What I Seen Today

Discussion in 'On The Field' started by NRHorn, Oct 24, 2020.

  1. NRHorn

    NRHorn 1,000+ Posts

    I seen ( a guy I work with says seen, so trying to be funny)
    - Really disciplined, except Kerstter
    - Hard, Hard defense hitting
    - great run D
    - The players stayed and most held up Horns
    - Joshua Moore, wow
    - Ossia see above
    - I’ll not fault Herman for not doing the Dbag score late. Come on guys, geez.
     
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  2. Badass

    Badass 2,500+ Posts

    Let me add ... I seen hope and I seen a run game to set up the pass!!! Oh and a tight end making plays!
     
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  3. militaryhorn

    militaryhorn Cocky & Relaxed Like Dionysus

    I is uphauled that I done red this post. I seen all that you sawed today two.
     
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  4. Moskman1215

    Moskman1215 25+ Posts

    I was at the game few observations
    • When Baylor's team ran on the field it looks like they only have 1/2 a team
    • Texas was so flat in the 1st half - couldn't get the offense going
    • Defense looked very good but Ossai is hurt. He went back in at end of the game and looked to re-aggravate some injury
    • The crowd was small - I'd guess 15% full
    • The South enzone project is Huge
    • The eyes was played quickly - most of the players were still shacking hands with the Baylor players - the song turned on and the LH players didn't run off the field
    • I would have rather seen the players go to the south enzone with the students
    • Good win - Baylor not a good team
     
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  5. rick mueller

    rick mueller Burnt Orange Bleeder

    When I saw the thread title I was uphauled. When I opened it and read the OP, I was gruntled. :coolnana:
     
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  6. erbutch

    erbutch 100+ Posts

    This was a win that most of us predicted. Baylor is not a good team. Texas has a lot of talent but for some reason is not showing it. They are playing around 60 percent of their potential. Their heads are still not in the game. They cannot beat Okie Lite or Iowa State the way they are playing. It is still Hermans task to turn this around. Past experience has shown he does not have that capacity.
     
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  7. Badass

    Badass 2,500+ Posts

    They won. They covered. I did not see that coming.

    They can beat anyone in Big 12 if they stay disciplined

    My only criticism today is defending the QB draw ... clean that up and who knows
     
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  8. SabreHorn

    SabreHorn 5,000+ Posts

    Line moved mid morning to 11

    We were wondering why
     
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  9. BevoJoe

    BevoJoe 10,000+ Posts

    ^^^^This IS the key
     
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  10. Badass

    Badass 2,500+ Posts

    Dang Sabre, I told my friend to take Baylor in her pick em league at plus 9.5 ... thought we would win but not by that much
     
  11. PecosBill

    PecosBill 1,000+ Posts

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  12. PecosBill

    PecosBill 1,000+ Posts

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  13. longhorn47

    longhorn47 500+ Posts

    I think they can beat Iowa State, but not Okie Lite or Kansas State
     
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  14. KBBAKER

    KBBAKER 500+ Posts

    Most obvious observation from yesterday.
     
  15. Statalyzer

    Statalyzer 10,000+ Posts

    We tried a little too hard to establish the run. Baylor didn't try hard enough. Only 11 handoffs during the game. They've done that a fair amount lately, even though they have some talented RBs.
     
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  16. VulcanHorn

    VulcanHorn 100+ Posts

    one other observation...

    I love those vintage white uniforms! Old school, blue collar, get to work, uniforms. Refreshing :hookem:
     
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  17. Texanne

    Texanne 5,000+ Posts

    These observations sit well with me.
     
  18. NRHorn

    NRHorn 1,000+ Posts

    Vulcan- I said the same. Exactly
     
  19. Handler

    Handler 500+ Posts

    We beat a team that missed 3 weeks of practice and had only played 2 games. Couldn't even blow them out, I'm not impressed. With a decent coach, this team should easily be 5-0 with zero close games. We've played 5 really bad teams and are fortunate to be 3-2.
     
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  20. NRHorn

    NRHorn 1,000+ Posts

    Handler...
    I have Penn State, Virginia Tech,Michigan St and Nebraska holding on line 1 for you.
     
  21. dukesteer

    dukesteer 2,500+ Posts

    I say tap the brakes. Aside from UTEP (maybe the worst team playing), we’ve had one decent game, yesterday, against a depleted team that had only played two prior games and had been practice limited.

    It is impossible to measure whether or not any progress has been made based on the game yesterday. Until I see otherwise, I will assume not.
     
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  22. Sangre Naranjada

    Sangre Naranjada Winebibber

    I saw progress - sure tackling most of the time.
    I saw progress - Ingram held the ball like he was in love with it.
    I saw progress - limited number of dumb-assed penalties.

    There is no need for pure pessimism, but no sign that pure optimism is warranted either.
     
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  23. rick mueller

    rick mueller Burnt Orange Bleeder

    Sangre,

    I agree about Ingram and the penalties, though Kerstetter's counts for at least three stupid penalties:
    1. He is a senior
    2. He is a four year starter
    3. It was he second game in a row to commit such a penalty.
    As for the tackling, there were still a lot of guys going for the big hit and not wrapping up. They got away with it a lot more than in other games but it still happened a lot.
    I saw JJ Watt get penetration today and come face to face with the RB. He could have gone for the KO, but instead he grabbed the back in huge bear hug. It was text book. Right out of the DKR video.
     
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  24. SabreHorn

    SabreHorn 5,000+ Posts

    But that will never make ESPN hi-lite reel
     
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