3rd & Aranda

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  1. tzanghi

    tzanghi Founding Member

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    I recently began watching highlight videos from some of our bigger games this season, and in doing so, I noticed a huge trend on defense. We got a lot of 3rd and longs, and gave up huge chunks on the pass, usually over the middle, while playing zone. This trend only stopped when we started blitzing more frequently towards the end of the season. Reminded me a lot of 3rd & Chavis. Certainly makes me more confident that the change to Pelini will be beneficial.

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    Florida -
    Bama -

    Anyone else see this trend?
     
  2. Bengal B

    Bengal B Founding Member

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    I noticed it during the season but at the end beginning with the aTm game the D was light years better. Probably because of the return of injured players, especially Chaisson and Delpit.
     
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  3. lsu-i-like

    lsu-i-like Playoff advocate

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    I think O did.
     
  4. CajunlostinCali

    CajunlostinCali (877) 522-5001

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    Anyone that uses toonses to represent LSU is dead to me.
     
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  5. islstl

    islstl Playoff committee is a group of great football men Staff Member

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    I think it's all garbage. Even the knock on Chavis back then. You're not gonna stop every 3rd down conversion.
     
  6. Bengal B

    Bengal B Founding Member

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    Chavis didn't stop enough of them. Especially when it meant the most vs Alabama.
     
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  7. furduknfish

    furduknfish #rtwfy

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    Having a 21st century offense that scores at will cures a lot of that.

    The zone defense works right up until your opponent is out of time and options. No risk involved if you are desperate and about to lose anyway. We just couldn't score efficiently enough to keep momentum when playing equal/better talent in the miles/minger offense.
     
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    Kikicaca Senior Member

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    #loveminger
     
  9. Rolan

    Rolan Live from Houston

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    I flew a toonce flag almost every game day this year. I accidentally did this the first few games, I went with my LSU flag on the Florida game once I realized and then went back to toonce after. It is just good luck from that point and I didn't change anything.

    Next year I am going with my new Texas LSU colored flag on game days.
     
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