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Post by mattash » Sat Oct 15, 2016 2:36 pm

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Post by vladimir » Sat Oct 15, 2016 3:11 pm

Judging from the Waverly/ West game, this will be a good game, and Minford can win. West had success moving the ball but just didn't capitalize. Finishing drives with some sort of points is something Minford must do. Minford does have a kicker who is money from 45-in, so I wouldn't be surprised if he turns out to be a big factor in this contest.

Does anyone care to report the status of Harris for Waverly? If he's out, that will be a huge loss for the Tigers on both sides of the ball.

You heard it here first, there will be an upset in Minford this upcoming Friday night.

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Post by Omega » Sat Oct 15, 2016 7:55 pm

vladimir wrote:Judging from the Waverly/ West game, this will be a good game, and Minford can win. West had success moving the ball but just didn't capitalize. Finishing drives with some sort of points is something Minford must do. Minford does have a kicker who is money from 45-in, so I wouldn't be surprised if he turns out to be a big factor in this contest.

Does anyone care to report the status of Harris for Waverly? If he's out, that will be a huge loss for the Tigers on both sides of the ball.

You heard it here first, there will be an upset in Minford this upcoming Friday night.
Strange things do happen on the gridiron in Minford, Given their schedule, can the Tigers make the playoffs with only 8 wins?
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Post by wobycat » Sat Oct 15, 2016 7:57 pm

Waverly by three scores.

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Post by Westfan » Sat Oct 15, 2016 8:54 pm

Waverly is a turf team based on speed. Minford's field was in bad shape 2 weeks ago. That will help even the speed advantage and give alot of help to Minford. Minford has the better run defense.

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Post by BurgGrad6 » Sat Oct 15, 2016 8:58 pm

Waverly by a few scores...

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Post by Mad-Dogg » Sat Oct 15, 2016 9:00 pm

Minford in a close one
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Post by smurray » Sat Oct 15, 2016 9:40 pm

Omega wrote:
vladimir wrote:Judging from the Waverly/ West game, this will be a good game, and Minford can win. West had success moving the ball but just didn't capitalize. Finishing drives with some sort of points is something Minford must do. Minford does have a kicker who is money from 45-in, so I wouldn't be surprised if he turns out to be a big factor in this contest.

Does anyone care to report the status of Harris for Waverly? If he's out, that will be a huge loss for the Tigers on both sides of the ball.

You heard it here first, there will be an upset in Minford this upcoming Friday night.
Strange things do happen on the gridiron in Minford, Given their schedule, can the Tigers make the playoffs with only 8 wins?
http://joeeitel.com/hsfoot/region.jsp?r ... &year=2016

Waverly dropped another spot to 6. I don't think they can go 8-2 and make it.

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Post by BurgGrad6 » Sat Oct 15, 2016 10:09 pm

Mad-Dogg wrote:Minford in a close one
You can't be serious.

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Post by Mad-Dogg » Sat Oct 15, 2016 10:16 pm

BurgGrad6 wrote:
Mad-Dogg wrote:Minford in a close one
You can't be serious.
Upset special :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Post by smurray » Sat Oct 15, 2016 10:16 pm

If Harris can't go Waverly will have to make some changes for this game.

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Post by Omega » Sun Oct 16, 2016 12:24 am

smurray wrote:
Omega wrote:
vladimir wrote:Judging from the Waverly/ West game, this will be a good game, and Minford can win. West had success moving the ball but just didn't capitalize. Finishing drives with some sort of points is something Minford must do. Minford does have a kicker who is money from 45-in, so I wouldn't be surprised if he turns out to be a big factor in this contest.

Does anyone care to report the status of Harris for Waverly? If he's out, that will be a huge loss for the Tigers on both sides of the ball.

You heard it here first, there will be an upset in Minford this upcoming Friday night.
Strange things do happen on the gridiron in Minford, Given their schedule, can the Tigers make the playoffs with only 8 wins?
http://joeeitel.com/hsfoot/region.jsp?r ... &year=2016

Waverly dropped another spot to 6. I don't think they can go 8-2 and make it.

Thank you Mr. Murray for the update.
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Post by X8XOHIOLEGENDX7X » Sun Oct 16, 2016 3:21 am

waverly by 20 plus
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Post by Abe Froman » Sun Oct 16, 2016 8:09 am

I have one of those feelings.

Every year or so in the SOC someone beats someone that aren't supposed to beat.

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Post by tigerball » Sun Oct 16, 2016 5:23 pm

I Haven't heard much out of Minford this season, they are 5-3 so they obviously know how to win some games.
If Waverly brings its "A" game this could be a running clock late. If they don't Minford may be able to hang around and make in nerve wrecking for the Tiger faithful. This is a a tough one to pick a score on.
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Post by toast » Sun Oct 16, 2016 10:15 pm

Waverly comes in as the underdog in this one. Too many factors working against the Tigers to think otherwise. The location of the game….a grass field….forecasted weather…..our health…. to name a few.

I think it's fair to say Waverly is going to have to execute a whole lot better than they did last Friday night to have a chance in this one. We had our hands full with West and Minford beat West. This is going to be a real gut check for the Tigers. It will take a monumental effort for Waverly to get out of mule town with a win.

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Post by scott1297 » Mon Oct 17, 2016 2:41 am

Wavely played very sloppy against West a little let down after the Burg game so I would bet that Waverly comes out this week and puts together an impressive win by atleast 3 or 4 scores running clock 2nd half but I do give minford credit they play very hard for coach Ruby he seems to have them heading in the right direction finally
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Post by The Oaf » Mon Oct 17, 2016 5:43 am

toast wrote:Waverly comes in as the underdog in this one. Too many factors working against the Tigers to think otherwise. The location of the game….a grass field….forecasted weather…..our health…. to name a few.

I think it's fair to say Waverly is going to have to execute a whole lot better than they did last Friday night to have a chance in this one. We had our hands full with West and Minford beat West. This is going to be a real gut check for the Tigers. It will take a monumental effort for Waverly to get out of mule town with a win.
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Post by Bleeding Red » Mon Oct 17, 2016 8:10 am

If Minford doesnt go back to taking a few shots down the field (and completing them) it will be a long night.

The 5-10 yard passes will be open if the QB will take the shotgun snap and get rid of the ball instead of running around. Too many missed wide open receivers in the Burg game, but he has the ability to make these throws.

I have a feeling Compton is going to have a big game Friday night for the Falcons.

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Post by FalconFever02 » Mon Oct 17, 2016 8:17 am

Bleeding Red wrote:If Minford doesnt go back to taking a few shots down the field (and completing them) it will be a long night.

The 5-10 yard passes will be open if the QB will take the shotgun snap and get rid of the ball instead of running around. Too many missed wide open receivers in the Burg game, but he has the ability to make these throws.

I have a feeling Compton is going to have a big game Friday night for the Falcons.

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I agree quarterback play is what is making this an average Minford team as opposed to a good Minford team.

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Post by Westfan » Mon Oct 17, 2016 8:30 am

Waverly is bad defensively against the run. Waverly 's run is based in spreading you out with the passing game and running the inside and outside zones. But the quarterback is not a great runner and the passing game may not be there if it rains like they're calling for on that cow pasture of a field. If the rain comes toss up game.

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Post by YOU'RE TIGER BAIT » Mon Oct 17, 2016 9:16 am

if waverly corrects some things in stopping the run. I don't see Minford winning this. I think waverly continues to roll on and win this one.
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Post by Bleeding Red » Mon Oct 17, 2016 9:26 am

Westfan wrote:Waverly is bad defensively against the run. Waverly 's run is based in spreading you out with the passing game and running the inside and outside zones. But the quarterback is not a great runner and the passing game may not be there if it rains like they're calling for on that cow pasture of a field. If the rain comes toss up game.
For one, I am proud of Minford's field. Being grass, it will get rough when they play after a hard rain like all grass fields do.

I would rather watch a game at Minford, where you feel like you're close to the field (because you are), than a game at West where you feel like you need binos to watch a dang high school football game.

Turf is great......but.....Call me old school but I like some games on grass too because that is what we always played on as well before turf was everywhere.

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Post by Bleeding Red » Mon Oct 17, 2016 9:34 am

FalconFever02 wrote:
Bleeding Red wrote:If Minford doesnt go back to taking a few shots down the field (and completing them) it will be a long night.

The 5-10 yard passes will be open if the QB will take the shotgun snap and get rid of the ball instead of running around. Too many missed wide open receivers in the Burg game, but he has the ability to make these throws.

I have a feeling Compton is going to have a big game Friday night for the Falcons.

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I agree quarterback play is what is making this an average Minford team as opposed to a good Minford team.
I don't want to put the blame on one guy. I heard someone say this week that this is the QB's first year playing football? Is that true?

He throws a good ball when he steps into it. He just seems like he wants to run outside of the pocket after a second or two of taking the snap. Its hard to believe someone isnt telling him to sit in the pocket, throw to where the receiver is supposed to be (he waits for them to be wide open sometimes) and then step UP in the pocket instead of trying to run around the edge.

If it really is his first year playing, I totally get it.

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Post by FalconFever02 » Mon Oct 17, 2016 10:37 am

Bleeding Red wrote:
FalconFever02 wrote:
Bleeding Red wrote:If Minford doesnt go back to taking a few shots down the field (and completing them) it will be a long night.

The 5-10 yard passes will be open if the QB will take the shotgun snap and get rid of the ball instead of running around. Too many missed wide open receivers in the Burg game, but he has the ability to make these throws.

I have a feeling Compton is going to have a big game Friday night for the Falcons.

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I agree quarterback play is what is making this an average Minford team as opposed to a good Minford team.
I don't want to put the blame on one guy. I heard someone say this week that this is the QB's first year playing football? Is that true?

He throws a good ball when he steps into it. He just seems like he wants to run outside of the pocket after a second or two of taking the snap. Its hard to believe someone isnt telling him to sit in the pocket, throw to where the receiver is supposed to be (he waits for them to be wide open sometimes) and then step UP in the pocket instead of trying to run around the edge.

If it really is his first year playing, I totally get it.
Yeah didn't mean to sound like I was putting it all on his shoulders. Idk, I have been watching Minford quarterbacks throw on the run when they have time to set the feet for years, apparently it's something in the water lol.

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Post by wobycat » Mon Oct 17, 2016 10:52 am

There's no real eye opening QB in our area. All have some good and bad. Waverly needs the Harris kid to play. He's ridiculously quick. If he can't go, Waverly can get upset, because minford can run the ball in spurts. I say Waverly by three scores but if Harris is out, Minford pulls out a big playoff point win.

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Post by football87 » Mon Oct 17, 2016 12:02 pm

waverly handled west even if the score says otherwise. they played as bad as they could and still won by 2 scores.

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Post by toast » Mon Oct 17, 2016 12:13 pm

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toast wrote:Waverly comes in as the underdog in this one. Too many factors working against the Tigers to think otherwise. The location of the game….a grass field….forecasted weather…..our health…. to name a few.

I think it's fair to say Waverly is going to have to execute a whole lot better than they did last Friday night to have a chance in this one. We had our hands full with West and Minford beat West. This is going to be a real gut check for the Tigers. It will take a monumental effort for Waverly to get out of mule town with a win.
Do you actually believe this Coach Holtz?
I'll say this. Unless Waverly shows up with a chip on their shoulder and ready to play, we'll leave town with a loss. I honestly think we showed up a little overconfident against West. I knew West was solid. Nice strong line and #22 is a darn good back. West could of easily been 6-1 coming into that game. Three single digit losses.

Several factors working against us in this one including our health. Huge game with everything on the line and we are going to have to play accordingly to have a shot.

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Post by Blitz » Mon Oct 17, 2016 4:18 pm

Minford with the upset!
Minford is very good at stopping the inside run....both td's against Burg were A gap runs
Minford will pound the ball all night... double A gap blitz don't work against downhill runs ... Huge game for Compton
I say Minford attempts no more than 5 passes

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Post by greygoose » Mon Oct 17, 2016 9:47 pm

I just don't see Minford having the offense to move the ball against Waverly. Looks like calling for the rain Thursday, Friday only 40%. Each of the tougher teams Minford has faced they're scoring just isn't there at least not on paper. Waverly's defense to fast. Not having Harris will hurt but they have enough playmakers to get this done by 2-3 scores.

Agree on the West field post, hate watching a game at that place. Build a new stadium and put everyone out in the parking lot to watch a game. Especially visitors side.

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Post by Westfan » Mon Oct 17, 2016 10:18 pm

greygoose wrote:I just don't see Minford having the offense to move the ball against Waverly. Looks like calling for the rain Thursday, Friday only 40%. Each of the tougher teams Minford has faced they're scoring just isn't there at least not on paper. Waverly's defense to fast. Not having Harris will hurt but they have enough playmakers to get this done by 2-3 scores.

Agree on the West field post, hate watching a game at that place. Build a new stadium and put everyone out in the parking lot to watch a game. Especially visitors side.
Waverly is fast on defense. But really good defenses don't have to blitz every down to stop someone. You don't want to go horizontal against them but you can hit seems going straight ahead. Compton is a good runner. He'll break a couple.

I don't like West's new stadium. The track ruins it. But the playing surface is always in excellent shape. Minford's stadium is a good atmosphere, but the field itself is usually torn up.

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Post by vladimir » Mon Oct 17, 2016 10:23 pm

Prediction:
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Waverly 19

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Post by greygoose » Mon Oct 17, 2016 10:55 pm

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Waverly is fast on defense. But really good defenses don't have to blitz every down to stop someone. You don't want to go horizontal against them but you can hit seems going straight ahead. Compton is a good runner. He'll break a couple.

I don't like West's new stadium. The track ruins it. But the playing surface is always in excellent shape. Minford's stadium is a good atmosphere, but the field itself is usually torn up.[/quote]


I believe that's more strategy then need, it's one of those deals where if it works why change it. Make the other team adjust and to it and prove they can handle the blitz before you go backing out of it. Good defenses use what works best, seen teams win State Championships blitzing every down because they could and seen it the other way in timing blitzes. I don't believe one is better then the other but to be say a good defense doesn't have to blitz every down to stop someone is a stretch. You do what you do best and they're fast and blitz well.

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Post by vladimir » Mon Oct 17, 2016 11:24 pm

Minford needs to utilize the trap, counter and screen game to slow down a blitzing defense. The triple option zone read, along with the counter game ala Wavely vs. Westfall in the regional championship game in 2007 is the Tigers' Achilles heel.

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Post by smurray » Tue Oct 18, 2016 7:35 am

vladimir wrote:Minford needs to utilize the trap, counter and screen game to slow down a blitzing defense. The triple option zone read, along with the counter game ala Wavely vs. Westfall in the regional championship game in 2007 is the Tigers' Achilles heel.
Waverly was decimated with injuries for that regional playoff game. If I remember correctly (may be wrong) Waverly employed a 4-4 defense because of some stud linebackers they had and nearly all if not all of them were hurt prior to the game or during.

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