That QB looks concerned about your spelling.I live in the springs and have been to a ton of AFA games.
The way I see it, this is a troubling game, but CU should be able to cover that spread.
AFA does some smart things nobody else really does. They are ok wiht punting, for example. They don't look at hte game as a failed drive if they punt...they use the punt to simpy give their D a favorable position for a stop so when they get the ball back they'll be in a better position than they were. Very disciplined.
They will run all day long, waiting for hte CB's and Safeties to sneak closer to the line. Once they're asleep, BOOM, a 65 yard TD pass over the top to some very fast WR's. Happens ALL THE TIME, no matter who htey are playing.
I think CU has the advantage with depth, but AFA has some great athletes. I see AFA getting their points, but eventually CU's depth and power attack will take it's toll.
I see it ending as CU: 34, AFA: 17. The second half will be easier for CU as it has been all year.
For hte record, I think AFA is a much better team than CSU this season.
The QB does not look scared at all:
Henry Chisolm’s BSN Buff’s podcast on Monday is all about the triple option as an equalizer. Key points:So how do we match up with Air Force? I have no idea since we havent played an option team in???
Only thing that comes up is we have small CB's who will get pushed around and we havent been able to stop the run off the edges so far
Look at it this way. If AFA ran CU’s offense, the line on the game would be broader than 3.5 points.NO. LMFAO.
Look at it this way. If AFA ran CU’s offense, the line on the game would be broader than 3.5 points.
Because AFA has a novelty offense, they can be competitive with smaller or less athletic players.
Anyway, I found it a good podcast to check out in advance of the game.
Yeah. Colgate defenders looked like they were glued to AF blockers, haha.To state the sort of obvious, tackling will be the key for both defenses. Just watching the AFA-Crest (oops, sorry, Colgate) highlights, AFA gets blockers ahead of whoever's running the ball, leaving only one guy to make the tackle. So, either get off the blocks or that one guy must make the tackle.
AF DBs are going to play zone and try to keep everything in front of them. Can they tackle 'viska? They are certainly going to need more than one DB to do so.
Chisholm has wood for the triple option, for sure. He got that religion watching Cal Poly use it against his Montana Griz.Well the highest rated FB in H.S. last year was a 2.5 star and he didn't receive any D-1 offers, so AF could have turned him into Ironhead Heyward by this variable.
(I know it was the podcast and not you saying it BTW.)
Because it means a COMPLETE overhaul of the way you recruit, the way you train, the way you operate. If you don't have good athletes all over the offense, it doesn't work. If you don't have a team full of guys who are extremely disciplined, it doesn't work. If you don't have the right coaches that have the patience or the game management chops to allow the system to work, it won't.I guess when it comes down to it......if all you had to do was switch to the Triple option...why wouldn't an awful program like Rutgers run it.
It’s as much a behavioral issue as an athletic equation.It would take a few years. But that goes with anything. What is athletic about it? It's more about durability. Army were discussing dropping down because they felt they couldn't GET athletic players before they went to it full on. It's to mask that.
I don't think it would work in the Big Ten though, was my point. I guess we just have to look at GT. And it's not like he didn't have success with it at Navy.