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|48 weeks 3 days ago||You're wrong Ace YOU'RE||
You're wrong Ace YOU'RE FUCKIN WRONG.
|1 year 4 weeks ago||Correct on the Ferrigno||
Correct on the Ferrigno assertion. He coordinates special teams and develops and runs the schemes therein, but he lets the specialists do their own thing. He has some cursory knowledge of each specialist trade, but those guys just seek Chris Sailer and other related camps for specific technique work and whatnot.
|1 year 12 weeks ago||Glorious.||
|1 year 16 weeks ago||Yup|
|1 year 32 weeks ago||After rereading a bit of the||
After rereading a bit of the previous conversation, I think the confusion boils down to me agreeing with Space Coyote in that the playside safety walked down into the box changes the play so that he's the MIKE. So in your terms, I view the play as Lewan and Schofield are blocking the NEW WILL, so it's true to how you explained Power.
With this in mind, I believe Lewan and Schofield were correct in having Lewan peel off to the player functioning as the WILL, but Bryant didn't get the adjustment and blocked who he thought was the MIKE.
My only point of contention is that Glasgow should pick up #9, in that #9 still has linebacker responsibility and could (did) go unblocked after reading pull from Bryant.
|1 year 32 weeks ago||Well I guess bottom line me||
Well I guess bottom line me and you run Power differently.
The teams I've been involved with have always had the Center and Playside Guard double to WILL against 50 fronts, with the Tackle and TE (if any) double to the MIKE and have the pulling guard take on the playside safety, or if we don't use a TE he takes the MIKE, leaving the OLB for the kick-out man. We've always had the backside Tackle account for the 4/5 tech backside, we only need them to slow them down a little and that player doesn't make the play. We leave the backside OLB on the LOS unblocked, he's a non-factor.
On this particular play I believe that is the case, since I'm more prone to believe that our 5th year Senior future-draft pick tackles are less prone to biff an assignment against an unusual front like this than 2 1st year starting players, as Glasgow and Bryant did in my opinion.
My question for you is if the TE and Tackle account for the man on the Tackle and the WILL, who accounts for the box safety in that scheme?
|1 year 32 weeks ago||I've never seen that against||
I've never seen that against this kind of front where the TE would be responsible for the WILL when the Tackle is covered. This defensive alignment is essentially a 50 front shifted to the unbalance: in that alignment the Center and Guard are responsible for the Nose and WILL, and since the Nose is shaded inside the Guard, the Center can release straight to the WILL.
|1 year 32 weeks ago||I guess I'm not making my||
I guess I'm not making my observation overtly clear.
Butt is the kick-out man and Kerridge is the lead blocker on the OLB, there isn't any dispute there.
What I'm saying is that Lewan is functioning literally as a TE. The debate in this thread has been about Lewan and Schofield's double. The Guard and Tackle double to the WILL, not the Tackle and TE. So Schofield and Kalis should be responsible for the playside DT and WILL, but due to the nature of the unbalanced set Minnesota aligns so that they're both covered with the corner up at the LOS. So since they both block the players over them, Glasgow must be responsible for the WILL. Lewan helps Schofield on his way to the MIKE (or Schofield takes the MIKE if the MIKE cuts underneath for whatever terrible reason he might do that). This would leave the box safety for Bryant.
In another sense, which two players can the offense not account for with the QB and RB? In this case it's the backside DE and #21 on the backside.
|1 year 32 weeks ago||When I said TE, I was||
When I said TE, I was referring to the lead blocker, not exclusively the TE that kicks out the EMOL. Normally on Power the next 3 players inside the kick-put block down block, with the backside 2nd level in mind for the Guard and Tackle. But on this version, 4 players down block inside the kick-out.
As it's shown on the second Picture Pages, Lewan functions as the kick-out block, with only 3 down blocks behind him, which is normal Power with Lewan functioning as the kick-out. This play is different, as an extra down blocker is employed.
|1 year 32 weeks ago||Alternate Theory||
A little late to the party, but on a normal Power play, the Tight End kicks out the end man on the LOS, Tackle and Guard double and work to 2nd level backside, Center down-blocks the next first level defender, backside Guard pulls and backside Tackle seals inside.
On this play, Butt still functions as the TE by kicking out and Lewan still functions as the Tackle by downblocking even though he's lined up in a Tight End position, so wouldn't Glasgow be the pulling "Guard" in this alignment? Bryant is essentially functioning as a pulling Tackle.
So in this case the box safety would indeed function as the MIKE and the MIKE would function as the WILL. This leads me to believe that Bryant was wrong and should have picked up the safety in the box, and Glasgow should have accounted for #9, being that he's an extra down-blocker where the Guard would usually pull. Williams also steps to seal the backside 3-tech inside, which would be the normal responsibility of the player just outside the puller (normally the backside Tackle). Given it's a bit harder than a standard seal block on a man outside of him, but being tasked with sealing a man inside of him isn't unheard of by any means. Glasgow would also have a relatively easy angle to take the WILL in this scenario.
|1 year 46 weeks ago||That's not true. Liesman and||
That's not true. Liesman and several other freshman walk-ons were not invited to camp last year and did not arrive on campus until August, so their names were not put on the roster until later in the year even though they dressed for most of the home games. The roster limit is 115 or so and the camp limit is 105. Not everyone can be invited to camp every year. They didn't count against the scholarship total or anything like that.
That could be the case with those new walk-ons, they may just not be on campus yet.
|1 year 50 weeks ago||You really overcomplicated||
You really overcomplicated this.
|2 years 5 weeks ago||IF YOU DON'T LIKE IT THEN YOU||
IF YOU DON'T LIKE IT THEN YOU CAN GIT OUT
|2 years 6 weeks ago||Just send back a picture of||
Just send back a picture of you peeling and eating an orange or something.
|2 years 8 weeks ago||In the video if you look for||
In the video if you look for it Dan Gibbs is the Right Guard and LTT is the Left Tackle with that third group, so that's where they are.
|2 years 10 weeks ago||WINNING IT ALL DAMMIT||
WINNING IT ALL DAMMIT
|2 years 11 weeks ago||That's pretty nifty I guess.||
That's pretty nifty I guess.
|2 years 11 weeks ago||He's still around, I noticed||
He's still around, I noticed that he downvoted a thread a couple days ago.
|2 years 27 weeks ago||The Player Formerly Known as||
The Player Formerly Known as Mousecop
|2 years 29 weeks ago||I graduated last year and||
I graduated last year and still have a bunch of buddies on the team.
They're not going to roll over for Harrison, they have the talent to hang with them. And Harrison players and fans have went out of their way to talk trash on social media and tell them how much they suck, they aren't taking Fenton seriously at all. Perfect recipe for an upset!
|2 years 30 weeks ago||Welcome to the Big House,||
Welcome to the Big House, Taybor Pepper.
|2 years 31 weeks ago||23-13 Michigan 229 rushing||
229 rushing yards.
|2 years 31 weeks ago||That's my favorite quote from||
That's my favorite quote from my second favorite Bo!
|2 years 32 weeks ago||45-13 Michigan||
|2 years 34 weeks ago||It wasn't Putnam was it? I||
It wasn't Putnam was it? I know he was at U of D and left recently.
The fact that he tried to get Webb to transfer totally fits Putnam's mold too.
|2 years 41 weeks ago||There were two more from||
There were two more from Fenton. Quinton Mandle (TE) and Tyler Tokarsky (LS).
Quinton just left Saturday to report to camp and Tyler said that he didn't get invited to camp this year, so he reports after camp is done at the end of August.
|2 years 44 weeks ago||Okay, Quinton Mandle (TE) is||
Okay, Quinton Mandle (TE) is #41, Tyler Tokarsky (LS) is #64, and Bo Dever (WR) is #3.
|2 years 45 weeks ago||Kyle Kalis is #67.And I know||
Kyle Kalis is #67.
And I know the numbers of a few walk-ons coming in, but that's probably not too interesting.
|2 years 46 weeks ago||AMERICA||
|2 years 48 weeks ago||And not to mention that he||
And not to mention that he didn't start the game, he subbed in when the starter tore his ACL. So in all likelihood he didn't take many first-team reps all week either.
Oh, and that game was before Labor Day, so he hadn't actually set foot in high school as a freshman yet.
He seemed to look pretty decent when they throttled DCC in the state championship game though...