2012 (S3) Preseason

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  1. KnightNoles

    KnightNoles Learn to Compete

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    2012 (S3) Preseason

    Team Information before 1st game.

    Vote, no going with the majority. You all are grown men and have an opinion vote.
     
  2. bravejaf

    bravejaf Walk On

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    I went with 3 so we can hopefully speed things up. If we end up with multiple (more than 2) undefeated teams we can review next year. This might help speed things up but could lead to a situation like season 1 (Oregon getting hosed).
     
  3. MaxATX34

    MaxATX34 Texas Football

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    this really makes me not want to vote:cool:
     
  4. bravejaf

    bravejaf Walk On

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    Funny, most of the people voting for 3 are in the "we are moving to slow" group while the people voting for 4 are in the group that rarely complains about the pace. Just something I noticed. :)
     
  5. KnightNoles

    KnightNoles Learn to Compete

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    haha... well where is Trifecta at? I know we are ahead of SH and we started the same time or lil after that league. I know Deuce and T1 are in the league of their own. Just tryin to put our league in perspective with the others.
     
  6. bravejaf

    bravejaf Walk On

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    I know Trifecta is moving slowly but how many spots have you filled since season 1. I think Trifecta has maybe 5 members (me, Slick, Twist, Leon and Shino) who were in the league at the start of the release. We have replaced the commish and more than 1/3 people quit in last 10 days. Trifecta is not a good comparison.

    BTW answer is 1, Cole is only original member to leave the league so far
     
  7. KnightNoles

    KnightNoles Learn to Compete

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    Sorry, I wasn't trying to say hahaha wheres the Trifecta at.. I was trying to compare where each league stands and what kind of pace we are really on.
     
  8. KnightNoles

    KnightNoles Learn to Compete

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    Nautica is introduced as the new ACC coach. The schedules will be done tonight after he gets into the dynasty, soooo Nautica hurry your ass up.
     
  9. KnightNoles

    KnightNoles Learn to Compete

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    Twist, nautica, max and papa... I've talked to 2 of you and they are gettin to it
     
  10. Nautica

    Nautica #whatisdrugs?

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    I am all set to go
     
  11. KnightNoles

    KnightNoles Learn to Compete

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    make your team preview and incorporate these questions, just don't answer them straight. Please
    update your playbooks also
    also I don't think it will be in effect for this week but I toned the CPU rush D from 60 to 55...

    What are your expectations for the 2012 season (projected record as well)?
    Team Strengths
    Team Weaknesses
    Key losses (players) from last season (as best as you can remember)?
    Key returning players ?
    Do you have any freshmen that will impact your team this season?
    Recruiting focus for this year?
    Biggest game on your schedule?
     
  12. astealthyhippo

    astealthyhippo happy painting and god bless

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    Welcome to the club Nautica

    (y)
     
  13. Nautica

    Nautica #whatisdrugs?

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    Thanks guy, looking forward to our week 14 Match-up. That So QB of mine looked pretty good(minus 2 Randy Moss like grabs by Minn's LB's), so gameplan accordingly.
     
  14. astealthyhippo

    astealthyhippo happy painting and god bless

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    2012 West Virgnina University Mountaineers

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    2010 Results: 11-2, L Orange Bowl, #9 Final Poll

    2011 Results: 11-2, L Orange Bowl, #7 Final Poll​

    Offensive Starters
    Pos Name Class OVR
    QB Geno Smith SR 92
    HB Tavon Austin SR 92
    FB Ryan Clarke SR 79
    WR Ivan McCartney SO 89
    WR Stedman Bailey JR 86
    TE Darrell Burns SO 64
    LT Pat Eger JR 77
    LG Quinton Spain SO 82
    C Joe Madsen SR 93
    RG Cole Bowers JR 78
    RT Jeff Braun SR 87


    Defensive Starters
    Pos Name Class OVR
    LE Paul Kirk SO 78
    RE Will Clarke JR 80
    DT TJ King SO 83
    LOLB Adam Brown FR 79
    MLB Branko Busick JR 75
    ROLB Tyler Anderson JR 78
    CB Pat Miller SO 78
    CB Quadral Forte JR 77
    FS TJ Willis FR 82
    SS Terence Garvin SR 88
    SS Mike Dorsey SO 74


    Kicker/Punter
    Pos Name Class OVR
    K Tyler Bitancurt SR 98
    P Corey Smith SR 93


    Team Strengths

    QB, HB, Safety

    This Mountaineer offense is going to be based around Geno Smith for the 2nd straight year. Geno will have some good help though, with Tavon Austin and Shawne Alston (90 OVR power-back) in the backfield with him. Defensively, the safety position will be the strong point for the Mountaineers. Freshman TJ Willis is starting as a FR(RS) and SS Terence Garvin will provide some big hits in his last year of eligibility.

    Team Weaknesses

    TE, MLB, CB

    The loss of Tyler Urban at TE will be a blow for the WVU offense, though it shouldn't be too bad with several sets being used that do not include the TE position. The best LB by far is true Freshman Adam Brown. He was the #5 OLB recruit, the other linebackers will do a sufficient job, but won't be feared by anybody. Despite their low ranking, the CBs will actually play pretty well I think. They aren't spectacular by any means, but we have enough depth at the position to be OK.

    Key losses from last season

    WR Brad Starks
    Left side of the OL
    DE Julian Miller
    FS Robert Sands

    Key returning players

    QB Geno Smith
    HB Tavon Austin
    WR Stedman Bailey
    SS Terence Garvin

    Freshman making an Impact

    OLB Adam Brown and FS FR(RS) TJ Willis will both be starting.

    Recruiting Focus

    QB, TE, OL, LB, S, K/P

    Biggest game on the schedule

    Notre Dame, plain and simple. If we don't beat them, the season isn't shit. We've been lucky enough to beat them two straight years, but they're bringing in some good recruits, so this may be the last year we are on an even playing field as far as talent.

    Expectations for 2012

    I'm going to go out on a limb here and say 11-2 with an Orange Bowl loss.
     
  15. KnightNoles

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    excellent job hippo
     
  16. KnightNoles

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    Florida State Seminoles

    2011 Results: 14-0, National Champion #1 Final Poll

    Offensive Starters
    Pos Name Class OVR
    QB EJ Manuel SR 97
    HB Chris Thompson SR 88
    FB Lonnie Pryor SR 84
    WR Rodney Smith SR 89
    WR Willie Haulstead SR 89
    TE Tank Sessions SO 68
    LT Bryan Stork JR 88
    LG Henry Orelus JR 89
    C Brandon Smith FR 86
    RG Rhonne Sanderson SR 86
    RT Blake Snider JR 79


    Defensive Starters
    Pos Name Class OVR
    LE Dan Hicks JR 73
    RE Brandon Jenkins SR 84
    DT Everett Dawkins SR 86
    DT Demonte McAllister JR 83
    LOLB Christian Jones JR 85
    MLB Jeff Luc JR 85
    MLB Cody Hodges SO 82
    ROLB Telvin Smith SO 79
    CB Greg Reid SR 93
    CB Xavier Rhodes SR 86
    FS Nick Moody SR 89
    SS JuJuan Harley SR 87


    Kicker/Punter
    Pos Name Class OVR
    K/P Johnny Dawson FR 51


    Team Strengths

    QB, HB, WRs, Dline, Secondary

    The return of EJ Manuel to campus for his senior year will solidify this team as they continue their run of dominance. Chris Thompson takes over the reigns in the backfield and will be joined by two newcomers a Juco Jr Antwan Adams and Freshman Courtney Adams. Willie Haulstead 6'3'' 219 and Rodney Smith 6'6'' 221 will roam the skies for the Noles and be big time threats for EJ to work with. Everett Dawkins and Demonte McAllister will hold down the DTs position while All-American Brandon Jenkins owns the RE and don't let Dan Hicks fool you at LE. Greg Reid (93) and Xavier Rhodes (86) will prowl the outside of the secondary and Nick Moody (89) and JuJuan Harley (87) will clean up the rest

    Team Weaknesses

    TE, RT, LBs

    TE Tank Sessions has been around but doesn't have much or any game experience. RT will be started by Blake Snider (79) and he might be the weakest link on the line. I wouldn't say the LBs are a weakness but they are inexperienced. Jeff Luc has seen little playing time and will be injected into the starting lineup and Cody Hodges will be in the rotation in the 3-4. Christian Jones will man the LOLB and played some downs last year but will be on the field all year along with ROLB Telvin Smith.

    Key losses from last season

    HB Jermaine Thomas, HB Ty Jones, WR Bert Reed, WR Jarmon Fortson & LB Nigel Bradham

    Key returning players

    QB EJ Manuel, HB Chris Thompson, WR Willie Haulstead, WR Rodney Smith, FB Lonnie Pryor, DE Brandon Jenkins, CB Greg Reid, CB Xavier Rhodes & S Nick Moody

    Freshman making an Impact

    HB Antwan Adams (Juco JR), HB Courtney Adams, DE Vince White, DE Terry Whitaker, LB Eric Reed, DB Dustin Wilkerson (Juco JR), DB Trumaine Randall

    Recruiting Focus

    QB, DT, CB, SS, HB & FB

    Biggest game on the schedule

    1st user game- Nebraska
    rival- 1st year user Miami & nemesis Florida
    no fluke- Texas

    Expectations for 2012

    With how experienced this team is this year we will be very disappointed in a year with 1 or 2 losses. We expect another year as one of the nation's elite and in the top 5. BCS bowl and ultimately the National Title.​
     
  17. Nautica

    Nautica #whatisdrugs?

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    Miami Hurricanes

    2012 Depth Chart

    Offense

    Name Position Overall Year Height Weight Hometown
    Morris, Stephen QB 70 Sophomore (RS) 6'2" 190 lbs Cape Coral, FL
    Highsmith, A J QB 79 Senior 6'0" 199 lbs Mercedes, TX
    Moore, Jacob QB 66 Freshman (RS) 6'2" 189 lbs Winter Springs, FL
    Whipple, Spencer QB 65 Senior (RS) 6'2" 211 lbs Lake Worth, FL
    Miller, Lamar HB 86 Junior (RS) 5'11" 211 lbs Edgewater, FL
    Johnson, Storm HB 86 Sophomore (RS) 6'0" 218 lbs Candler-McAfee, GA
    James, Mike HB 84 Junior (RS) 5'11" 226 lbs Ocala, FL
    Clements, Eduardo HB 79 Sophomore (RS) 5'10" 190 lbs Wellington, FL
    Franz, Dustin HB 75 Freshman (RS) 5'11" 196 lbs Palm Bay, FL
    Lawrence, Malcolm HB 63 Freshman 6'1" 202 lbs Fort Hood, TX
    Page, Matt FB 68 Senior 6'1" 234 lbs Waipahu, HI
    Hines, Damian FB 45 Freshman (RS) 6'2" 219 lbs New Haven, CT
    Streeter, Tommy WR 83 Senior (RS) 6'5" 210 lbs Sarasota, FL
    McNeal, Melvin WR 80 Sophomore 6'2" 180 lbs Lauderdale Lakes, FL
    Thompkins, Kendal WR 77 Senior (RS) 5'10" 183 lbs Warrington, FL
    Johnson, Tramaine WR 72 Freshman 6'1" 164 lbs Merritt Island, FL
    Johnson, Davon WR 72 Senior (RS) 6'0" 194 lbs Winter Springs, FL
    Benson, Kellen WR 63 Freshman 5'10" 191 lbs North Fort Myers, FL
    Young, Marcel TE 81 Sophomore 6'0" 250 lbs Pampa, TX
    Ford, Chase TE 76 Junior 6'6" 249 lbs Chattahoochee, FL
    Sanders, Billy TE 73 Junior (RS) 6'4" 253 lbs Ajo, AZ
    Johnson, Jermaine LT 91 Junior (RS) 6'6" 320 lbs Boca Del Mar, FL
    Henderson, Seantrel LT 88 Junior 6'8" 344 lbs St. Paul, MN
    Barron, Dave LT 84 Sophomore 6'6" 299 lbs Coconut Creek, FL
    Washington, Brandon LG 89 Senior 6'4" 333 lbs Casselberry, FL
    McDermott, Shane LG 74 Sophomore (RS) 6'3" 290 lbs Cape Coral, FL
    Rogers, Andrew LG 72 Freshman 6'7" 259 lbs Ocoee, FL
    Reid, Mike C 69 Junior 6'4" 296 lbs Key West, FL
    Palmer, Kevin C 64 Junior 6'1" 313 lbs Fort Wright, KY
    Starks, Tom RG 81 Sophomore 5'11" 323 lbs Mansfield, TX
    Feliciano, Jonathan RG 72 Sophomore (RS) 6'4" 294 lbs Kissimmee, FL
    Jones, Ben RT 91 Senior (RS) 6'6" 303 lbs Lakeside, FL
    Bunche, Malcolm RT 82 Junior 6'7" 335 lbs Sunrise, FL



    Defense

    Name Position Overall Year Height Weight Hometown
    Perry, David RE 80 Sophomore (RS) 6'6" 245 lbs Sanford, FL
    Morse, Andrew RE 80 Sophomore 6'4" 251 lbs Myrtle Grove, FL
    Forston, Marcus DT 99 Senior (RS) 6'3" 314 lbs Bayshore Gardens, FL
    Porter, Curtis DT 91 Senior 6'1" 319 lbs St. Stephens, NC
    Brink, Nate DT 80 Sophomore 6'2" 281 lbs Tulare, CA
    Arnold, Ryan DT 79 Freshman 6'6" 291 lbs Mullins, SC
    Tallman, Andrew DT 72 Sophomore (RS) 6'5" 273 lbs Bayonet Point, FL
    Smith, Mark DT 64 Junior (RS) 6'1" 284 lbs Davie, FL
    Vernon, Olivier LE 89 Junior (RS) 6'3" 258 lbs Cape Coral, FL
    Young, Lance LE 70 Junior (RS) 6'1" 246 lbs Reisterstown, MD
    Williams, Travis ROLB 78 Sophomore (RS) 6'2" 192 lbs Collinsville, VA
    Howard, Andy ROLB 65 Freshman 6'1" 225 lbs Tarpon Springs, FL
    Baker, Jim ROLB 64 Freshman 6'4" 230 lbs West University, TX
    Mularkey, Shane MLB 85 Junior (RS) 6'2" 215 lbs Lilburn, GA
    Green, Shayon MLB 82 Junior (RS) 6'2" 240 lbs Fitzgerald, GA
    Meyers, Kirk MLB 80 Freshman 6'1" 224 lbs Greenville, AL
    White, Justin MLB 79 Freshman 6'3" 242 lbs Carrollton, TX
    Doyle, Travis MLB 71 Freshman 5'11" 241 lbs Tucker, GA
    Nelson, Kevin MLB 71 Sophomore (RS) 6'1" 226 lbs North Lauderdale, FL
    Holton, C J LOLB 80 Senior (RS) 6'2" 229 lbs Altamonte Springs, FL
    Clayton, Kerry LOLB 73 Freshman 6'1" 240 lbs Tarrant, AL
    Williams, Terry CB 84 Sophomore 6'0" 197 lbs Old Bridge, NJ
    McGee, Brandon CB 83 Senior 5'11" 185 lbs Lake Magdalene, FL
    Carter, Danny CB 78 Freshman 6'2" 191 lbs Winter Springs, FL
    Payne, Keion CB 77 Sophomore (RS) 6'0" 168 lbs Longwood, FL
    Rodgers, Kacy CB 75 Sophomore (RS) 6'2" 187 lbs Santa Fe, TX
    Armstrong, Ray Ray FS 96 Senior 6'4" 222 lbs Coconut Creek, FL
    Reid, Jamal FS 92 Junior (RS) 5'11" 183 lbs Naples, FL
    Anderson, Latwan FS 88 Junior 5'11" 186 lbs Oregon, OH
    Telemaque, Vaughn SS 94 Senior (RS) 6'2" 199 lbs San Jose, CA
    Jones, Jacob SS 82 Sophomore 6'2" 187 lbs Indianola, MS
    Hall, Patrick SS 81 Sophomore 6'3" 195 lbs Brownsville, FL
    Baker, Jason SS 81 Sophomore 6'3" 215 lbs Hannibal, MO
    Smith, Terry SS 80 Freshman 6'2" 213 lbs Water Valley, MS
    Johnson, John SS 80 Freshman 6'1" 181 lbs Nashville-Davidson, TN



    Special Teams

    Name Position Overall Year Height Weight Hometown
    Wieclaw, Jake K 95 Senior (RS) 6'2" 202 lbs Mount Prospect, IL
    Sykes, David P 65 Freshman (RS) 6'0" 214 lbs Oviedo, FL


    Team Strengths
    RB, TE, D-Line, DB

    Team Weakness
    QB, WR,

    Recruiting Focus
    QB, WR, O-Line, D-Line, CB

    Key Match-ups
    Week 4 @ Washington
    Week 5 vs Florida State
    Week 14 @ West Virginia

    2012 Expectations
    Miami has set its sights high and will be gunning for the ACC Title​
     
  18. MaxATX34

    MaxATX34 Texas Football

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    Austin, TX (AP) -- The Texas Longhorns are heading into the 2012 season with high hopes. The Horns lost their starting QB, RB, their #1 WR, and many starting DBs from last year's Big12 Championship/Fiesta Bowl squad but have capable athletes stepping into the spotlight. (RS)Sophomore QB Connor Wood will be taking over the reigns of the offense this season. Many Texas fans were clamoring for him to start last year as Wood has the bigger arm and faster feet, but Coach Max had faith in Gilbert and it ended up turning out for the best. Texas got a Big12 Championship, and Wood has 3 years of eligibility left if he chooses to stay. The hardest player to replace on offense will be Fozzy Whittaker. After Spring Ball Tre Newton emerged as the starter. He will get the lion's share of the carries, but Coach Max has already stated that both (RS)Junior Chris Whaley and (RS)Sophomore Traylon Shead will get touches in every game.

    There will also be some fresh blood on the field for the Burnt Orange. True Freshman FB Coacoa Brown has won the starting role and will see action in every game during Texas' power running looks. Freshman phenom Marcus Kendrick, the 6'4 220lb TE from Kansas, will also see the field and should get a couple of looks per game. Converted S Corey Moses looks to bring some physicality to the Texas CB corps, but topping the list of Freshman slated to play this season will be MLB Rod Williams. Williams, the 6'2 236lb animal, has come in and stolen the starting job from 2 returning Freshman. With his size and speed (86speed 91accel 80agi) he has the ability to play in any formation the Horns run on D, and coaches really like the way he gets away from blockers. Look for him to make an impact for years to come.

    As far as retaining talent the Longhorns return Senior DE Alex Okafor who looks to wreak havoc off the edge, and a few key O-Line spots will be filled with familiar faces. The most important returning player on offense though has to Marquise Goodwin. He has developed into a freak athlete, with track star speed and the football IQ to go with it, he has become one of the most dangerous players in the country.

    Texas is a young, talented team that does not graduate many Seniors this year. This season's recruiting class should be small but potent, and will no doubt feature a few RBs as there are only 3 on the team right now.

    Expectations for this year's team are, as expected, very high in Austin. With the toughest Big12 game off their schedule for 2 seasons, this is the Longhorns chance to strike and make it back to the National Championship. They have a tough OOC road ahead though. Week 3 will be a rematch of the 2009 NC when Texas will show up in their all-whites @ Tuscaloosa, and farther down the road Texas faces off with Florida State. Both of these games have been circled so many times that the calendar pages are starting to tear.
     
  19. Twister18

    Twister18 I aint got time to bleed!

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    2012 USC Trojans

    The hopes of the USC Trojans success this season rely on the arm of QB Matt Brantley and the legs of RB Dillon Baxter. Brantley could have an AA kind of season as he has weapons such as Brice Butler, Kyle Prater, Rob Woods and LaMont Ford. The OL will have another year of experience under their belts and look ready to dominate their foes. The real questions lie on the defense who lost both starting DTs, their defensive captain in Chris Galippo and AA CB TJ Bryant.

    OFFENSE:
    QB: Matt Barkley |SR|95
    HB: Dillon Baxter|JR| 86
    FB: Pierre Yancey |SR| 78
    WR: Brice Butler|SR|95
    WR: Rob Woods|SO|89
    WR: Kyle Prater|JR|87
    TE: LaMont Ford|SO|82
    LT: Matt Kahlil|SR|92
    LG: Khaled Holmes|SR|82
    C: John Martinez|JR|80
    RG: Darren Perry|SO|84
    RT: Kevin Graf|JR|83

    DEFENSE:
    LE: Wes Horton|SR|83
    RE: Kevin Greene|JR|88
    DT: Levi Grant|FR|82
    DT: Jason Tate|SO|81
    LOLB: Devon Kennard|SR|84
    MLB: Simi Vekekite|JR|79
    ROLB: Brandon Porter|SO|86
    CB: Torinn Harris|JR|86
    CB: Cody Romness|SR|84
    SS: Byron Moore|JR|91
    FS: Jawa Starling|SR|83

    SPECIALISTS:
    K: Reggie Gray|FR|81
    P: Bobby Der|SR|91

    Strengths: QB, RB, WR, DE

    Weaknesses: DT, C, MLB

    Biggest game of the year: All of them. Need to pick up extra star!

    Needs: P, MLB 12 seniors + 2 spots +1 buffer = 15
     

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