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Do you agree with that statement?
No. Alabama. Lock it.
This post was edited by MSUMAN777 20 months ago
Thinking about this. Yeah, I agree with your statement.
There are definite exceptions, but by and large, it does seem like the majority of successful teams in today's college game have dual threat QBs.
Knibb High football rules
I don't think it's one or the other (you can or cannot win with a mobile QB), but they definitely seem to help you win. Simply put I think they add an extra amount of potential to the offense. It's one more weapon that you have to use.
This post was edited by TheBlitzIsOn 20 months ago
Like everything else, having a running QB has both positives and negatives. It keeps the defense guessing and gives the ballcarrier 10 blockers. But it poses a big risk of injury to your QB and is hardly a novelty anymore. I think it's fair to say that having a running QB can take pressure off your traditional rushing game and passing game, but isn't necessary if you're already adept in those aspects.
Man, has it already been 11 months since January 1st?
All have consistently had good seasons within the last 10 years without a dual threat qb
Dumb. Cousins was not a dual threat qb and won the most games in msu history. It's difficult to win with a shitty offensive line. That's the rule.
This and this again. Always was, and always will be
Best team in SEC last few years: Bama
Best Team in B10 Last few years: MSU
One of best teams in the pac-10: USC
etc, etc, etc.
Get a Elite OL.... and a Pro Style will work...
Not necessarily but having the right pieces around a non-mobile QB becomes extremely important (Bama). Having a mobile QB that can make plays with his legs can mask other deficiencies in an offense and thus the pieces around him are slightly less important (though still important obviously).
However, as stated above, a shit O line negates everything and kills an offense regardless of QB.
Oregon has supplanted USC
* without a dominate O-line and running game.
Alabama and few others have acheived this level.
As sophistacted as college football coaching has become it remains a game of imperfections. There is no better way to make the most of mistakes than with the guy with the ball in his hands. If he can run for a couple of key first down when things break down that be the difference between winning and losing. If he can make explosive plays with his feet or arm it makes things doubly difficult for the defense.
True, but 3 of those teams have elite OL recruits coming in every year, and routinely send OL to the NFL.
Boise plays 10+ of it's yearly games against mid major competition, so the OL isn't as important. The 3 step drop, pass happy offense also negates the necessity of having elite OL talent.
LSU as well. And Wisconsin (prior to Wilson). And Iowa. And Michigan prior to RichRod. And Georgia. And Texas.
Oh, and Stanford, while we're at it.
Any system works in college if you have the right personnel. Dual threats can cover up some warts. They're at their best once they're REAL dual threats, like Russell Wilson or RGIII. Guys like Braxton Miller haven't figured out the passing aspect yet; they're just really good running backs who can throw.
MSU will have one in a few years with Terry.
Michigan State does not and will not run the 3-4 defense.
Only after usc got caught in all their cheating.
Not at all. Disagree completely.
No, but if they can't run they better be able to throw pretty damn well.
And Carroll left for Seattle.
You can use the OL comment for dual threats too. Do you remember a really good team that had a very poor OL?
OL, OL, OL. those teams usually have a good to great OL.
I think MSU should be looking to dual threats until it can prove it can either recruit or manufacture an elite OL. But, as you said, they need to be a true dual threat.
and they have 15 future NFL players on the field playing with their drop back QB's
Oregon is the gold standard. Their offense is now helping them land 5 star defensive players like Armstead and it helps that they have brand new football facilities coming online soon. And TAMU is another upcoming program to look at. You get a dynamic quarterback and he can do wonders for your program.
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