Author: TomRob

Opponent Preview: Ole Miss

Ole Miss Rebels 2015 Record: 10-3 (6-2, SEC West) OFFENSE 2015 Review/Scheme: Despite losing three-year starting QB Bo Wallace and having constant injury issues along the offensive line, the Ole Miss offense was much better in 2015 than in previous…

Opponent Preview: Wake Forest

Wake Forest Demon Deacons 2014 Record: 3-9 (1-7, ACC Atlantic) Scheme: Head coach Dave Clawson, like seemingly all the rest of the country, runs a variation of the spread offense. As an interesting aside, Clawson was one of the first…

Opponent Preview – Boston College

Boston College Eagles 2014 Record: 7-6 (4-4, ACC Atlantic) OFFENSE Scheme: There really is no surprise here: BC is going to run the ball early and often. Head coach Steve Addazio might have his teams line up in fancy spread formations,…

Opponent Preview – South Florida

South Florida Bulls 2014 Record: 4-8 (3-5, AAC) OFFENSE Scheme: Head coach Willie Taggart made his name at Western Kentucky, utilizing a pro-style, run heavy offense to success with the Hilltoppers. When he took over the USF program from Skip Holtz,…

Opponent Preview: Texas State

Texas State Bobcats 2014 Record: 7-5 (5-3, Sun Belt) OFFENSE Scheme: Head coach Dennis Franchione (remember him?) was one of the first proponents of the spread offense way back in his days at TCU and although his Bobcat offenses have embraced…

Opponent Preview: Florida Gators

Florida Gators 2013 Record: 4-8 (3-5 SEC) OFFENSE Scheme: Yes, last year’s abysmal offensive showing was due largely to injuries at pretty much every offensive position, but fans were disaffected with departed coordinator Brent Pease’s offense regardless. To be fair to…

Opponent Preview: Miami Hurricanes

Miami Hurricanes  2013 Record: 9-4 (5-3 ACC) OFFENSE Scheme:  When James Coley was lured from FSU to return to his hometown, many wondered what kind of offense the Hurricanes would run. After all, head coach Al Golden favored a more…

Opponent Preview – Virginia Cavaliers

Virginia Cavaliers 2013 Record: 2-10 (0-8 ACC) OFFENSE Scheme: Virginia’s offense is a pro-style system that closely resembles a West Coast offense in that it is often passes to set up the run, but mostly dinks and dunks down the field.…

Opponent Preview: Louisville Cardinals

Louisville Cardinals 2013 Record: 12-1 (7-1 AAC) OFFENSE Scheme: The Cardinals have gone from having one of the best QBs in college football to having one of the best offensive minds as the head coach. Hiring Bobby Petrino to replace…