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Subject: Re: Building my team with a good Fullback

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Date Posted: 17:08:49 12/09/21 Thu
In reply to: Sprint66 's message, "Building my team with a good Fullback" on 11:53:14 12/09/21 Thu

Someone asked Nathan Bedford Forrest the key to his great success as a cavalry general and he replied:

"You gits there fustest with the mostest"

A running game will not be successful unless it consistently outmans and overpowers the point of attack. Not complicated, but not easy. "Agile, Hostile and Mobile" beats weightlifting telephone poles every time.

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Date Posted: 21:38:53 12/09/21 Thu

The explosion of the RPO and spread offenses came from the South where they have a lot of speed and great athletes. In addition when you're playing under sunny skies and ideal weather conditions, no doubt the focus on the passing game is huge. Just look at the numbers Johnny Manziel put up at Texas A&M but he was a flop in Cleveland at the "Mistake by the Lake". However, in the Ivy League it's rare to find a QB who is both good at passing and running the football. A perfect example was Dartmouth's Jared Gerbino who was an outstanding running QB but not much of a passer. I think it's easier to get the work done in the weight room and build more of a power based running game in the Ivy League complimented by a good passing attack. I just wish Cornell football would get back to playing "Cornell Football" which was always based on a strong running game. This "Dance & Prance" crap over the past 15 years has been a disaster.

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