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You know what didn't suck? Special teams.

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by sackman, Oct 6, 2013.

  1. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    Kick coverage was decent, we hit all FG attempts, actually showed some creativity. This was not one of those games that could be won with good special teams play, but it wasn't the reason for the loss, either.
     
  2. Quattro

    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    We actually kicked the ball out of the back of the endzone!!!!!!!!
     
  3. Idot Buff

    Idot Buff Club Member Club Member

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    I liked the kick returns...decent lanes for Severson. But why not get a speedier guy out there who has a chance to break one?
     
  4. OUBuff

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    I wish I could hit a wedge as well as O'Neil hit his punts. Great job killing the ball inside the 20
     
  5. sackman

    sackman Club Member Club Member

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    This. O'Neil may find himself on an NFL roster if he keeps this up.
     
  6. Idot Buff

    Idot Buff Club Member Club Member

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    Your typical wedge shot may have come in handy as well....skull shot into the Oregon bench area, taking out their play caller....
     
  7. DBT

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    Well, we got a lot of practice on kickoff returns! :thumbsup: Punt returns, not so much. Did they ever punt?
     
  8. FLounder

    FLounder The Buffs will rise again! Club Member

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    I still want DD back returning everything.


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  9. InTheBuff

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    Oregon was 3 and out on their first possession ... I think, so yes they punted but not much.
     
  10. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    :nod:

    Credit where it's due. Neinas's squads improved a lot this game. With Oregon's speed, I was expecting them to have a big advantage on STs. But our Buffs probably won that phase.
     
  11. CUwhit21

    CUwhit21 Club Member Club Member

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    Severson has good speed. I don't think he should be kick returner though.
     
  12. BuffUp

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    Oliver and O'neill deserve more credit then they are getting. Return and kick off coverage looked much better.
     
  13. WizzersGhost

    WizzersGhost Banned BANNED

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    So, who beside PRich, is faster that you would want to risk?

    Ever see Severson's vids from HS? He's plenty fast enough and durable enough to take a hit on STs as well. He might be the 6th or 7th fastest player on the roster; maybe the fastest at his size. Not everybody is Trinden Holiday at 4.2/40!
     
  14. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Didn't Adkins return one of the kickoffs? I like having a RB back there. You'd think Tony Jones would be good at that.
     
  15. Quattro

    Quattro Banned BANNED Club Member

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    Yeah in the 3rd


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  16. Buff_nc

    Buff_nc Club Member Club Member

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    Well, I'll believe it because you say so, and coach keeps saying he is fast. But boy, he sure doesn't look it.
     
  17. BuffClass90

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    Severson pulled a muscle or something like that.
     
  18. BuffClass90

    BuffClass90 Banned BANNED

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    He averaged 28 or so a return. Don't change anything IMO.
     
  19. Idot Buff

    Idot Buff Club Member Club Member

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    i think DD is worth the risk. Not taking a shot at Severson, but he is not very fast, and will not be breaking any long ones.
     
  20. BuffLuKe

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    What about Ross? I wouldn't mind seeing him return a few. Maybe there is a reason he isn't tho.
     
  21. MtnBuff

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    I think Severson is fast but I don't see much elusiveness from him. He seems to take a line and once he does he is set in it. Unless you have very good STs you are rarely going to have those lanes that let you get big returns running straight ahead.

    Even if Severson is faster than DD (which I doubt is the case) Goodsen has shown more elusiveness. If we want to get some returns that flip the field I would be more comfortable with DD back there but the coaches have their reasons for the decisions they make.
     
  22. NW Buff

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    Severson definitely came up gimpy after one of the kickoffs. Does anybody know if he is going to be back to 100% by the weekend?
     
  23. SuperiorBuff

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    This is exactly what I have been begging for. Our returners have given up yards too many times when they try to belly around the outside.
     
  24. 4thGenBuff

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    Agreed, Plus Severson almost broke one out for a TD early in Q1 I believe. He was a man away when he was tripped up.
     
  25. FLounder

    FLounder The Buffs will rise again! Club Member

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    True and people bitched about him be slow and not turning the corner. People we played Oregon, their ST is all track stars.


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