Muschamp's philosophy

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  1. tilly
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    Watch the nervous feet of our QBs in the pocket. They are expecting to get hit even on the rare occasions that they have time. There is no rhythm in the pocket, because it is rarified air.

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    Which to me seems like a self-fulfilling prophecy. Essentially: "We suck at X so we're going to stop doing X" (which in turn will makes us get even worse at X). I would think a coach would tend to think that "we need X to win games, so we're going to rep the hell out of X in practice until we get it right".

    It would be one thing if it were something exotic like rugby punts. Yeah if you're no good at them then stop. But something as basic to the game of football of throwing the ball in the end zone? You're just going to scrap that? Talk about throwing the baby out of the bath water. Seems like lazy coaching to me.
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    Toledo? What would his performance against Toledo have to do with playing SEC opponents?
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    Reason and logic have no chance here, Oaktown.
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    Totally agree, Oak.

    And all the complicated shifting formation and motion stuff comes to naught, if after all of that, the play is the predictable hand-off for a run into (a stacked) "A" gap.
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    Three years of poor offensive production is a bad philosophy.

    Muschamp may or may not get another year to try to fix though if he hasn't fixed it after 3 years the odds are very much against that he will next year either.

    UF should not be in the business of hiring inexperienced coaches in the future.
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    True enough, LD... for that matter we need the QBs to check into something different when they see the defense overplaying what we've called. A lot of times we appear to have the edge available. Even just running KT and Herndon more would probably do the trick as they'll bounce it out.
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    Yep, the constant comparism to the Alabama offense is a major leap. UF is not Alabama-East and Muschamp is not Saban Jr. Alabama has a far better HC-OC-System-QB-RB-TE-WR-OL than UF does. Alabama can both run & throw the ball when they want to and when they have to.
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    I hear you.

    And I actually understand it. Watching our offense "execute" is frustrating as hell... especially the last couple of games. So lots of fans are all emotion now.

    Just wish folks would take a deep breath and look at the bigger picture.
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    Perhaps you could regale us with a list of experienced coaches that were out there, available, interested, and willing (and in the desirable JF salary range), when we hired Champ.

    Or, OC's, as well.
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    You wouldn't by chance have a copy of said "bigger picture", would you?
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    It took them till year four to get there. And unlike us, they had a healthy, functional OL their first three years.

    Muschamp is building towards a very similar vision. He's bringing in the athletes to execute.

    Give it time.
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    And what would the point of that exercise be? It is the job of the athletic director to find people who can do the job. Maybe people that aren't available at all, but you persuade them to make a move. Was Meyer "available" in 04? Was he a free agent or something?
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    My response was to his implicit conclusion that surely, Shirley, there must have been someone better than Champ out there when we hired him, that was experienced . . . otherwise, we would not be in this predicament.

    Which was the idea to which I responded.

    But you knew that.
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    If the idea is giving him one more year to turn it around instead of canning him now then that is extremely wishful thinking. I don't think one year of staying the course is going to be enough at this rate the offense is a mess. Replacing the oc would be the only chance, IMO
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    Some just lack the intestinal fortitude.
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    Obviously there was then and there still are now.
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    Just curious, how much do people usually pay for your opinion?
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    Tell us, who they were ?

    Obviously.
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    I agree. You do that a lot.

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