The makings of something special next year are showing flashes

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291 yards today rushing. Johnson and ETN are a two headed monster. If AR stays we could see something special on offense next year. Yes this was a bad A&M team. But the talent in the two backs and AR's legs is undeniable. Then there is the defense. Theres still major issues, but that 2nd half flipped a switch. Maybe cox being gone is addition by subtraction.

This year was always going to be ugly, but at this point I definitely expect a marked improvement in all phases next year. Not a championship team mind you. 10 wins is possible to me
 

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Did anyone catch the D Line stunt with Big Des?
That was funny as hell.
He ended up running free to the QB, and King threw it away.
 

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Did anyone catch the D Line stunt with Big Des?
That was funny as hell.
He ended up running free to the QB, and King threw it away.

I think it’s important to remember that a kid like Dez really shouldn’t be playing that many meaningful snaps. I get pissed at times at how we look, and I appreciate his efforts, but he’s not an every down SEC DT.
 

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I think it’s important to remember that a kid like Dez really shouldn’t be playing that many meaningful snaps. I get pissed at times at how we look, and I appreciate his efforts, but he’s not an every down SEC DT.
Yeah, As much as I would love for him to evolve in to a "Mount Cody", I'm not sure he's more than a Gimmick at this point.
I watch him alot.
He normally just stands up the Guard and holds his space. No real push into the backfield or no real influence on the play.
If he's serious about his career, he needs to drop about 50 to 75 lbs., and get real with his coaching and learn what his position is all about.
 

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I'm reluctant to get excited. Feels like we have been through this before. I'm getting a little bit of "hope fatigue". However, seeing them turn what looks like a corner a game and half ago was very encouraging. They appear to have had either a light bulb go off, or an impediment removed from their play.

I will say this though. IF AR comes back, we need to set him up for success. We need to encourage and allow him to run more frequently. This will be key to our offensive success. This means we will need a reliable, serviceable back-up that they have high confidence in.

Okay, this will be one serious sport post for the remainder of the year. I allow myself one, maybe two per quarter.

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Yeah, As much as I would love for him to evolve in to a "Mount Cody", I'm not sure he's more than a Gimmick at this point.
I watch him alot.
He normally just stands up the Guard and holds his space. No real push into the backfield or no real influence on the play.
If he's serious about his career, he needs to drop about 50 to 75 lbs., and get real with his coaching and learn what his position is all about.
He'll get there. I'm absolutely astounded by how long he holds up carrying his current weight. That requires determination. If he can avoid Dunkin Doughnuts and Dominoes he should be fine. Dropping weight will give him much more energy. If he can demand a double that really opens thing up for the Dline, LBs and CBs. He has the frame.
 

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I'm reluctant to get excited. Feels like we have been through this before. I'm getting a little bit of "hope fatigue". However, seeing them turn what looks like a corner a game and half ago was very encouraging. They appear to have had either a light bulb go off, or an impediment removed from their play.

I will say this though. IF AR comes back, we need to set him up for success. We need to encourage and allow him to run more frequently. This will be key to our offensive success. This means we will need a reliable, serviceable back-up that they have high confidence in.

Okay, this will be one serious sport post for the remainder of the year. I allow myself one, maybe two per quarter.
I'm the same. Tired of feeling like
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The team seems to have turned a corner ... but I'm determined to remain neutral this season. My eyes are on ESD.

If AR comes back this team could be special next year.
 

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I'm reluctant to get excited. Feels like we have been through this before. I'm getting a little bit of "hope fatigue". However, seeing them turn what looks like a corner a game and half ago was very encouraging. They appear to have had either a light bulb go off, or an impediment removed from their play.

I will say this though. IF AR comes back, we need to set him up for success. We need to encourage and allow him to run more frequently. This will be key to our offensive success. This means we will need a reliable, serviceable back-up that they have high confidence in.

Okay, this will be one serious sport post for the remainder of the year. I allow myself one, maybe two per quarter.

If you like this content and want to see more, don't forget to smash that like button. It helps with the algorithm. #winkyface
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TheMarylandGator

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I'm reluctant to get excited. Feels like we have been through this before. I'm getting a little bit of "hope fatigue". However, seeing them turn what looks like a corner a game and half ago was very encouraging. They appear to have had either a light bulb go off, or an impediment removed from their play.

I will say this though. IF AR comes back, we need to set him up for success. We need to encourage and allow him to run more frequently. This will be key to our offensive success. This means we will need a reliable, serviceable back-up that they have high confidence in.

Okay, this will be one serious sport post for the remainder of the year. I allow myself one, maybe two per quarter.

If you like this content and want to see more, don't forget to smash that like button. It helps with the algorithm. #winkyface
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I’ll probably go into next season with less hope than I have in a while. Feels bad man.
 

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