At the risk of cowtailing anything any further, yah, it’s still true, Stanford beat the physical stuffing out of the toughest A.C.C. football team down in the Orange Bowl just over a month ago. That has not changed.
What (did) change in my analysis was seeing how pitiful our basics were upon further (film-study) review. Been a long lone time since I’ve seen a Virginia Tech football team only reach a C+ to B- zenith as fundamentals go during the regular season, only to see such fall right off the map as Bowl game basics are concerned.
That must change come this springball and if need be this August camp as well.
Does Frank Beamer need to electrify his football team and Staff alike by bringing in another over the top coach like Elmo’ (Phil Elmassian)?
Just like Rooster Cogburn: “I will have to weigh that.” I expect Frank is playing with his O&M scales right about now as well.
Though I do know this …
“Discipline is the ancestor of fundamentals.”
And no less than Rock’ himself questioned VT’s discipline pre-game.
High time we got back to some O&M True Grit.
Such however is a matter for the Eye in the Sky part IV to hold court over.
What’s the matter with the Eye in the sky part III is nearly code for: “everything”. As everything is precisely what went ‘rong down on So.Beach during the final quarter of play. [Read more…]