Wave Wallops USF 41-15

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Sat Nov 03, 2018 12:14 am

The breakdown:

https://www.theadvocate.com/new_orleans ... 946b0.html

We again face a bad defense. They are really bad against the run just when our staff finally figured out our best combo at RB. The difference from last weeks game is that Tulsa was the worst in the AAC in sacks and USF is 3rd. Hopefully we can handle the pressure. On the flip side they have poor offensive line play as per their Rivals writer while our D-Line has come into its own rushing the passer. Another difference from last week is that Tulsa was terrible in the fourth quarter all season whereas USF has finished strong in all their games till last week. A lot of teams worse than us have played with them through three quarters. Then lost. We need to be ahead by too much for them to come back in the 4th.
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Sat Nov 03, 2018 7:28 am

Go Wave. Beat USF. That is all.
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Sat Nov 03, 2018 7:38 am

It's funny how much ESPN talking heads have derided USF the last 2 seasons as "the worst undefeated/1 loss team they've ever seen". Are they a powerhouse? Probably not. But Charlie Strong is 17-3 with 2 losses to Houston and 1 to UCF. They are fast and fun to watch.

I hope WF has the backs and D-line ready to fire on all cylinders because USF is gonna score a ton of points!

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Sat Nov 03, 2018 8:11 am

Ruski wrote:
Sat Nov 03, 2018 7:38 am
It's funny how much ESPN talking heads have derided USF the last 2 seasons as "the worst undefeated/1 loss team they've ever seen". Are they a powerhouse? Probably not. But Charlie Strong is 17-3 with 2 losses to Houston and 1 to UCF. They are fast and fun to watch.

I hope WF has the backs and D-line ready to fire on all cylinders because USF is gonna score a ton of points!

ROLL DAMN WAVE!
My guess is we'll be run heavy this game, to give USF fewer possessions if we can. Ball security becomes a must.
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My guess is we'll be run heavy this game, to give USF fewer possessions if we can. Ball security becomes a must.
I totally agree. If ever there was a game that screamed "Play Keep Away" it's this one. They can score points in bunches, particularly in the later stages of the game. We need a solid effort, dominate time of possession, and take advantage when they load the box to stop our running game. We'll probably need at least 30 points to win this game.
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Sat Nov 03, 2018 10:49 am

No doubt we’ll be run heavy. They’re awful against the run and with McMillan’s passing problems last week that’s the safest bet around.
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Sat Nov 03, 2018 11:51 am

Needless to say, LSU v. ‘Bama and Saints v. L A Rams have sucked up all of the “sports oxygen” for our state this week. It would be so nice to surprise USF while ‘dem Tiggers get whipped in B.R. But, as a road team we are horrendous under WF.

:thumbup: Here’s hoping for our 5th road win of the WF era.
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Sat Nov 03, 2018 12:10 pm

Hopefully we see more progress from McMillan, Dauphine, the O-line, D-line. It'll be tough to get to 5 wins, much less 6. We still got plenty to watch for though.

Gotta get these guys minutes. 2019 right around the corner......

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Ruski wrote:
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2019 right around the corner......

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Through the lens of 2018, that's 4-5 losses there.
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Chilly Dip on our FG attempt.
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McMillan missing Encalade
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Ruski wrote:
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McMillan missing Encalade
:oops:
That throw was horrible. Anything even lobbed in front of Encalade goes a long way there.

We need points.
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Sat Nov 03, 2018 3:08 pm

McMillan for the 33 yard rushing touchdown. Deja vu all over again!
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Sat Nov 03, 2018 3:17 pm

Keep feeding Dauphine.
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Keep feeding Dauphine.
Amen
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Sat Nov 03, 2018 3:19 pm

He's an inferior football player, but McMillan actually runs the offense as designed. You really can tell the difference.
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He's an inferior football player, but McMillan actually runs the offense as designed. You really can tell the difference.
The two things that lost us the close games.....

1. Qb didn't want to run the option as scripted
2. WF didn't want to pound the ball with Dauphine/Bradwell
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Sat Nov 03, 2018 3:23 pm

No end to Ruses’s Scrum Ball offense.
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Sat Nov 03, 2018 3:24 pm

We cannot do this every rushing play for obvious reasons, but I sure wish most of the tackle to tackle rushes were handled by Bradshaw and most of the perimeter rushes were given to Dauphine. Both are talented, and Bradshaw has sneaky speed.
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Sat Nov 03, 2018 3:27 pm

I also hope someday we see a screen pass and / or perimeter pass to Dauphine.
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Sat Nov 03, 2018 3:35 pm

Wave keeps plugging away. Defense doing a great job.🌊🌊🌊🌊
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Sat Nov 03, 2018 3:48 pm

24-3 Tulane, with 5 minutes left in the first half. Who saw this coming?
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Defense just keeps getting it done. And the coaching staff seems to have discovered Dauphine—at last.
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Sat Nov 03, 2018 3:51 pm

If we lose this game, it will feel worse than getting smoked by 40. I hope we can continue the game plan in the 2nd half.
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