2017 UConn Spring Practice Updates

Discussion in 'UConn Football' started by huskymedic, Mar 18, 2017 at 2:05 PM.

  1. Afroabe224

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    I get it. You were trying to encapsulate the disappointment of beating Houston in late 2015 (Diaco had us on the uptick for a second) to running a decently talented team into the ground in 2016.
    I was speaking to the general tire fire of a program we have been since 2011 with some stretches of incredibly unwatchable football over those years.

    I usually don't put any stock into the spring game but I just want to see us look like a RE team again. That toughness alone should make us watchable again.
     
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    I probably should have mentioned, we did have season tix for all three of the HCPP years the last with TJ at the helm during the second half of the season. It was the first two Disco years that we dropped them. Read him like a book and was very surprised when they went to a bowl. Just enough to trick me before they reverted to form.

    I think HCRE has forgotten more about coaching 0-3 star players than Disco ever knew. That is one of the reasons I am very cautiously optimistic that they could do better than 4-8.
     
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    Edsall' real strengths in his first term were 1.identifying talent early and late (guys who were going to be overlooked until the last minute and guys who didn't blow up until late in the season after others had filled slots)
    2. Coaching up guys with physical ability but who were considered too raw for big programs.

    Best comment I ever read about Edsall teams was they were usually the better team but seldom had the best players.
     
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  4. huskymedic

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  5. huskypantz

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    Agreed on eye for talent and coaching kids up. From a playcalling perspective, there were very few headscratchers or (time) management issues. We had some issues with ST punt block, but we were often pretty dynamic on PR and KR. OTOH, I'd never use the word "creative" to describe anything HCREv1.0 oversaw.
     
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    ZOOCONN the drive to win has to come from within

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    this right here... i was so damn tired of the double speak and anecdotes. ENGLISH MOTHER EFFER! DO YOU SPEAK IT!?!?
     
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  9. Uconnalliance

    Uconnalliance Deja Edsall all over again

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    I can only imagine the chuckling goin on over those red pants
     
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  10. RSTuthill

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    Hope we are going back to khaki's and UConn blue on the sideline. I think that red was used so the TV cameras could find him, but nonetheless it was highly amusing. The sideline is not a golf course or a ski hill.
     
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    Looks like a future QB coach...
     
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    Chin Diesel Power of Love

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    So, no starting QB named yet?
     
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    CTMike Vanilla Cake > Fish Cake

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    And just like that, Mike Anthony reports that Chris Lee is no longer on the roster.
     
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    Further "coverage rules/access" remains to be seen...

     
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