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Richardson to play (or start) next week???

Discussion in 'RayGator's Swamp Gas' started by ShadowCat, Sep 4, 2021.

  1. Matthanuf06

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    The cold hard reality is one of them won’t be on the team in 2022

    Scenarios:

    1. EJ starts and balls out, goes pro, AR is 2022 starter and goes pro after 2022

    2. EJ and AR split reps in 2022, EJ can’t go pro. Either EJ or AR will transfer. My guess is AR. Both will want full reps in 2023 because they want to go pro. So one will transfer. AR is the hotter commodity so he will have his pick to transfer

    3. AR starts, EJ transfers next year

    There is no:

    EJ and AR split reps in 2022 AND 2023 scenario. Just not possible. And there is no split rep scenario and one of them sits the bench in 2023.
     
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  2. Matthanuf06

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    Why should we use both? Play the best one. If we are up a billion, then play the backup. If one QB is better than the other then, by definition, any time the lesser QB plays the team is worse off.
     
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  3. Bazza

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    Passing....rushing....and getting TDs.

    They both did that yesterday.

    Ya'll don't have to be stuck in the prison of 2 ideas you know......;)
     
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  4. Bazza

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    You just got done saying we should play both....lol......
     
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  5. Matthanuf06

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    No I didn’t. Unless we are up 28 in the 4th EJ shouldn’t see the field
     
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  6. Bazza

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    Ha ha....that's playing both whether or not you realize it. ;)
     
  7. MyakkaGator

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    Play who gives us the best chance to win.. It's that simple. Mullen knows which one it is.... Him acting upon it is a different story.
     
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  8. g8t0rb8t

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    How dare you sir, introducing nuance into this discussion!
     
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  9. freedomgator

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    You said:



    It's a simple question. What are the different strengths?
     
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  10. GatorHighlights

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    Would I be against it? No. Would I ever consider that to be a decision made by Dan Mullen? Also no.
     
  11. DieAGator

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    I wish it turns out that way. We know that runners take a beating. Who do we have after EJ and AR? Need them both for sure.
     
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  12. 62gator

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    Injuries aside, #3 looks like the most likely scenario, imho. Only a fool would let AR get away, just don’t believe Dan is Kirby.
     
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  13. scooterp

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    I guess that is why you are a fan …and not a college coach. Thanks for chiming in
     
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  14. DieAGator

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    You received a face palm. I didn’t have to read past the first paragraph to know you were making sense.
     
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  15. steveGator52

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    And I guess that’s why Saban and Dabo have won an NC, and Mullen hasn’t. The ability to change personnel and make hard choices.
     
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  16. steveGator52

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    And the weakness of having multiple bad turnovers? I think only one of them has that issue.
     
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  17. TrueGator

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    No. And, he's injured.
     
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  18. Bazza

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    So true.....;)

    I never said anything about who should start. Just at this point - we need both to play. I also think that's what's best for the team.

    But I'm OK if someone else has a different take.

    It's America after all.

    I get it - everyone is wound up right now after watching us tank the end of last season.

    But arguing back and forth on a message board isn't going to change anything. So I've said my peace and we'll see what happens, as always. It's really and truly out of our hands anyway.
     
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  19. 62gator

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    Just curious what you’re reasoning is Bazza, on why we need both to play and think that’s what’s best for the team? Not arguing, just like to hear what someone else’s take is. Thanks.
     
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  20. steveGator52

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    If I am making sense, then why the face palm???? That doesn’t make sense.

    To condense what I said, I would liken this to a military unit. Which leader would you rather serve under in the military? A quiet leader who isn’t gung-ho, but knows his stuff, makes good decisions quickly under fire, and gets you home alive? Or a gung-ho “alpha” leader who has problems making good decisions quickly under fire, and can get you killed? In a perfect world, your leader would have both qualities, but which one is most important?