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  1. eainterplay

    My nitpick worries from game 1

    Great points and very insightful 1- I hope Kam goes back to hitting the hole as quick as possible instead of attempting to be patient and pick a hole. That style doesn't really work for him. 2- As for the second point, the faceguarding comes with the territory of playing bump and run coverage. Can't afford to turn your head when defending go, post, or any deep routes in man coverage and risk your WR gaining even more steps on you. 3- Agreed 4- Moultry might make a better LB than Buck/DE, but I'm not sure he has the lateral quickness to play LB and he'd be behind the curve if they moved him now. So, I'm not sure what would be the best to do with him?
  2. eainterplay

    3rd and Goal Run Play

    I was very surprised that we didn't utilize the slant to slot more too. The way UW was aligned on most 1st downs, it was wide open.
  3. eainterplay

    3rd and Goal Run Play

    It's possible, but if you notice Washington had dropped to a cover 2 man on third and long situation for the majority of the game and pre-snap the safeties positioning were a dead giveaway that's what they were doing again, so I tend to think they called it expecting that. Marquell Harrell was the unsung hero on that play anyway because he got his seal block and then got to the next level and to occupy the LB.
  4. eainterplay

    ***FINAL: AU 21 UW 16 — Postgame Thread***

    Pretty well, he executed a couple of really good reach blocks in the 2nd quarter that I remember. Actually the whole interior of the line had a really nice game. The tackles...were ok. Prince and Driscoll were good in pass protection, but Prince still struggles with letting guys cross his face in zone blocking patterns. Also Dricoll got ZERO push in his drive or zone blocks. I'd say he was the weakest link on the entire offense. As for other areas, corners were very good, Browning just put it in the perfect spot a couple of times. Front 7 was amazing as was expected. I don't know what the coaches saw in fall in camp, but Marshall's one punt was as bad or maybe worse than his horrible efforts last year where as Siposs had two nice punts. The first two point conversion effort was wide open, I have no idea Willis didn't throw the ball. I liked the play call on the second one, Washington just made a good play staying home.
  5. eainterplay

    February 2-4 Visitors Thread

    I thought that Griffin kid was visiting this weekend?
  6. eainterplay

    Jan. 12-14 Visitors thread

    Couple of questions for someone who knows more than me, first, does the staff plan to take 1 or 2 more DBs? Second, does Auburn like McCready as a CB or S, and which do they prefer between him and Cam Taylor? Ok, I guess that was 3 questions, sorry.
  7. eainterplay

    2018 4* RB Harold Joiner Commits to AU!!!

    Kid reminds me a lot of Jalen Hurd, and to a lesser extent, Bo Scarbrough. All 3 big, extremely athletic players who are poor cut backs and are not as physical or aggressive as you like for their size. I agree that he (as well as Hurd and Scarbrough) project much higher as TEs than RBs. But, like a lot a guys, he wants the ball in his hand and will probably head to Ole Miss to get it.
  8. eainterplay

    Do we still protect Gus from Arkansas?

    Arkansas must be out of their mind. I love Gus, but Gus has proven at Auburn he must have at least equal to the top SEC programs or superior talent at the QB position and O-line for his scheme to work. He will not be able to recruit that kind of talent at Arkansas to contend for anything. Sure he will get to consistently win 6 or 7 games a year with maybe a 8 or 9 win season every 5 years, but if you are paying him $7 million a year you expect a lot more than that. I guess they did not learn their lesson with Bielma who was not able to convince major OL talent to come to Arkansas, so his system failed. Honestly, I'd offer him a one year extension at $5.5 a year and say take it or leave it.
  9. eainterplay

    Do we still protect Gus from Arkansas?

    I've lurked here for a few years, but have never posted. I feel I have to because of all this Lane Kiffin non-sense in here. The guy is classless, flakey, and not very loyal to anyone or any program. Plus, he is an abject failure at every major program he has been at. He has done nothing to warrant any more consideration of other coaches who have failed at big schools but have had mild success at podunk ones a la Charlie Strong. Or if everyone is enamored by one year wonders why not pursue Bill Clark at UAB? I'm sorry, but hating Nick Saban is not a sound model for hiring a football coach.