OUG wrote:wave97 wrote:RobertM320 wrote:Any word on Sean Wilson?
Sean Wilson playing injured. or withheld from playing will have an enormous negative effect on the entire defense. If I were laying money on this game without Sean Wilson. I'd take Army.
Even if Wilson isn't 100% Army is a lot more banged up than we are (missing left tackle, safety, etc), so I'm not sure why you'd do that.
It takes a lot less skill to be a left o-tackle in a man-to-man weight forward old school bone than it does to than it does to defend against it. The d-line has to deny access to LB's while stopping the dive and maintaining gap integrity in pursuit. That's a tall order in a world where this offense is deployed by four or five teams. Georgia Tech's o-line destroyed Tennesse's four & five-star d-line with this scheme. Army's o-line only has to sustain their blocks for a split second to be effective by getting low and often targeting vulnerable joints. A steady sound hand up front goes a long way in keeping this offense contained.