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Rewatched the Oregon game

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by Bufffan68, Sep 28, 2016.

  1. Bufffan68

    Bufffan68 Club Member Club Member

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    Random observations
    - Our WR are the best. Sure they get separation and can catch, but they are bad ass blockers. Chev is amazing.

    - Chido seemed to have an off day...2 bad/missed tackles and took a bad angle on their RB.

    - We seemed to lose focus as the game went on...once we got it back we did better, particularly Montez.

    - Our RBs are good but not game changers...they look good behind our line and WRs.

    - LB play was serviceable, with the exception of KO, who looked pretty damned good.
     
  2. Shldr2Shldr

    Shldr2Shldr Club Member Club Member

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    The ducks game planned around Chido. They didn't let him alter the game. He got beat a couple of times, but he was on their best receiver and he had pretty much perfect coverage. The WR just made a better play.
     
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  3. HughGlass

    HughGlass Active Member

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    A little bit of both your observations, I'd say. Chido was almost unnoticeable, which can be good as a DB because it means they are avoiding you. But he's an all-around playmaker on this D, not just a lockdown corner so I'd chalk it up as a bit of down performance. That said, to win that game, sealing it with a defensive play, mind you, when our best player has a down game, certainly speaks to the talent we have. I've been very pleasantly surprised by the play of Gilbert, Spoon, Olugbode, Carrell, and Kafovalu so far.
     
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  4. Bufffan68

    Bufffan68 Club Member Club Member

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    Yup. I've saw Oliver involved in quite a few plays. He's gonna be really good next year.
     
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  5. Alfred91

    Alfred91 Club Member Club Member

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    I think the great thing about the Oregon game, aside from the obvious fact that we won, is that we did respond well to adversity, as we have so often failed to do in the past.

    It was definitely still a concern of mine going into the game, because we didn't really respond to the adversity we had in Ann Arbor. Obviously there were aggravating circumstances in that case that caused us to have perhaps an insurmountable amount of adversity, but the point remained that we hadn't proven ourselves to be able to do that yet.

    The other great thing about all these performances so far is that we have been far from playing our best football in any one of them. We still have areas to clean up, and if we continue to improve, we're going to be scary good.
     
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  6. Bufffan68

    Bufffan68 Club Member Club Member

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    YES!! If we could duplicate our first quarter performance for 4 quarters, we'd be a playoff team. Much easier said than done, but goes to your point of not playing our best ball.
     
  7. Shldr2Shldr

    Shldr2Shldr Club Member Club Member

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    Good news is that every year HCMM's teams have gotten better as the year has progressed. I expect that trend to continue.
     
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  8. Bufffan68

    Bufffan68 Club Member Club Member

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    A few stats:

    Time it took us to score our first points, which have been the first points in the game and all TDs: 4:29, 4:58, 2:13, 3:44

    Have outscored opponents in the first quarter 72-14.

    If we improve from that...watch out!
     
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  9. Buffenuf

    Buffenuf massive tool

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    Think of the difference in Ann Arbor, if Frazier makes that rather easy catch of Montez's first pass for a TD. Could have been night and day!
    Think also if Frazier makes a block on the first blocked punt. Poor George did not have a great game. Get him involved earlier!
     
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  10. Bufffan68

    Bufffan68 Club Member Club Member

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    He seems like Gillam...peaked early.
     
  11. BUFFSROCKS

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    Rewatching it now almost over....Kyle Evans showed why he got a scholarship....he's a tough runner, head down after contact getting that extra yard or two.
     
  12. TDforTD

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    Anyone got the youtubes?

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  13. TSchekler

    TSchekler Hey Peter man, check out channel 9! Club Member

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    Kyle Evans earned his scholarship, but IMO, the fact that he's been our 2nd best RB and seen the most playing time outside of PL, is more of an indictment on the other RBs on the team. Where the hell has Donovan Lee been? He was supposed to be one of the most explosive players on this offense and he's done next to nothing so far.
     
  14. HighlandsBuff

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    Really wouldn't mind having Patrick Carr back there right now.
     
  15. TSchekler

    TSchekler Hey Peter man, check out channel 9! Club Member

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    Agreed. He and Lee were/are our only home run threats in the running game and it would have been nice to have that option back there. Need to bring in at least 1 more RB in this class, if not 2 more.
     
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    That missed block Lee had on fourth down was killer.
     
  17. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    can't block, won't play in a single back system...
     
  18. BuffUp

    BuffUp Don't want to offend Club Member

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    Buffan68 - You are right..and KOgolbode is not getting the credit due. He is playing great this season
     
  19. Highlander

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    Agreed. Anybody know if it is a lack of vision seeing where the rush is coming from, or is it effort/attitude?
     
  20. onealcd

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    Could be size, the one I referenced he did everything right but got run over.
     
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