Lamm at Large

LAMM AT LARGE: Video game offense is here to stay in college football

todayOctober 12, 2021

Before you round up a mob and gather the tar and feathers to run your school’s defensive coordinator out of town, take a look around. No one plays defense anymore.
Ok, the Georgia Bulldogs are an anomaly, maybe Iowa, too, but what other major schools can stop anybody?
I looked at the top 50 games from last weekend and the numbers were mind-boggling. Three schools scored 48 or more points, and LOST. In all, 10 teams scored 31 points or more and lost. Two games featured more than 100 points, 5 games more than 80, 5 games more than 70 and 9 games more than 60.
The spread offense and the rules-makers get the credit. The game’s leaders knew more offense meant more TV viewers and that’s what they got. We live in a video game world. Grandpas can hardly relate.
Go easy on your beleaguered DC. Defensively, 30 is the new 10.

Written by: 1010admin

Previous post

Hays Carlyon's Jaguars Blog

NFL infamy: Jaguars losing skid reaches 20

By Hays Carlyon   You are experiencing the lowest moment in NFL history, Jaguars. Congratulations. The Jaguars endured their 20th-consecutive loss in a lopsided 37-19 defeat to Tennessee on Sunday at TIAA Bank Field. Straight. Losses. This doesn’t happen to established franchises. Tampa Bay has the NFL record of 26, but that was as an expansion team. That streak by the Bucs ended in 1977, the same year “Star Wars” came out. The Jaguars have been around 25 years prior […]

todayOctober 10, 2021

Similar posts

Lamm at Large

LAMM AT LARGE: Guys That Rub Me The Wrong Way

IR-RI-TATE -- get on someone's nerves . . . rub someone the wrong way . . . irk . . . annoy. Those are some of the definitions of the word. And they describe how I feel about certain sports personalities. In no particular order I give you my list: […]

todayMay 12, 2022

Lamm at Large

LAMM AT LARGE: Nikola Jokic Goes Back to Back

We live in an age when the NBA is loaded with giants who run like gazelles and jump like tigers. Then there's Nikola Jokic. The  Nugget's 6-11, 284-pound center may be the league's most unathletic player. He lopes up and down the court and on a good day may be able […]

todayMay 11, 2022