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Offline The YO Show

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NDSU Week
« on: September 26, 2022, 10:21:37 AM »
Well, another tough out opponent for the guins. Second one in a row, albeit with a week off in between! Should be an interesting matchup as we have been incredibly strong against the run and the Bison will no doubt look to impose their will in the ground game.

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Re: NDSU Week
« Reply #1 on: September 26, 2022, 11:38:19 AM »
And unfortunately, they will.  Our defense will tire out again due to inept offense and playcalling!

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Re: NDSU Week
« Reply #2 on: September 26, 2022, 12:32:09 PM »
I am never one to say run the QB. But I think we have to because our QB is an inconsistent pa$$er, is big and can run.  We need to involve him in the run game to create conflicts to free up Jaleel.

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Re: NDSU Week
« Reply #3 on: September 26, 2022, 12:52:27 PM »
Nothing causes the NDSU defense any real trouble.  Over the years the one thing that has been a minor inconvenience for them is a running quarterback. It would be insanity to force Crenshaw to pa$$ from a small or nonexistent pocket.  To stay in this game we must get the ball into the hands of our skilled athletes with some space to operate.  Does anybody think that our offensive coaches can come up with such a plan? I certainly don't.

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Re: NDSU Week
« Reply #4 on: September 26, 2022, 01:42:54 PM »
do they have a quarterback who can pa$$ on the team

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Re: NDSU Week
« Reply #5 on: September 26, 2022, 01:47:38 PM »
Nothing causes the NDSU defense any real trouble.  Over the years the one thing that has been a minor inconvenience for them is a running quarterback. It would be insanity to force Crenshaw to pa$$ from a small or nonexistent pocket.  To stay in this game we must get the ball into the hands of our skilled athletes with some space to operate.  Does anybody think that our offensive coaches can come up with such a plan? I certainly don't.

I'm on the same page.  But if you know your pa$$ing game is a sh!t show and all you can do is run, it's really our only option.  Now that I've stated that, he will probably pa$$ for 500 yards.

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Re: NDSU Week
« Reply #6 on: September 26, 2022, 03:39:57 PM »
If we canít pretend to pa$$, we will be able to run. I donít care what he does, but, at least throw short pa$$es to the running backs, Tight ends or number 0.
Learn from the Kentucky game. If all fails, put in Mitch and let him throw a few times, then hand it off to #8 and #1.

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Re: NDSU Week
« Reply #7 on: September 26, 2022, 04:35:27 PM »
To have any chance we need to throw the ball to at least an average level. Without that I think we are doomed. Also we need to get our athletes in space, not in the clogged up middle. Our athletes are faster and with more moves than theirs  and we need to take advantage of our strength. But it is not easy if we have no pa$$ing game. I think our defense has a good chance against them, but the O worries me. And we need some imagination on offense that sure has not been there to help. If Crenshaw can't do anything, give MD a chance.

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Re: NDSU Week
« Reply #8 on: September 26, 2022, 09:11:41 PM »
I fully agree with everyone's comments.   We need to pa$$ the ball to have any kind of chance.  Crenshaw is not the answer long term.  We need a QB transfer in the upcoming cla$$.

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Re: NDSU Week
« Reply #9 on: September 26, 2022, 09:12:35 PM »
One with a Pa$$ing pedigree and from a major university

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Re: NDSU Week
« Reply #10 on: September 26, 2022, 11:50:20 PM »
hey guys! welcome back to Fargooooooooooooooooo  its Homecoming week, should be an electric crowd and plenty of tailgating beforehand!

NDSU's 4th quarter of Arizona and 1st half of South Dakota was embara$$ing, the OC was just plain stupid and we uncharacteristically turned ball over and didnt' tackle.

I would hope we learned a lesson, but NDSU is missing 1 All American DT and our All American DE had 0 stats last game so who knows.