Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by buff4bcs1985, Aug 4, 2016.
I love that CU still uses this hit in all their highlights even though he got ejected for it.
It was a ****ty call - **** those refs.
I remember being upset that Shane Callahan, a second string left tackle, at Auburn, a team that won the SEC the year he played and won a National Championship while he was being recruited in 2010 was playing guard for us. I thought it was so ridiculous that a 6'6'' former top tackle in the state was being used inside. If he was good enough to potentially work his way into the starting lineup for a powerhouse like Auburn why was he playing inside for the Buffs?
Then I saw him pull and I understood. Look at him get to the second level and ruin that dude's day.
That is Huckins. Look at the name on the back. Not the number. His jersey is not pulled tight causing the 79 to look like a 70. Still good pull.
Damn, I must have watched that gif like 30 times... Oh well. Huckins looks like a boss too.
Haha its ok, it definitely looks like a 70 unless you really really look. Hoping with the switch up at OL coaching, something clicks with Shane and he can get on the field more.
Let's see.....receiver has ball touching hands. Defender initiates contact into receivers chest (meaning not head, not knees), defender keeps own head up so that the contact is not a "spear"..........and ejected. Hmmm. Maybe it's time to switch to flag football.
Even turned his head away from the hit at the last second to try and deflect the contact.
I think I remember that call and the ref said he led with the crown of his helmet. Borderline, but it seems any big collisions automatically get a flag nowadays. Hit has to be lower.
Only if they mean, the crown of his helmet hit the facemask because the defender put his head into the receiver's chest.
If CU Buffs history is any guide; first it's this:
and then it's this
It still amazes me that Kordell launched the pass from the 27, and the ball would have landed on the meatchicken goal line.
I'm no math major, but that's 73 yards.
The film for this should be used to teach refs what is not targeting. Laguda led with the shoulder and put it into the chest plate. Note the WRs head springing forward since it was not in contact with Laguda before it snapped back due to momentum.
A doctor I work with who consults NFL teams says it's the exact whiplash motion in this play that causes far more concussions than the helmet to helmet contact. Which is why the shoulder to chest contact that causes that whiplash movement is far more dangerous. If the NCAA/NFL were smart, they'd focus on this type of hit instead of the helmet to helmet which gets all the attention.
Not a good example. That was when they burned the last 20 seconds of the clock before the half because Liufau didn't know what to do and it was clear the coaches hadn't prepared him for the two minute drill.
Crap, Corso was still in his 50's last time gameday was at a CU game.
Agree with you along with the impact of the head to the field as players go to the ground.
Point here though is that by the way the rule is written the hit should have been completely legal. When players are penalized for making legal hits they get confused about what is and isn't okay and pay less attention to being legal.
Pete Carroll is way ahead of the game bringing in the rugby coaches to teach defenders to tackle without blowing people up. Not only is it safer but it is also more effective in stopping offenses. I think that eventually the game will be legislated to move toward wrapping instead of hitting. When the pads are no longer used as weapons you won't have players receiving the kind of punishment they do now.
Absolutely. The rule is asinine the way it's written, especially with the ejection. If they want to penalize 15 yards for a dangerous hit, fine. I don't think anyone would be too upset. But the automatic ejection changes the game.
Interesting move by Carroll. I wasn't aware. Will be interesting to see. Someone else posted here about players being confused, which would lead to tentative and poor defense. So if the Carroll method works and players develope that into their natural instinct and action, could be a good thing. Hope those who matter are paying attention.
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