Year 6 Season Previews

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  1. bravejaf

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    Post previews here. Each team is required to write a preview and you need to include your playbook selections. If you are using a Custom Playbook please state the type of playbook (i.e. spread, pro style, pistol, etc...).
     
  2. bravejaf

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    Ohio State

    Offense - Ohio State playbook

    Rashad Rogers returns for his senior season. He led the Buckeyes to a National Title last season but he also played some ugly games during the season. He will need to limit his turnovers this season. He'll have a lot of talent at the skill positions including senior HB David Jones, and senior receivers Robbie Robinson and Lamont Rucker. There is a lot of speed at the running back and receiver positions. The offense is also loaded on the offensive line with three seniors in that group. Depth is not an issue for Ohio State at any position on the offensive side. The offensive line has eight standout players, there are six excellent receivers and halfback has four potential stars.

    Defense - 4-3 Playbook

    Craig Mirvil returns for his senior year and he is looking to break his single season sack record. Ken Seward will start on the opposite side. In the middle OSU boasts two of the best defensive tackles in the country. Jeff Fulton flirted with the draft but elected to return for his senior season. Kevin Logan is the other starter at defensive tackle, he will look to get to the QB this year. Seniors John Stallings and Nick Lewis are the starters on the offensive line. Stallings will be starting for the fourth consecutive season. Jesse Franklin takes over at MLB but he has competition from several players. Josh Mason is another Buckeyes that considered the NFL Draft but Mason returned for his senior year. He will be joined by juniors Ryan Brown and Antone Hart. Cornerback is the weakest position for OSU, but not a legitimate concern. Doug Cutler will finally get a crack at starter. The redshirt senior has been a reserve for his entire career. Devron Jones returns at the strong safety spot. He made some big plays last season and has solid speed for his position.
     
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  3. charter04

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    The Bruins had their best year under Coach Henderson this past season. They finished with 12 wins and ended the season with an Orange Bowl victory. This year they look to keep the good times rolling but, it will be a much tougher slate. They have a monster of a schedule after conference realignment.

    Key loses.

    QB TJ Millweard: TJ was a prototypical pocket passer. He was a 1st round draft pick in this years NFL draft. He had a good but, not spectacular senior season. He ended his career with a 165.3 QBR, 3830yds, 31td, 23int, and 67%comp.

    RB Derek Coe: Coe was a super star in college football. He was one of if not the fastest RB's most of his career. He had a great SR year and broke the UCLA single season rushing yard record getting 1771yds. For his career he had 3722yds, 6.2ypc, 46ytds, 75rec, 1109yds, 14.8avg, 9rectds. He also had a punt return for a TD and was a great KR. He will be missed.

    DT Ellis McCarthy: Ellis was a monster in the middle. He was 6'4 324lbs but, was pretty quick. He was projected to go in the 3rd round. I'm not sure how EA figures that crap. He would easily be a 1st rounder in real life. He ended his UCLA career with 35TFL, 17.5sks, and 4FF's.

    There were a few others. 11 total seniors left and they were all contributors. This was the first class made up of some of my recruits.

    The 2017 season.

    UCLA will reload this season with 21 seniors. They have all been in the same system for 4 or 5 years and are ready to make their own mark.

    Offense

    Custom Pro Style.

    The key to this season will be deciding on a starter at QB. rs-SR T.J. Hood came into the season as the starter but, he did not impress in the season opener. He is accurate but, has a petty weak arm. rs-SO Bernard Butler is the starter as of now. He earned it in the first game. He has a much stronger arm and is almost as accurate. The back up right now is rs-FS Tim Harvey. He is a scrambling QB that will play in certain packages. He has good running ability but, he is also a very good passer. He looked real good in the opener.

    The Offensive line looks pretty solid this year. If they can open running lanes and protect the QB than this should be a pretty explosive offense.

    The Bruins have 5 RB's that will see playing time this year. They do not have a clear cut starter. All the backs have attributes that give them value. Coach Henderson will probably just go with the hot hand and the guy who fits the situation of the game the best.

    WR is a real strength this year. Expect rs-SR Jake Gray to have a big year. He has 99 speed and Acc. He also has 99 route running. He dominated in the opening game and he should be go to guy for the Bruins QB's.

    Defense

    4-3

    Defense has been the best part of Coach Henderson's Bruin teams. He recruits speed and plays aggressive. They get pressure on the QB and usually are in the top 5 in most nation defensive rankings.

    They only lost 3 starters from the defense and look to continue the good defense they have had the last several years.

    The secondary is a strength of this team. They are all fast and cover very well. They normally don't have to cover long because of the pressure being put on by the front 7.

    The DL looks to be a real strength again this year. SR Steven Bray moved from DE to DT this year. He is 6'5 and has went from 270 as a FR to 290. He should be a good pass rusher on the inside.

    Outlook

    This year is hard to predict. There are not many easy wins on the schedule. They could have 6 wins or 10+. Either way it should be exciting.
     
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  4. larrylance

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    The canes lost a few key players on offense and defense with alot of seniors but with pretty good depth chart should say on track like last years team.JR QB j. callahan takes over the team on offense with returning HB B.Baker is a red shirt senior that has waited his turn to start for the canes.With the big TE W.Rucker returning for his senior year should help team alot. The WR's are all upper classmen so should do good this year.

    offense is miami playbook

    Defense is 4-3 with a few starters coming back but a squad that all had playing time last year so should be pretty good on that side of the ball.

    Outlook is hard to say with the schedule but the canes should be in every game with a chace to win them with the talent on the team
     
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  5. Twister18

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    2017 FSU Seminoles:​
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    Offense: The FSU offense will lie directly on the arm of this man:​
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    Smith enters his senior season with a mission, to avenge the loss to OSU and claim a national title! RB will be very different this season as Pender is gone and Branch is always injured. Bob Sanders will play a big part in the power running game and Steve Coley will give some lightning to the speed game and return teams. WR Bryan Hicks and David Newell along with Ray Rhodes offer a trio of great WRs and Brian Taylor takes over for Chris "the Greek" at the TE spot. The OL will be led by 98 OVR OC Shannon Williams and be very solid after a shaky performance last season.​
    Defense: The DL will be the strength of the Seminole team. The DTs, Jerry Wheeler and Brian Williams, who moved from DE, along with Xavier Rawls and Jerry Parker make a solid group up front. RS SR Kasey Brown gets to finally start at MLB and Ryan Bell and Jordan James make up the trio of starting LBs. The secondary will miss the loss of SS Brett Roberson but Casey Schneider will pair up with Howard Hart to form a deadly duo at S. The starting CBs will be Scott Spencer and Rashaud Harvey.​
    "The Cannon" P Jack Clark has graduated. so Joe Cunningham will handle both duties. Steve Coley and FR Justin Hearn will handle most of the RS.​
    Prediction: With this new conference and amount of user games, who knows?​

    Offense: Florida State
    Defense: 4-3
     
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