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Old 01-02-17, 08:16 PM
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Originally Posted by joesports View Post
The problems with OSU's offense is lack of vertical stretch. When defenses can condense the field by playing the DBs tight to the LOS it makes it really tough to run or pass. You have to stretch the defense no matter what ... for most of the game Ohio State didn't even send receivers deep ... thus Clemsons DBs were playing really tight to the LOS and made it tough to run or get open. You have to send WR deep no matter what ... and occasionally throw it, even if you don't complete it, it at least forces the safeties to play deeper. OSU didn't do this until the end of the game.
it didnt matter what OSU did , they werent going to beat clemson. the tigers had better players, better coaches and they were better prepared. the big ten needed a legitimate contender in that game to have any shot at winning.
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