Discussion in 'The Tiger's Den' started by mach316, Oct 4, 2010.
Starting 13: The Les Miles 'Milacles' Continue Edition -- NCAAFB FanHouse
1. When was the last time that a team took possession of the football at its 31 with 5:41 remaining in the game, two timeouts left and ran out of regulation time before running out of downs?
That is actually an excellent question and something I didn't even ponder.
24 plays to go 69 yards for a 2.8 yard average. And that's figuring in a 4 yard PI penalty.
Against arguably one of the worst defenses in college football.
He got #12 right!!
12. Thesis: There were more good-looking women in Tuscaloosa on Saturday than exist in the entire northeast.
I spent all day tailgating and on Sunday morning my neck was sore. It was unbelievable. The only group that performed better than Nick Saban's team on Saturday? Alabama's women.
It's worth a trip to Tuscaloosa on a big-game weekend even if you never enter the stadium.
Well, we were trying to run out the clock and not let them get the ball back, not to score quickly. Clock management, you know.
Yeah, something he's so good at, you know.
It’s just another on a long list including some of the following I’ve observed while the Miles' Group Hug Club here were hanging K’s and were wetting their pants/panties over a cluster phuck.
-At the end of a half he runs the kick team onto the field after Russell's second down scramble when all we had to do was hurry up to the line of scrimmage, spike the ball and THEN send our kick team onto the field to kick a field goal to end the half.
-Playing for the overtime with 2:00 minutes left in a game when we'd been outscored 17-0 in the 4th quarter and the defense was tired and barely holding on. I guess he figured momentum was on our side.
-Trying to call our last time out after the Landry interception.
-Fake punt in the 1st quarter from our own 10. The punter is instructed that when the opponent doesn't cover the gunners on the outside the fake is automatically on. The problem is that most coaches tell the punter that the play is only on when you have the ball outside your own 35 yard line or so.
You don't get that we wanted to leave no time left on the clock? I'm not saying our offense is primed for a take off or anything, but come on, this is nitpicking.
We ran out of time because we are stupid, but scoring with too much time left on the clock is equally stupid.
Oh I think we got that loud & clear. :lol:
Yeah, but you don't purposely run 24 plays for 69 yards to do it.
We actually were running out of bounds and rushing to the line way too early in the drive (relatively speaking for a team that is well coached and knows how to manage the clock, per se).
But hindsight now says we needed to preserve every second possible.
Our immense ineptitude on offense actually ran down the clock, not proper clock management.
It's tragically sad any which way you look at it.