This BYU team is finally playing really well

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This BYU team is finally playing really well

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Those of you who follow this board know that I have not been a fan of this coaching staff. I felt that they just didn't have it. I like Sitake personally but didn't feel he was a good coach. Well, this team has had me feeling that he may have turned a corner. I know the level of competition isn't the same as it has been but I am watching more than the quality of opponent. This team is disciplined, and well coached. We are not seeing blatant missed assignments, stupid mistakes, or sloppy play. I really feel that this team could have competed with the original schedule and win or lose we would have been proud of their play. I hope it continues. I may not have been a fan of Sitake as a coach but I am a fan of BYU and I was hoping he would figure it out and get the team where it needed to be. I hope it continues through this year and into next. It would be nice to feel confidence in their ability to compete with the P5 teams they have loaded on the schedule.


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BYU needs to keep beating teams by several touchdowns. It's kinda boring, but much better than losing.


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BroncoBot wrote: Thu Oct 01, 2020 10:19 pm BYU needs to keep beating teams by several touchdowns. It's kinda boring, but much better than losing.
It's not boring for me and my kids. I've been waiting years to see BYU play like this again. For me it's exciting. I haven't seen a BYU team dominate inferior teams like this since 2008-2009.


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Ungoy wrote: Fri Oct 02, 2020 9:05 am
BroncoBot wrote: Thu Oct 01, 2020 10:19 pm BYU needs to keep beating teams by several touchdowns. It's kinda boring, but much better than losing.
It's not boring for me and my kids. I've been waiting years to see BYU play like this again. For me it's exciting. I haven't seen a BYU team dominate inferior teams like this since 2008-2009.
Like I said in my original post. I have not been a fan of this coaching staff but I have listened to the games on KSL live, then watched the replays on the internet or on BYUtv when they appear. I don't get bored. This kind of clean, disciplined football is enjoyable to watch even when they are blowing teams off the field. We haven't had an offensive and defensive line dominate like this since Grimes was here the last time. I just got sick of defensive lineman living in our backfield blowing up plays before they got started. Tuiaki is actually being creative with his play calling and mixing up the defenses. Very enjoyable to watch.


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Good observations. There have been very very few penalties and very few turnovers, let alone bad ones. Generally signs of good coaching and discipline.


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The typical script for a BYU team is that the Cougs either play a mediocre game or, heaven forbid, they lose it. Embarrassingly. Here’s hoping all this week’s talk about reliability and execution and so forth means this team is different than teams past.

So far, end of first quarter, I’m nervous.


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So far they're playing well enough (and recovering quickly enough) to win even accounting for the sloppiness, but sure looking a lot sloppier in terms of missed tackles, penalties, etc... than the first two games.

Clean that up and they should end with another blow-out. Don't, and they probably still win this one.


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The second quarter restored my optimism. They got the train back on the rails in all three facets.


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That 37 second drive right before the half was unbelievable. This offense is Legit. I'm so happy for the guys, this is the kind of football we've all been hoping for. This is so much fun.


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Wow! Okay the other games I thought were all O line. This game is CLEARLY all about Zach. Amazing performances.


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