What happened to the "mobility" Jennings was supposed to have.

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  1. sunnyjim

    sunnyjim Veteran Member

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    I credit the freshman with showing poise and only turning it over once. But I expected more option and designed quarterback runs, especially since his passing was off the mark. But I guess the coaches didn't want to get too far from the offense they have run all year. I really expected him to scramble more when the pocket broke down instead of taking so many sacks.

    I suspect there will be a wide-open quarterback derby in the spring, though.
     
  2. plotalot

    plotalot Veteran Member

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    A team can't just let their backup QB risk injury by playing in space. Then there is the factor of a sloppy field negating speed as an advantage. My guess is he may have been following orders.
     
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    MobileBengal Founding Member

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    I didn't expect a lot of designed QB runs, but I did expect him to scramble more when he had an opening. Several times he took a loss when I thought he had enough room to get positive yards, first downs in a couple cases.
     
  4. LaSalleAve

    LaSalleAve when in doubt, mumble

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    -31 rush yards, the sacks today were on him. Held on to the ball too long and waited around too long.
     
  5. Contained Chaos

    Contained Chaos Don't we all?

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    Yep. He froze a few time when he should have taken off. Definitely needs a lot of work on his decisiveness. I think his lack of experience just caused some insecurity, but that can be worked on. I trust Cam to correct it.
     
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  6. LaSalleAve

    LaSalleAve when in doubt, mumble

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    Having a guy like Brandon Harris wanting to come in and play immediately may light a fire as well.
     
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  7. fanatic

    fanatic Buckle your seatbelts...

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    He's a true freshman in his first start that led his team to victory in a middle tier bowl game. Can we at least wait until he has some experience before we start criticizing him?
     
  8. sunnyjim

    sunnyjim Veteran Member

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    It is not criticism for me to express surprise at Jennings style after all we had heard about his legs.
     
  9. mobius481

    mobius481 Registered Member

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    Everyone was too high on him after arky and are too low on him after this game. He'll be fine.
     
  10. fanatic

    fanatic Buckle your seatbelts...

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    Ok fair enough, but it's his first game. I'm sure once he gets some playing time under his belt, we'll see that and more from him. There's a reason he's No.2 on the depth chart as a true freshman.
     
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