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re: Manny Diaz Miami DC - OrangeBlood on 11/21/17 at 1:41 pm
[quote]How did he fail so bad at texas? [/quote] 1. He had a head coach who wasn't interested in demanding accountability from players or other coaches. 2. He had a head coach that wasn't interested in running the type of physical practices that were necessary in his (Manny's) second year at Te...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: NCAA Baseball Regional Round watch party thread - OrangeBlood on 6/2/17 at 10:14 pm
[quote]Is a turf mound not more dangerous than a dirt mound? I feel like it has to be. [/quote] The A&M pitcher slipped several times so I have to think so. I hate our Field Turf. Hated the Astroturf before it....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: NCAA Baseball Regional Round watch party thread - OrangeBlood on 6/2/17 at 10:09 pm
[quote]They deserve it for that hideous thing they call a pitcher's mound. [/quote] Truth. Didn't realize there could be something worse than the field turf at the Disch but Coog High managed to do it....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (2)
re: Unofficial 2017 Australian Open Thread. - OrangeBlood on 1/27/17 at 2:05 pm
[quote]My heart says Fed in 4, but my head says Nadal in 4. Hope I'm wrong. [/quote] same here with the caveat that if Fed just kills it in his service game then he can take it. He needs to crank the ace number high on this fast court to take some easy games. Damn you Australia for being 17 ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Unofficial 2017 Australian Open Thread. - OrangeBlood on 1/26/17 at 8:06 pm
Not a lot of WTA players I can think of that I really like at the moment. The hot ones? :lol: My only issue with Fed (who is probably one of my all time favorite players) is that he doesn't seem to give enough credit to his opponent when he losses. I think that's a bit of being the competitor...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Unofficial 2017 Australian Open Thread. - OrangeBlood on 1/26/17 at 7:33 pm
[quote]I'm trying hard to keep an open mind towards Vandeweghe but honesty she's just unlikable[/quote] I like watching her actual tennis play but she's cocky as hell (confirmed to me by a low level tour player who has interacted with her repeatedly) and not well liked (at least according to this...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Tulsa scored most points against OU in 2015...Gilbert was Tulsa's OC...video - OrangeBlood on 12/9/16 at 9:19 am
I'm not saying Gilbert wouldn't be a good hire, and I've mentioned this on another thread, but he was the OC in name only there. Philip Montgomery called the plays (was HC, came from being OC at Baylor under Briles). I'm sure Gilbert had input on play scheme etc. but it was Montgomery's show there...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (2)
re: Those that have Gilbert in your top 3 for OC - OrangeBlood on 12/9/16 at 9:02 am
[quote]What about looking at his playcalling when he was at Tulsa in 2015? Here is a link to the Tulsa/OU game in early 2015...also includes plays from other games that season. [/quote] I'm almost positive Gilbert did not call plays at Tulsa. I believe it was Philip Montgomery (OC under Briles...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Sterlin Gilbert must be highly thought of in coaching circles... - OrangeBlood on 12/8/16 at 6:00 pm
[quote]he may have been told to do that[/quote] I'm pretty sure that's right. It was puzzling how they used it incorrectly and then put it away for good (even when circumstances called for it). Never saw it after it was stopped late in the Tech game on 3/4 down. But it was so predictable at th...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Sterlin Gilbert must be highly thought of in coaching circles... - OrangeBlood on 12/8/16 at 5:58 pm
Gilbert's biggest weakness is play calling. First year doing it and it showed, especially late in games and late in the year once it was clear that the FR QB was injured and couldn't throw a deep ball to keep Ds honest. But he did a great job with the offense this year for the most part. I don'...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Former Heisman winner Rashaan Salaam has passed away - OrangeBlood on 12/6/16 at 3:03 pm
[quote]Ran for over 300 yards in a game against Texas [/quote] Yes, yes he did. I was there to watch it. Mackovic's defenses sucked....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Racism at UTx (white coaches vs. black coaches) - OrangeBlood on 11/30/16 at 1:13 pm
[quote]Clint Hurtt.[/quote] No doubt. He didn't have him specifically, and also, no one like him in his initial staff at Texas. And by "like him" I mean a good recruiter. Chris Vaughn was probably the best (then busted for previous actions at Ole Miss). No one on the offensive side of the bal...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Racism at UTx (white coaches vs. black coaches) - OrangeBlood on 11/30/16 at 9:40 am
[quote]Here is what I don't get. Strong is a good coach. He was an excellent DC at Florida and very good at Louisville as a head coach. Texas has been a dumpster fire since they lost to Bama in the BCS championship game. Could the problem be more Texas than the Head Coach of Texas? [/quote] I've...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (2)
re: Art Briles Offense - OrangeBlood on 11/29/16 at 10:05 am
It's a great offense that is predicated on smash mouth up-the-gut running. Hence the "veer" part of "veer and shoot." Baylor has run the ball quite well - and part of the reason is that the defense has to account for both dimensions of the field with the threat of the passing game - vertical and h...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Sterlin Gilbert and Baby Briles - OrangeBlood on 11/28/16 at 9:15 pm
[quote]Oh good lord Texas did lose to both of them this season didn't they? has that happened before? [/quote] Not that I'm aware of - granted, Texas has very little history against either but I'm almost positive KState is the only Big12 school that Texas has a losing record against....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Yes Art Briles at LSU - OrangeBlood on 11/28/16 at 9:13 pm
[quote]And what's the rest of the story. No one knows. Maybe the AD said don't worry about it I'll take care of it. Belies says ok and goes about his business thinking that the AD would report it. It does seem slimy. But if Briles truly covered it up he would have been arrested.[/quote] Whoev...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Yes Art Briles at LSU - OrangeBlood on 11/28/16 at 9:01 pm
[quote]You sound like the fricking Joe Pa defenders. [/quote] I'm sure it's not that bad. Oh wait, yes it is. I assume this has been posted in one of the many Briles threads here... [link=(http://www.baylor.edu/thefacts/news.php?action=story&story=174834)]From Baylor itself.[/link] [qu...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (5)
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