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Old 09-02-2019, 07:50 AM
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Default What will Venables have up his sleeve for A&M

You know he has some surprises ready for the Aggies. I think Simmons may be the guy to stop the QB runs. We will see.
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Old 09-02-2019, 08:26 AM
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I can definitely see Simmons being used to spy Mond on 3rd down... I expect some timely blitzes as well. I'm sure BV will be ready, hopefully A&M doesn't bring anything he can't adjust to...
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Old 09-02-2019, 08:42 AM
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He better have something as Jimbo has traditionally given him fits (more than any other coach)
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Old 09-02-2019, 08:45 AM
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I think we blitz a ton and play some zero coverage. I hate watching the safeties cover downfield and think that would help them a bit. We'll see....I think they score a bit, very surprised by the spread.
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Old 09-02-2019, 01:39 PM
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Last year Venables had film on Texas A&M and film on Jimbo, but not Jimbo at Texas A&M with this personnel. I think this year will be a lot different than last. Our defense will be ready and a statement will be made.
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Old 09-02-2019, 01:46 PM
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Default Re: What will Venables have up his sleeve for A&M

The D he ran against ND & Bama
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Old 09-03-2019, 10:32 AM
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The D he ran against ND & Bama
I think we trick Mond into making some throws he shouldn't make and have a couple INTs this game, like we did Tua. He had over 400 yards passing last year. I think he'll have closer to 200 or so.
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Old 09-03-2019, 02:33 PM
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I just donít have the same confidence you guys have in our defense yet. Our front 7 is a question mark still. I have faith in BV but I think this is going to be a tougher game than some of you guys do.
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Old 09-03-2019, 02:52 PM
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I would be surprised if we dominate in the trenches. GT showed us that our D-line is just fine in the post-power-rangers era, but we'll need more than fine against Mond and their front seven.. A&M is legit.. It's going to be an epic battle and I can't wait!
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I just donít have the same confidence you guys have in our defense yet. Our front 7 is a question mark still. I have faith in BV but I think this is going to be a tougher game than some of you guys do.
I've always seen this game as a big challenge for our defense. I know Jimbo will do his best to confuse our young Dline and backers. Watch out for the dumps over the middle and misdirection. I think we win but they will score some points.
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Old 09-03-2019, 04:48 PM
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I can definitely see Simmons being used to spy Mond on 3rd down... I expect some timely blitzes as well. I'm sure BV will be ready, hopefully A&M doesn't bring anything he can't adjust to...
Simmons is our best bet to cover the TE that Jimbo likes to use, but if he does that then he can't spy on Mond.
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I just donít have the same confidence you guys have in our defense yet. Our front 7 is a question mark still. I have faith in BV but I think this is going to be a tougher game than some of you guys do.
I worry about our DEs being too aggressive. Other than Simmons the jury is also still out for me on our LBs.

I'm hopeful the statement sentiment is an accurate prediction of how the Tigers play this game.
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I just donít have the same confidence you guys have in our defense yet. Our front 7 is a question mark still. I have faith in BV but I think this is going to be a tougher game than some of you guys do.
Our DL is obviously not last years DL or the No 1 DL. But they are probably in the top 5 and definitely in the top 10. I think they will put pressure on Mond and for the most part control the line of scrimmage. Last week we played an unknown in a base defense. Saturdayís defense will be designed for TAM.
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Old 09-04-2019, 07:47 AM
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I look for Xavier Thomas to have a couple of big sacks. I think we will see that pretty much every game.
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Old 09-04-2019, 09:11 AM
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I'll be watching us blitz until we are up by two TDs, then we will just play coverage because they will have to be throwing. Our front 4 will still be able to win their matchups and we can score coverage sacks until the clock strikes 0.
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