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  • #15880
    RichH
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    JMU did beat undefeated Albany,

    JMU. 3-3
    UNH. 4-1
    MU. 4-1
    Yale 3-0
    A pretty decent OOC.:).
    We have 7 more 6 of which we can win. We have scored on everyone even with the injuries. Key,no surprise,is getting D to improve. Dont expecr we’ll be throwing any shutouts but if we can just get up to adequate team will do fine.

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    #15881
    sundayamqb
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    Heck, a disciplined LU team that makes no big mistakes could win out — if a team like Fordham plays its worst football. And Fordham game, if I recall, is at Goodman.

    You never know …

    We’ll see how well we do this week.

    #15882

    Miller
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    Bucknell is a winnable game but do not get behind early. Their running back Williams needs to be contained, but easier said than done. Luckily their QB took quite a pounding against Bryant and his numbers were not good. Would it not be fun to see our defense put that kind of pressure on him? Bucknells defense is pretty good thou,and because of their aggressive nature, I think a few trick plays would work. 1-0 in PL play sounds real nice at this juncture of the season. Wonder what kind of revenge talk is going on this week as last years game was a true embarrassment?

    #15883
    RichH
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    We’ve sure had enuf time to plan for Bucknell. D is good but does not seem as good as last yr. Their O is predicated on the run,which has not been a strength of our D. Sadly neither has pass D.:).

    #15896

    Buddy
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    Miller,
    I have to disagree, I was at the first couple of practices this past camp and to be quite honest the underclassmen were in better shape than the seniors and juniors, so you tell me? This is Division 1 Football, you play to win and I don’t care if you have to take a kid for offense and put him on D because he is better, you do it! Bucknell is a running team and if we tackle like we did last game we will get crushed. We are to worried about the BIG plays and not running the clock out and if we do that this Saturday we will loose.

    #15899
    RichH
    RichH
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    We’ve had 2 weeks to get fit and ready for Bucknell. We should be psyched not only to finally win but to avenge last year.

    #15900

    Miller
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    Buddy. you play to win at any level in my area. You also recruit players for positions. If things do not work out, then recruit better. Very few players move and change positions at any school. Some do pan out, but with your reasoning you could move kid back and forth yearly. Not good.
    BTW trying to run the clock out instead of attacking usually prevents wins not loses.

    #15901

    Buddy
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    Miller, Where I come from I don’t care where the recruits come from or where they are recruited from, it’s not a perfect world, play them where they’re are best suited. We have two fullbacks who could play on any team, at any level and they are sitting on the sidelines, what is your reason for that? I think Kauff is the ideal linebacker and Crawford at running back. Crawford will give you at least 4 yards per carry. Any objections? We need a running offense to take the pressure off of Shaf.?

    #15902

    Miller
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    Buddy, thank God you are a fan/parent with passion and not a coach. Our LBs and RBs are not the problem right now. I would also like to see some sort of fullback in the game plan. Not happening with new OC. Four yards a carry would not match the numbers Sodeke,Yosha and Leigh have put up thru 4 games. Right now our rush game is NOT the problem, nor is TOP as in years past. Our pass defense and the fact we can’t get sacks is the issue………..like it or not.

    #15908

    LehighGuy
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    Miller…I agree that the O is not the problem. They avg. about 32pts a game vs good comp. The D is the problem BIGTIME, and the LB are part of that. Theyve been missing alot of tackles with everybody else, and cant cover. I disagree with the position changes though. Lehigh changes kids all the time. Just because youre recruited for a position doesnt mean you will stay there. Its the job of the coaches to put kids in the best position to succeed. I think they will move Riguad to a safety or LB next yr personally. Since they moved him with jones in there he has played better. This is a MUST win game or Coen might lose the kids. The only thing left to play for is the PL title.

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    #16249

    Miller
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    Georgetown-Win by 7
    Holy Cross-?
    Colgate-?
    Laffy-Really need to win to save the season.
    Would like to think we can win all 4, but see 2-2 finish.

    #16250
    RichH
    RichH
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    A lot depends on players not packing it in. They haven’t yet. All 4 are possible. For me,beating Pards is this season.

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