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Kelvin Taylor = Emmitt Smith

Discussion in 'RayGator's Swamp Gas' started by vader6063, Oct 12, 2013.

  1. vaxcardinal
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    we talking football or dancing?
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    Are you sure about that? I thought he got stuffed the first two times he carried the ball.
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    I thinks its clear that Kelvin Taylor has talent. Two issues:

    1) He is a liability in passing game. He did not adjust to Patton's motion and caused a sack and he tripped Halapio to cause another (not that Pio needed any help to allow a sack).

    2) The coaches need to figure out way to use him w/o exposing his current weaknesses.


    Regardless of the player issues it is the coaches' seeming lack of ability to teach and adapt on the offensive side of the ball that is our biggest problem. This is especially true on the OL and WR.
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    The thing is, the more he actually gets in the games, the better he shouldl be. If he plays meaningful minutes throughout this year and still can't pick up a blitz, then worry.
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    Since we're mainly a running team, KT's pass blocking shouldn't matter as much. He's a RB. Bring him in on running situations and dare the defense to stop him.
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    Even with good pass blocking, our passing game is subpar. Poor pass blocking is no reason to keep our most talented offensive threat, KT, off the field.
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    Our o-linemen can't block either...why target KT?
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    True, and that's their only responsibility.
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    Did you think that up all on your own?
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    One point I seen kt signaling to the coaches
    To keep feeding it but they didnt he was feeling
    It with each carry
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    Emmitt broke all kinds of records as a freshman and had over 1000 yds by game 7, how do you figure he was underutilized?
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    Muschamp needs to wise up. If it was not for his terrible offensive personnel decisions with Driskel over Murphy and Jones/Brown over Taylor we would have only 1 loss so far instead of 2.

    This is G-ville. The seat gets hot quickly. If he has not won a single SEC east title by the end of his first 4 seasons then he is gone imo. Fortunately for him we are still in the SEC East race this season.

    With Taylor and Murphy being on the bench until injuries forced Muschamp's hand I have a feeling that our backup tight ends are a lot better than Clay Burton and Westbrook.
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    Every running back wants the ball because he can feel it. Every receiver wants every pass thrown to him because he knows he can get open. Every kick returner tries to run it out of the end zone because he knows he can take it to the house.

    That's why the coaches make the decisions.
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    And half the posters here think they can coach the offense better than the coaches.
    Unfortunately, some of them may be right.

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