Solid Upperclassmen or Highly rated freshman?

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Solid upperclassmen or Young buck freshman

Poll closed Nov 22, 2009.
  1. Upperclassmen they earned it

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  2. Young Stud could change your season

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  3. depends

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  1. JrRawlins

    JrRawlins People hate me cause they aint me...

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    Solid Upperclassmen or Highly rated freshman?

    which one do you start.... ?

    do you start the solid Junior/Senior or the young redshirt freshman with all the talent in the world it seems..... in this scenario both players are rated either equal or very close to equal in most ratings....
     
  2. Muttcope

    Muttcope 2 Own Goals and Counting

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    If the upperclassmen has been starting in previous years, he wont lose his job. But, if he was a backup i will usually lean towards the underclassmen unless there is a huge discrepancy in AWR.
     
  3. JrRawlins

    JrRawlins People hate me cause they aint me...

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    true, if he has been starting for me and doing a good job, he will continue to start, but if its a open spot the upperclassmen is walking into, ahh thats alittle more up for debate.... then it really come down to skill set for me.. especially because i love to play freshman....
     
  4. Muttcope

    Muttcope 2 Own Goals and Counting

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    I guess i should clarify a little more. On defense if they are even competing for an open spot i will lean towards the guy with the higher AWR rating, especially in the secondary.

    On offense i will usually lean towards the younger guys, as there usually is a reason as why he hasn't been playing anyway. At QB i would lean towards the more accurate QB. At HB i would lean towards the younger guy to get them more experience.
     
  5. bogey21

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    Its seems like for me, progression has a ton to do with on field performance (especially on D), so if I can get a young guy in there that can get the job done, Im going to do that and hope he turns into a big time stud. A good portion of my D is made up of 3-star high upside guys.
     
  6. bringbackjimmy

    bringbackjimmy WTFWTTD

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    Always give it to the younger guy if they are remotley close ratings wise.
     
  7. Bondzai

    Bondzai Your Mom's Best Friend

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    If the ratings are close, I would play the young guy because when he is the upperclassman he will be rated higher.
     
  8. Basis4aDay56

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    I was the only one that chose to play the upperclassman. I am a nice guy.

    However, what Mutt described is pretty much what I do.
     
  9. theSANDMAN215

    theSANDMAN215 Hokie, Hokie, Hokie, HI

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    I'm not sure bc my backup qb progresses more than my starter.
     
  10. Flo308

    Flo308 "Ocean Front Property"

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    I almost never move up and start a younger player over a young stud. So I basically do what Mutt and Basis do. But don't get me wrong a starter can lose their spot to a younger guy, if he is not getting it done.
     
  11. JrRawlins

    JrRawlins People hate me cause they aint me...

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    i guess it doesnt matter when all your upperclassmen are rated in the 90's...
     
  12. theSANDMAN215

    theSANDMAN215 Hokie, Hokie, Hokie, HI

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    I'd like to know about progression, if playing time actually matters.

    I have a bunch of guys who are backups and progress more than starters. I don't get it.

    You would think a guy getting over 100 tackles would progress more than his back up??

    It was one of the reasons I would play my 2nd string, to get experience in hoping their ratings go up. but now i don't think it even matters, which sucks.
     

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