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Georgia Southern @ Wofford

Postby youngterrier » Wed Dec 08, 2010 6:53 pm

I don't know why this thread had to be made on wednesday :?

GSU fans expect to outnumber Wofford fans. I personally think it will be neutral, Wofford may only average 8k per game but we've only had 5 home games against with sub-par following. Furman and The Citadel were the only teams I can remotely remember not making the opposing stands empty. I predict attendance will be at about 15k, with a pretty neutral following.

As a homer I predict Wofford wins, surprising the FCS world.

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Re: Georgia Southern @ Wofford

Postby Baldy » Wed Dec 08, 2010 10:14 pm

youngterrier wrote:I don't know why this thread had to be made on wednesday :?

GSU fans expect to outnumber Wofford fans. I personally think it will be neutral, Wofford may only average 8k per game but we've only had 5 home games against with sub-par following. Furman and The Citadel were the only teams I can remotely remember not making the opposing stands empty. I predict attendance will be at about 15k, with a pretty neutral following.

As a homer I predict Wofford wins, surprising the FCS world.

You're gonna lose. ;)

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Re: Georgia Southern @ Wofford

Postby Mvemjsunpx » Fri Dec 10, 2010 3:22 am

The game with no discussion. Looking at the NDSU/EWU thread, I'm not sure that's a bad thing. Field position will be a big deal in this game, so I believe Georgia Southern's superior special teams will be the difference. The Eagles are also on a hot streak, which doesn't hurt.

Here's my assessment of the matchups & my pick for the game:



        Quarterbacks -- Wofford

        Running Backs - (push)

        Receivers/TEs - Wofford

        Offensive Line - Wofford


        Defensive Line - (push)

        Linebackers --- (push)

        Secondary ---- (push)


        Kicking ------ Georgia Southern

        Punting ------ Georgia Southern

        Return Teams - Georgia Southern

        Kickoffs ------ Wofford






            Georgia Southern 17-13 Wofford

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Re: Georgia Southern @ Wofford

Postby GSUhooligan » Fri Dec 10, 2010 11:05 am

I agree with your offensive assessment, but the D-Line and Linebackers are in GSU's favor.
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Re: Georgia Southern @ Wofford

Postby eagleskins » Fri Dec 10, 2010 2:14 pm

I would say QB is in GSU's favor right now, along with the D Line and Secondary. Woffie has the advantages in LB's.

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Re: Georgia Southern @ Wofford

Postby youngterrier » Fri Dec 10, 2010 2:48 pm

GSUhooligan wrote:I agree with your offensive assessment, but the D-Line and Linebackers are in GSU's favor.

D-line=maybe GSU
Linebackers--definitely Wofford
Secondary-probably GSU

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Re: Georgia Southern @ Wofford

Postby Mvemjsunpx » Fri Dec 10, 2010 7:07 pm

eagleskins wrote:I would say QB is in GSU's favor right now, along with the D Line and Secondary. Woffie has the advantages in LB's.


I definitely don't agree with QBs. Wofford's QBs have noticeably better efficiency numbers & noticeably better rushing numbers. Mitch Allen averages 4.7 ypc while Jaybo Shaw averages an anemic 2.5.

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Re: Georgia Southern @ Wofford

Postby JSU02 » Fri Dec 10, 2010 7:21 pm

I pick wofford by 14

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Re: Georgia Southern @ Wofford

Postby AppGuy04 » Fri Dec 10, 2010 7:23 pm

JSU02 wrote:I pick wofford by 14


Thats about as good as putting money on a MEAC team in a playoff game!

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Re: Georgia Southern @ Wofford

Postby youngterrier » Fri Dec 10, 2010 8:43 pm

Jaybo is definitely a better passer than Mitch; Mitch is a better runner. DL is about even, Wofford's DL clearly outperformed GSU's OL last time.

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Re: Georgia Southern @ Wofford

Postby BlueHen86 » Fri Dec 10, 2010 8:55 pm

AppGuy04 wrote:
JSU02 wrote:I pick wofford by 14


Thats about as good as putting money on a MEAC team in a playoff game!


They covered the spread on you guys last year. ;)

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Re: Georgia Southern @ Wofford

Postby AppGuy04 » Fri Dec 10, 2010 9:04 pm

BlueHen86 wrote:
AppGuy04 wrote:
Thats about as good as putting money on a MEAC team in a playoff game!


They covered the spread on you guys last year. ;)


rephrase: That's like putting money on a MEAC team to WIN in the playoffs

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Re: Georgia Southern @ Wofford

Postby BlueHen86 » Fri Dec 10, 2010 9:25 pm

AppGuy04 wrote:
BlueHen86 wrote:
They covered the spread on you guys last year. ;)


rephrase: That's like putting money on a MEAC team to WIN in the playoffs


:nod:

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Re: Georgia Southern @ Wofford

Postby AZGrizFan » Fri Dec 10, 2010 9:28 pm

Mvemjsunpx wrote:The game with no discussion. Looking at the NDSU/EWU thread, I'm not sure that's a bad thing. Field position will be a big deal in this game, so I believe Georgia Southern's superior special teams will be the difference. The Eagles are also on a hot streak, which doesn't hurt.

Here's my assessment of the matchups & my pick for the game:



        Quarterbacks -- Wofford

        Running Backs - (push)

        Receivers/TEs - Wofford

        Offensive Line - Wofford


        Defensive Line - (push)

        Linebackers --- (push)

        Secondary ---- (push)


        Kicking ------ Georgia Southern

        Punting ------ Georgia Southern

        Return Teams - Georgia Southern

        Kickoffs ------ Wofford






            Georgia Southern 17-13 Wofford


Interesting. You have Wofford leading every significant category, yet GSU winning the game. :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Georgia Southern @ Wofford

Postby youngterrier » Fri Dec 10, 2010 9:32 pm

AZGrizFan wrote:
Mvemjsunpx wrote:The game with no discussion. Looking at the NDSU/EWU thread, I'm not sure that's a bad thing. Field position will be a big deal in this game, so I believe Georgia Southern's superior special teams will be the difference. The Eagles are also on a hot streak, which doesn't hurt.

Here's my assessment of the matchups & my pick for the game:



        Quarterbacks -- Wofford

        Running Backs - (push)

        Receivers/TEs - Wofford

        Offensive Line - Wofford


        Defensive Line - (push)

        Linebackers --- (push)

        Secondary ---- (push)


        Kicking ------ Georgia Southern

        Punting ------ Georgia Southern

        Return Teams - Georgia Southern

        Kickoffs ------ Wofford






            Georgia Southern 17-13 Wofford


Interesting. You have Wofford leading every significant category, yet GSU winning the game. :lol: :lol: :lol:

and Wofford doesn't return punts, and we don't prefer to punt. Mike Ayers would eliminate kicking from the game of football if he could (which he can, he taught Chuck Norris the roundhouse kick so he can do anything) :D

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Re: Georgia Southern @ Wofford

Postby Mvemjsunpx » Fri Dec 10, 2010 10:35 pm

AZGrizFan wrote:Interesting. You have Wofford leading every significant category, yet GSU winning the game. :lol: :lol: :lol:


Your definition of significant must be different than mine. I will also note that my above chart doesn't indicate by how much each team wins a category. This should be a defensive game and punting is important in that scenario; Georgia Southern leads the nation in net punting while Wofford is nothing special. I'm mainly picking GSU because of the hot streak, though.

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Re: Georgia Southern @ Wofford

Postby ASUG8 » Fri Dec 10, 2010 10:54 pm

I like the T'dogs to win at home. I love the GSU Cinderella story, but you guys will be at the top for at least the next two years. Yappers by 7.

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Re: Georgia Southern @ Wofford

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Re: Georgia Southern @ Wofford

Postby blueballs » Sat Dec 11, 2010 5:49 am

JSU02 wrote:I pick wofford by 14



Seeing where the last four games between these two teams have been decided by a total of eleven points- and GSU hasn't lost by more than one score this year- that's probably a bit off base.
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Re: Georgia Southern @ Wofford

Postby bobbythekidd » Sat Dec 11, 2010 1:28 pm

GSU 20
Wofford 3 Halftime

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Re: Georgia Southern @ Wofford

Postby 93henfan » Sat Dec 11, 2010 1:33 pm

bobbythekidd wrote:GSU 20
Wofford 3 Halftime


I guess the field goal was a sure thing, but no thoughts of going for 7 there at the end?
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Re: Georgia Southern @ Wofford

Postby bobbythekidd » Sat Dec 11, 2010 1:35 pm

93henfan wrote:
bobbythekidd wrote:GSU 20
Wofford 3 Halftime


I guess the field goal was a sure thing, but no thoughts of going for 7 there at the end?

We missed the earlier FG.

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Postby tampajag » Sat Dec 11, 2010 1:42 pm

My picks have taken it up the *** so far. C'mon Terriers
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Re: Georgia Southern @ Wofford

Postby 93henfan » Sat Dec 11, 2010 1:59 pm

Da bomb!

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Re: Georgia Southern @ Wofford

Postby 93henfan » Sat Dec 11, 2010 2:03 pm

Question for the Eagle contingent. How has your secondary looked this year?

Reason I ask is that if your safeties bite like that all the time, Devlin is going to have a field day.
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