Discussion in 'Game Summaries' started by recchem2000, Apr 14, 2012.
Post them up
Bruins spanked the Wolfpack in Pasadena, 58-10, opening up the 2013 season with a bang. HB Malcolm Jones lead the charge, rushing for 200 yards and 2 TD's. HB Jordan James chipped in with 79 yards rushing with one score. James returned a kickoff 104 yards for a score late in the 2nd quarter. QB Brett Hundley had a rather pedestrian day, going 10 of 15 for 136 yards. However 3 of those passes were for TD's. Coach Recchem is happy to be back at in Westwood, coaching an up and coming UCLA squad.
Well alright if we're just runnin' with this I'm gonna switch to A&M and go!
Ducks Get Over On Wolfpack 24-10
The Ducks traveled to Reno to take on an angry Nevada team who had just taken a woodshed beating a week earlier at the hands of Coach Recchem and the Bruins of UCLA. The Wolfpack played inspired and at times completely dominating the line of scrimmage on defense but in the end the Ducks just had too much firepower.
Oregon went up 14-10 at half despite losing starting quarterback Daryle Hawkins early on for the game with bruised ribs. Bryan Bennett came in and threw an 84 yard stike to WR Josh Huff and Bennett finished the day going 9/14 for 201 with 2 tds.
This was a rain road game which means there were plenty of turnovers and shananigans a plenty to go around.
PLAYER OF THE GAMERB Lache Seastruck 25/110 and 3 rec for 60 yards with 1 td
Big defensive second half lifts Army over Ball State 43-20
On his first play in his first game, true freshman OLB Andrew Davis lanced through the line and crushed the opposing HB causing a fumble! On the next play it was 7-0.... only problem for the Black Knights was that QB Gino DeBartolo had fumbled the option pitch and Ball State had taken it back for 6 points. Later in the first DeBartolo would take an option keeper 51 yards for a TD to even things up and this game would go back and forth for much of the first half. With less than a minute till the break, LB Nate Combs would give the Black Knights their first lead of the game when he took a one handed INT 57 yards the other way.
Leading 24-20 Army would receive in the second half but ultimately be forced to punt. After a beautiful corner kick rolled out of bounds at the 1, frosh LB Andrew Davis would come up big forcing a safety. Army would add a FG to close out the 3rd quarter with a 29-20 lead. Ball State would drive deep into Army territory but would throw a costly INT in the endzone. On the very next play, fleXbox One HB Greg Rabb would take a speed sweep, cut upfield and then outrun the Ball State defense to give Army a 36-20 lead with just under 5 minutes left in the game. The Cardinals had a lot of fight in this one and again would drive deep into Army territory before once again throwing an INT in the endzone. A few plays later, DeBartolo would score his second TD of the game, taking the option keeper 47 yards to put this game away.
Key Player Performances:
Frosh OLB Andrew Davis is a Beast! Not sure how the CPU recruited him(he's a 77 OVR true frosh). He finished the game with 8 Tackles, 6 Solo stops, 4 TFL, 1 sack, 1 INT, 1 FF, and a Safety
Gino Debartolo played as advertised. He went 4-12 passing for 76 yards and an INT, missing wide open targets on a handful of attempts. He also had 16 rushes for 134 yards and 2 TDs and was dangerous when running as expected.
Spreading the wealth in the run game....
QB DeBartolo had 16 runs for 134 yards and 2 TD
HB Maples had 15 attempts for 76 yards and 1 TD
HB Rabb carried it 5 times for 104 yards and 1 TD
HB Crucitti had 5 rushes for 31 yards
FB Tully got it 4 times for 22 yards
Army pulls out a win in dramatic fashion
The Black Knights QBs don't throw the ball often, but when they do, bad things happen! Gino DeBartolo had to leave this game in the second quarter and he and the backup combined to go just 4 of 10 passing with 4 interceptions. These guys did everything in their power to get the loss, but tailback Raymond Maples wasn't having it. Maples scored a TD on a 4th and goal play with just one second left in the game to get the win. The TD gave the Black Knights a 21-20 victory and a 2-0 start to this young season. After back to back road wins, Army hosts Eastern Michigan next week in their home opener at Michie Stadium.
Raymond Maples ran the ball 21 times for 89 yards and 2 TDs
Boilermakers Overcome Slow Start
Defeat Wyoming 31-13
After a scoreless first quarter that saw the Boilermaker offense fail to move the ball, a 55 yard TD pass from QB Rob Henry to true Freshman WR Bryant Mosley gave Purdue a 7-0 lead. The Boilermakers would allow the Cowboys to respond almost immediate with a 45 yard TD pass to tie the game at seven, and would remain deadlocked for much of the quarter as the offense continued to stalled due to interceptions. Yet, it was an interception by the defense that would turn the game around. With Wyoming driving to take the lead, a curl pass thrown behind the receiver was picked off by CB Ricardo Allen and returned it 69 yards for a TD.
With momentum on their side and a 14-7 lead, the Boilermakers took the game over in the third quarter after scoring two more touchdowns. A short 5 yard TD pass to OJ Ross was followed by a 56 yard TD run by Reggie Pegram to give the Boilermakers a 28-7 lead. Pegram would finish the game 162 yards on 21 carries, and many more broken tackles. Though the Cowboys would score late in the fourth to bring the score to 28-13, a blocked XP and a subsequent FG by Purdue would cement the Purdue win.
QB Rob Henry – 13/26, 177 yards, 2 TD, 4 INT
HB Reggie Pegram – 21 car, 162 yards, TD, long 56
WR Bryant Mosley – 4 rec, 86 yards, TD, long 55
CB Ricardo Allen – 3 tack, INT, TD
OLB Will Lucas – 6 tack
MLB Armstead Williams – 6 tack
Ducks Survive Volunteer Scare 24-20
The undefeated 9th ranked Tennessee Volunteers rolled into Eugene and almost played the role of heart breaker narrowly losing to Oregon 24-20. Oregon got on the board early 3-0 with a 32 yd FG and seamed to have the Tennessee offense in check intercepting two Tyler Bray passes while holding the early lead. The Volunteers stormed back in the 2nd qtr scoring 10 points and went into halftime leaving the hometown fans shocked and down 10-3.
The Ducks came out running and put up 14 unanswered points in the 3rd qtr as Lache Seastrunk scored 6 and 17 yards out. Seastrunk finished the day at 25/129 with (2) TDs. That's the good news. The bad news came in the 4th qtr as Seastrunk coughed up the ball on back to back first downs off Volunteer Big Hits resulting in (1) fumble being returned for a TD and another that set up a Tennessee FG. Oregon marched down the field with 1:21 remaining and with only 21 seconds left in the game scored the game winning TD pass to TE Curtis White.
PLAYER OF THE GAMECB Terrence Mitchell 1 Tkl 1 TFL 3 INT
Boilermakers Hold on Against Irish
Defeat Notre Dame 36-17
Unlike their opening game in which they struggled to move the ball in the first half, the Purdue offense had no issues getting going against the Fighting Irish. The Boilermakers raced out to a 17-0 lead by the end of the first quarter and led at the half 20-7. The change in the two offense’s success can be attributed to the improved play of QB Rob Henry who threw touchdown passes of 16 and 49 yards, but more importantly, was turnover free in the half.
Though the Boilermakers would add another field goal to extend their lead to 23-7, Notre Dame would begin to find its rhythm offensively and respond with 10 consecutive points to bridge the gap to 23-17 early in the fourth quarter. After forcing a Purdue punt, it seemed as if the Irish would complete the comeback. However, the Purdue defense would force a fumble deep in Notre Dame territory and would take a much needed two-score lead with less than a minute to play. Despite the final outcome well in hand, the Fighting Irish remained undeterred and attempted to add one final touchdown before the clock expired, but it was not meant to be as the pass was intercepted by CB Ricardo Allen, who would go 99 yards for a touchdown. Allen has now returned an interception for a touchdown in consecutive weeks.
QB Rob Henry – 16/27, 197 yards, 2 TD, 2 INT
HB Reggie Pegram – 17 car, 134 yards, long 28
WR OJ Ross – 3 rec, 60 yards, TD, long 49
CB Ricardo Allen – 3 tack, INT, TD
FS Ishmaek Aristide – 2 tack, INT, FF
K Cody Webster – 3/3 FG, long 53
Facing perhaps the worst defense in all of CFB, the Army Black Knights amassed 372 rushing yards and trounced Eastern Michigan. Army QB Gino DeBartolo had an excellent game, completing 8 of 11 throws for 116 yards and a TD while also running for 105 yards on 11 carries and adding 2 more TDs. Army relies on 5 different ball carriers in their eclectic option attack and it should be interesting to see if this approach can continue to translate into wins for the 3-0 Black Knights
In two games without their head coach, UCLA has posted quality wins. They started by housing Nebraska 55-13 on their turf before dropping 70 points against Arizona State at homecoming. Sophomore QB Brett Hundley has been outstanding, first going 16-24 for 339 yards and 4 TDs on the road against the Cornuskers, then following that with a 24 of 38 game for 451 yards and 4 more TDs in their Pac 12 opener. Hundleys favorite target has been Senior WR Ricky Marvray who has 9 catches for 312 yards and 5 TDs in those two outings. Another emerging talent is #2 HB Jordan James. The fast but undersized Junior has 129 yards rushing and 3 TDs over the last two games but also has 10 kickoff returns for 397 yards and 2 TDs in the same timeframe.
Time runs out on Illini against BYU
Illinois - 25
BYU - 28
If the Illini were hoping to start the season off with a bang - the first half of their matchup with BYU did not indicate it. The Illini struggled mightily to move the football at all during the first half. This would frequently set up BYU with good field position. However, throughout much of the first half, BYU really struggled once getting into field goal range. The first four cougar drives resulted with 4 field goals, and a 12-0 lead partway through the second quarter. Even at this point, Illinois had not found any semblance of a rhythm on offense. If there was a big play, you could be rest assured that there would be a flag to go along with it. Following a fifth consecutive Illini punt, BYU would finally find the endzone on a methodical drive that was capped by a 6 yard qb scarmble.
With the score 19-0, the Illini special teams got the ball moving on a long kick return. This would set up Janitz for a 54 yard field goal, and the Illini were on the board with 11 seconds left. Even with such little time remaining, BYU would make there way into field goal range on a big running play. The 51 yard kick was good as time expired in the first half, and the Cougars led 22-3.
What the 1st half lacked in excitement, the second half made up for. This was especially true on the offensive end for Illinois. The Illini seemed to find lightning in a bottle in the form of senior QB Nathan Scheelhaase, who seemed bound and determined to carry the load on his back if he had to. On the first possession of the half, Scheelhaase hit Lankford in stride on a go route for 76 yards and the first Illini touchdown of the year. After a BYU field goal, Scheelhaase would show that he is as dnagerous with his feet as he is with his arms, opting to keep the ball on an option play and scampering 56 yards for another Illini touchdown.
Entering the fourth quarter, BYU led 25-18 and was reeling. However, there defense would come up big time after time in the fourth quarter, thwarting any Illini comeback. With just over 2:30 left and facing a long field, the Illini would throw four straight incompletions and turn the ball over to BYU. The cougars would go three and out, kick a field goal and take a 10 point lead with under a minute to play.
For most teams, the game would be over at this point. Illinois was not going to go down easily though. On the second play after the field goal, Osei would find Lankford again along the sideline. the 65 yard pass made the score 28-25 with 0:10 remaining and 0 time outs. Still down by three, Illinois would still need a miracle to complete the comeback. The dream was still alive after the onside kick was recovered, and no time had run off of the clock. Janitz's long leg ensured that Illinois needed only about 20 yards to get into field goal range. The first play from scrimmage was incomplete, leaving only 7 seconds left on the clock. Osei would drop back on second down and find a wide open Williams in the middle of the field. The pass was caught, but rather than going down and trying to get the offense to the line - Williams opted to try and run for the game winning score. He would be caught from behind as time expired, saving the win for the Cougars.
How do we only have 10 game summaries and we are all the way into week 4 already? And I've written 4 of them!
Illini Hammer #19 Cowboys
Illinois - 40
Oklahoma State -17
In a return match from last year, Oklahoma State would come up to Champaign for a rematch with Illinois. The Illini were murdered down in Stillwater last season 45-10, but a last second fake field goal in that game is what is being coined as the single thing that turned Illinois around. After that fake field goal, Illinois would go on to put themselves in control of their own destiny in the Leaders division of the Big Ten after wins in some of the toughest venues in the conference: Ohio State, Michigan and Wisconsin.
This year, no fake field goals were necessary. Oklahoma State is a team in transition, and the offense is struggling to find an identity. Previous head coach Kapono has taken his West coast offense out to the sunny beaches of southern California. The new head coach at Oklahoma State is trying to turn the Cowboys into a run-first, 2 tight end, power offense - an offense which Oklahoma State does not have the personnel for at this time. With this in mind, it is understandable why the Cowboys were struggling to move the football throughout much of the game.
Illinois, on the other hand, had success running the ball last year against Oklahoma State. This year would be much of the same as Bud Golden would have 162 yards and 3 touchdowns on 24 carries for the Illini. Illinois controlled the game clock, and made a point to put away the Cowboys early on.
Of note, Nathan Scheelhaase was out for this game and will be out next week against Nevada. Miles Osei took Scheelhaase's place under center, but was knocked out himself with a concussion midway through the third quarter. Chase Haslett took the remaining snaps for the Illini who were in control throughout the entire second half. Had Illinois been in a closer game, it is very difficult to say how Haslett would have handled the pressure. Osei is looking to start next week, but concussions are messy things and he will likely be a game-time decision.
You're right. We all (myself very much so included) need to make a more concerted effort to get our summaries in. Doesnt have to be overly extensive - just something.
I've had one game so far and it was during a real busy week, I will catch up on this over the coming weekend
sounds good. I wasnt calling anyone in particular (except myself, really). Just tagged everyone to have them make a note of it.
You mentioned earlier that you were in the middle of a really busy week. I've got ya, but thanks for reminding me
Yeah I agree we need to be on it...Mine will up later tonight...I just had to squeeze that game in and I will jump back on later...Peace
I will start posting them. I am in the middle of all my BYE weeks back-to-back though lol
then you have plenty of time
Ducks Chop Down Stanford Tree In 27-21 Thriller
Palo Alto, CA
The only thing we know about the early college season is that we don't know jack squat. The Ducks traveled to Stanford with the #1 ranking in the country and the first Pac-12 conference game on the line. The Cardinal came out strong busting Oregon in the mouth and thanked them for coming by pounding the ball and mixing in impressive play action that resulted in a 13 yard score by RB Anthony Wilkerson. With the Ducks down 7-0 in the 2nd quarter, Oregon managed to only put up a FG as the drive stalled and the Stanford defense held. Things got worse for Oregon when on their next possession QB Bryan Bennett fumbled just as he raced across the first down marker, Stanford recovered and 50 yards later it was 14-3 Stanford.
With the smell of upset stew swirling in the air the 3rd quarter was filled with plenty of upset to go around. The Ducks scored on the ground but Stanford answered right back with a rushing TD of their own. Then Mr. Momentum got a new address as Oregon took the kickoff back 93 yards to keep the game in reach. The constant pressure by the Duck Defense along with the short passing game kept Stanford on their heels for the rest of the game and would set the table for Oregon to make a comeback and win. Down 21-17 the Ducks took the lead early in the 4th and never looked back controlling the clock and keeping the chains moving.
After the game Coach Kellum said, "Well I could have sworn they rolled out the fat lady at least a half a dozen times today, but that bitch never got a chance to sing! I'm proud that our boys overcame the early mistakes and got a great win."
PLAYER OF THE GAMERB Lache Seastrunk 28 /121 (2) TDs (4) recGot Stronger As The Game Went On Stat of the DayOregon had twice as many first downs (16 vs 8) and almost twice the time of possession (20:42 vs 11:17)
I'll get mine in soon. Finals are next week, so I've been a little more busy than usual.
Purdue Ambushed by Red Raiders
Fall to Texas Tech 51-32
The Purdue Boilermakers fell behind 17-0 early and managed to bring the score to 17-10 just before halftime on a 88 yard TD pass from QB Rob Henry to WR Gary Bush, in which Bush caught the hitch and eluded his defender on the way to the end zone. But that would be as close as Purdue would get for the remainder of the game. The third quarter saw Texas Tech extend its lead to 24-10 and later 34-13 by the end of the quarter. The culprit? Purdue’s inability to stop the Red Raider no huddle passing attack as QB Jacob Karam torched the Boilermaker secondary for 374 yards and 4 TD on 26/38 passing. Conversely, Purdue QB Rob Henry was replaced midway through the third quarter after a poor 5/24, 3 INT performance. The atrocious play of Henry, coupled with the poor defensive effort, overshadowed another strong day for HB Reggie Pegram who had nearly 150 rushing yards.
MaxATX34, your former QB just lit up my secondary. He made all the right reads and had great accuracy. I don’t know that you could have done any better.
QB Rob Henry – 5/24, 148 yards, TD, 3 INT
QB Sean Robinson – 12/24, 190 yards, 2 TD, INT
HB Reggie Pegram – 12 car, 147 yards, long 35
WR Gary Bush – 3 rec, 104 yards, TD, long 88
WR OJ Ross – 5 rec, 110 yards, long 33
OLB Will Lucas – 8 tack, FF
My little Raiders are all grown up *tear*
I've been out of town as you know Thanks for whooping some CPU ass with my bruins while I was away!
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