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Predicting the Gators 2018 football schedule if Franks isn't the QB.

Discussion in 'RayGator's Swamp Gas' started by cubangator, Jul 9, 2018.

  1. cubangator

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    (H) Charleston Southern W
    (H) Kentucky W
    At Tennessee W
    At Mississippi State W
    (H) LSU W
    At Vandervilt W
    (J) Georgia L
    (H) Missouri W
    (H) South Carolina W
    (H) Idaho W
    AT FSU L
     
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  2. cubangator

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    Phil Steele pre season college football are out: Gators at 17 ahead of FSU at 18 but behind Miami at 7.
     
  3. g8rboy

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    What if he is the QB?
     
  4. Claygator

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    Yeah. What then?
     
  5. cubangator

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    Well if Franks is the QB they won't win vs Mississippi state, LSU and South Carolina.
     
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  6. g8rboy

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    ok, just checking how much of our success was predicated on Franks, or the field.
     
  7. Skink

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    Ridiculous thread of the week
     
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  8. cubangator

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    We have play makers, like the last few years the QB is the key, Franks isn't the answer, can't read defenses, can't make decisions, yes he has a strong arm, but isn't accurate. Franks has only made only one play at Florida. even with a real QB guru (fraud Mac claim to be one, lol, lol) there is nothing there, best bet will switch franks to TE.
     
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    A guy returning from a 4-8 campaign vs. a guy who never started in HS nor played in college vs. a 6 month on campus true freshman?

    I guess I just can't see the distinct lines of delineation. The only certainties are that the OC/QB coach is going to need to earn his money, and divining distinct win totals for these three QBs an asinine endeavor.
     
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  10. DieAGator

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    I would take a loss vs Charleston Southern for a win at fsu.
     
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  12. reaves2alvarez

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    Now THAT is an interesting choice. This is a great summer thread question.

    Can you imagine the pain, humiliation and disgust between that first game and when we play FSU? I don't know if I could bear it. I just don't know.

    "Wes Chandler was Percy Harvin before Percy Harvin was born."
     
  13. DieAGator

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    I want to beat fsu and their new staff more than anything.
    If we kept winning and to that point had only lost to georgia it would be a distant memory. But yeah, it would be a stunning loss. Imagine how the staff would feel.
     
  14. Skink

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    This ridiculous thread is actually deteriorating
     
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  15. g8rboy

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    Very App St. vs. Mich.
     
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    Never go full Muschamp. It doesn't work. See 2013 schedule.
     
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    I have a feeling we are going to need all three quarterbacks this year.
     
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    I mentioned Shane Matthews in the other thread about Lynn Amadee.
    So here's a related question...

    If Shane had not gotten suspended in 89, and had played under our 89 OC (Whitey Jordan?) and interim HC (Darnell.)
    Vs the schedule we played- Auburn, UGA, Uk, and FSU. Plus Washington in the Freedom Bowl.
    BTW- we scored 7 vs Auburn, 10 vs GA. 38 vs Uk, 17 vs FSU, and 7 vs UW.
    We went 1-4.

    How would he have done? Set the world on fire, or looked lost and scared?

    Some of you are saying..."Shane Matthews was SEC Offensive POY in 1990. He would have torn up the league and FSU in 89 and we would have won all those games."
    Well, maybe, but he had some real coaching in 1990.
    I'm talking 1989 with no Spurrier, with an interim HC, with a shortened roster around him due to probation, and with an OC who was far from a living legend. (Sound familiar?)
    Matthews was a RFR with zero game experience, just to refresh.

    I think Matthews would have looked poor, really poor.
    After all he was way down the depth chart when he was suspended.
    He couldn't have looked all that great, or he would have been #2 or #3 at least when he and Morris were suspended.

    So let's not give up on Franks quite yet.
    I agree he hasn't looked great, but he's had no coaching and the team around him had many other problems.

    Coaching can make quite a bit of difference.
    As again, we saw with Shane Matthews many years ago.
     
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  20. cubangator

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    Are you aware that Georgia went to the championship game with a true freshman QB.
     
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