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Buckeye state of mind....

Discussion in 'Buckeye Football' started by Helpinghand, Oct 5, 2004.

  1. Helpinghand

    Helpinghand Freshman

    Did anyone at the game notice the heated argument between Snyder and his huddle play caller?

    There was tremendous miscommunication on defense play calling this week. The LB's were going one way, while the line was blocking another set. After all the screaming at the Hayes on Sunday and Monday, I hope this gets fixed.

    As for the O-Line, this year Bollman has really pushed his "side step" technique, where you basically step the opposite way of the play to gain leverage over the opposing lineman. It is a fairly common technique, but it fails when you don't have the line leaving at the same time. It causes the RBs to stutter step and allows aggressive LB's to penetrate. I guess I could be counted as one that would like to see the line using a sled for a while. At least to get timing down.

    The real key to the game for me, was when we tried to run our base offense and could not get going in the first quarter. This will always be an indicator as Bollman & T only use 5-8 core offensive plays per game.

    Based on how intense practice as been this week, I believe that things will be OK this Saturday.
     
  2. Hubbard

    Hubbard Administrator's Staff Member Bookie

    Thanks for letting us in the know HH :biggrin:
     
  3. craigblitz

    craigblitz Juice, Full of Juice!!

    Thanks again HH
     
  4. slickman

    slickman keeping tan

    Meditation and Prayer

    I wonder if I get into the half-lotus and count every 3rd breath if I could shrift into a Buckeyes practice session and hang from the rafters like a 1984 Big 10 Champs Banner at the end of the Hayes and observe practice.

    Nahh. I'll just look for the Hand because he's got better scoops than a pint of Cherry Garcia :bow: . And since I've been holding my breath since the 3rd quarter of Saturday Night's game it's nice to be able to breathe again.

    I really do hope that they're working on playing faster, harder, and beyond their potential.
     
  5. BuckBackHome

    BuckBackHome Wolverine is largest member of weasel family

    I never noticed that. Who is the huddle play caller for the defense? Is it the MLB?
     
  6. Bucktastic

    Bucktastic Troy Smith for HEISMAN

    Thats great to hear thanks HH. I really hope we turn it around this week and punk on the Badgers all day.
     
  7. DiHard

    DiHard Guest

    HH...i agree...you can pretty much tell the type of game the bucks are in for within the first ten minutes of the first quarter.....

    i do remember someone on talk radio (maybe golic) saying that the 49ers and Montana only ran about 12 plays.....but they ran them to perfection....and as a defense they couldnt stop it.....he went on to say....as oppossed to sam wyche's 100 plays that they couldn't execute...that made it easy for the defense...
     
  8. wdg01

    wdg01 Freshman

    I think it normally is the MLB, but this year im pretty sure its been Hawk.
     
  9. slickman

    slickman keeping tan

    I dunno who the huddle playcaller was, but I did notice Snyder signalling plays in and him holding his hand in a circle over his eyeball looks like a pretty obvious signal for "spy" which would mean that there is a linebacker or maybe even a safety over on D that wouldn't be helping out in coverage. If anybody signalling plays into the opposing offense picked up on that aspect of the defense's playcalling that could point to some glaring opportunities if I'm the guy calling plays.
     
  10. Cincinnatibuck

    Cincinnatibuck Freshman

    To bad you wouldn't know which guy was the spy until after the ball was hiked.
     
  11. bollman uses 'pro style" blocking, one of the reason those lineman all went pro and a reason we have so many good lineman in the bag. if you watch games on sundays note the technique it is the same as we use
     
  12. StJohn

    StJohn Newbie

    Buckeye state of mind

    Bollman's "pro style" blocking must be patterned after this year's Miami Dolphins blocking scheme.
     
  13. kippy1040

    kippy1040 Junior

    Sounds like a little sarcasm here on this post. Why?
     
  14. BuckeyeNation27

    BuckeyeNation27 Goal Goal USA! Staff Member

  15. horseshoe1

    horseshoe1 Newbie

    Why not?
     

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