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  1. Musclepug

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      • Musclepug

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            I think Leach makes MSU a potential thorn in the side of the West powers, and gets them back to being a team that can’t be overlooked. He won’t win anything of consequence in the current landscape, but that’s never been his or the bulldog’s mo. They just disrupt. He will do that and beat someone he shouldn’t every year.

            Considering their options just days ago, I’d say they hit a surprising home run. I had them dead in the water last week.
             
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              I've never seen this crowd pleased for any length of time about anything.
               
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                I don't see how Todd Grantham won't at least get asked if he wants an interview.
                 
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                  Someone is drinking heavily.
                   
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                    Could you imagine going from an exciting Mike Leach offense to a Mac snooze-fest?

                    Also, going from the best sound bite since SOS, to Mac’s crying and his bumbling ineptitude at the microphone.
                     
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                      Since the majority of what a defense faces these days, 4 and 5 wide, no FB, TE flexed or an H-back, you almost have to have a preponderance of DB's and hybrid LB types, but still some beef in the middle of the DL and on the edges when the down and distance and the opposition's tendencies call for it. Nothing wrong with basing out of a 4-3 as long as you can play a Nickel or Dime, pressure the QB and control the edges along with the LOS. We were certainly able to pressure the QB this year. This helped make up for a poor back end and was, I believe, a factor in winning 11. If we can maintain our strength and pick up the pace with our weaknesses, we should at least be no worse than we were this year. I can stand a wash if we can run the ball better (200/game) to go along with our passing game.

                      But most of you know that safety play might be the biggest area for improvement. Just not sure how that will happen having to depend on young guys growing up and how well they are trained and prepared.
                       
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                        I’ve grown tired of being the only one in the room happy when we jump offsides on 3rd and 11.
                         
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                            Pirate is a great hire for MSU, they know they can't and will never truly compete unless the rest of the west is in a down year. So get a guy who puts up a fun offense to watch with marginal talent and kills press conferences. They are going to get their money's worth.
                             
                            • Durty South Swamp

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                              This makes sense to me if you're failstate with olepiss in your head day and night. Piss just went out and got a guy known for offense and playcalling. Say what you will about ole kiffy but odds are he will probably score points. State needed to counter with some real offense of their own. Enter Leach.

                              The SEC keepin it interesante. More by the day.

                              Also, can we please change the thread title now? Granthem aint goin anywhere :gah:
                               
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                                A couple of comments from the twitterverse re Grantham:

                                -He’s gonna spend the offseason trying to figure out how to blitz on offense

                                -Mississippi State was staring at a 3rd and 9 in their search for a new head coach, but, in hiring Grantham, have managed to pick up the first down.

                                -I guess next year 3rd down will actually be a meaningful down in Jacksonville

                                -Grantham needs to be a Canadian coach. Since they punt on third down, he won’t get abused on it so often.
                                 
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                                  I heard Miss st never missed a beat when Mullinzes left and Moorehead was doing as good of a job as Mullinzez did.
                                   
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                                    I guess any hope that Steve had given up drinking is officially dead.
                                     
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                                      I honestly dont care what he looks like, how he acts, or what school he coached/played for or at. I care about getting off the field on 3rd and long. I care about a defense playing smart and sound in space, taking good angles, wrapping up and making tackles. And I care about safeties and corners that properly play their assignments and are coached to understand how to be in position to make a play or at least make a TD saving tackle if/when burned or beaten by an offensive play call that exposed the weakness in the defensive play call. For these reasons, I'm fine with him becoming Coach failstate.
                                       
                                      #231 Durty South Swamp, Jan 7, 2020
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                                        The SEC not only plays the best cfb in the nation, but also leads the country in bizarre head coaches by a country mile.
                                         
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                                          This will be fun to watch.
                                           

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