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Unread postby adam914 » 3 months ago

If either of them are capable of throwing a forward pass then its an immediate upgrade. Nice to see them trying to make some changes.
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Unread postby Hal Kopp » 3 months ago

Not surprised at the FBS transfers. Its a very attractive place to play.
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Hal Kopp wrote:Not surprised at the FBS transfers. Its a very attractive place to play.


Rhode Island football is not an attractive place to play, no matter how much playing time is available.
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Unread postby Bos8 » 3 months ago

Should be interesting to see the competition. Reminds me a bit of last years competition with a mobile QB (McKoy) and a pocket QB (Vazzano). It seemed like Vazzano continued to struggle in the spring, he was something like 14-40 in the Spring game.
When looking at transfer QBs in the past 15 years or so, I thought the kid from Rutgers was solid (Etienne I believe), and Probst had a decent year (FCS), while Mack Lowrie struggled.
It is a decent situation for both these guys because they have a chance to come in and compete right away for PT on a team with an expereinced senior RB, and a veteran core of receivers (Parker, Beavouis, Buckner, Denny etc). I would certainly be feeling better if either one (or both!) had been here for Spring camp.
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Vazzano attempted 65.6% of the teams passes, 86-210 (41% completion), 1195 yards, 132.8 per game, 5.7 per attempt. 7 TD's to 15 interceptions, which is really bad. He was 14-of-39 (36% completion) for 118 yards and one interception in the spring game. He had a lot of work to do if he was ever going to be the guy.
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Unread postby bigappleram » 3 months ago

I'll roll the dice on the kid that was offered by Alabama. Sight unseen!
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Unread postby Hal Kopp » 3 months ago

Hey Rhody15-go over on the PC board-they don't have FB,you will be a perfect fit.
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Unread postby STC » 3 months ago

They can't be any worse than what we had.

Seriously though, this is encouraging news.

The QB position at URI has been a revolving door of suck so this gives me hope.

I do like that Harris is a former ESPN Top 300 recruit.

http://www.espn.com/college-sports/foot ... ler-harris
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Unread postby TruePoint » 3 months ago

I actually think our receiver group has some potential. I've been worried about our ability to get the ball to them, so maybe this will help.
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Unread postby Uncle Ed » 3 months ago

Fleming's tenure has been marked by a singular ineffectiveness at QB. Not one of these players got beyond there first read and the result was too many interceptions and open receivers never being found. Coaching? After 3 years of this mess, I think the answer is clear.
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Unread postby Iggy1979 » 3 months ago

URI would be instantly better if they took care of the ball. Under Fleming they have not. Vazzano was a very inaccurate passer, even on short routes. If these two can cut down on INTs it will be a big improvement
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Unread postby ATPTourFan » 3 months ago

Great point. This coaching staff does not value ball security.
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Unread postby Rhodymob05 » 3 months ago

Yea ball security problems were becoming a tradition for the rams in recent seasons, you know like the typical heartbreaker interception on the goal line. So I'm glad to see a possible improvement at QB.
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Unread postby rambone 78 » 3 months ago

These 2 new QB's are Fleming's last best hope to keep his job.
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