Couple of interesting stats. 119-12 when we out rush the other team. Also, we had 114 negative plays. That's over 8 a game. Definitely drive killers when you average 2 per quarter. The panel mentions everything we don't have, but we do have some experience coming back too. 3 of the OL played considerably last year, along with Marcus Davis and
DJ Coles, whom I expect to be very solid. We'll be running back by committee, at least early, but when was the last time we didn't have productive RBs. The point they make about coaching continuity is huge. They will find a way to get it done IMO. Oh yeah, and there's Logan Thomas, who I feel will make everyone around him much better too.
With the likely exception of Clemson, FSU and UNC (and possibly Miami as well), we should be able to just bash everyone else's d-line into submission with Wang-Miller-Benedict, plus LT3 and a Scales/Holmes/Harris-type back. Drive block, punish the defense with a battering-ram runner, rinse and repeat.
If there's any game we'd be fine with Tyler instead of Bruce, it'd be the GT game. He was an absolute beast last year in that game. I honestly hope Tweedy or RVD can hold down the whip position. JGW's solid, but those guys are just fun to watch. So long as Edwards recovers well from surgery, I see no reason he won't be ready to go in August.
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