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Heisman Watch

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Dan Rydell, Sep 2, 2007.

  1. Dan Rydell

    Dan Rydell Guest

    Yeah, it's early. It's the first weekend, actually.

    But who are you watching for the Heisman?

    Here's one guy I keep watching: Pat White, West Virginia quarterback.

    He was a game-changer last year, and he's off to a good start already this season. I like him even better than Steve Slaton.

    But who do you like? McFadden, Brohm, Booty........who?

  2. sportschick

    sportschick Active Member

    Colt Brennan, but then the asshats who vote would actually have to consider somebody who won't be playing for a national title.
  3. pallister

    pallister Guest

    Or against any competition. :)
  4. sportschick

    sportschick Active Member

    So he should be punished because BCS conference schools are scared to play Hawaii? If they'd man up and not play the Boise States and Hawaiis of the world, maybe I'd buy that argument.
  5. HoopsMcCann

    HoopsMcCann Active Member

    georgia's played boise state. alabama's played at hawaii. usc has played hawaii
  6. HoopsMcCann

    HoopsMcCann Active Member

    and you're right about pat white over slaton... white makes that offense

    sat with a d coordinator last year and broke down film on it when i was looking into my heisman vote... white over slaton all day. that's what he said and showed me.
  7. Dan Rydell

    Dan Rydell Guest

    White impresses me every time I watch him.

    Loads of talent, and a great leader.

    Slaton is great, but White is the guy to watch. That guy knows how to push a team, take over a game, whatever. Knows what it takes to win, then goes out and does it on the field.
  8. pallister

    pallister Guest

    Early on, against inferior competition, all the contenders are gonna put up big numbers. Wait until conference play starts and a few of them have bad games, then the front-runners will be more clear.

    And SC, if Hawaii were two play a couple BCS schools, Brennan likely would have no shot at the Heisman because his numbers would be way down from what he puts up against whoever the hell Hawaii plays regularly.
  9. Dan Rydell

    Dan Rydell Guest

    Ahhhh, I think if Brennan would play a coupla BCS schools, his numbers still would be pretty damn good.
  10. Flying Headbutt

    Flying Headbutt Moderator Staff Member

    Gimmick offenses make a Heisman? I don't think it's any coincidence that the same years that Andre Ware was starring for Houston, Colt Brennan was born and beginning his ascent to Andre Ware-redux.
  11. pallister

    pallister Guest

    The only reason Brennan is even in this conversation is because he puts up inflated numbers against inferior competition. He may turn out to be a great QB, but he couldn't shred the defenses of the top teams because Hawaii doesn't have near the talent to compete with the big boys.

    As for throwing TDs, McFadden got off a to a good start with about 160 rushing, a score and a long TD pass.
  12. sportschick

    sportschick Active Member

    Stop ruining my argument, dammit!!!!!

    And Brennan finished fifth last year, so I guess somebody didn't find his stats so "inflated."
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