honing" in. Thus, similar play with Swain gliding open 40 yards downfield FF overthrows Swain by 8 yards. His brain-muscle link ain't there. Lacking that "muscle-feeling" that informs & tunes the arm throwing, every pass is an unlearned surprise. This disorder would make even practice an unlearning regimen. Not to mention that the first to be frustrated would be Franks and, to me, this shreds smooth confidence and inserts anger-doubts into his delivery.

        Just by Wuerffel's uncanny accuracy at throwing the "fade" multiple distances, you know, he learned varying muscle control. Wonder if Mullen has repeatedly had FF practice the fade? Maybe that could develop his overall accuracy, his touch? But is that fantasy island: "the fade, boss, the fade.
         
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          I think FF puts the time in.

          I have no doubt he's good in practice.

          I don't think he's a gamer.

          They say Tebow was the opposite...pressure brought out his best.
           
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          And Danny apparently was a terrible practice player....
           
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          I think Trask has earned a shot...or rather Franks has not.
           
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            I doubt he is that good in practice. It was always leaking out about his crappy play there when not coming from the standard media that covers the Gators.
             
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              Ive never heard anyone say that our offense ever has looked good in practice.

              They just assumed that meant we had an elite defense though. :lmao2: yeah... not so much.

              I think every QB except Fitzgarbage had a career day against us.
               
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              He's got pics of the coaches in bad situations. Also Mac destroyed his confidence
               
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                Mac didn't know David Sharpe was blind.

                Report says Sharpe legally blind in right eye
                 
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                Big Mullen mess-up not keeping Matt Corral. IMO, a real field general is not the player who runs the football. The only right time for the QB to run the ball is when "daylight" opens up. Your QB drives the team via passing accuracy.
                As freshman backup QB Corral's stats =

                7 rushes for 83 yards = 11.3 ypc .... he only has 4 yards lost.... 11 of 14 passing for 78.57% completion, all for 174 yards, 16 yards per completion (that's good downfield stuff).

                Remember how fired up he was to be a Gator? How he showed leadership when he was recruiting other 4*s for UF. There is greater likelihood that Corral will be a top CFB QB than likely Franks will stay 1st string here. ???
                 
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                  FF doesn't have it upstairs. The game is too fast for him. He throws dangerous passes all the time, any one can see where he is going with it.
                  Practice I'm sure is playing catch. He will throw 1 good ball out of 10. And he has plenty of time , Mullen used that excuse last week about having 3 players on him after his feeble passes. Watch Grier and watch Franks. We need a q/b that isn't afraid to take a hit and one that can pass to an open player. Oh and get ready for more swing passes. Mullen doesn't trust FF and it shows.
                   
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                  Jeeeesus ****in Christ. You fuggin idiots think Mulkinz is going to stop running the option?

                  I find the total cluelessness of some amazing.

                  Wanna bring back Brantley too?
                   
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