September 22, 2015

Spread to Win

Decided to take a quick look at Matt Johns' stats through three games...

64-for-96 (66.6 completion %), 790 yards (263.3 / game), 6 touchdowns against 3 interceptions. Also, 41 yards rushing and a touchdown against one lost fumble. Been sacked just three times, as well. All this against the UCLA and Notre Dame (and William & Mary, womp womp) defenses.

Dude, this "power running" business has to go. Put the ball in Matty-J's hands, open up the playbook, and let's see what happens. Thorpe is back, our best tailback is at his best working the slot, Canaan Severin is a bonafide star, the two freshman receivers have displayed some explosive playmaking ability, and we even have a tight end who seems to be able to catch. Oh, and our suspect o-line is much better in pass pro than in run blocking.

WHY THE HELL AREN'T WE SPREADING THINGS OUT AND THROWING THE FOOTBALL AS OUR SO-CALLED "BASE" OFFENSE?

Our best QB since Biscuit.


6 comments:

  1. C'mon, dude, we're a power running team. Granted, we're a power running team that gets stood up by William and Mary three times in a row, and taking away Jordan Ellis' run, had 33 yards all day, but, still. We should stick to that strategy.

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  2. Thanks Kendall, that's what I'm talking about. Way to dig into the numbers and accentuate the player!

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    1. I have a big one coming that I haven't finished yet. Basically taking a look at the roster from a "beyond 2015" perspective. Should be fun.

      We have some good, talented players in the program. I'm excited for the future of Virginia Football.

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    2. Agreed we have talent I the roster. I'm just so sick of waiting for next year. It all seems so typical of Virginia football.

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    3. Agreed we have talent I the roster. I'm just so sick of waiting for next year. It all seems so typical of Virginia football.

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