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Gashers

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by BuffNut99, Feb 24, 2011.

  1. BuffNut99

    BuffNut99 Club Member Club Member

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    OK, so maybe not "gashers," but explosion plays (20+ yards) gained and given up by Pac 12 teams last year:

    Offense (Natl rank, # explosion plays)

    5. Oregon, 82
    14. Stanford, 69
    38. Arizona, 60
    48. Utah, 58
    57. Arizona State, 56
    71. USC, 52
    75. Washington, 50
    75. Oregon State, 50
    85. Washington State, 47
    96. Colorado, 43
    103. California, 39
    116. UCLA, 31

    Defense

    7. California... 34
    13. Arizona State... 38
    21. Arizona... 41
    28. Stanford... 43
    49. Oregon... 49
    52. Colorado... 50
    60. Utah... 52
    63. Oregon State... 53
    63. Washington... 53
    84. UCLA... 59
    95. Washington State...62
    99. USC... 63

    I was just encouraged to see that we brought down the explosive plays given up last year. In 2009, I think we gave up 40-something gashers (plays of 40+ yards)
     
  2. absinthe

    absinthe Ambitious but rubbish. Club Member Junta Member

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    did all 39 of Cal's come against us?
     
  3. leftybuff

    leftybuff Iconoclast Club Member

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    Just hearing the term gasher reminds of the egotistical boob that used to walk aimlessly on the sidelines of Folsom....
     
  4. BehindEnemyLines

    BehindEnemyLines beware the habu Club Member

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    I did too, for quite a while. Then, during a late season (or bowl, don't remember) game, the commentator mentioned "gashers".

    Most of us hear the term and we immediately think of the former regime. It's prolly used a lot more than we think.
     
  5. leftybuff

    leftybuff Iconoclast Club Member

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    I'm sure you are right, but to me, it will always be a Hawkisim....
     
  6. Buffskier

    Buffskier Club Member Club Member

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    Im surprised to see usc down at the bottom of this list.. with how young they are going to be for the next two years, I think we definitely have a shot to knock them off here in Boulder. Ugh is it August yet?
     
  7. Mick Ronson

    Mick Ronson Well-Known Member

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    just 37 of them.
     
  8. Darian3Hagan

    Darian3Hagan '89 Player of the Year Club Member

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