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Our Offenses #1 Weapon

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by sliderNcider, May 25, 2009.

  1. sliderNcider

    sliderNcider MacLovin Club Member

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    I really think our offense will have some growing pains this year but this should really really help. I think we're all forgetting about J-Fly, atleast I was. KR/PR:

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  2. zbuff

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    I didn't forget about him, but he has to be on the field to be a weapon, and he needs to execute his assignments to be on the field. For sure, he's a playmaker if he gets the ball. :thumbsup:
     
  3. sliderNcider

    sliderNcider MacLovin Club Member

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    Hopefully he can stay healthy this year so he can contribute as a WR this year. He showed last year he has the ability (WVU game). But if our Offense is sputtering atleast we have J-Fly. Just hold onto the ball!!
     
  4. buff4bcs1985

    buff4bcs1985 Hail to the King Club Member

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    he also need to run routes
     
  5. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    I am excited to see what he can do when defenses can't gameplan around him as our only receiving threat (i hope).
     
  6. buff4bcs1985

    buff4bcs1985 Hail to the King Club Member

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    thats a really good point i forgot he was our only viable threat last year
     
  7. wsp4820

    wsp4820 Sally Club Member Junta Member

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    :yeahthat:

    I'm excited for a lot of things to open up if we have a versatile offense. More receiving threats, healthy OL, healthy backfield, multiple QB options. Lots of ifs that still need to come through, but I'm excited nonetheless.
     
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    sliderNcider MacLovin Club Member

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  9. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    I just think back to what happened in the WVU game as a great example. Play action, 5 or 7 step drop, Jfly blows past the safety who bit on the run, and easy 40 yard TD. WVU figured out what we were doing and didn't let him do that again. Every other team followed suit. For the rest of the ENTIRE season. Must have been awfully frustrating. Cause I sure was frustrated.
     
  10. NBDefektor

    NBDefektor Well-Known Member

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    he also needs to brush up on what exactly constitutes a touchback for those kick returns.
     
  11. Lt.Col.FrankSlade

    Lt.Col.FrankSlade Well-Known Member

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    Most overrated CU wide receiver evar.
     
  12. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    I will believe it when I see it. For all the good plays he makes, he'll make just as many bad ones. Hope he can stay healthy, and that partly depends on him being much smarter as a returner.
     
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    Unleash Hell Well-Known Member

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    I would be a rich muther ****er retired if I had a dollar for everytime you have said something negative about CU and it's players. Why don't you say something like, he has a lot of work to do, instead of attacking him when he is only halfway through his career at CU.
     
  14. Lt.Col.FrankSlade

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    Sorry to ruffle your feathers, Unleash.

    In my opinion, he's incredibly overrated.
     
  15. sliderNcider

    sliderNcider MacLovin Club Member

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    I said as a KR/PR which he is incredible. As long as he fixed his fumbling problem
     
  16. BuffsRising

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    Josh Smith had an awful lot of total yards last year for a guy who is the most overrated wr in CU history, especially with two shoulders that both needed surgery.
     
  17. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    :yeahthat:
     
  18. Unleash Hell

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    And he is coming off his sophomore season. How about wait to judge if he is the most overatted until after his career is over?
     
  19. zbuff

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    Maybe this isn't so much about Josh... how many overrated receivers has CU had?
     
  20. SpacemanSpiff

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    Tyler Littlehales comes to mind...so much potential, so little heart.:sad2:
     
  21. buff4bcs1985

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    ltns spaceman spliff ready for another hurricane season?
     
  22. sackman

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    Bingo.

    There was a kid who had the world at his feet and threw it all away. Million dollar physique and a ten cent mind.

    In all seriousness, Smith can hardly be considered overrated. He was the third most hyped WR in a class that had Marques Simas and Kendrick Celestine. The fact that he's turned into a two year starter is remarkable in itself. He was certainly not the most touted member of his WR class.
     
  23. JimmyBuff

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    I would say Smith is inconsistent as a WR and overrated in the minds of what most CU fans think of him.. He can disappear during games.

    He's a good player, but not All-America Crabtree type..
     
  24. zbuff

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    A lot of things combine to make Crabtree - his talent, a QB that can throw a ton, and the system. We have whoen none of that, yet.
     
  25. Highflyer

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    God, you sound like a 13 year old girl. Holy hyperbole.
     
  26. SpacemanSpiff

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    Spiff is always ready (planning for the worst, praying for the best!). If worst comes to worst, maybe we can have Clark Evans repel any hurricane that targets our area!:thumbsup:
     
  27. HuskerH8tr

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    1276 yards (25.5 yd average) w/ one TD...most KR yards in FBS (easy to do when the D allows almost 30 pts per game). I'll take 25 yds a return any day, can't argue that impact!
     
  28. sweaty teets

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    you do know he had two separated shoulders the majority of last year, right? nah, you probably didn't know that. you do know he was receiving painful cortisone injections every friday, to the point he was having trouble even raising his arms, right? nah, you probably didn't know that either.
     
  29. Mick Ronson

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    with today's kickoff rules, 25 avg is not what it used to be. Josh was 35th in the nation; though, you are right, that 4.17 per game is pretty gaudy. most on the list of 100. that said, i think Josh will have a good year for us.
     
  30. Lt.Col.FrankSlade

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    Smith averaged 45 yards receiving per game in 2007, with zero touchdowns, and a bit over 30 yards receiving per game in 2008, to go along with 3 TD's.

    Amongst his Big 12 brethren in 2008, he was not amongst the conference's top 12 receivers. (Admittedly, that figure is skewed by the offensive problems CU has had over his career)

    Over his brief 22 game career at CU he has 838 receiving yards and 3 TD's.

    You can say he has had separated shoulders, ruptured kidney, etc. Fact is, for the hype he has received by CU fans, he is overrated as a WR.
     

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