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Date Posted: 09/19/15 8:35:54pm Sat
Author: agatefan
Subject: Re: Yale game
In reply to: out of the 'gate 's message, "Yale game" on 09/19/15 7:27:04pm Sat

it's not about a coaching staffs EFFORT it's about their ability to coach and win games and this staff FLUNKS BOTH,
some VERY poor coaching, D looks lost at times O is far to predictable and use of the players they have is NOT good at all

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[> [> Re: Yale game -- out of the 'gate, 09/19/15 9:43:29pm Sat

>it's not about a coaching staffs EFFORT it's about
>their ability to coach and win games and this staff
>FLUNKS BOTH,
>some VERY poor coaching, D looks lost at times O is
>far to predictable and use of the players they have is
>NOT good at all
The team is rudderless. We won the game for NH and today we won it for Yale. At EVERY critical moment we either botched an opportunity or handed one to the opponent. Somebody is not showing up.


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[> [> [> Re: Yale game -- agatefan, 09/19/15 9:49:48pm Sat

>>it's not about a coaching staffs EFFORT it's about
>>their ability to coach and win games and this staff
>>FLUNKS BOTH,
>>some VERY poor coaching, D looks lost at times O is
>>far to predictable and use of the players they have is
>>NOT good at all
>The team is rudderless. We won the game for NH and
>today we won it for Yale. At EVERY critical moment we
>either botched an opportunity or handed one to the
>opponent. Somebody is not showing up.

agree on the O but the D is not good either, if this is the best front 7 in 20years then the D co-ord should be fired!!!


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[> [> Re: Yale game -- TheGreenCoat, 09/19/15 9:45:25pm Sat

>it's not about a coaching staffs EFFORT it's about
>their ability to coach and win games and this staff
>FLUNKS BOTH,
>some VERY poor coaching, D looks lost at times O is
>far to predictable and use of the players they have is
>NOT good at all
up 21-7...45 seconds left in first half with THREE time outs...ball own 45...other than Colgate how many others teams make NO effort to get points? Coaching staff shows a distinct lack of confidence in the offense to pass for 3 more points...what really the case here is the lack of confidence the staff has IN THEMSELVES to help these kids get additional points...


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[> [> [> Re: Yale game -- out of the 'gate, 09/19/15 10:03:54pm Sat

>>it's not about a coaching staffs EFFORT it's about
>>their ability to coach and win games and this staff
>>FLUNKS BOTH,
>>some VERY poor coaching, D looks lost at times O is
>>far to predictable and use of the players they have is
>>NOT good at all
>up 21-7...45 seconds left in first half with THREE
>time outs...ball own 45...other than Colgate how many
>others teams make NO effort to get points? Coaching
>staff shows a distinct lack of confidence in the
>offense to pass for 3 more points...what really the
>case here is the lack of confidence the staff has IN
>THEMSELVES to help these kids get additional points...
TheGreenCoat...we are on the same page. Obviously something is broken. What do we fix first?


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[> [> [> [> Re: Yale game -- Gate63, 09/19/15 10:27:26pm Sat

Not to be forgotten: The two blocked field goals. Both were on Bowman from where I sat. Guy on Yale had solid ups, but if anyone ever blocks it by jumping on the other side of the line of scrimmage then you kicked it too low.


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[> [> [> [> [> Re: Yale game -- jb'74, 09/19/15 11:10:15pm Sat

>Not to be forgotten: The two blocked field goals. Both
>were on Bowman from where I sat. Guy on Yale had solid
>ups, but if anyone ever blocks it by jumping on the
>other side of the line of scrimmage then you kicked it
>too low.
Regarding Out of the 'Gate's comment about Decicco's conversion to a specialty RB (done, I think, by Hunt when he was both QB coach and OC), Atwood & Melville on the field at the same time would be intriguing.


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[> [> [> [> [> [> Re: Yale game -- The Future, 09/20/15 12:11:38am Sun

Colgateís been inside the other team's 22 yard line eleven times in the past two games and scored four times. 4 for 11 from inside the other teamís 22 is an incredible amount of points left on the field.

Colgate had 34 and 36 yard FG's blocked. Kicks were a little low and looked a tenth or two slow--too much time between hold and kick getting off.

Yale went 8-8 passing in the 4th.
D-line dominated middle of the game and then stopped getting any pressure. Don't know why.

QB draw works very well.
Back shoulder pass to Greenawalt always works.
Play action pass to Maddaluna over the middle works--kid looks so dynamic with the ball in his hands but gets four touches a game. If you send the TE deep and go play action, isn't the middle of the field going to be open every time? Give QB the read of either Maddaluna crossing or QB keeping it.
Missed pass in flat to Wilkins with six minutes left was the one they will regret the most. Wilkins needed six and probably would have gotten 30.
48 runs. QB ran 12 times--maybe 4 of those were when QB kept on the read option. If you have a run-first QB, make sure he runs--the juke on the TD tells you how dangerous he is once he gets to the second level. Canít think of the last time Colgate had the QB keep the ball two plays in a row on the read optionóprobably Mooney against Albany.

Two O lineman out. One D lineman. Two starting D backs. Not the worst positions to lose players but have lost some really good players.

Overall, this isnít a team getting physically dominated. Itís a team not making plays. If they make them, they win. Simple as that.

Can still be a great year.

Beat Holy Cross!


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[> [> [> [> [> [> [> Re: Yale game -- gate, 09/20/15 10:10:36am Sun

Thx 4 the different perspective. The 0-3 start is not ideal but not completely unexpected. Think this was only the 4th time Yale has come to Hamilton. Great crowd, poor execution, terrible result. Penalties were not made by young players. Our leaders did not lead. Seemed every 1st down play was a predictable, 1 or 2-yd run up the middle.

Will try to be tactful in saying this, but a new QB could be the magic we need to reinvigorate this team. Do not want to put the success or failure on any one player, but if he remains, we may have our third losing season.

Hunt is likable, energetic, even giddy at times...everything Biddle was not. Unfortunately, his tenure is off to an auspicious start but still have great confidence and excitement with his leadership. Was sitting next to the Armiento family, Eachus, DiCicco, and others...wish we could have earned them the W for Homecoming.

Maybe some brotherhood bonding on the bus is what we need! Will be at HC, weather permitting. Princeton romps Lafayette, BU barely survives at Cornell...we have our work cut out for us. The PL has become stagnant during our transition to scholarships. Cannot wait to get our League and Colgate's program into winning rhythm!


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[> [> [> [> [> [> Re: Yale game -- Maven, 09/20/15 7:59:30am Sun

>>Not to be forgotten: The two blocked field goals. Both
>>were on Bowman from where I sat. Guy on Yale had solid
>>ups, but if anyone ever blocks it by jumping on the
>>other side of the line of scrimmage then you kicked it
>>too low.
>Regarding Out of the 'Gate's comment about Decicco's
>conversion to a specialty RB (done, I think, by Hunt
>when he was both QB coach and OC), Atwood & Melville
>on the field at the same time would be intriguing.

Good and accurate assessment, not emotional like me and others


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