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oldbuckeye#62

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    Fishing,fishing and did I mention fishing then I have to bale hay

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  1. we all have our own opinions to each there own.I am old enough to see my own.
  2. we are not turning on our coaches but have watched what has happened for years now and it hasnt been good. trayors coaching staff wasnt perfect but it worked well together minus the defense but the group we have now just dont gel. no defense with little offense and special teams hurting not to mention fundamentals needing attention we have driven this cart about as far as it will go. Time for a new era and start over.thanks to the coaches we have and for what they have done but lets face it coaches come and go just like players time for a change.
  3. I didnt mind losing three games to the teams we lost to but what i do mind is how we lost. just watched the game again on youtube and never saw so many arm tackles letting the runner just keep going. Punt coverage was bad well let me say there wasnt any. blown assignments fumbles and being out of place. I do not blame the players at all there was some great plays but who I do blame is the coaches. we need a new era of coaches and clean house or this is as good as it will be for a long time. Good old boys are good old boys but that doesnt make them good coaches.
  4. may take them yo yo's a couple of years to figure it out. We have a very clanish system up there ran by one wierd dude.
  5. Gilmer once again showed there weakness that the defense is lousy but I think they made up for it that they couldnt run the ball either. So with a very weak defense and a tiny bit of offense i predict newton by how ever much they would like to score. with out 35 coaches scratching there heads we lose.
  6. Hate to say it we have some really good players but this year is showing that we really need to clean house and start over with our coaching. Yes i expected to lose to carthage but we did not lose we were donkey stomped and had no answer to slow them down. No adjustments were made we looked like the nerdy kid who got in a fight hunker down and look scared. We have been seeing this for a while and some will defend what we have but it is time to make changes. Not saying anything bad about our coaches but it aint working any more. We have got to have a defense change if we want to pose a threat
  7. As much as I would like to say it will be a good game I think this game will be over in the first quarter. Carthage wont know what hit them I see 2014 game all over again. 21 nothing all gilmer first quarter. Naw I am just kidding you it wont be near the game they have been in the past, look at last years score Carthage will dominate this game and I just hope we can keep it respectable. Hope it doesnt rain and nobody gets hurt but i even voted that Carthage wins easily. looks like yall may go far this year.
  8. I saw the defense problem when traylor was here except the 2004 year, I just wished we could shut down a offense and not have to outscore them. say what you want but we do not have the defense that we should have. the name of the game is out score no matter how high you have to go. A great offense will win games but when you finally hit that team with lights out defense and you dont have one you are doomed. Game over.
  9. Yes it is amazing how many people in the last 5 years come to see gilmer play who are not from gilmer and leave saying its a shame you dont have a defense or you would win state every year. but thats gilmer they are defense blind.
  10. I concur withe the description of our defensive problem and that is why I do not post any more. I do not want to tear down our kids when it has and is a coaching problem. Started back in traylor days defense gets no attention. We have gone years with the good old boys coaching defense and have needed a change for a long time. We will win, we will get in the playoffs but that is it we do not have the defense we need to go far. Agree or disagree look at how many points that has been scored against us in the last 4 years. Our motto is just slow them down a little so our offense can out score them
  11. I picked Pleasant grove by 3 we had a close game in gilmer but boy am I glad we didnt have to play them again in the play offs as I believe they got better every game and are at there peak right now. Get them hawks for our district we have a new respect for yall.
  12. Like I said before we have internal problems. I am not making excuses for our lost the better team won. But we have to correct the problems to move forward if we want to continue being a good team. Once again not taking away from there win the BEST team won and proved it. Good luck in the future. Now then on to church and then the fish are waiting on me.
  13. well sorry I ruffled your feathers yes yall are great and so are we. You will probably win state as for me I am going fishing and the rest will take care of itself. As for our problems I heard it from the players themselves not just made up excuses.
  14. Dear melissa I hope you dont get too excited about beating Gilmer because I am surprised we made it this far. Gilmer has a lot of problems they have to address and they will. They have some internal problems and some players are quitting after this year and not playing there sr year. I also hope that will be resolved. But dont think you have it won now because if you are using us as a measuring stick you are going to have a long ride home. Gilmer did good with what they had and the problems they have. Maybe next year will be brighter who knows and good luck the reas of the way how ever far you
  15. Got to love them wabbits they are a classy team. Good luck Melissa cardinals we know this wont be a blowout but win or lose you did good this year. Good luck to my Buckeyes yall did good too. I didnt think we would be here at the first of the year but you proved me wrong. Safe travels to all and to all a good night.
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