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How Bout D Scott to DB?

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by Waldo, Oct 2, 2009.

  1. Waldo

    Waldo Original Copy Club Member

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    we need the speed back there.
     
  2. SkiTownUSA

    SkiTownUSA Administrator Club Member Junta Member

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    I don't like it.
     
  3. Waldo

    Waldo Original Copy Club Member

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    I do if we can hang onto Mister Jones
     
  4. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    We've got speed in our secondary. If we start Jimmy and Jalil (or Chap) at corner with Burney and Polk at safety, we've got one of the faster secondaries in the Big 12.

    If we're going to move an offensive guy to the secondary, it should be Wright. What was the benefit of moving him to WR again? We don't use him at all. Total waste of his talent right now.
     
  5. GoBuffs08

    GoBuffs08 Well-Known Member

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    DS wont be here next year.:sad1:
     
  6. BuffLuKe

    BuffLuKe Club Member Club Member

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    DS dont have the footwork to play in the secondary. Thats what he needs to work on or the staff needs to find blocking schemes to actually get him outta the backfield. Not knocking the guy its just he runs the same plays Speedy does and Speedy rarely loses yards or only gets one. Unless my eyes deceive me, DS doesnt have very good lateral movement. Maybe just lining up in the I and running simple iso's and such would be better suited for him. Thoughts?
     
  7. BuffNut99

    BuffNut99 Club Member Club Member

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    DS is far, far behind Stewart right now, in every aspect. I like DS better than Sumler in short yardage situations, and as a receiver, but DS is not running with any confidence or attitude right now. I wish his carries were a little more spread out last night, instead of all of them in (seemingly) one series. This staff has no clue what "change of pace" means or how an offense can benefit from it.
     
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    Daaah Club Member Club Member

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    I pointed this out in another thread, but I'll do it here too. DS is still averaging 5.4 yards/carry and had his longest run of the season called back. I don't think it's time to give up on DS at RB yet.
     
  9. BuffLuKe

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    Never did I say give up on him. Im telling you what I see and have seen since he got here. We cant run the same running plays with Scott as we do Speedy because Scott doesnt have the footwork or vision for it. These are things he needs to improve upon and that comes with practice and game repetition. My point was, we should run plays that suit what he can do right now and work towards the other. No doubt, we need DS something fierce. I dont know what yall saw but I saw Speedy get gassed last night.
     
  10. White_Rabbit

    White_Rabbit Club Member Club Member

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    I thought it was pretty obvious a couple of weeks ago, Scott gets better the more carries he gets. He's a rythym runner and can't get into a rythym getting called on 3 times a game. And why the hell did he get demoted from kickoff return duties? Not that I don't like Lockridge back there, but why not Scott and Lockridge? What does Sumler do that's so awesome on kickoff.
     
  11. BuffLuKe

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    Sumler was in there to block on ko's last night cause a few balls were kicked to him and he let Lock field it. To his credit, he did a nice job blocking on those. Yes DS is a rythym back but he is also a straight line back. They need a package for him, basic power running plays cause ,imho, that's what he is. Nobody needs DS more than Speedy, the guy is tough as nails but he will break down getting 20 plus carries a game. I think Darrell might not have been on kickoff return cause of the knee, not sure about that though, just a guess.
     
  12. Waldo

    Waldo Original Copy Club Member

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    Isn't that kinda like sayin if the queen has balls she'd be King?
     
  13. ThndringHerd

    ThndringHerd Well-Known Member

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    Why not just move him to fullback, and give Neuweasel his cell number?
     
  14. calibuff81

    calibuff81 New Member

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    I'm suprise he's not our punter right now
     
  15. ThndringHerd

    ThndringHerd Well-Known Member

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    :lol: Still 8 games left, bro. It could happen...
     
  16. zbuff

    zbuff Juiceful and useful. Club Member

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    How Bout D Scott to RB?
     
  17. SkiTownUSA

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    Could work. :lol:
     
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    sliderNcider MacLovin Club Member

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    Apparently some teams were recruiting him as an LB... not sure I buy it tho
     

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