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RE: Football practice begins today
http://attheroost.com/2018/08/12/depth-c...otes-8-11/

Observations from yesterday's scrimmage.

No real changes on the starting lineup except Aston Walter is now at 1st string RB (maybe due to injuries?), and Tyner (for now at least) seems to be the starting QB. I'm a little worried we have just 2 senior and 2 junior starters for now on the offense. I'm also surprised that if running the ball is going to be a focal point, then why would we use a lineup with just one RB and TE, and three mostly slot-type receivers? I would think a FB and/or 2nd TE will be in the mix quite a bit too.
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RE: Football practice begins today
(08-12-2018 10:39 AM)Fort Bend Owl Wrote:  http://attheroost.com/2018/08/12/depth-c...otes-8-11/

Observations from yesterday's scrimmage.

No real changes on the starting lineup except Aston Walter is now at 1st string RB (maybe due to injuries?), and Tyner (for now at least) seems to be the starting QB. I'm a little worried we have just 2 senior and 2 junior starters for now on the offense. I'm also surprised that if running the ball is going to be a focal point, then why would we use a lineup with just one RB and TE, and three mostly slot-type receivers? I would think a FB and/or 2nd TE will be in the mix quite a bit too.

Remember that while Bloomgren is a “pound the rock” guy, his OC comes from a more wide open background. I could see something like a Fred/Dinger collaboration. In that context, could Walter be a reprise if Trevor Cobb?
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RE: Football practice begins today
Or, it may be that the ultimate goal is to "pound the rock"....but for now we simply don't have the personnel to accomplish this. So some flexibility to use the personnel we have may be more in order this season...
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Very interesting that Glaesmann lost the competition
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RE: Football practice begins today
(08-12-2018 12:29 PM)Barney Wrote:  Or, it may be that the ultimate goal is to "pound the rock"....but for now we simply don't have the personnel to accomplish this. So some flexibility to use the personnel we have may be more in order this season...

Good to see he is not trying to force square pegs into round holes.
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(08-12-2018 02:17 PM)OptimisticOwl Wrote:  
(08-12-2018 12:29 PM)Barney Wrote:  Or, it may be that the ultimate goal is to "pound the rock"....but for now we simply don't have the personnel to accomplish this. So some flexibility to use the personnel we have may be more in order this season...

Good to see he is not trying to force square pegs into round holes.


But rather, pound round rocks into rectangular end zones.
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How are injuries to date? Anything serious?
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(08-12-2018 02:07 PM)Intellectual_Brutality Wrote:  Very interesting that Glaesmann lost the competition

Is it? He couldn't hold on to the ball while standing in the pocket...
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(08-12-2018 04:37 PM)owl at the moon Wrote:  
(08-12-2018 02:17 PM)OptimisticOwl Wrote:  
(08-12-2018 12:29 PM)Barney Wrote:  Or, it may be that the ultimate goal is to "pound the rock"....but for now we simply don't have the personnel to accomplish this. So some flexibility to use the personnel we have may be more in order this season...

Good to see he is not trying to force square pegs into round holes.


But rather, pound round rocks into rectangular end zones.

Well done, sir!
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(08-12-2018 02:07 PM)Intellectual_Brutality Wrote:  Very interesting that Glaesmann lost the competition

Of the three, he was the one that could convert to another position the easiest, and he has the most eligibility left to learn the position.

I am worried a bit about his ability to hold on to the ball but I have a lot of confidence in his ability to get open and to run after the catch.
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(08-12-2018 04:37 PM)owl at the moon Wrote:  
(08-12-2018 02:17 PM)OptimisticOwl Wrote:  
(08-12-2018 12:29 PM)Barney Wrote:  Or, it may be that the ultimate goal is to "pound the rock"....but for now we simply don't have the personnel to accomplish this. So some flexibility to use the personnel we have may be more in order this season...

Good to see he is not trying to force square pegs into round holes.


But rather, pound round rocks into rectangular end zones.

Wouldn't that be oblong, rather than round, rocks?
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(08-12-2018 05:30 PM)Tomball Owl Wrote:  
(08-12-2018 04:37 PM)owl at the moon Wrote:  
(08-12-2018 02:17 PM)OptimisticOwl Wrote:  
(08-12-2018 12:29 PM)Barney Wrote:  Or, it may be that the ultimate goal is to "pound the rock"....but for now we simply don't have the personnel to accomplish this. So some flexibility to use the personnel we have may be more in order this season...

Good to see he is not trying to force square pegs into round holes.


But rather, pound round rocks into rectangular end zones.

Wouldn't that be oblong, rather than round, rocks?


Well that depends entirely upon your point of view.
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