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The two point conversion.

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by sackman, Sep 2, 2013.

  1. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    I know why we did it, and I suppose it can be justified. It wasn't necessary, though. CSU was done. They weren't going to score twice. They weren't going to score once.

    And, I freaking loved that we did it. Going for two, after torching them for a 75 yard TD, was the ultimate "eat s.hit" moment, and I loved it. That was probably as happy as I've been as a CU football fan in many years.
     
  2. Alfred91

    Alfred91 Club Member Club Member

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    Right in front of their students too.

    You know, a lot of my happiness in all of that really has nothing to do with CSU. It's just the entire attitude after 6 years of complete and utter crap.
     
  3. 14er

    14er “Imitation is suicide.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

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    Great route by DD on that play.
     
  4. MtnBuff

    MtnBuff Not allowed in Barzil 2 Club Member

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    Yes CSU was done at that point but I think it helps send a good message that we will pay attention to detail and play to win till the end. This team has been through enough collapses and other stupid stuff that it's worth keeping up the message.

    A lot of us including players and coaches though that Kansas was finished when Hawkins quit coaching in the game that turned out to do him in.

    As yes I loved the call and the execution on the play. If you are going for two you better get it.

    I'd hate to be a DC responsible for trying to figure out what M2 and Lungren are going to do next.
     
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  5. InTheBuff

    InTheBuff Club Member Club Member

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    going for two was the correct call on so many levels-
     
  6. dio

    dio Admin Club Member Junta Member

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    It absolutely was the right call - not sure what there is to complain about that.
     
  7. BuffNut99

    BuffNut99 Club Member Club Member

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    You go for two there every time.
     
  8. Uncle Ken

    Uncle Ken Orr no morr Club Member

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    Well, considering there was about an 80% chance they would return our following kickoff for a touchdown, and follow it with an onside kick, I'd say it was the right call in addition to the head-humping psychological aspect of it.
     
  9. BehindEnemyLines

    BehindEnemyLines beware the habu Club Member

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    Loved it. Right call, right time.
     
  10. GoonieBuff

    GoonieBuff Not really Club Member

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    This
     
  11. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Up 12 with too little time left for the other team to score a TD and 2 FGs but theoretically enough time for the other team to score twice. Of course you go for 2. 13 is no better than 12, while 14 gives some extra security.
     
  12. CVilleBuff

    CVilleBuff Club Member Club Member

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    Need to go for 2 there. Not going to be kicking fg's at that point so making it 14 was crucial. Yeah, highly unlikely they'd score, but you gotta do it to be safe in a worst case scenario.
     
  13. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    Hey, I'm not complaining. I effing loved it. You guys can justify it all you want. It wasn't necessary, and I don't care.
     
  14. CVilleBuff

    CVilleBuff Club Member Club Member

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    The thought of Neinas having us prepared to recover an onside kick is horrifying at the moment
     
  15. aik

    aik Club Member Club Member

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    I just hope they had a separate postgame bus for Coach Mac and his balls.
     
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  16. Uncle Ken

    Uncle Ken Orr no morr Club Member

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    Apparently there used to be a picture on FB of them. By all accounts, they are magnificent.
     
  17. buffaholic

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    I was thinking kick it because 40 points sounds a lot better than 39.... I hadn't even done the math at that point and then they lined up for two, so I did the math, looked at the clock, thought what the hell, probably won't be necessary.... Then we scored the 2 and it felt like rubbing salt into those lame lambs wounds. Loved every minute of it. Icing on the cake.

    Well played HCMM.
     
  18. Duff Man

    Duff Man Moderator Club Member Junta Member

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    I'm choosing to believe HCMM has an asshole streak in him instead of it being the logical move here. Well done!
     
  19. NBDefektor

    NBDefektor Well-Known Member

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    But...it was necessary at the time. You're trying to create something from nothing here. It isn't like our staff thought, "Hey, the game is over, but let's really stick it to the Rams!" It was simply the right call, based on the score and the amount of time remaining. And it really is as simple as that.
     
  20. BuffHerd

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    Yes, Sacky, that play was a STATEMENT and it took the air out of CSU.
    You celebrated that play as if you rewound the clock to your student section days!
     
  21. aik

    aik Club Member Club Member

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    I want all the parallels to Jim Harbaugh possible. This move helps!
     
  22. CVilleBuff

    CVilleBuff Club Member Club Member

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    A somewhat comparable situation would be Washington State 2011. Granted, CU was only winning by 10 when we scored with 5 minutes left. Then Washington State got 2 TDs in the last 2:30. We thought that one was over, too.

    The real asshole statement against CSU would have been scoring when we got the ball back with 1:30 remaining.
     
  23. Jordanfox

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    I didn't know this was in question after the lack of special teams coverage, but yes, it was awesome. Even for those that don't think it was necessary, it was great practice for when we really do need it.

    (Now waiting for someone to say, "but we just showed a play we could have used later in the season)
     
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  24. FlaBuff

    FlaBuff I drive a Dodge Stratus! Club Member

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    you need to send $13.97 to Lee "Hitman" Hipp for the use of his quote.
     
  25. MiamiBuffs

    MiamiBuffs Wᴉɐɯᴉ qnɟɟs Club Member

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    Chip Kelly agrees with you.
     
  26. Hugegroove

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    I loved it! It was kind of a "In your face" statement
     
  27. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    :lol:

    yes I did.
     
  28. FlatironsBuff

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    I am not as down on Neinas as much as everyone here. Yes, they missed some tackles. But the punter and kicker did great, there were no punts even close to being blocked (all too common the last few years).

    I like mistakes that the kids can focus on when they didn't kill us this game. If it is a common thread all season it will be different. All in all, while not perfect, I thought special teams were better than the last few years. I also saw a couple blocks in the back that should have brought those returns back that were not called . Some good, some bad, I am not making a condemnation on Toby yet.
     
  29. Buffenuf

    Buffenuf massive tool

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    :yeahthat:
     
  30. Uncle Ken

    Uncle Ken Orr no morr Club Member

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    If you just change one preposition, you've pretty much described Allbuffs own Skiddy.
     

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