Tennessee is not recruiting well just because they got 18 dudes
Does UM have the most exciting offense in the country?
please have a comment and not just a heading or the mgoblog app for iphone crashes
And Oregon is the most exciting offense so far this season.
Id say for non-UM fans, it would probably be Oregon. I think Denard is generally enjoyable to watch though. Michigan is up there.
We have the edge over the Oregon - our uniforms induce less vomiting.
I'd make this edit:
our uniforms in
duce less vomitingspire awe.
I would argue that these teams have much more exciting offense...
if "exciting" is the word you're looking for.
Best. Job. EVAR.
I think the defender needs to check her pad level
- Coach Marinelli_
I took my Buckeye-loving girlfriend to the UMass game (a hopeless attempt at conversion...) and I made a comment to her that Denard is the most exciting player to watch in college football right now. I stand by that. I suppose that would mean the offense as a whole is exciting to watch because he, essentially, creates every play with the help of the rest of the cast... Everyone has to block, but will he beat you on the ground, through the air, or with the THREAT he brings every play?
dump her already
Seriously, my Michigan loving girlfriend bought me tickets to the UConn game for my birthday.
that's a keeper. My wife has placed herself atop the list of "Best Wife Ever" by buying me her little sister's student season ticket for my birthday this year. You know you're loved when you lady sends you to the Big House for your birthday.
Well, she did buy me a new Adidas premiere Michigan jersey for my birthday (#7, which is forward looking for Gardner, but also my dad's number there), so she's not all bad ;)
or you got to dump her since she's a buckeye gal. :-P
yes. This offense is more fun to watch so far than Henne, Hart, and Long. And that is weird to say because I love those guys.
Martinez has a Denard-esque ability to take it to the house on any given play; I'm not that familiar with the rest of their offense, but having explosvie speed like that in a guy who touches the ball on every play makes an offense exciting IMO.
Taylor Martinez, freshman QB is seventh in the country in rushing yards.
Martinez leads the nation's qualified rushers with an average of 10.5 thanks to touchdown runs of 80, 67 and 46 yards. Helu, an I-Back, at 10.3, is second. Burkhead, another I-Back, at 8.8, is sixth.
Nebraska's average touchdown drive takes just 4.9 plays
Nebraska is #8 in total offense, 513 ypg, #5 in scoring, 47+ ppg
Should be a GREAT game to watch next year in AA.
Denard is terrific, believe me, Nebraska fans will appreciate watching him play in Lincoln in 2012, we know a thing or two about dual threat QB's. Enjoy him!
Did he graduate, get injured or was he just beaten out by Martinez (who looks wicked good)?
The mixture of fail that was Zac Lee and Cody Green were beat out by Taylor Martinez.
last year's starter Zac Lee (who had offseason surgery) and everyone else. Much like RR, our coaches wanted a dual threat QB and liked what they saw in Martinez--who wouldn't?
Martinez was in the same hs class as Denard, but a redshirt with zero college playing experience. It was a pretty big surprise that he won the job, we'd never seen him till the spring game.
Wow, wonder if DR will be able to take the pounding, you're using him an awful lot. Nebraska's spreading out the touches more. We're even playing our 2nd string QB for a series or two in the first half.
Oh we will Nebraska Guy, we will.
Western Kentucky, Idaho, and Washington will make any offense look exciting.
Connecticut, ND, Massachusetts, & Bowling Green :)
The real action for both schools starts in October, that will separate the men from the boys.
to go to catch Oregon imo. That offense is crazy good.
I'd say the oline is probably within the top 10 in the nation.
Oregon and Nevada.
It's a receiving corps, not core.
Unfortunately, no Michigan does not. There are a few more balanced and powerful offensive teams out there. Oregon, Alabama, Boise St., Oklahoma St and Stanford are all very strong.
I would say all of those teams, sans okie state, listed have better personnel on offense, especially alabama & boise state.
Except, I would say Alabama is more pragmatic, more workman like than Michigan, Oregon && Boise. The best athletes at every position, doesn't neccesarily mean they are the most exciting, tactically entertaining team.
Every position save one. Get Denarded.
The key word is "exciting". That certainly excludes Stanford.
Subjective term. I know a few Bama fans, and they love the way they impose their will.
I knew they were sadists. Those sadist bastards.
Denards numbers are pretty balanced actually but I agree he does need more help. I just get the feeling with Oregon's offense that they could score at any second!
behind Oregon and whatever NCAA '11 team Mike Leach is coaching on the PS3.
UM has the most exciting offense in my country.
The general consensus seems to be that we have the most exciting colleg football player in the country. For the first time in my lifetime, I am now reading SEC fans post things like, "I want to try and watch as many Michigan games as I can this year just to see Robinson play". And "boy, that Robinson sure is fun to watch". Add in a big play threat in Stonum, a reliable receiver in Roundtree and a back with big play potential in Shaw, and yes, I believe we arguably have the most exciting offense in the country.
I like what you're saying here, and you had me right up until the very end. In all objective honesty, the answer to this is no, but we're on our way. Oregon wins this one hands down right now, but that's actually a good thing for Michigan, in my opinion, because that is where Michigan is going.
We'll see if Oregon puts up points against a real defense. They looked like crap against OSU last year.
I'm certainly not going to argue that Oregon played particularly well in that game, but you are aware that only Navy rushed for more yards against Ohio State last year than Oregon did, right?
I believe that you are simply way off putting Michigan's total offensive package anywhere near that level. Michigan needs to show a RB threat and a deep threat before we can put our team in the Top 5.
This is all just speculation at this point, of course. We won't know what Michigan's offense is really capable of until 4 weeks from now when some better measuring sticks have hit the schedule. But, while I love the Wolverines and think the start is encouraging for the offense, I think we need to keep it real until we face some true top 30 defenses.
it is one of the most difficlut to defend. If you're a defensive coordinator, you probably are only hoping to slow them down. I doubt that any team they play this year will hold them for under 21. That to me is exciting.
It's the most exciting communist offense out there for sure!
Alabama is the most exciting red blooded American offense.
I should apologize for stealing your signature line. You have my favorite quote as your signature line! +1 for you!
We sure as hell have the most exciting, and most talked about quarterback
But I still love seeing the ball in the air for more than a slant route.
I'd never watched an Arkansas game before last year, but watching Mallett wing the ball all over the place is pretty thrilling to me.
Mind you, being a UM fan I'd rather watch shoelace run all over the field, but if they were identityless players on a field, would not be the style offense I'd love to watch.
Did you miss the UMass game? Denard averaged 17 yards per attempt. We're going to continue to see more of our downfield passing game as defenses commit first to stopping the run.
Maybe its just a false impression (I don't read the play by play breakdown each week) but alot of the 17 yards per attempt average seem to come from hitting someone 5-10 yds downfield who is in stride and runs for another X..
I think subconsiously I prefer the high flying passing offenses because I grow an affinity for players, and I enjoy watching them for longer than the 3-4 years they will be wearing the winged helmet. Michael Vick and Vince Young aside, usually the pocket passers stick as QB's in the NFL a little better than the Cribbs, Whites, and Randle-el's of the world..
We had only pass play (the screen to Stonum) in which YAC were a big factor. We completed three deep passes - to Stonum, Hemingway and Grady. That's about as many as we would complete in a typical game under Carr.
I can fully believe that you subconsciously have developed an affinity for certain types of QBs, though I wonder if the reason you gave is the real one. Do you really cheer for these guys based on their NFL potential? Or is there something else about a guy like Denard that makes you uncomfortable?
We had our fair share of Mallettesque artillery pieces, and yeah it was exciting to see but I'm enjoying the change of pace.
Yes, yes we do. We have dilithium
Depends on how you define exciting - if you mean Madden-style bombs and 3-play drives, then probably not. You'll always have the Texas Tech/Nevada/Oregon-type teams for that - teams that just score a million points because they are always looking to throw and exploitng mismatches. UM's offense is more dynamic but not as quick-strike. Sure, there is always the chance that a draw or screen pass will lead to a long gain, but is is the type of offense that chews up 8-9 yards a play and just runs down a defense.
If Denard continues to throw as well as he has so far this season, then this offense will be the most devestating in the country. Nobody has a QB who is both the fastest guy on the field and able to complete 65%+ of his passes. I'm sure every DC on the schedule is terrified about seeing Denard, and it is nice to finally be on the positive side of those nightmares.
It's all relative?
an explosive type superback, then we would be in the discussion. We are one step below. We do have the most exciting player to watch, hands down.
I love watching Air Force's running attack.
I like our version of the triple option better. It seems like it's harder to figure out than Air Force's or Georgia Tech's too.
I would love the Power I to resurface in our offense. It would confuse the hell out of everyone. Except me. That is all.
HAS ANYONE MENTIONED OREGON
CUZ LIKE THEY'RE GOOD AND STUFF
But their unis cause short term memory loss.
I think so, but I am kinda what you would call,.. yes thats it, a die hard Michigan fan. So I may be slightly biased.