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Is Connor Wood our Saviour after all?

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by boydbuff, Apr 10, 2013.

  1. boydbuff

    boydbuff Club Member Club Member

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    Most reports indicate Connor is emerging as the #1 candidate to lead the Buffs next year pending results of the spring scrimmage and Sefo's arrival in the fall.

    Many of us had Kool-Aid overload when he arrived and felt let down when he saw action last year. Who knows if it is the new schemes, more maturity, better coaching, the light finally coming on, or a mix, but it sure seems like he could be the real deal after all.

    Given that earlier many of us were depressed by the early reports in camp and the fact that none of the QBs had initially separated themselves I thought it would be fun to look up Connor's Rivals' profile from HS:

    http://rivals.yahoo.com/oklahoma/football/recruiting/player-Connor-Wood-74363
     
  2. Uncle Ken

    Uncle Ken Orr no morr Club Member

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    Is he British or something?
     
  3. boydbuff

    boydbuff Club Member Club Member

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    Sorry about that but my Mac always warns me of misspellings and it seems to default to the Queen's English. I hope he is not British b/c I can't think of any successful QBs in the history of football who were born in the UK.

    Of course that might change if London gets an NFL franchise which is supposedly a realistic scenario.
     
  4. Burrito Palazzo

    Burrito Palazzo huff my smug Club Member

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    You realise, of course, they will beknownst as the London Wankers. What will their colours be?

    Semper Gumby
     
  5. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    Somewhere, Orr has a pun boner.
     
  6. tante

    tante Club Member Club Member

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    I hope he isn't driving
     
  7. Uncle Ken

    Uncle Ken Orr no morr Club Member

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    FiFY
     
  8. Uncle Ken

    Uncle Ken Orr no morr Club Member

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    It's in my pants, for the record.
     
  9. Burrito Palazzo

    Burrito Palazzo huff my smug Club Member

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    It will go away if you rub it on some fur.

    Semper Gumby
     
  10. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    make sure to have a sandwhich handy for aftewards
     
  11. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    To the question: we won't know until he plays a couple games and faces some adversity. We've seen a lot of practice field phenoms the last few years.
     
  12. Uncle Ken

    Uncle Ken Orr no morr Club Member

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    Handy. Nicely done.

    I think you meant "afterwads" though.
     
  13. leftybuff

    leftybuff Iconoclast Club Member

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    So Connor is in queue to be the Buffs QB?
     
  14. boydbuff

    boydbuff Club Member Club Member

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    You don't think facing a vicious pass rush and lock down DB play in our scrimmages counts as adversity?
     
  15. BuffNut

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    Hmm, it seems in the past couple years we heard 2 things,...that Connor was doing well on the Scout team and would have been the savior if not for having to sit out, and CU coaches constantly had to scale back the playbook for our eligible QBs etc. Maybe Connor just better doing something different than what the last staff tried to run on O is a factor. Just glad to see he and Hirsh appear to be progressing.
     
  16. BuffClass90

    BuffClass90 Banned BANNED

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    Savior connotes he will do this single-handedly. The offense will rely heavily on the QB, but if the protection is as bad as a 10 cent condom and the receivers are slow - he will suck regardless. And if our D is as bad as I expect, we're gonna have to score a ton of points so here's hoping we have a functional offense!!!
     
  17. josef

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    If anyone is our savior it is the new coaching staff. Connor Wood is the same guy he was last year. He just now has coaching around him that can help him mature as opposed to expect him to do it by himself.
     
  18. Quattro

    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    To say the he is the same guy as last year suggests that he hasn't improved at all which isn't true, or from what we can tell thus far.
     
  19. bigbang2

    bigbang2 Typical, brain knowledge or the ability to have a

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    Wood also looked good last year during spring ball. Wood received the same coaching Tyler Hansen received and Hansen played well. Scherer is a respectable QB coach. A bit premature calling Wood the savior. Anyone can look good when you just seat back in the pocket and throw the ball without the fear of getting hit or a creative DC game planning against you. Hirschman beat him out last year when Webb was benched last year.
     
  20. Darth Snow

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    so, who should start?
     
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    bigbang2 Typical, brain knowledge or the ability to have a

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    The best player duh lol
     
  22. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    so why are you tearing Wood down but not Hirschman?
     
  23. Duff Man

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    Wood did not look good last spring.
     
  24. bigbang2

    bigbang2 Typical, brain knowledge or the ability to have a

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    Hirschman needs to clean up his decision making. And I am trying to make it fair and balance. Check out the title of the thread.
     
  25. SINKRATZ

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    Tyler Hansen played well??
     
  26. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    yes. but neither did anyone else on offense except for Josh Ford. Sadly, that continued through till the end of the season.
     
  27. bigbang2

    bigbang2 Typical, brain knowledge or the ability to have a

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    Tyler Hansen played well relative to his limitations. The guy got a shot in the NFL that is how well he played.
     
  28. SINKRATZ

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    Relative to his limitations?? That's like saying you have nice breath, for a dog.

    He got invited to camp and didn't make the roster. In any case I care more about what a player did while at CU, not after he's gone and Tyler was a good kid who dealt with plenty of BS, but he was a mediocre college QB.
     
  29. Fight CU

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    I think you mean trousers?
     
  30. BuffLuKe

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    Bigbang, if Hirsch made a sudden stop, your head would go right up his ass. To be honest, I don't give a damn who starts. I'd just like the guy who makes the team the best they can be.
     

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