I really just think they had more talent. Urban inherited a full stable of talent. The D line was stacked, the lbs young, but talented. Not to make excuses, but Hoke never had that luxury. We do not have a true FB dressed. Our line may have bulked up but is still a spread line. We will be fine. It just goes to show everything we lost when we went to the spread. Other than are true freshman and a walk-on we hardly had a tight end. I think for the most part we have over achieved for what we have done in this two year span.
Hoke was top notch at this aspect of his job.