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Do anyone else think that we should go with a more uptempo offense? We ran no huddle a couple of times last season and I think we moved the ball pretty well and was in rhythm and put pressure on the defenses we faced. I believe we have the pieces to run this type of offense we had in the 90's under Ward, Weike, etc. What do you think?
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Yes. IF and it's a BIG if, Jimbo can coordinate calling the plays faster, and getting the proper packages on the field to run said plays. To me, any time you prevent the D from substituting players to match your sets, you place yourself at an advantage in personnel. No fresh D legs, and in the second half, that can certainly tell, when your WR or RB gets that half step on a tired D guy. It's certainly been used against us to our major detriment in the past.
One thing. You have the QB that can work with this pace. I entertain thoughts on EJ and his ability to do this, from those of you who have a better perspective on him than I do.
Athletically, I think EJ would be great to run this type of offense, especially with the depth we have at our skill positions. However, EJ's decision making was suspect at times last season, not to mention his tendency to lock on to receivers. If he could get it together upstairs, him running the no-huddle could be a nightmare for opposing defenses.
I do. EJ is much more comfortable in shot-gun and running no huddle. He also has the ability to be in a pro-style offense as well.
But getting back to the question....I think FSU has the personnel at receiver and TE to do this.
I am not a fan of the uptempo offenses, as it can hurt your own defense. If you score quickly and often you are keeping your defense on the field and could cause them to get tired fast. I like the pro style, west coast offense, mixed with some no huddle quick series...... run the ball, use play action.... JMO......
Yeah I agree with this. It's a big IF. Fast paced offense is always great IF we can run it without making mistakes. But if there were any question marks at all I would leave it alone. Perhaps a good experiment for when we play our cupcakes in the first two games to see if it's feasible.
Up-tempo? Sometimes, but not Jimbo's style. No-huddle? Much more doable and more likely than up-tempo. We can definitely run the no-huddle without going at a blistering pace, but Jimbo's style is more multiple formations with multiple personnel. I would love it with O'leary who can block and split out like a wr, pryor who can play many positions, and ofc one of our rbs. We can line up in I-Form then go 4 wide with talented receivers without subbing which forces the defense to spread out with LBs who were meant to stop the run first, but will we do that? idk.
I prefer the style that we run now.
Both styles, if run efficiently, tire out the opposing defense. Both styles, if run inefficiently, tire out your own defense.
We have the talent to do either, but because we have so much work to do on the offensive line, I don't think we have the experience to do both.
If we can convert 3rd and 1's and dives on the goal line, we won't need the no huddle. Because the extra downs, plays and points that come from it will improve our offense numbers by 20 to 30%. It's really the only thing we couldn't do last year.
So I expect an emphasis on sound, traditional, yet multiple formation, offensive football.
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Nope. I like 8 minute drives that demoralize the other team.
EJ likes the deep ball too much for that. Funny how people (not you) complained we didn't stretch the field enough when Ponder was here. Now it's we don't go to the check down enough. I guess Jimbo can't win :)
I agree. The prostyle also helps us utilize the strongest part of our team to the best of its ability...the defense.
People keep questioning Jimbo's playcalling EJs ability and our offenses effectiveness...
Guess what? Our OL stunk last year.
Those 3 things would have looked bad whether we ran the up tempo, down tempo, or whatever you want.
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Just want to throw this out there, given the amount of depth we have amassed on the defensive line being "tired" shouldn't be something we should be worried about. I'd like to see this approach in games mixed in with our pro-style. Maybe on drives after we've scored and stopped them, just to go for the jugular. To have a team beat you down and then come back and score again quickly takes the life out of a team.
I think back to last year's UF contest where we scored and then UF fake punted. We scored on the next play and the game was effectively over. UF's players were morally down for the count.
Completely agree with you. I think it would be great tobthrowbin a fast paced no huddle series like once or twice in a game just to throw the defense of kilter. So an 8 minute punch you in the face drive followed by a 3/4 wr no huddle drive since the defense is ablittle tired from the previous drive
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