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Re: UD No Longer Quarterback U...

Post by Caribbean Hen » Sun Oct 10, 2021 12:09 pm

HENJOHN wrote:
Sun Oct 10, 2021 11:34 am
Henzone wrote:
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I didn’t see the game yesterday so I can’t comment on the qb play.

Henderson is a special player, but it has been obvious for years with his frame you would need more than 1 qb. Do we have that?

I have to admit Paoletti is an enigma. In delco he threw like a champ. Now he looks more like a linebacker used to perform 33 dives. I don’t get it, how did he lose the ability to pass?

I’m hoping one of the three on the bench can play. Am I crazy?
Drop by practice some day and make your own assessment on Paoletti just like our other experts do. Say hi to Carrib, he apparently has seen quite a bit of all the QB's in action.

Gwynn can play, Pribula can play and Bollinger can play. Can they play on Saturday? We know Gwynn has shown he can complete passes and move the team. How he reacts to the defense is a work in progress. Ambrose's name is never mentioned. He's making the decisions on the offensive side of the ball and what he wants most is for Gwynn to progress weekly. If he is forced to play Pribula the process may start at square one again.

Had our punter not decided to run up his protector's butt we might be 4-1
Caribbean Hen watches as much FCS FOOTBALL as anyone including all our games, some multiple times, and reaches out to people that do go to Practices and games for input. He really puts alot of time into it and doesn't need to start going to practice to validate his knowledge.
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Maybe one day I’ll actually make it to a practice, I would love it! I’ve heard HZ is actually not as Grumpy in person as he is on gohens :D
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Re: UD No Longer Quarterback U...

Post by Henzone » Sun Oct 10, 2021 12:27 pm

Wacko- Since Devlin, 3 different coaches have contributed QB's . Only Henderson has made all- CAA. Since the transfer portal it's becoming even more difficult. Check out the JMU message board for their own QB comments . They ain't nice. Albany's all world freshman QB is now floundering 2 years later. .

I suggested coming to practice only to get some input from you on Paoletti & others. I'm not pro Gwynn. I just think Ambrose and Rocco have both handled some very good QB's at Towson & Richmond respectively so they indeed do have a clue.
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Post by HENJOHN » Sun Oct 10, 2021 12:32 pm

Agree Rick. The staff knows what they have. I think they have a few options behind Gwynn but there's the matter of experience. Im hoping they all get some snaps before the season is over.
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Re: UD No Longer Quarterback U...

Post by The January Man » Sun Oct 10, 2021 1:08 pm

If those other QB's are getting snaps before the season is over, then the season is ALREADY over.

Should they just pick one and roll with their choice? I just don't know.

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Post by Cluck U » Sun Oct 10, 2021 1:09 pm

Yes...now the transfer portal is the excuse. :lol:

And yet SDSU ended up with a QB after their starter, a *cough* freshman, went down.

You see, the transfer portal works both ways. Penn State lost their back ups and were left with a freshman...but the PSU back ups are playing somewhere, which means someone else got bumped.

Now, I think most people on here can count. And I am sure that most people know that players want to play (versus sitting on the bench).

Given those two statements, how many QBs play on any given Saturday? Hint: usually one per team...with the occasional use of an extra wildcat QB.

So, did college football suddenly add a bunch of extra teams so there is now a QB shortage?

Nope.

The fact is that a good coach should still be able to attract a good QB. Other FCS coaches are getting good QBs to transfer in...and other coaches are developing their QBs, with the novel idea that one should protect that QB with a good OL.

Somehow, UD has been missing the boat recently.

But hey, we're absolutely loaded at QB, so we should be good to go. :lol:
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Re: UD No Longer Quarterback U...

Post by HENJOHN » Sun Oct 10, 2021 1:11 pm

CLUCK, let's hope we play a few of the kids behind Henderson. Pribula and Bollinger are well thought of so while Gwynn will start let's also see what we really have at some point. Someone may surprise us
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Re: UD No Longer Quarterback U...

Post by BlueHen1985 » Sun Oct 10, 2021 1:52 pm

The same scenario from the 2019 losing season is playing out again. They kept Kehoe in when Nolan was ready to go. Rocco is so stubborn! I gave him the benefit of the doubt when others were calling for him to be fired. If he does the same thing again, I will no longer support him. How many games will we lose before they make a move and put in Pribula? We can not have a repeat of 2019.

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Post by tenn hen » Sun Oct 10, 2021 2:08 pm

how about 2018? - Wade, Caruso, and Kehoe- now that was fun!
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Re: UD No Longer Quarterback U...

Post by The January Man » Sun Oct 10, 2021 2:23 pm

tenn hen wrote:
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how about 2018? - Wade, Caruso, and Kehoe- now that was fun!
LOL

There has been some really bad QB play at UD over the past decade. But, I bet they all practiced well!!

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Post by 72 Hen » Sun Oct 10, 2021 3:59 pm

OK, I got it. I see splits on the OL allow defenders to get past the line of scrimmage. I see three big shield blocker stay stationary rather than hit incoming punt blocker. Then I see our punter take too long to punt and then get too close to his stationary blockers. I see that the whole thing is broken. I see that our coaches can't make this work. How much longer are we going to keep doing the same thing that does not work. STUBBURN!


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Post by bluehenbillk » Sun Oct 10, 2021 4:39 pm

Just catching up on reading many of these. Cluck what are we blaming the transfer portal for QB depth?

Delaware didn’t lose anyone, much less at QB in the transfer portal. If Gwynn is really the #2 QB which is hard to believe then our recruiting process under Rocco needs to be re-examined.

Yesterday was a showcase for back up QB’s in college football! Did anyone catch Oklahoma’s BACKUP QB save their season yesterday? Oh and did anyone see #1 Alabama lose to A&M’s BACKUP QB??
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Re: UD No Longer Quarterback U...

Post by Cluck U » Sun Oct 10, 2021 5:36 pm

bluehenbillk wrote:
Sun Oct 10, 2021 4:39 pm
Just catching up on reading many of these. Cluck what are we blaming the transfer portal for QB depth?

Delaware didn’t lose anyone, much less at QB in the transfer portal. If Gwynn is really the #2 QB which is hard to believe then our recruiting process under Rocco needs to be re-examined.

Yesterday was a showcase for back up QB’s in college football! Did anyone catch Oklahoma’s BACKUP QB save their season yesterday? Oh and did anyone see #1 Alabama lose to A&M’s BACKUP QB??
Bill, it wasn't me blaming the transfer portal...that issue was brought forth previously by a couple of the posters on here...and our resident QB expert just mentioned above that the portal will make things more difficult. I was calling that crap out. You probably have him blocked (not a bad idea).

For every poor performance by a back up QB or transfer, there are success stories. But, we haven't had a success story here for quite some time. Heck, we just go beat by an FBS transfer.

Gosh...but the transfer portal is making things even tougher for us! :lol:
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Re: UD No Longer Quarterback U...

Post by bluehenbillk » Sun Oct 10, 2021 5:55 pm

Ok didn’t see and yes I block the Joe Walker looks like an all-league QB crowd of two…
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Re: UD No Longer Quarterback U...

Post by RamblinRec » Sun Oct 10, 2021 6:46 pm

I agree with 72 Hen. Our Ol with their large splits and zone blocking scheme is hurting us. The defenses we are seeing have exceptional speed, and the gaps that are created allows speedy defenders to split them and get in behind the blockers for the tackle. Our Ol has great size. Would love to see them tighten up some and apply some power blocking schemes in which the smaller, quicker defender is at a disadvantage. This will also set up the play action game and make it easier for the QB to meet with success in the passing game!

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Re: UD No Longer Quarterback U...

Post by jl1968 » Sun Oct 10, 2021 10:35 pm

Cluck U wrote:
Sun Oct 10, 2021 1:42 am
finpxl1...love your posts.

But...we've had our Postelwhaits (it is 1:36am...forgive my spelling) and other QB failures over a half a century, but QB struggles aren't uncommon for the other teams playing football (check out Penn State today). It is the nature of the game and the impotence (you know, I was going to correct the autocorrect misspelling, but it actually fits, so it will stay) of the position.

However, some (*cough*) experts have said (repeatedly) that we have more QB depth than ever, so hang in there...we are about to turn a corner. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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