Alex Collins

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    I remember reading on here last year that Alex Collins was the real deal, well, he's off to a good start at Arkansas. He's currently 6th in the FBS with 152 rushing YPG.
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    But but he's a freshman! He has trouble holding into the ball. He's not what we thought he was. The kid's a bust. There's a walk-on that should be higher than him on the depth chart because he knows the system better. He needs to earn playing time, which is somehow done by not playing.
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    I almost forgot- sure the kid's getting 152 yards per game, but can he block?
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    nortonis you ok?
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    They have played ULALA and Samford......Now if was against UCLA and Stanford.
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    Who cares who they have played, the point is that if a freshman has talent, play him. I find it hard to believe Kelvin Taylor would not be a better back than Jones and Brown as we speak. Hard to trust any coaching decisions at this point on the offensive side of the ball.
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    can't trust em....ball security high and tight. Rules then should also apply to Jones, Burton and Driskel
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    Nobody on offense can hold onto the ball. So why not play Kelvin. It sure won't hurt.
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    This.
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    How is that hard to believe?
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    Because I saw Taylor carry the ball against Toledo and he showed more wiggle and elusiveness in those carries than I have ever seen from Jones or Brown.
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    The ol' amateur eyeball test. So reliable.
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    You saw him carry the ball against a worn down defense in garbage time and now he should be the starter? Did you see him block?
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    On the title subject even though Alex Collins is playing against bums I think the kid is the real deal. I thought he was the best back in Florida last year which is saying something. I have not watched his games this season. I would guess he is the number 2 RB on Arky behind Williams
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    Considering the play of our QB, and our propensity to run, I would say have the best runner in the backfield is more important than the best blocker more times than not.
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    Thank god you are not the coach then because no sane person want to see our back up QB's in the game
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    Ok, Jones and Brown do such a great job blocking that our passing game is awesome. I would rather run the i set with fullback and Taylor and see what happens. That 2yds and a cloud of dust against Miami makes that point clear.

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