A battle of inept head coaches

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  1. islstl

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

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    We triumphed. Somehow.

    But yeah, risking a fumble on 3 successive running plays at the end of the game vs kneeling it has to make you wonder long term about the decision making in crunch time from this head coach.

    I'd fire McIlwain first thing in the morning. If Florida knows what's best for them. He rivals Butch Jones as the most in over their head SEC coaches.
     
  2. lsudolemite

    lsudolemite CodeJockey Extraordinaire

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    I think it's pretty well-established that decision-making isn't Orgeron's strong suit.

    If that game went to OT as it should have, I don't think we win. Barely moved the ball for most of the 2nd half and Etling was hot garbage.

    And Gator fans have been dying to get rid of McElwain. Problem is the guy keeps winning.
     
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  3. Kikicaca

    Kikicaca Freshman

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    Running on the last 3 plays was the right decision. Doing that allowed us to not give Fla a chance to get the ball back. They have a history of miracle hail Mary's. Had we sat in it they would had 10 to 15 sec.
     
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    In his defense, it was done so we didn't have to give UF the ball back. As it was, we were only able to make it by about half a second. Taking 4 knees would have left them enough time for possibly 2 plays, plus, remember the Tennessee game?
     
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    Really? LSU has the same wins and losses as Fla and we beat them. He is not winning any more than us. We beat them on their home field with 4 freshman offensive lineman. Can you say Orgeron keeps winning? "Pretty well established that decision making is not Orgeron's strong suit", who established that? You? Jury still out on Orgeron for me too but your post is ridiculous. Move to Fla.
     
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  6. lsudolemite

    lsudolemite CodeJockey Extraordinaire

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    You can't risk a fumble and scoop-and-score. They don't get the ball back with enough time to get into FG range, and unless Aranda took a concession stand break, we're not giving up a Hail Mary.
     
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    lsudolemite CodeJockey Extraordinaire

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    Yeah, really. McElwain has won the east the last two years. When Ed gets around to doing something similar here, let me know.
     
  8. mctiger

    mctiger closet claustrophic Staff Member

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    Did you see the video they showed earlier in the game, where their FG kicker hit an 80 yarder in practice? Why give that guy a crack at all?
     
  9. lsu-i-like

    lsu-i-like Playoff advocate

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    McElwain to replace O!
     
  10. kcal

    kcal Founding Member

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    Would have rather seen a modified victory formation with de shuffling around then going down. Don't like risking the to
     

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