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Comment 22 hours ago

That is what really made last year's offense so good. During the stretch run, EzE was getting 7-8 yards on first down runs. That opens up the paybook so much more on second and third down. And with Urban's penchant for going for it on fourth really you have 3 plays to get a couple of yards and continue drives.

Comment 24 hours ago

I keep being optimistic on the offense. I think this is the week they hit 50. Prediction: 52-10. EzE goes off again for 200+ in 3 quarters of work.

Comment 08 Oct 2015

I think its a mix of things. First, I think Cardale is a "pass first" QB and always has been. It is great at times as he has the arm strength to hit a deep bomb without his lower body (i.e. not being on the run). Second, as you said, it takes him a bit longer to get going. He maybe mobile but he isn't shifty. Thus, it is easier for a defensive lineman to run him down.

As much as I like Cardale (and I like JT too) I think he often wants the 10+ yard play and struggles to settle with the 3-4 yard scramble. I think if he can better understand the idea of three easy yards and move to the next play the offense will flow a little better.

Comment 08 Oct 2015

I think what he is saying is that right now its an either/or situation. Either Cardale is throwing the ball or Zeke is running it. The offense works best when the QB at least can run a draw or similar play to keep the LBs and Safeties honest. Right now, the second Cardale drops back everyone knows its a pass and there is no threat of a draw or scramble. Likewise the second Zeke looks like a run everyone is crashing down. The O needs to get things a little more fluid to keep the defense off guard.

Comment 07 Oct 2015

When people complain that OSU's kicker doesn't have a strong enough leg to get a touchback.

People who complain anytime the other team gains some positive yards. Its going to happen. That is the point of an offense.

Comment 07 Oct 2015

Intentional grounding always bothers me. Specifically when the receiver and the wide out are not on the same page. The receiver runs an 8 yard curl route and the QB throws it deep. It almost always happens when there is a blitz and it is to be a hot route. That should be intentional grounding but it is never called.

Comment 29 Sep 2015

I understand the comparison but I think OSU is actually very different. OSU seems to have another gear they can turn to when they want. I think complacency is a bit of a problem when everyone is saying they should blow out a team. Go back and watch the first and third quarter of VaTech. That OSU was scary good against a pretty good defense. I don't think FSU could really turn it up against better competition.

Comment 25 Sep 2015

I don't mind the .5 here like I usually would. I see WMU having to settle for a field goal whereas Urban will push for TDs. Field goals are the .5 saviors.

Comment 25 Sep 2015

I believe this will make him 0-6 against OSU. He coached at Eastern Michigan roughly 2010-11 when they played OSU if I am not mistaken.

Comment 24 Sep 2015

Even better is to jump on COTA. Runs right down High St. and is only a couple bucks. Uber sometimes upcharges its fees during games.