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Discussion in 'RayGator's Swamp Gas' started by 62gator, Jan 7, 2021.

  1. filamg8torfan

    filamg8torfan GC Hall of Fame

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    I think you are missing a couple of off guys in there, but I get your point. 1995 & 1996 teams to me are the best UF off teams. Those teams will obliterate UF's 2020 SEC schedule.
     
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  2. filamg8torfan

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    I've been looking for the answer on this, but I see mostly mud slinging here.
     
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  3. Skink

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    Whats your definition of “underperform “? That’s your word not mine:

    Just sick of all the excuses absolving Grantham of any responsibility for the defense underperforming this year

    Steve - just stop
     
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    Dammit urban. I want Ash bad
     
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  5. steveGator52

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    Your words in bold below state:

    No matter the final ranking, the 2019 defense wasn’t great, but acceptable at best. The defense still couldn’t get the ball back to the offense when needed. The secondary was shaky, and relied on the opposing offense making mistakes. Our secondary has been trending down the past 3 years of Grantham.

    I was being nice using the word underperformed to describe this year. Underperform is what Alabama and UGA did on defense. And their defenses at least showed improvement. The defense under Grantham was a steaming pile of poo that never improved. He kept trotting out the same old, same old expecting something to magically happen.

    So this isn’t a one year problem with Grantham, but a multi-year problem that blew up in his face this year. When you crash like this, it is nearly impossible to recover. Remember the fourth year given to Muschamp after the injuries that occurred in year 3. Mullen is just delaying the inevitable. Our defensive fundamentals aren’t too great, so what is the benefit of keeping Grantham around?
     
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  6. kes

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    I think this is accurate. Been leary of jumping in but I do believe this is fair. I can see the bye bye Grantham stuff, and it may come to that. It would mean a bad year coming and don't want that at this point. I remember the Miami days and feel that is a good summary.
     
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  7. kes

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    I find this fuunny and possible.
     
  8. gtr2x

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    Not as flashy, but totally dominant was the 84 offense that just pounded teams into submission. Best team in the country at year end.
     
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  9. Sulla

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    I can't believe we hired McGriff. That guy was basically run out of Oxford on a rail. The defense was terrible - worst in the Power 5 two years in a row I believe - and his recruiting is nothing to write home about.

    Total head scratcher there.
     
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  10. MarineG8R

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    You must trust the process and in Dan's decision making. He cannot be questioned. Prepare for the pumper wrath.
     
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  11. gatorstevelp

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    I wonder if any of those Ohio State defensive coaches interest any of you since I'm sure they are all going to be fired today lol
     
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  12. MaceoP

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    The Eagles just fired Doug Peterson. I guess Marquand Manuel is going to be available. I would really like to get him on staff somehow.
     
  13. steveGator52

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    You seem to be a little confused. Did the fact LSU scored at will against every team last year mean all those teams had terrible defenses? Sometimes the defense is outmatched. Their defense played as well or better than our defense did against Alabama. They actually forced Alabama to punt in the 1st half instead of allowing them to drive the length of the field and score in less than a minute.

    Our defense gave up 28(37) points at home to a true freshman quarterback on a team with 55 scholarship players. I didn’t see Ohio State’s defense do that this year.

    So just stop with the hyperbole.
     
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  14. steveGator52

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    I think we would have to offer him co-DC at minimum to get him here. And if that was the holdup on other hire(s) as has been rumored, then I don’t see that happening here. If you forced this on Grantham you could poison the locker room.

    I would gladly take a chance on Marquand over keeping Grantham. We will see.
     
  15. 62gator

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    Has Dan even commented on firing two guys, hiring a new DB coach, shopping for another one, and the plan for improving his porous defense going forward? Crickets..
     
  16. gatorstevelp

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    stop with the lack of sense of humor
     
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  17. filamg8torfan

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    Lots of NFL players on that team.
     
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  18. Claygator

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    You are right of course. It is so helpful to the program for posters on this board to bash our coaches relentlessly over every little thing. It does so much good

    Sarcasm.
     
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  19. filamg8torfan

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    Use the blue font.:)
     
  20. MarineG8R

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    Pump on
     
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