Discussion in 'RayGator's Swamp Gas' started by twodaparty, Sep 28, 2019.
Brown a monster but Marlon Davidson isn’t far behind. They both will play a long time on Sundays.
Even if he doesn’t Coe and Davidson are also really solid. Gotta double Brown and hope Gouirage steps up big time. Stone, Nick and Heggie should be fine. It’s putting hats on hats and we’ve gotta do it. Gouriage starting and simplified run blocking schemes.
I agree and that's why i believe we should forego running the ball at all.. i think our best bet for running success will be Dameon Pierce or just get the ball to our playmakers to the outside as quickly as possible and let their defense try to deal with our speed.
Auburn has no counterpunch to Kyke Pitts, Van Jefferson or Trevon Grimes. As long as our OL gives KT enough time to get the ball out quickly and accurately...and he cannot afford to miss down field like he did when Copeland dropped that wide open TD.
I'm disappointed it isn't a night game.
Yeah!!!! I lived in Pensacola then. I was dating this beauty from Montgomery who was an Auburn fan. We were driving around listening to the game. Such a great memory. Honestly, listening to a game on the radio rocks. I pulled off the road for the last few minutes. She was a good sport about it too, which isn’t typical for Barners.
AU has the #19 rushing defense. I was a bit surprised by that low of a ranking too. I expected a top 5 unit from all the talk I've heard about their DL. I expected a DL that could stop the Super Bowl 17 Washington Redskins' rushing attack with John Riggins in the backfield. Ok, kidding (and a little sarcasm aside), we're not going to run right at AU most of the time anyway, but no doubt do a lot of perimeter runs and attack the edge a lot more... and they probably know we're going to do that, which also gives us the opportunity to cut and blow a gap and hit a big run on a stretch play.
Like I've said before... turnovers, third down defense, and special teams will decide this game.
Genital herpes usually is.
Yep, agree with ya. another poster mentioned throwing 35 times if we throw much less than that we lose. A run here or there with a jet, qb draw w Emory, but other than that don’t run.
Only win came from the Zooker (or Muschamp).
We'll beat Auburn !
Auburn message board seems to think The Gators will be no problem for them.
1st trip to the Swamp for Gus.
Says SOS is the reason he wears a visor.
A QB who just takes the running yards that are there can be the most frustrating thing for a defense. I get looking downfield and extending the pass option but I wish trask would just take the yards that are there. It would change everything
Win TO battle by +2 or more.
Score TDs whenever we get to their 25 yd line.
Cause play call issues for Bo Nix.
Get one "big break" (block punt, long punt return, pick or fumble td return, or ?)
I need some help here. I’ve been trying to not be too critical of Perine bec he’s been a good soldier and he picks up blitzes etc but how in the world is pierce 3rd on the depth chart for the auburn game. Am I making too much of this?
I think the key to this game can be boiled down to:
Stop their rushing attack. If we can hold them to around 160-170 yards, barring turnovers, we can win. They have a very good D, but I think Trask is up to the task of getting the ball out quick.
If they control the game on the ground, we will lose.
Not worried about AU at home. I believe in Trask and that Mullen will game plan around our issues, just like the year we did wide splits against LSU. Should be a good game but I see us winning.
No, I totally agree. Pierce is literally our strongest choice if we ever hope to generate a run game between the tackles. I love what Perine brings to the table, but the weight he lost during the off season is not translating to any noticeable advantage. In fact, he doesn't appear to be as effective in the "brute force" department as he was - while gaining little or nothing in hitting the holes any quicker. One way or the other, RB play must improve just as much as the play of the OL. If we can get a few nagging problems solved, this team has a chance at having a very successful season. This game will be a good indicator of what lies in store for UF as the season wears on - a win could be gigantic, a really bad loss could be a disaster.
Here are some #s from the defenses Auburn has faced, for comparison:
Obviously, the stats must be taken with a grain of salt, given differences in schedules. Pts/game and rush D, though, suggest that this will be the toughest D that Auburn has faced (maybe excepting Oregon).
That's a leap.