Outback Bowl Snowflake Thread

Submitted by justingoblue on January 1st, 2013 at 5:01 PM

Individual thoughts on the game go here. New threads about the game not containing news that is threadworthy or some kind of (relatively) complex analysis will be deleted for the rest of the evening.



January 1st, 2013 at 5:08 PM ^

Well IMO that has been the best game Al has called against a quality D since he has been at michigan.....Devin while clearly was off battled and made plays when he had to.

Secondary is just slow....no other way to put it. Will be open season on secondary spots next season, no one should have a safe job.


January 1st, 2013 at 6:15 PM ^

Aaron Murray was 11-31 for 109 yards with a pick and no TD against this 'Cocks defense.  Tajh Boy was 11-24 for 183 with a TD and 2 INT.  Florida scored a lot against them but that was all on the offense turning the ball over as the Gators gained less than 200 yards total against them. 

3 TD passes to just one turnover and some key plays with his feet is about as good as anyone has done against this team.  Tyler Bray had a pretty good game, but that is it.  The fact that the guy who didn't practice the position for half the year could have had an even better game with a few not-terrible throws is pretty damn encouraging.


los barcos

January 1st, 2013 at 5:11 PM ^

Could have used JT Floyd today- dont you think Magnus?

Overall 8-5 is a disappointing year- sad to see denard walk off the field for the last time...

Thought there were still enough positives to have optimism about next year. Obviously biggest question mark is the OL .

With that game, I can't believe Lewan wouldn't be gone.


January 1st, 2013 at 5:18 PM ^

Seemed to me he held his own, plus, against undisputed best DE in game. Did I miss something? Big play was with Lewan out. Maybe couple good plays for clowney at end, couple too many penalties on Lewan perhaps, but in all: strong performance against best in the game, I thought. What did you see differently?


January 1st, 2013 at 5:47 PM ^

Completely disagree - he more than held his own.  He was mostly one-on-one against the best defensive lineman in college football and kept him silent except for a few plays.  If anything this will move him up in the draft and, unfortunately for us, gurantee his departure.

A lot of the isolation replays showed a frustrated Clowney.

Arizona Blue

January 1st, 2013 at 5:12 PM ^

That was terrible and a fitting way to end an extremely disappointing year. The only reason we were even in that game tho was a result of the coaches. I thought Al called a solid game and Brady showed some balls. Mattison didn't have his best game but what can you do when your defense has no pass rushing threat and your upper class man are getting pulled for freshman.


January 1st, 2013 at 5:38 PM ^

showed balls when it wasnt nesessary!...  Sure, it worked on the fake field goal, but, up one, in our own end of the field, there was no need for the fake punt.  Defense was playing well enough, and momentum was on our side.  Kick it deep!  THAT, was the turning point in the game.


January 1st, 2013 at 5:15 PM ^

for making a selfish decision to self-indulge on drugs.  He probably would've been the difference maker in this game.


January 1st, 2013 at 5:16 PM ^

My main thoughts: Borges put together a (more) creative game-plan that was much more successful that I expected against an elite D.

Also, man we are still so under-talented and the talent we have is still too young.