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  1. ellitor

    2019 4* RB Derrian Brown

    With due respect, you are still missing the picture. It's not about total carries or total carries per game. It's about the inordinate amount of carries & workload our RB1s are getting in our biggest games. Those are the most taxing.
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    2019 4* RB Derrian Brown

    Again. I don't know how many times I have to say this,. There are not enough 5* & high 4* guys to go around for every team that has a rich RB history to get more than 1 in every 3 years or so, especiaslly when RB1 is getting run into the ground & the rest sitting on the bench causing your competition to negatively recruit the hell out of you for it. Bama, UGA, & Ohio St are annomylies. Even with all that said recruiting isn't as much of a problem as some think it is, player development & Gus not trusting in more than 1 RB a year is as big or bigger factor IMO. Recruiting wise this is what we have done at RB the past 4 years... 2018: #5 RB in Joiner although he will be a swiss army knife. #9 Asa. #10 All purpose Back in Worm 2017: #11 RB in Devan Barrett 2016: #7 APB in Kam Martin 2015: #5 RB in Kerryon & #1 Juco RB. When you are consistently landing top 10 RBs like this developing depth from it should not be the problem Gus has allowed it to be.
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    2019 4* RB Derrian Brown

    KP wasn't injured most of the time & wasn't al all the last half of the season. He was too busy enjoying the hazzy life a lot to worry about being a good teammate enough to get hazzy only in moderation.
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    2019 4* RB Derrian Brown

    There is no turning on the light with Gus on this. He's as stubborn as a mule on it. There no forcing him too either with his comfy new contract.
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    2019 4* RB Noah Cain

    He'd have to be much more physical with his opportunities to do that. I'm not even sure he can get than big at all but he doesn't need to either. It would hurt his speed which is his best attribute. The best way to use him is 15 ish carries a game sharing the load.
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    2019 4* RB Derrian Brown

    Chubb was a 5* too & averaged just under 15 carries a game, and his average maintained right at 15 in their 6 biggest games. Sony was at 11 overall as you said & was at 11.5 in the 6 biggest games. For Comparison, KJ was at 24 per game total as you said but 30 per game in the 4 biggest games.before the injury versus Bama. KJ had 31 more carries in his 4 big games than Chubb had in his 6 & 50 Sony in his 6. That's a lot of extra hits versus tough SEC Ds. Both Chubb & Sony were drafted higher than KJ. Kids are learning they don't have to get a kagillion carries in college to get their best draft value in the pro so they are open to sharing carries with other talented backs...And their bodies will be fresher for it.
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    2019 4* RB Derrian Brown

    As long as the team is winning wanting to get all the carries isn't what it used to be. If the team is winning & they don't have to carry the ball all the time that means tthe less hits they take & increases their shelf life.
  8. ellitor

    2019 4* RB Derrian Brown

    1. Total season carries is not the issue. 2. In a 12 or 13 game season that's less than 20 carries a game. That's not a lot. The issue is Gus gets comfortable with 1 RB per season most of the time, so much so that RB1 gets nearly all the carries versus our toughest teams. RB1 should be getting the most but RB2 & 3 should be ready & get some carries in big games to keep RB1 fresh. I hate to say it for like the 5th time this week alone but even KJ said last week it was crazy the workload Gus gave him last year. You don't have to have 5* guys to distribute carries enough to keep RB1 fresh in big games. It's a benefit but it's not why they are distributing carries. They do it to keep their primary backs fresh for big games. Another thing is that many carries & the toll vs SEC Ds is dramatically different than the teams those other schools played. On Franklin we will never truly know if he was a mistake since the rest of the O assistants refused to coach Franklin ball to their positions forcing him to do all the positional work to go along with his OC duties.
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    2019 4* RB Derrian Brown

    Caddy & Ronnie in this O with proper carry distribution would have been deadly.
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    2019 4* RB Noah Cain

    Haven't seen you compare HJ to Herschel Doc.
  11. ellitor

    2019 4* RB Derrian Brown

    1 thing that annoys me is when Gus was asked today about having a RB by committee & spreading the carries more all he did was be prideful on the whatever year streak we have with a 1000 yard rusher and that it would continue. I'd rather have 3 700-800 healthy & prepared yard rushers than 1 beat up 1000 yard rusher. That man can be so annoyingly stubborn sometimes.
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    Poll: Cord Sandberg, Willis, Gatewood, or Bo Nix?

    That's a pretty definitive, bold statement given the kid has not had 1 college snap. You could be right but to make such a definitive statement at this point seems awfully short sided, especially not knowing what his arm has turned into through maturity & playing baseball for 5 years.. Misleading statement. The coaches running the Florida schools in 2013 were running pro style offenses. Wouldn't be a system fit so there was no point in offering him. On the other hand, 1 thing that hasn't been mentioned is he was offered by Clemson & Baylor, who at the time were at the forefront of having prolific offense using athletic QBs. Those schools offering is more telling than the Florida schools not IMO.
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    Poll: Cord Sandberg, Willis, Gatewood, or Bo Nix?

    That's an easy thing to say but you haven't provided any potential clear input to what Mullen could do. Not sure if you are aware of this but even not on scholly if Cord walks on somewhere & plays at all in 2018 he still has to count to a 2018 25 initial counter limit just as a first year schoilly student would. Therefore, Mullens' hands would still be tied on Cord til January at the earliest.
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    2019 4* RB Noah Cain

    Dear God, if we have some fans who actually believe that then we have a sad segment in our Fanbase. Especially given how much a number of us in the recruiting forum pounded the fact that he was not a physical Runner.
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    2019 4* RB Derrian Brown

    FWIW I don't think Swift or Drake was near the top of our board. The top of our board misses have typically been the bell cow types like Sanders & Emery this year, Zamir & Lingard in 2018, NaJee & Akers in 2017, Feaster in 2016, & Jaquez Patrick in 2015. The 2 you mentioned who were likely not the top of our board speaks to Bird's statement we have to do better at RB evals.