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AustinKnight
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Austin, TX
Member since May 2012
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What percentage of onside kicks work?

Just curious what y'all think w/o googling it. My old man said 25% I said 10%.

Point of our argument/discussion was prob something discussed at here already today but I thought it was to early to do with 3 minutes left in the game even with the worst defense ever, u still need to give them a shot to make the stop.


josh336
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re: What percentage of onside kicks work?
10% is what I've always heard


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BarbeTiger
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re: What percentage of onside kicks work?
With the new rule on onside kicks its probably more like 5%


AustinKnight
LSU Fan
Austin, TX
Member since May 2012
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re: What percentage of onside kicks work?
What's the new rule again? This league is becoming so damn pussified I can't keep up...


BarbeTiger
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re: What percentage of onside kicks work?
Can't overload one side with 10 players anymore


AustinKnight
LSU Fan
Austin, TX
Member since May 2012
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re: What percentage of onside kicks work?
Gotcha


MikeD
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Baton Rouge
Member since Jan 2004
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re: What percentage of onside kicks work?
And if it goes OB you don't get a second chance.


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BarbeTiger
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re: What percentage of onside kicks work?
quote:

from 2000-2012 there were 757 onside kicks, with 149 of those recovered by the kicking team for a 19.7% success rate.


josh336
LSU Fan
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Member since Jan 2007
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re: What percentage of onside kicks work?
I wanna say a good bit of those are surprise onsides. I would like to see the statistic for those that happen in the 4th quarter


JB2010
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San Antonio
Member since Aug 2009
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re: What percentage of onside kicks work?
I felt like we should k/o and try to stop 3 running plays. We put the them in FG range twice. And I guess that after JG's 15 yarder on the first one, no one told the team to keep their cool on the next one., That made me mad. I was in the tank for a pick group, but I did want us to win that one game because of Newton and Steve Smith. But 500 yards later....


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