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2018 PAC-12 Thread

Discussion in 'College Football Discussion' started by bruin, Feb 26, 2018.

  1. DeadMan

    DeadMan aka spiker or DeadMong

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    Knowing nothing about UCLA's QB situation, it's pretty strange to me still. Speight is not really a fit for Kelly's offense. He is basically zero threat to run, although he's pretty good at avoiding pressure. Even Kelly's more statuesque QB at Oregon was still a threat to run. I don't get it.
     
  2. BasinBictory

    BasinBictory CHICKEN NUT BREAD

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    Maybe Speight is eyeing a career in Hollywood? :dunno:

    But as @bruin says - having a player with that type of experience (and presumably, maturity) is always an asset.
     
  3. bruin

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    experience with UCLA's current QB depth chart.

    Modster: RS Soph- 4 career starts
    Lynch: RS Soph- Played one quarter at Utah
    Burton: RS Frosh- 0 career snaps
    Thomas Robinson: True Frosh- 5* recruit
    Speight

    Thought Modster would win the job, with DTR getting meaningful snaps early. That was before Speight. Intriguing to see this summer.
     
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  5. BasinBictory

    BasinBictory CHICKEN NUT BREAD

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    USC's quarterback derby could be somewhat interesting. Matt Fink was Darnold's official backup last season, and showed some flashes of real athleticism in the few snaps he got, as Darnold unfortunately stayed on the field and in games longer than I woild have liked for the development of the next QB. However, Jack Sears, who was the next QB after Sam Darnold at San Clemente HS, could really push Fink as Sears is bigger and stronger, but also has speed like Fink.

    Both, however, might simply be keeping the seat warm for incoming true freshman JT Daniels, from Mater Dei HS, who is probably the most anticipated recruit at QB since Matt Barkley. Let's hope his career doesn't similarly fall flat like Barkley's.

    Having seen Daniels play several times, I think I can say he is better from an athletic standpoint than Barkley was, but that's not saying much. Heck, Cody Kessler was more athletic than Barkley.

    Still, I think the player that will be most missed this season is not Sam Darnold, as he admittedly had a pretty average year, but RB Ronald Jones. It was he that truly loosened up the defenses with his hard running, and not Darnold carving up defenses with his arm.
     
  6. bruin

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    Would think Daniels didn’t leave HS a year early to sit, but I’ve liked what I’ve seen from Sears. Big arm.
     
  7. BasinBictory

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    Yeah, but Max Wittek had the biggest cannon this side of a German railway gun and he sucked.

    BTW, it was Sears, and not Sam Darnold, who was in that CIF shampship barn-burner against La Habra HS. I remember thinking at the time that the San Clemente QB looked like a surefire D-1 caliber player. LA Habra's QB looked like.....your typical HS quarterback. (Even though La Habra won that game on a last-second TD)

    In any case - yeah, I'd say that Daniels is expected to come in and be the man, but I'm honestly leery of any true freshman at any position, much more so at QB.
     
  8. bruin

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    Texas Tech OL Justin Murphy plans on transferring to UCLA as a grad transfer.
     
  9. Brick

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  10. silverwheels

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    THE FLOCK IS HOT

    m19 ghty oregon
    the M19 ration

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  11. Brick

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    Yeah I'm rooting against them this year, no question.
     
  12. silverwheels

    silverwheels more like Turd Crapley

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    brick ain't part of them ovement
     
  13. Brick

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    lol at corch FUCKSTICK retweeting this garbage.
     
  15. silverwheels

    silverwheels more like Turd Crapley

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    5/10 no nonsensical hashtags
     
  16. Brick

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  18. silverwheels

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    Were those duck eggs?
     
  19. bruin

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    I read, I think it was Wilner who said yesterday that UCLA is a trap game for OU between Florida Atlantic and Iowa State and I almost spit out my drink.

    What times we are living in, bros..
     
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