Oh! Brien’s Blog
All this talk about the Texans’ rushing attack being the reason the team is 2-0 is “smoke and mirrors.
However the decision to “retire” came about, I applaud the move standing up.
The Sooners look to have everything a team needs to earn one of the four Playoff slots, all they’ve got to do is avoid “Big Game Bob” earning what started as a legitimate crown but has evolved into a more sarcastic nickname.
At the current pace, Foster will finish 2014 with 440 carries, that would be 89 more than Arian had in 2012 when he led the league in carries with 351, or 24 more than the NFL record of 416 by the Chiefs Larry Johnson in ’06.
Right now, the three players kicked off the team before the BYU game made for better headlines than the completely embarrassing 41-7 loss in Austin Saturday night.
Sophomore QB Kenny Hill not only picked up where Johnny Manziel left the program, he took the offense to a new record-setting level.
While Sumlin has been praised for his recruiting efforts – deservedly so – the judgment on what those efforts mean in terms of wins and losses and competing for SEC or national titles begins tonight.
Unfortunately, the BCS did not do a good enough job to satisfy the masses who deserve a true playoff. So in 2014 the BCS Title game has been replaced by a four-team playoff that will cause significantly more complaints…
For O’Brien’s approach to correcting mental errors, and being successful – which it clearly was not on Saturday night – he must win. With the embarrassing performance in Arizona the length of rope for how long he has before his tactics prove successful just shrank.
We want aggressive violent action, not the over-dramatic flopping of a four year old girl who’s overtired and cries of lifelong physical impairment because her older sister brushed flesh. Offer that girl a cookie and suddenly it’s “what pain?!” Soccer encourages this melodrama as if contact with an opposing player will require life-flight and most likely an organ transplant. But give that team the ball and suddenly it’s “what injury?!”