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I'm not bashing bell, Im just saying how can you know he's any better than Swoopes ? From what we seem last year all he is a short yard qb scramble guy.
So was Garrett Gilbert and we see where that went. Recruiting rating don't mean shit when you step on a college campus.
That's true. But certain schools develop positions better than most. OU has been extremely successful with QBs. Just like Texas has with DBs or DL.
Nobody said he was better than Swoopes. Swoopes did well today scrambling and running. He threw a couple of passes, one off schedule and one on schedule. I made no reference between he and Bell.
There is nothing more dangerous in this world than a man with nothing to lose.
Like I said, we will see about Bell. He may not even win the job. In fact, he isnt my pick to get the job. We will see how they look in the spring game. Practice clips of them have been limited.
Well said IMO.
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Back on topic, based on what I have seen over the last few years with texas, Brewer should be your starting QB. If texas is going to throw McCoy out there lacking the physical ability to make all the throws, they may as well have given Brewer a shot. All that said, I see a transfer shortly after spring ball.
Swoopes threw it twice. And completed both
Swoopes flashed the QB instincts that many refer to as "It" factor. That's the difference between him and Overstreet right now, and bodes well for the future.
I agree with Sooner that Brewer is being under utilized, but not necessarily that he should start. I don't want him to transfer after watching that game though. I want him to legitimately battle Case for backup. He's much better than Case IMO.
I have serious doubt Ash has the QB instincts to be anything more than a bus driver.
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Wondering the same thing. I NEVER go to his site. Would be great if the D-Bag would do likewise.
I have good debate with others, so if you dont care, dont respond.
It wasn't just one man...
Brenhams next star Darrion Johnson Class of 2014
You are a complete moron.
Go read your posts in this thread.
It's evident that you didn't watch the game and you are just trolling the board,
On a side note, Swoopes is going to stick 247, Scout and Rivals rating of him right up their a**es!
Unfortunately, I think Ash is very close to reaching his ceiling. I don't think he has that "it" factor that was spoken here. If by his junior year people are still writing about waiting for Ash to show some flashes, then I don't think they will come. I am not saying he is not good, but he is not great either. Texas needs another vince or mccoy that have it in them to take over a game if needed. I would also put brewer or jalen at backup because this Case is a backup thing needs to be over with. With that said, Swoopes needs to redshirt because I think with work he can be extra special...
No, i watched it. I have TLN, so i saw the game. You can disagree, but Brewer is the best passer on your roster. I didnt see Ash do anything to make me think he was head and shoulders better than Brewer. Swoopes ran better, but you dont have a better passer and the kid even showed decent mobility.....and delivered a strike in the endzone that was dropped. I mean, he only hit the guy right in the numbers, what more do you want.
What I am missing is why do people think Brewer played so poorly? As far as poise, going through reads and making the throws, he was very very good. Ash looked to be very careful with his throws and when he did make a throw in traffic, it was picked. I did see him go through his reads a couple of times, so that is an improvement, but the LT was getting whipped and that may have made him a little antsy in the pocket. McCoy can read the defense well, but hasnt improved his arm very much if any at all. Even on his out route, it took forever to get there. Swoopes threw two balls and it looked good. I wanted to see him turn it loose one time to see how it would spin out of hands. Same with Overstreet, but he just ran and handed off. Its obvious that its not going to happen, but Brewer is your guy. He will probably get in a game in obvious passing situations and throw a pick and people will hate him, but IMO this year and last year, he is your guy.
And for Easter Dinner, many Longhorn fans shall be dining on crow which comes in a myriad of flavors.
The sooner isn't trolling, he's making a compelling point and doing it respectfully. I don't agree with him that brewer should definitely be starting, but after watching him yesterday I think Brewer should be getting more reps than Case and slightly more than Overstreet. I'd like to see him get the chance to win the backup job. He did show more flashes although against 2nd and walkons
Already said it in another thread but I think Swoopes will play this fall. Not saying that is what should but that it is what will happen. The coaches will see a situation at some point where they think he can make the difference in a game and put him in. They also will (1) want to get a better feel for what they have going forward and (2) figure if he is the second coming he isn't going to be here five years anyway. JMO.
Not saying it's time for crow after 1 spring series... But the people here were shitting on Swoopes mainly because they were blindly following Burton who was down on Swoopes rather publicly. Just goes to show Bobby is wrong at times just like the rest of us and his opinions shouldn't be taken as gospel.
It is way too early for anyone to be eating crow.
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Assessing recruits resembles betting on horse races. It's notoriously beset with surprises. I think the mistake many made was expecting a kid to come out of a 1A program and to promptly perform like Vince who came from a 5A school. The level of coaching simply isn't the same. But, that being said, some ignored the youngster's inherent athleticism. I've thought all along that, with proper development, he'd be a lights out quarterback. He's got IT. Just give him a little time. To an extent Bobby was warning that we shouldn't expect an immediate Vince. I do agree with that assessment.
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He needs to red-shirt. As Jeff said, all QB's should. But I'd say its 50-50 at this point if he does.
If you want to crown him then crown his ass. Personally,I'll wait until i see more than 6 minutes worth of action in a controlled scrimmage against a unit last year who was the worst in UT history. Who by the way lost its 2 best defensive players.
I liked the way he broke tackles and ran over DBs. Then I remembered that Texas gave up over 90 yards a game last year after first contact.
The play where he avoided pressure and hit the guy in the flat doesnt get me excited. If youre a DI quarterback you better be able to do that.
I was suprised that he didnt seem as lost as i thought he might but I predict his career peak lands him much closer to David Ash than that of a "star".
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