Leadership Question

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  1. chuck

    chuck Freshman

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    Was/Is Mauck the leader on the field for your offense? We were trying to figure out if his loss would have leadership consequences or simply experience ones. My friends weren't sure if Clayton or Davis or someone on the O-Line filled that role . . .

    anyone have any idea on the team chemistry in that respect?

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. chuck

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    Good to hear . .

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  3. lsu99

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    Class President?

    Wasn't Randall the Class President for Glen Oaks? I know it doesn't necessarily translate to the gridiron but it seems like a good trait. I think DD is one of the leaders of the offense.
     
  4. JonTheTigerFan

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    Randall is well liked

    Marcus Randall is kind of like Rohan Davey was when he was the backup; all the players loved and respected him, even though he wasnt on the field. The only difference is that they dont resent Mauck like they did Josh Booty. I also think Bradie James is one of the most vocal leaders on the team and wont let anyone on the team get down by the loss of Mauck.
     
  5. Ellis Hugh

    Ellis Hugh Space Wrangler

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    I can't help but notice the similarities between our situation now and a few years ago. We had a quarterback with high expectations that came to LSU after playing pro baseball a few years. His play was adequate, but not spectacular. But waiting in the wings was a backup QB with a big heart, if not a big reputation. He was a team favorite even as a backup QB. He was thrown in as the starter when the original starting QB was injured mid-season. His name was Rohan Davey.
     
  6. MikebTiger

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    I really think that Mauck had to win over his team with that win. It hurts to see him go down when it seems his team was rallying behind him

    I hope Randalll can do it
     
  7. ChuckE

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    Marcus

    Remember Herb Tyler? He was a back up as well. No game experience and played very well. (19-3) as a starter. Had a good running game. (So does Marcus) Very good OL (so does Marcus) Marcus reminds me more of Herb than Matt. I say Marcus will play within his abilities, and this will be his statement game. Let's not forget Joseph Addai. He gets better with each game. Marcus and the offense will move the ball and the Bayou Bashers will be better than last Saturday. SC is a better team than UF and that calls for the Bayou Bashers "Defence" to go to the next level.

    :D
     
  8. chuck

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    Herb Tyler was

    19-3 as a starter?!? I would not have thought that at all! I thought he lost to Auburn twice, I would of thought he had more than 3 losses . .

    That being said . .he really took it to us in '98
     
  9. MobileBengal

    MobileBengal Founding Member

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    I think he was 27-11 as a starter.

    Notes from the CFL:

    Played 4 seasons at Louisiana State Univ. (1995 to 1998) becoming the starter midway through his first season ... finished his career at LSU with a record as a starter of 27-11, giving him the second most victories by a QB at LSU ... finished his career as the school's all-time 4th leading passer with 5,876 yards ... completed 434 of 715 passes (60.7 comp %) with the Tigers with 40 TD's and 24 int's ... Tyler rushed for 23 TD's in his career, tops in LSU history among QB's ... rushed for 778 yards on 291 carries in college ... played in the 1998 Blue-Gray Classic Senior All-Star game ... 1998: started 10 games missing the season finale due to injury ... finished #3 in the SEC in passing efficiency... completed 153 of 250 passes (61.2 comp %) for 2,018 yards with 18 TD's and only 7 ints. ... became only the 3rd QB in LSU history to surpass 2,000 passing yards ... accounted for 25 of 41 Tiger offensive TD's, breaking the old LSU mark of 24 held by Tommy Hodson (1989) ... named the SEC Offensive Player of the Week in win at Auburn, hitting on 16 of 20 passes for 174 yards and 3 TD's ... also 3rd on team in rushing with 85 carries for 182 yards and 7 TD's ... 1997: started all 11 games plus the bowl game at QB ... completed 127 of 209 passes for 1,581 yards and 10 TD's with 7 ints. ... 4th on the team in rushing with 279 yards on 96 carries and 7 TD's ... tied a school record with 4 TD tosses vs. Akron ... rushed for 101 yards, including a 72-yard TD run, the longest by a Tiger QB in the modern era (since 1937) vs. Ole Miss ... was 5 of 12 for 61 yards and 1 TD in Independence Bowl win over Notre Dame ... 1996: started every game at QB ... finished #3 in passing efficiency in the SEC behind Florida's Danny Wuerffel and Tennessee's Peyton Manning ... completed 109 of 187 passes for 1,688 yards (58.3 comp %) and 7 TD's ... tied school record for rushing TD's by a QB with 7 ... rushed for 245 yards on 85 carries ... named LSU's Offensive MVP in the Peach Bowl, hitting on 14 of 21 passes for 163 yards while rushing for 38 yards on 12 carries ... 1995: a late season success story for LSU, he stepped in for injured starter Jamie Howard and won the last 4 games, including the Independence Bowl over Michigan St. ... completed 45 of 69 passes (65.2 comp %) for 589 yards with 2 ints. and 5 TD's ... rushed for 72 yards on 2 carries and scored 2 TD's ... named to the Knoxville News Sentinel's Freshmen All-SEC Team despite playing in only 4 games ... Business Administration Major at LSU.
     
  10. joetiger

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    Speaking of Herb...

    Herb Tyler is still my favorite LSU quarterback of all time.

    That option run around the right side against Florida in '97, where he almost lost his balance, caught himself, ran into the endzone, and jumped about five feet off the ground in celebration, is one of those LSU memories that ranks at or near the top and gives me goosebumps. He played the perfect Herb Tyler game that night.

    There were times where he would just get punished in the pocket, and he always got up and dusted himself off and went back to work...All business. (okay, except for when he got hurt against 'bama when Saun Alexander was a freshman and lit us up, but nobody would have gotten up from the hit he took...)

    The guy had class and heart, and I always felt like the Tigers had a fighting chance against anybody and everybody when he was under center.

    If Randall is half the quarterback, and half the person, that Herb Tyler was in his days at LSU, then I feel very good about him leading this team.

    GEAUX TIGERS!!
     

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