BYU or Utah: Better Running Backs?

BYU Cougars Football. Still Open, now Independent.

Which school has the better stable of running backs?

Poll ended at Sat Sep 15, 2012 2:47 pm

BYU
6
25%
Utah
18
75%
 
Total votes : 24

0
0

BYU or Utah: Better Running Backs?

Postby hawkwing » Tue Sep 11, 2012 2:47 pm

Which school has the better stable of running backs?
Bronco: Another Hawkwing post? SWEET!
Image

Tradition - Spirit - Honor
User avatar
hawkwing
Retired
 
Posts: 8919
Positive Score: 1016
Negative Score: -881
Images: 226
Joined: Tue Jul 24, 2007 11:35 am
Fan Level: BYU Blue Goggled Homer
Prediction Group: CougarCorner
+1 by:

0
0

Re: BYU or Utah: Better Running Backs?

Postby SpiffCoug » Tue Sep 11, 2012 3:33 pm

Utah if they were all healthy.
#GFGH
BYU PER W/L Since 1984: 330-52 (.864)
(8.4x
YDS)+(330xTD)+(100xCOM)-(200xINT)
..................ATT
User avatar
SpiffCoug
TV Analyst
 
Posts: 10836
Positive Score: 924
Negative Score: -712
Joined: Tue Aug 21, 2007 9:11 am
Fan Level: BYU Fanatic
Prediction Group: CougarCorner
+1 by:

0
0

Re: BYU or Utah: Better Running Backs?

Postby jonnylingo » Tue Sep 11, 2012 7:39 pm

I am going to have to go with utah until these byu backs show me something.
User avatar
jonnylingo
All Star
 
Posts: 4140
Positive Score: 82
Negative Score: -58
Joined: Fri Sep 11, 2009 9:04 am
Fan Level: Don't Like BYU
Prediction Group: CougarCorner
+1 by:

0
0

Re: BYU or Utah: Better Running Backs?

Postby Lawboy » Tue Sep 11, 2012 8:02 pm

I have been underwhelmed by the BYU backs thus far. Not running it consistently well, and not really involved in the passing game at all either.

With White, the U had the edge. With his out, I have no idea what they have. They did get 2 good recruits at RB, but both are unproven, so honestly, I call it a push at this point. Upside edge to Utah, but until proven, no edge at all.
User avatar
Lawboy
Over-Achiever
 
Posts: 5129
Positive Score: 55
Negative Score: -50
Joined: Mon Oct 26, 2009 1:41 pm
Fan Level: BYU Fan
Prediction Group: CougarCorner
+1 by:

0
0

Re: BYU or Utah: Better Running Backs?

Postby Cougarbib » Wed Sep 12, 2012 12:43 am

U will almost always have the edge at RB and DB. They can recruit and live with athletes that could not comply with BYU academic and moral standards. And they do.
Anae just might be the guy. Wisconsin DC says Anae is totally unpredictable because he just runs a bunch of plays with no rhyme or reason. Whooped Butt on Houston DC for 3 of 4 quarters. Destroyed Texas DC and HC careers.
Cougarbib
TV Analyst
 
Posts: 10165
Positive Score: 1031
Negative Score: -1044
Joined: Sat Nov 28, 2009 2:41 am
Fan Level: BYU Fan
Prediction Group: CougarCorner
+1 by:

0
0

Re: BYU or Utah: Better Running Backs?

Postby Schmoe » Wed Sep 12, 2012 6:42 am

I'd say we have more depth, but their #1 guy is better than any one of our guys.
I'm just a regular, everyday normal guy,
I can't afford a car, I use public transportation,
I don't mind, I read till I reach my destination,
sometimes a newspaper, sometimes a book,
the money I save, this stuff is off the hook,
User avatar
Schmoe
Over-Achiever
 
Posts: 6349
Positive Score: 572
Negative Score: -494
Joined: Fri Oct 23, 2009 9:50 pm
Fan Level: BYU Fanatic
Prediction Group: CougarCorner
+1 by:

0
0

Re: BYU or Utah: Better Running Backs?

Postby Cougs_Rule » Wed Sep 12, 2012 8:50 am

Hate to be so myopic, but as with the QB question, we'll find out Saturday!
JBlanco might be hurt and limited AND certainly not as strong as last year!
But based on history, stats, etc, have to unfortunately go with the U.
But then again, how much of this is predicated on Oline. Utah lost two starters to the NFL--those guys were pretty big time. This year seems that the U Oline sucks. And thus their running game is very suspect. But, Saturday!
Cougs_Rule
Over-Achiever
 
Posts: 5552
Positive Score: 310
Negative Score: -268
Joined: Wed Dec 09, 2009 10:43 pm
Fan Level: BYU Fan
Prediction Group: CougarCorner
+1 by:


Return to BYU Football

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 3 guests


  • Next Football Game

Texas:

weeks
0
0
days
0
0
hours
0
0
mins
0
0
secs
0
0
Channel: Fox Sports 1 Kickoff: 09/06 17:30 MST
Location: Austin, TX
  • Next Basketball Game

Next Season:

weeks
0
0
days
0
0
hours
0
0
mins
0
0
secs
0
0
Channel: Tipoff: 11/5 18:0 MST
Location: Marriot Center
  • Support CougarCorner

Don't want to see these ads? Sign in or Register!

  • Register
  • Login
    • CougarCorner Man Updates
    • CougarCorner News Bites
    • CougarCorner Prediction Game

    Next FB Game

    Opponent: Texas
    Location: Austin, TX
    Date: Sep 06, 17:30

    Enter Your Predictions

    Average Predictions

    QuestionPrediction
    BYU Score29
    Texas Score18
    More Turn Overstie
    BYU Pass Yards282
    BYU Rush Yards210
    Texas Pass Yards188
    Texas Rush Yards158
    More Field GoalsBYU
    More TDsBYU
    More SacksBYU

    Previous FB Game

    Predictions v Results

    QuestionPredictionActual
    BYU Score3035
    Connecticut Score1310
    More Turn OversConnecticuttie
    BYU Pass Yards261308
    BYU Rush Yards210205
    Connecticut Pass Yards190284
    Connecticut Rush Yards10871
    More Field GoalsConnecticuttie
    More TDsBYUBYU
    More SacksBYUBYU

    Next BBall

    No Next Game Found

    Previous BBall

    Place Holder for Prev Basketball Game

    cron