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2011 Fall practices

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by buffaholic, Aug 4, 2011.

  1. buffaholic

    buffaholic Club Member Club Member

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    I'll be doing some writeups for Allbuffs on the fall practices that I can attend. I am interested in anyone's input as to what they would like to hear about.

    I plan to focus on:

    depth chart moves (who's running with the 1's and 2's)
    newcomers progress
    coaching observations
    Player observations

    Please provide any input of things you are particularly interested in and I'll see if I can look for them.
     
  2. buff4bcs1985

    buff4bcs1985 Hail to the King

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    next year?
     
  3. buffaholic

    buffaholic Club Member Club Member

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    2011. All this class of 2012 on my mind!

    It's bad when BCS is catching your errors!

    Mods. Please edit title!
     
  4. leftybuff

    leftybuff Iconoclast Club Member

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    I would like to hear about the little things, GPA's, power clean numbers and community service opportunities...oops, that was 2010.


    Actually, I am jonesing for some Buff FB news, I'd be glad to read any practice reports....
     
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  5. Burrito Palazzo

    Burrito Palazzo huff my smug Club Member

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    Should this be in barzil?
     
  6. NBDefektor

    NBDefektor Well-Known Member

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    ....no.
     
  7. Mick Ronson

    Mick Ronson Well-Known Member

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    off topic slightly, but i noticed the practice field now has yardlines chalked on it and the Buffs were in black (O) and white jerseys (D) with shorts this morning. first time they've had on the official threads. getting close.
     
  8. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    I can't make it tonight, but I'll be there tomorrow night. I'll be wearing a black "Got Stoudt?" t-shirt and a yellow Buffs hat. Say "hi" if you're there.
     
  9. rscmac

    rscmac Club Member Club Member

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    If you get a chance would like to know how the receivers and d-line are running and of course db's. Thanks for any info you have, cant get enough info this time of year.
     
  10. Lt.Col.FrankSlade

    Lt.Col.FrankSlade Well-Known Member

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    I would be interested in comparisons / contrasts on Embree's coaching style (including his coaching staff) vs. Hawkins coaching style (including his coaching staff).
     
  11. Buffs@5345'

    Buffs@5345' Club Member Club Member

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    For any who are able to attend I would be interested to know a few players from each day who seem to be displaying the attitude that the coaching staff has said that this team will adopt. More generally, as camp progresses does this team seem to be adopting more smash-mouth intensity on the practice field than those of the past few years? Also, general cleanliness vs sloppiness of line play (jumps), switching personnel packages, and especially special teams play.
     
  12. sliderNcider

    sliderNcider MacLovin Club Member

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    I'm going as well and will be doing a recap
     
  13. bigskybuff

    bigskybuff Club Member Club Member

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    Special teams and who looks good/bad. What kind of added pressure are they putting on the kickers to simulate game day kicks. I think special teams will get us to a bowl or keep us out. Of all the faliures of Hack, and there are more than any of us care to remember, this was the most glaring. It basically got him fired and he wasn't smart enough to figure it out which says everything.
     
  14. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    The problem with special teams is that you can't really tell anything until it's game time. Dude could be hitting regularly from 50 yards out in practice, but if he shanks in an actual game, what good is he? I don't think we're going to know anything of value about special teams until they play the first game.

    I'm interested in knowing whether they're utilizing the TE, and how the running game is progressing. Are they running hard, or is there a lot of dancing around at the LOS? I figure we'll need a decent three-man rotation at TB this year, so who is performing?

    Safeties and cornerbacks - getting torched, or making plays?

    Is Obi continuing to make the progress he seemed to be making in Spring ball? He was damn near unblockable in the Spring Game. He spent the entire game in the backfield. Is he sustaining that intensity?
     
  15. RK

    RK UBL Club Member

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    Ill be there tonight and on tuesdays, thursdays and weekends. As our resident Specal teams insider hahaha, i will be focusing watching that a lot but will also give updates of whatever good and bad I am noticing throughout the field.
     
  16. Buffs@5345'

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    Anybody know the story on parking in CU campus lots after 5:00? Any parking recommendations for the practice facility?
     
  17. RK

    RK UBL Club Member

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    BTW I'll be wearing my glorious Pac-12 shirt tonight and my buffs hat with a shiny gold brim. Come say whats up.
     
  18. absinthe

    absinthe Ambitious but rubbish. Club Member Junta Member

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    this for sure.
     
  19. ChadNikk

    ChadNikk New Member

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    I'm looking for parking recommendations for the practice facility as well. Any tips would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.
     
  20. Burrito Palazzo

    Burrito Palazzo huff my smug Club Member

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    Park by big city burrito and walk over.
     

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