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"Zach Evans to Gators is FRIGHTENING!!!" Film Analysis

Discussion in 'Awesome Recruiting' started by g8or1965, Feb 22, 2020.

  1. g8or1965

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    Analysis and a bit of film breakdown discussing the possibility of Zach "The Houston Rocket" Evans joining the Gators:

     
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  2. hhpgator

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    Evans is the truth and CDM would work wonders with him and either EJ or AR. I hope I get to watch that zone read for a couple of years!
     
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  3. WindoverG8tr

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    “Muscle relaxer “ “stunt his growth” too funny.
     
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  4. maxgator

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    Murph is very entertaining lol.
     
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    Why can't I get that to play?
     
  6. r0r080

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    A few of us had mentioned during the fall about watching Murph on youtube and how great his player evaluations were. Apparently at some point the GatorCountry staff reached out to him and reached a financial agreement for him to regularly supply material to the site.....(for paid subscribers.....I guess?) but his handle on Youtube is "Top Billin" and you can see all his free stuff there including this video
     
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  7. thekentuckygator

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    I really like his stuff. He knows his stuff, breaks everything down well and most importantly does so in a manner that people can follow in real time. Great resource.
     
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  8. maxgator

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    It's the Trask at hand...
     
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  9. fox

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    Evans, Lingard, Pierce and Richardson in the back field can I get an oh my?
     
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  10. StrangeGator

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    I've been a bit confused about Evans watching his clips. I see such different things I couldn't quite visualize what he would do in our offense. Watching that video really opened up my eyes. Evans is basically a super quick power back with otherworldly cutting and stop and start ability.
     
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  11. Gatorrick22

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    Settings? Browser?
     
  12. biggynugs

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    Is the a snowballs chance in hell of hi
    Coming here? I thought the stuff told him not to visit
     
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  13. bobbybaker86

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    Man you under a rock huh?

    He's visiting in March and we're seen as the leader to land him
     
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  14. StrangeGator

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    Coach Brewster has known him for two or three years. I think we're good here.
     
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  15. beemerthegator

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    He only breaks down a few runs, but you get to see when it shows in real speed how fluid he cuts -- he doesn't slow down much there is always momentum. It is just that the kid can fluidly shift the direction of the momentum momentarily in a different direction then get upfield again, seemingly without missing a beat. That is something I just don't think you can teach kids develop it naturally as little kids. It reminds me of some guy Mullen got to work with under Meyer who we all revere as one of the greatest in history (most electric player I have ever seen in person).

    Another thing to watch with Evans' running is once he breaks into the open field and is off to the races. Once he is in sprinting mode his form changes and becomes like that of an elite sprinter. Anyone who is an avid runner may have heard of the "pose method," which really isn't a method but a Russian physicists detailed breakdown of the form of great runners and sprinters. Too much to break down in writing here, but you can likely go watch YouTube videos on pose running. Try to check out Usain Bolt and Michael Johnson, they are great examples. When Evans' hits stride in the open field he has that form, best illustrated by his plant foot landing directly under his hip and his "pulling leg" -- meaning the one not on the ground -- comes up toward his butt as opposed to trailing behind him. This is ideal form form for max speed. You can see when he is still getting up to speed his heel on his pullng leg is well behind him, which happens when trying to get up to speed, but the great sprinters once they have accelerated pull the leg directly up toward the butt.

    That kid looks like a real talent.
     
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  16. StrangeGator

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    But he's not really top end fast. His acceleration in the first 10 or 20 yards is incredible but there's not much after that. He doesn't get a lot of separation. He's a full second slower than Bowman in the 100m. But as we know from Emmitt, it's the first 10 yards that make the difference. Get to the second level and everybody's running with him, not at him. I like sprinters better at WR anyway.
     
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    Lingard is faster but Zach Evans is the better overall back. Both are threats to house it anytime they touch the ball tho. Man I hope he picks us!
     
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  18. DieAGator

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    I for one hope we see them on the field together.
     
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    That’s what I’ve always said and you saw it vividly with Percy. Some kids’ kick just look different when they’re in the open field. Maybe that’s what I’ve seen for years but couldn’t explain what I was seeing
     
  20. dkgator

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    How does his speed compare to Percy? I totally agree watching the video that his vision and ability to slightly change direction while still accelerating definitely shows a resemblance to Percy. To me he appears faster than Percy in the open field, and a hundred times more durable-looking. I hope he doesn’t have migraines too.