Seems like our football teams have always struggled with "basic football concepts." Why is that? I remember hearing that McCarney didn't do tackling drills/technique in practice because he thought the players should have already learned that, yet we continued to miss tackles and get run over in games. Granted, that is hearsay and is probably inadmissable. But it just seems like our guys have always had problems with basic football skills at the most inopportune times. For example, why the hell are we the only football team in the history of the sport that has struggled to run a screen pass correctly?
Quote de <STRONG>isufbcurt</STRONG> </DIV> <DIV class="post-quote"> <DIV style="font-style:italic">We did plenty of tackling drills under McCarney. I remember about the first 25 minutes of linebacker and linebacker/DL individual time was used for tackling.<BR> <BR>
What you may have heard was when we did team stuff in practice (non-scrimmage) we used "high and hard" instead of tackling. "High and Hard" was wrapping up the ball carrier but not taking him down. This is the way most teams practice to avoid unnecessary ankle and knee injuries in practice.Yes. High and Hard, or "thud" tempo. Used by pretty much every football team in America from peewees to preps to pros as the normal practice tempo.</DIV> <TABLE border="0" cellpadding="3" cellspacing="3" align="right"> <TBODY><TR><TD valign="top" align="center"><A href="http://www.cyclonefanatic.com/forum/" name="vB::QuickEdit::1285803"><IMG src="http://www.cyclonefanatic.com/forum/images/buttons/edit.gif" alt="Edit/Delete Message" border="0"></A></TD><TD valign="top" align="center"><A href="http://www.cyclonefanatic.com/forum/football/68398-herman-concerned-about-passing-game.html#" onclick="vbform.message.value = '
Bates and Arnaud were in the same class. Bates never saw himself permanently at QB. Tiller would still have a shot of 2 years at QB after Arnaud. That said, I would hate to see the backup QB go down with an injury at a receiver position.
Doesn't seem to bother KU. Now he's re-writing the record books down there.
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