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is the "fluke" season? A few have stated that 2010 was a fluke season because it was perfect and we had Cam and Nick. But I have to say that THIS season feels more like the "fluke" to me.
The 2010 team was top heavy with 27 seniors on roster and I STILL think they were the reason we won that NC because they were the leaders.
Fast forward to 2012 and we are bottom heavy thus the lack of leadership and consistency on the field.
We have experienced more off the field issues in the last 24-36 months than I can remember in the last 24-36 years.
IMO, the fact that this team is bottom heavy adds credence to Chizik's plan to lay a foundation for the future.
If the soon to sign recruiting class can be held in place then the team will be heavier at the top and still have a strong foundation to build upon. Not sure a coaching change will not cause some to decommit. I know what they are saying now but they have no idea yet who their coach will be if Chizik is released so we don't know what they will do if this staff is dismantled.
There is always more to the situation than what we see on the field on Saturdays. I don't think any of us knows enough about this team to fully understand the bigger picture.
Imagine how hungry this team, players & coaches, will be after this season?
I would whole heartdly agree...But some form of leadershp in situations like this need to come from the Coaches. And .
If you cant be honest....whats the point of being anything?
A fluke is when you get breaks here and there. So, beating Clemson in overtime is a fluke. So maybe 2010 was a bit flukey.
We've looked bad every game. The closest "fluke" we had was against LaMO - meaning we could easily be winless. Sure, if you invent a pick six (not that we intercept passes - should tell you something) - it could flip a game, but then that could go the other way.
Another reason this line of thought doesn't work is that in 2010, we got better. The first game against SC was close - the last one was not. This year, we seem to be getting worse each week, peaking perhaps against Clemson, or maybe LSU.
"seem to be getting worse".....that doesn't happen under normal circumstances. That's my point.
hmm. Is this a goof? I'm not trying to bash, just not sure if you are serious with this.
Things that are facts and I agree with:
1. Tuberville left one hell of a mess of a roster overall.
2. Tubs left a lot of good players in place but no depth.
3. We were very senior heavy in 2010 and a few JUCO injections put us in a good position to compete.
Things I will note:
1. 4 years in, you can't blame Tubs for roster problems or player problems.
2. 4 years into recruiting, there is no reason to still "be young".
3. This team has no direction. None. At all.
4. Off field issues are coach issues. Players they recruit making stupid mistakes that shouldn't happen.
5. This team is still very soft in the trenches. A coach from Utah State said it last year and Vandy proved it. We aren't tough in the trenches.
Our defense is getting better, there isn't a doubt in my mind of that. We still have some major issues to deal with, but if BVG is left in place and left alone to deal with it, it WILL be dealt with. The offense on the other hand is, well, offensive to watch. A few stats from another site as of this week.
Yards per game. 122/124
Passing yards per game. 117/124
Rushing per game. 100/124
Points per game. 120/124
Int thrown per game. 114/124
Fumbles per game. 70/124
Turnovers per game. 118/124
Sacks given up per game. 119/124
Offensive plays per game. 123/124
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