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Can't we just be happy for a win

Discussion in 'RayGator's Swamp Gas' started by GatorPrincess8, Aug 25, 2019.

  1. coach

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    We have 3 weeks before we play a real team. Today's performance will keep the guys a lot more focused in practice than a blowout would have. We were a better team after the Kentucky loss last year. Hopefully this has a similar effect.
     
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  2. RealGatorFan

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    And yes, I hate pre-season rankings.....completely meaningless.
     
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  3. RealGatorFan

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    How do we know Miami not only is a real team but ends up in the CFP conversation by the time they play Clemson?
     
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  4. GatorChoice

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    This, at least, we agree on.
     
  5. MiamiGator79

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    Maybe the fans thought Miami would roll over but neither team did.
     
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  6. coach

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    We'll go from listening to dumb fans in their fan base to dumb ones in ours. We just can't win.
     
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  7. TEKgator22

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    In the beginning of his second year, He has already gotten the FSU, Michigan and UM losing streak monkeys off our back. He's doing something right!
     
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  8. WESGATORS

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    Trust me, nobody for Miami is happy right now. They see this as a win that got away. They had PLENTY of chances, but could not capitalize on enough of them. They're not happy.

    Go GATORS!
    ,WESGATORS
     
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  9. MiamiGator79

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    Agreed, Miami is expecting to play for the ACC this year and honestly they probably will in a top heavy ACC. They are pissed about this game.
     
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  10. coach

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    Their defense was better than I expected. But their offense will struggle because of that o-line. Williams might not survive the season. Everything they got today was through missed tackles and penalties extending drives.
     
  11. GatorPrincess8

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  12. WESGATORS

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    Guys, there's a reason why you open your season with ACC teams that have never played in their conference championship game and teams like UT-Martin. We clearly have some things to work out. But it's WEEK 0 for crying out loud, let's see what we can do going forward, fortunately we escaped this week unblemished.

    For those that understand the rivalry, YOU ABSOLUTELY LOVE THIS WIN! Can't wait to jump in their fountain when we tie the series up (they'll have a fountain by then, right?).

    Go GATORS!
    ,WESGATORS
     
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  13. RealGatorFan

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    Maybe, but they have to go into week 2 feeling pretty good except for the oline. No one gave Williams any credit for being the starter. Their secondary looked very very good. Their season comes down to how well their oline progresses.
     
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  15. Austin34471

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    You don’t win football games turning the ball over as many times as we did, having the ball not bounce our way almost the entire game, and making as many brainless mistakes as we did. But we did win. That says a lot. All of our issues are coachable. Franks managed the game well other than that last pick. tackling can be coached. Stupid penalties will be fixed. Mullen will get them coached up. It’s gonna be a fun year
     
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  16. WESGATORS

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    If we were in their shoes and failed to capitalize on some BIG opportunities late in the game...would you think we should be feeling good? One thing I've observed is that Miami fans value the FLORIDA rivalry much more than most GATOR fans value the Miami rivalry. They're just not happy about losing this game, doesn't matter about the bright spots and what not. They lost to FLORIDA...that hurts, we should celebrate!

    Go GATORS!
    ,WESGATORS
     
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  17. GatorPrincess8

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    Agree! Any win over a rival is always good.
     
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  18. GatorPrincess8

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    couldn't say it better.
     
  19. FraserGator15

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    I'm happy! It could have been Michigan 2 yrs ago.
     
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  20. justinwitt07

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    The issues were obvious but there’s no need for us to lay waste to the team on here. We all know what we saw and if we do then u can bet Mullen does. As frustrating as some of this is , we are better served by supporting coach and believing he will figure what needs to be done moving forward. I don’t believe he was oblivious as some are saying. Let’s try and not wear our sky is fallin shirt as we often do and let’s have some faith
     
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