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Thread: This game should put to bed the notion...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pike51 View Post
    I have no idea why they didn't just line up and pound it down our throats early in the 4th to kill the clock... but they should have.

    Ummmm that’s what they were trying to do and couldn’t?

    On the blocked punt they ran it on 1st and 3rd down for a gain of 2 and loss of 1. On the scoop and score they ran it on 1st and 2nd down for a total of 5 yards which is why they had to pass on 3rd and 5.
    Quote Originally Posted by NO_QUARTER View Post
    I actually considered getting into a debate with Half one time (on something unimportant). But then chickened out because I knew my a$$ was about to get handed to me.

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    This is a visual aide for the next step after talking about "being competitive":



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    It’s not a moral victory if you should’ve won the game.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eaglerado View Post
    I gotta say that the whole "How many P5" wins thing really gets under my skin.

    That W/L stat doesn't show how competitive we have been in a ton of those. It doesn't reflect the differences in games like LSU,WV and games like the first time we played Auburn, FSU,GT,NC State,UGA,Ole Miss etc.
    It also fails to give the rankings of those P5 teams. How many times did we draw the National Champion? (UF, Alabama, Clemson etc). We could rarely get a non top 10 P5. And when we did/do it's usually a very good game.

    Yeah, ok so we got blew out by LSU. They scored 45 on Texas. It inhale vigorouslys, but Fido. Those teams blow out their own conference opponents some times. Does it mean their conference mates don't belong? We got work to do, YES. WE aren't a top ten team right now, but we can get there and we should be winning a fair amount of these other P5 games.

    We were in this game. They are pretty good compared to the Gophers of old. But we could've won. Yes our staff made some errors. Yes our players made some mistakes. Theirs did too.

    Without being critical of anyone who played, I believe that had Werts and Kennedy played, we'd have won. I wonder how the Gophers would have faired without that starting QB and without that receiver who decommitted from us to play for them? Take those two away, and that's what we were playing with.

    But even ham stringed by missing two of our biggest weapons, we almost won. So yes, we BELONG.
    We can COMPETE. And I for one think the season is going to turn out just fine. We just gotta get everybody back on the field, learn from our mistakes and play as hard as we did yesterday. Do that and we'll be bowling and maybe even win the conference.
    Good.... it should get under your skin. Guess what? We don't get crap for close. Competitive isn't a win. All that matters at the end of the day is wins.

    BVG lost 6 games by 1 score or less. Nobody talks about how "competitive" or "close" we were.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pike51 View Post
    Good.... it should get under your skin. Guess what? We don't get crap for close. Competitive isn't a win. All that matters at the end of the day is wins.

    BVG lost 6 games by 1 score or less. Nobody talks about how "competitive" or "close" we were.
    Pike, no one here wants to just compete. Everyone wants to win. But we are competing and that cannot be denied. That's the first step.
    "Follow the trendlines, not the headlines." -Steven Pinker (?)

    Regarding football Scheduling.

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    Quote Originally Posted by birdseye View Post
    This game was a gift and we didn’t capitalize. Sorry no excuses - Citadel goes to Tech and wins.
    Furman gave Va. Tech all it wanted too. Kudos to the SoCon.

    I dunno what I think about our coaching staff. Not a fan of whatever kind of option we run, but still pull for the kids.

    I do know losses dont surprise or bother me as much as they did 20 years ago. I dont know if that's because I dont care as much or because I expect them to happen more.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eaglerado View Post
    Without being critical of anyone who played, I believe that had Werts and Kennedy played, we'd have won. I wonder how the Gophers would have faired without that starting QB and without that receiver who decommitted from us to play for them? Take those two away, and that's what we were playing with.

    But even ham stringed by missing two of our biggest weapons, we almost won.
    Actually their starting QB went down before the season started. Annexstad was on the sideline like Werts.

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    The sky isn't falling guys.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eaglerado View Post
    The sky isn't falling guys.
    Unlike some of the people that predicted us to lose by 30 or 40, I'm more concerned now than I was after the last game.

    This season could turn out to be another 2008 talking about so many what-ifs, and that thought doesn't feel good at all.

    But the fact that we played like crap and were in the game proves the point I made in the OP.
    "Follow the trendlines, not the headlines." -Steven Pinker (?)

    Regarding football Scheduling.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eaglerado View Post
    The sky isn't falling guys.
    Pointing out the obvious isn’t saying the sky is falling. That was a bad loss. Spinning it any other way is just burying your head in the sand.

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