The problem with the critics is that their team is O-fer vs every one of these
The problem is that no matter how many coordinators he fires and hires the
results are always the same. That means he's the problem and if he wants it
to change he needs to just let this new guy do his thing. I have my doubts
he'll be able to keep out of Utah but I guess we'll see. One things
for sure you've got to be a self masochist to take that job. Gide luck new
guy, you're going to need it.
It was such a great season, only to drop off a cliff at the end.I
don't know that I'd calling it falling off a cliff exactly. Finish
ranked in all three polls. Win your game against BYU. 9 wins, best recruiting
season I can remember. Won your big boy payoff bowl game against a tough Big 10
team. Huge respect in the mighty Pac 12--- the Conference of Champions--a P5
conference, I might add. If that's a cliff, some local schools might be
saying--"Might you perhaps point me to the edge of the cliff? My heart is
pumpin' to do a little jumpin!"
"Hasn't Whittingham executed enough offensive coordinators
already?"His defense has "executed" a number of them
over the years...including yours. Remember the first few minutes of the las
Hasn't Whittingham executed enough offensive coordinators already?
Oh please, worf. The same leash the assistants are on with the HC is the same
leash the HC is on with the AD. And the same leash the AD is on with the
President. If Whit weren't changing things up that need improvement,
I'd say he should be under more scrutiny. Of course you don't really
care about that, you just want a reason to criticize.
That first comment from coach really bothers me. You hire a guy that excels
with pace of play and then say, it's not a priority, or (from what it
sounds like) even an option! I don't see much changing in the offense, if
that's how Whitt's going to play it.
"Tempo is way overrated."I can recall several times when
Whittingham used "tempo" to rush over to the official and quickly call a
time out before the play clock expired. Why? Because his co-coordinators were
co-collaborating on what they would co-call and they were co-slow to
co-communicate the play. I am looking forward to a new and single
offensive coordinator. That alone will help the execution of the play calling.
re: worfSo you are saying that he should fire himself? You are
implying that he is ineffective?Blue suits you.
Not bad UtahFinished right in middle of PAC12 where you have found a home
in football Other sports not so wellFinal Rankings:3- USC4- Wash12- Stanford17- Colorado 23- Utah
Woop there it is!!!!! It's only been about a week and KW is already
giving advise on how to run the offense. Same old KW.
"don't tell me Whitt is going to start the E mantra"Relax, samefan. He did not add, "at a high level" so no Roscoe
I've been for execution at the offensive coordinator position for several
years. We're long past due...
When expectations are not met, a head coach will fire an assistant in an attempt
to improve the team. They do it for the fans, and players.Seldom do
they fire themselves for the same reasons.This is common in almost
all working places with a supervisor, and worker.
Whitt's comments about pace being overrated concerns me. I agree that going
high tempo can be drastically overrated and even detrimental, but I don't
want to see the play clock be so predictable that I can consistently hit the
30-second forward button on my remote and the next snap won't have occurred
yet which was the case all last year. I'm a believer in changing it up
throughout the game to keep the defense off balance. It also doesn't make
any sense at all to be huddling up for the majority of the play clock without
leaving time at the line for a read option QB/offense to analyze the alignment
of the defense and allow time to audible, etc. It'll be interesting to see
if Taylor's offense huddles up, only periodically huddles up, or virtually
never huddles up. The new look Utah offense is going to be intriguing,
that's for sure.
It was such a great season, only to drop off a cliff at the end. I don't
know why Utah has such struggles in the passing game, but I hope this new
offensive coordinator can fix it. For the first time since hiring Erickson,
Whittingham made a bold move to improve the offense, which is what it's
going to take to fix things. We have a ton of talent on offense as Shyne and
Moss excelled at times in the backfield. But we need T-Will to be a leader on
offense. If he can't produce then give Huntley a shot. The big question
mark remains depth at WR and TE. Improving the receiving corp should be a
recruiting priority for the next few years. There were way too many drops and
not enough speed to threaten defenses.
No, no no, please don't tell me Whitt is going to start the E mantra. We
know where they lead you know who.