Different OC. Different QB. Different roles for RBs.311neers wrote: ↑Sun Sep 10, 2023 8:06 pmWe understand not playing against UNC (kinda) as it’s a big game, P5, close game, TV, cameras, has to block etc…AppSt94 wrote: ↑Sun Sep 10, 2023 7:10 pmBecause Kanye isn’t ready for that roll. There is more to playing the position than taking a handoff and go. He is still learning the position.GSUwasGump’sFallbackSchool wrote: ↑Sun Sep 10, 2023 7:06 pm
But if you’re telling us he’s not ready to run the ball v an FCS GWEBB up 21 in the 4th quarter then that’s a problem. He got those carries and time last year in those types of game scenarios, what happened? Is he dinged up or recovering from injury? Just doesn’t make any sense.
In Barbay's offense, he had more designed runs than RPO/read option -- likely due to Brice not really being a run threat. But, in this situation, if the RB is not getting the ball, he knew pre snap and was and to choose his block read pre snap -- much easier to do.
Now, with Ponce, it's very few designed hand offs and majority are reads. At least from what we saw the first two weeks. But, in this situation, the RB has to make a split second read and decision AFTER the QB makes a read. It's much harder to do and takes a lot of practice.
One play that jumps in my head from last night was on a QB keeper. Obviously Kanye wasn't involved in the play, but JA had a read to run it outside. Milan either didn't notice his read or read something completely different so he ran outside as a pitch back while JA was expecting a block. If Milan makes the block JA gets at least 5 yards. I say this because Milan is a veteran and has played in this offense before -- and he still struggles to make the right reads. It takes time. Against GW, we already lost QB1 due to injury so it didn't make sense to get QB2 hurt too with a bad read by a young RB still learning...