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I know we won the game and that is the goal, but after the fumble return for a TD the score was 15-10. I was calling for a 2 point conversion to try and make it 17-10. I was more worried about USF scoring a TD to make it 17-16 then I was about 2 FG's to tie the game or win. Their kicker did not look that strong and he definitely had problems with the wind on the one attempt. Any thoughts? I know you can argue the mathematical possibilities for either the 1 or the 2.
 
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I was for the one point there, but as the game went on there were a lot of us nervously picturing a last minute 17-16 loss after our prior games' defensive collapses. Hopefully, we've turned the corner.
 

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Take the free point. You saw what happened when we were 1st & goal on the 1. And 2nd and goal from about where the conversion would be spotted. Still over 20 minutes of game time at that point.
 
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Kicking the PAT there was the right choice. Halfway thru the 3rd qtr - a lot could've still happened.
 

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Definitely happy with the extra point call. Missing a 2 point conversion would have taken all the wind out of our sails and would have allowed USF to opt for a FG earlier on knowing that we only had a five point lead.
 
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i think there was enough time left to take the point. even if they score a TD to take the lead, we have plenty of time for a FG attempt. personally i don't think it's worth going for two go get to a 7 versus 6 point lead unless there's little enough time that FGs have pretty much come off the table. or maybe if the team has a boatload of momentum you ride it.
 
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While the tendency to run between the guards on first down, play calling on first-and-goal at one and failure to take a knee at the end are all questionable at best, can't argue with settling for one with a lot of time left. The old 'chasing points' theory.
 
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I know we won the game and that is the goal, but after the fumble return for a TD the score was 15-10. I was calling for a 2 point conversion to try and make it 17-10. I was more worried about USF scoring a TD to make it 17-16 then I was about 2 FG's to tie the game or win. Their kicker did not look that strong and he definitely had problems with the wind on the one attempt. Any thoughts? I know you can argue the mathematical possibilities for either the 1 or the 2.
I wanted to go for 2 as well, but I also see everyone else point on going for
 

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Any time in the 4th quarter I might lean towards the 2 point conversion depending on how the offense looks in short yardage situations but in the 3rd I typically say take the free point.
 
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I hate to chase points that early and with the lead. One was the correct call.
 
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