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2014 Season, Week 1

Discussion in 'Game Summaries' started by publik drunk, Jul 12, 2013.

  1. publik drunk

    publik drunk King of the East

    Jun 21, 2013
    Rebels shut down Trojans
    New appointed head coach Keith Stone has his first marquee win under his belt, following a 23-14 win over the USC Trojans.
    USC got things started on the first drive of the game marching down the field before QB Max Wittek crossed the goal line from one yard out in what turned out to be the only score of the first quarter. Ole Miss put together a nice drive at the end of the first/beginning of the second only to take a sack in the redzone and settle for a FG with 7:54 left in the half. After a 3 and out by USC and good field position, the Rebels seemed poised to take control of the game, before an interception cut their drive short. The teams exchanged punts before QB Bo Wallace found his TE Morgan in the end zone from 6 yards out for a 10-7 lead with :51 in the first half and Ole Miss seemed to have the momentum going into half. USC answered quickly on a Silas Redd 3 yard touchdown with :36 seconds left on drive that was aided by a facemask penalty. Ole Miss coach Keith Stone kept his composure and kneeled on the ball to end the half instead of risking turning it over.
    Ole Miss came out in the second half on a mission, storming down the field on a 75 yard drive capped off by a 3 yard Scott TD run for the only score of the third quarter. Ole Miss appeared to be driving to start the 4th until a fumble by WR Moncrief in Trojan territory kept them from taking control of the game. After a USC punt, Ole Miss finished what they started on the drive before driving the length of the field before stalling out at the two yard line and settling for a 21 yard field goal for a 20-14 lead with 4:54 left. USC started from their 25 yard line after a touchback on the kickoff and Ole Miss's youth showed its face again as they were tagged for a roughing the passer penalty on 2nd and 10. After stopping the Trojans next three plays Lane Kiffin decided it was go time 3:19 left, and a dropped pass on 4th and 2 from their own 45 with 3:19 left put Ole Miss in great position.
    Ole Miss would continue their mental and physical breakdown of the USC defense taking it into the red zone before being stopped on 3rd down and settled for another red zone field goal for a 23-14 lead with :30 seconds left. Robert Nkemdiche recorded his second sack of the game to end it on the next USC possession.
    Thoughts from coach Stone:
    I'm really proud of my team right now. We came out and shutdown the best WR in college football holding him to 3 receptions for 37 yards. We did have the two turnovers, but our defense held tight especially when they reached midfield and really had some key stops. I like our balance on offense, Wallace called a great game took what the defense gave him completing 20-33 for 269 yard and a touchdown. Also big props to the OL and running game, it was just effective enough to keep us balanced and Scott was a workhorse carrying the ball 26 times for 91 yards. 3rd downs were the key for us today, our running game kept us in 3rd and short and we were an effective 6-12 opposed to USC who was 4-12. Defensively I was shocked by our pressure, recording 5 sack and we gave up some plays in the passing game but key third down stops and taking away the running game made up for it. Good learning game going forward we need to work on protecting the football and forcing some turnovers, and more consistency on offense. All in all great effort from the team today, we didn't roll over when we seen who we were playing, took their best shot and stood victorious in the end.

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  2. The Parrothead

    The Parrothead Walk On

    Jun 23, 2009
  3. The Parrothead

    The Parrothead Walk On

    Jun 23, 2009
    South Carolina 56, Colorado 14
    This one started off with the Gamecocks getting the ball and moving downfield thanks a huge run from Connor Shaw and going up 7-0. Colorado answered as if they were a Top 10 team themselves with a quick 5 play drive. Holding South Carolina to a 3 and out on the next drive, the Buffaloes went down and scored again. After this, South Carolina remembered they were South Carolina and Colorado remembered they are NOT a Top 10 team. The Gamecocks scored the next 49 points, including 3 straight defensive touchdowns in the 2nd quarter. The 2nd string got some good work in, as this one was well in hand at halftime.

    Players of the Game:
    Offense - Connor Shaw, 15/19 for 203 yards and 1 TD, 12 rushes for 104 yards and 2 TDs
    Defense - Jadeveon Clowne, 3 tackles, 1 TFL, 1 sack, 1 forced fumble

    Next up for South Carolina is a trip to Athens to play the Georgia Bulldogs and head coach Riptides
  4. tar heel

    tar heel Walk On

    Jun 17, 2012
    Playing Nebraska and Martinez. What a joke. he has 3 tds 160 yards rushing on 8 carries. Either he is that good or I hate the sliders. Then again i am Georgia tech. There a soft slow defense that cant tackle. ok rant over. Im trailing 28-16 late 3rd.......and now a fumble by my wr near midfield. This is going to get ugly. wow what a game. Nebraska got conservative up 31 16 early fourth and i come all the way back to take the led 32-31 on a 2pt. con. with 16 seconds left. Martinez breaks 2 long runs and gets to my 46 with 1 second left. He then throws a jump ball in the middle of 5 ga. tach defenders. WR Kenny Bell outjumps then and scores the game winner. nebraska win 39-32. Man im glad I dont have to face him anymore. Vlad Lee was my player of the game as he played great connecting to 8 different recievers.

    QB V. Lee 31 of 44 395 yards 3 tds 1 pick
    Godhigh 10 carries 46 yards
    Sims 7 carries 17 yards (got hurt 2nd qtr.)
    Conners 7 catches 106 yards 1 td
    Autry 7 catches 106 yards
    Waller 6 catches 81 yards
    Henry 6 catches 58 yards
    Watts 7 tackles 1 sack 3 tfl
    Holton 6 tackles 2 tfl
    Last edited: Jul 13, 2013
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  5. HuskerPower

    HuskerPower Walk On

    May 28, 2013
    Martinez can definitely be that good when he doesn't turn the ball over!
  6. HuskerPower

    HuskerPower Walk On

    May 28, 2013

    They'll Take It
    The Clemson Tigers looked to start off the season with a win against a tough opponent in #19 Michigan in Ann Arbor. After Michigan drove down the field and nailed a 25 Yd FG, Clemson's explosive offense quickly responded with a 17 Yd TD run by Tajh Boyd. It was a defensive struggle for most of the first half as Michigan converted another FG making the halftime score 7-6. With 6 minutes left in the third quarter, Clemson QB Tajh Boyd threw a pick six, but Michigan failed the 2pt conversion making the score 12-6 in favor of the Wolverines. Clemson responded with a long drive but failed to finish the job off with a TD as Catanzaro nailed a 20 Yd FG to make the score 12-10. After stopping Michigan on their next drive, the Tigers marched down the field with a 34 Yd TD pass from Boyd to WR Gerome Hopper and took a 17-12 lead entering the fourth quarter. With 3 minutes left in the fourth quarter, backup RB Zach Brooks punched in a 5 Yd TD run that put Clemson on top 24-12. Michigan answered yet again with a TD from RB Rawls, but failed the onside kick as Clemson ran out the clock and ended the game with a 24-19 victory.
    Despite Clemson only winning by 5, they controlled the ball for most of the game and had 456 total yards compared to Michigan's 230. The pick six and the inability to finish drives were what kept this game from being a blowout.

    Player of the Game - Tajh Boyd: 20-33, 283 Yds, 1 TD, 1 Int, 41 Yds rushing, 1 TD
  7. wahoogamer

    wahoogamer Walk On

    Jul 12, 2010
    Aggies Roll Through Rice 62-26 COLLEGE STATION -- Johnny Manziel contributed for six scores as the Aggies racked up over 550 yards of total offense. A&M began the scoring with a 88 yard drive capped off by a Manziel two yard keeper. Two plays later Rice receiver Donte Moore was stripped and A&M recovered. True freshman receiver Ricky Seals-Jones scored off his first college catch the next play. Rice was then forced to a three and out and Manziel moved the ball down the field finishing with an 8 yard strike to freshman Ja'quay Williams. Rice's offense again sputtered and Aggie running back Ben Malena punched in another score to make it 28-0 at the end of the first quarter. Rice finally responded with Donte Moore redeeming himself with a busted coverage TD. Both offense began to stall until Manziel scored again off a scamper. Rice QB Taylor Mchargue connected with Moore for another score going into the half. 35-14. Rice received the kickoff and McHargue (onlyl four incompletions) marched his team down the field for another touchdown. Manziel began a methodical drive of his own hitting Seals-Jones on a deep bomb (120 receiving yards in his debut) and finishing with a bullet to Derel Walker on a flag route. McHargue began to move the ball with his legs and scored off a read option play to cut the lead to 42-26. A&M tacked on a field goal after a big punt return and their pass rush began dominating (10 sacks total). Rice became decimated by the aggressive Aggie defense and seemed to give up. A&M hit another field goal got the ball back and Manziel finished his impressive day with a 15 yard scamper. After this both teams began shuffling in subs and back up running back Brandon Williams finished off the day with a score.

    Final: Texas A&M 62

    Rice 26

    Player of the Game:

    Johnny Manziel 6 total tds 410 yards of total offense.
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  8. BALLisL1FE 21

    BALLisL1FE 21 Walk On

    Jul 8, 2012

    Arkansas traveled into Athens, GA to take on the 5th ranked Georgia Bulldogs. Many people didn't give Arkansas a chance with predictions as lopsided as 52-10. Well Arkansas had something else in mind. Arkansas got the ball first and went straight to work. They went all 75 yards and capped off the drive with a 1 yard TD rush by Kody Walker. Then Aaron Murray showed why he could be a potential Heisman candidate marching his team 75 yards and throwing an 8 yard TD pass to Malcolm Mitchell to even the score up at 7 a piece. Arkansas wasn't phased and took the ball on a another 75 yard drive and scored on TD pass from Brandon Allen to Austin Tate from 2 yards out with 5:41 left in the 1st half. Georgia also answered with a TD rush from Aaron Murray to make the score 14 all. Arkansas on 3rd and long went deep to an open Mekale McKay but was under thrown and Arkansas was forced to punt for the first time. Georgia went on another long drive but fumbled inside the 10 and Arkansas recovered. Arkansas was forced to punt again and Georgia got within field goal range with 2 seconds to left to try to take the lead going into halftime. Marshall Morgan missed a 50 yard field goal attempt and the scored stayed at 14-14. Georgia received the ball to open up the second half but couldn't get anything going. Arkansas went on to score with 2:39 left with a TD rush from Brandon Allen to make the score 21-14 Arkansas. Georgia got down to the 31 yard line and Marshall Morgan missed another field goal. Arkansas quickly took the ball and scored on a 37 yard TD pass to Hunter Henry and made the score 28-14 going into the 4th quarter. Georgia was able to score once more on a 5 yard TD run from Todd Gurley but that was all they had. FB Kiero Small sealed the game on a 12 yard rush on 3rd and short to put the Bulldogs away. The Razorbacks may have pulled off one of the biggest upsets on the year and new head coach Chandler Hamilton made quite the impression in his head coaching debut.

    Arkansas really controlled the game by rushing for 191 yards and also being efficient thru the air. Jonathan Williams showed he could be the every down back he was expected to be in his starting debut, and Brandon Allen played extremely well doing it both thru the air and on the ground despite one interception late in the 4th quarter. The Razorback defense couldn't stop Aaron Murray all day but did force a key fumble late in the 1st half. Kicking and not being able to get Arkansas off the field in key moments was the Georgia Bulldogs downfall. Now Georgia will probably drastically fall in the rankings while Arkansas celebrates a big upset. The Hogs will take on UL Lafeyatte next week at home.


    Brandon Allen: 14/20, 212 yds, 2 TD, 1 Int, 53 yds rushing, 1 TD
    Jonathan Williams: 113 yds rushing, 26 ATT
    Austin Tate: 4 CTH, 65 yds, 1 TD
    Aaron Murray: 23/32, 353 yds, 1 TD
    Todd Gurley: 35 yds, 11 ATT, 1 TD
    Malcolm Mitchell: 5 CTH, 87 yds, 1 TD
    Last edited: Jul 14, 2013
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