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Urban Meyer meets with Coach K

Posted on: April 3, 2010 10:46 am
 

A couple of tidbits out of Gainesville:

Urban Meyer met with Mike Krzyzewski at some point during the offseason to get advice on how to handle his health issues. Coach K took time off in 1999 and 2002 for hip surgery. If Duke wins tonight, I intend to ask K here in Indianapolis about his meeting with The Urbanator. Stay tuned to this space for an update.

Also, running back Jeff Demps ran a 10.11 100 meters on Friday during the Florida Relays. That's the fastest time in the world this year. We need to see more of that breakaway speed on the football field. In his first two seasons, Demps has averaged six carries per game. That should change with a certain Mr. Tebow no longer carrying the ball.

Speaking of quarterback, Meyer said he plans to play two of them in the fall. That's sort of a revelation with everyone assuming the John Brantley era was set to begin. Meyer basically said that redshirt freshman Jordan Reed will be in on third-down short yardage situations. The 6-foot-3 Reed is a converted quarterback who had been working at tight end in the spring. Now there are reports Reed has been working in the Wildcat and throwing some passes as well. And Meyer loves him.

"I think we do (plan to play two quarterbacks) because we have to," Meyer told Florida Today. "On third down and three I know what we want to do and Johnny's (Brantley) probably not going to do it just because he's not that kind of player. Everybody said we just ran Tim because he was a great player. That's partially true ... Jordan Reed has proven he can do it."
   

Category: NCAAF
Tags: Duke, Florida
 
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Since: Oct 30, 2006
Posted on: April 9, 2010 7:05 pm
 

Urban Meyer meets with Coach K

Hey masterz how did georgia fare against the gators when they had stafford, he squeaked out a victory when tebow was hurt, and percy harvin didnt play. Stafford did nothing knowshon moreno killed fla, then with stafford as a junior and having moreno and everyone healthy what happened? It was Richts worse beating at UGA, and the second worst beating ever at the hands of florida. So please spare us all. Hey wheres david greene in the NFL? hmm Herschel walker, he didnt exactly do great in the NFL, and i do believe that the all time leader is Emmitt Smith. Youre so petty that you have to sit up at night and think of creative little nicknames for the florida coaches it pathetic. When will UGA be relevant in basketball? Georgia is once again gonna be dominated, the UF defense is gonna be scary with Powell, easley, and shariff floyd..we still have jenoris jenkis and ahmad black in the secondary and dustin doe....is it eating at you that mack brown didn't stay in GA and decided to come play at florida?  you make it far to easy to shoot you down, you are probably in the bottom 3 people on this board as far as respect goes, if i were a bulldog fan id disown you, your a disgrace.



Since: Sep 25, 2006
Posted on: April 7, 2010 9:12 am
 

Urban Meyer meets with Coach K

Wow, xz, it sounds like Georgia's 3-17 record against Florida since 1990 really bothers you; Let's see - UGA was 1-11 versus Steve Spurrier, 1-2 versus Ron Zook, and is 1-4 versus Urban Meyer.



Since: Nov 18, 2009
Posted on: April 7, 2010 8:34 am
 

Urban Meyer meets with Coach K

 The real question is what will this offense look like without a running threat at QB; something unseen in many years..With Demps and Rainey in the backfield the gators now have a running game to be feared and it couldn't  have come at a better time..And that doesn't count whatever All World recruit waiting in the wings..If Meyer plays his cards right I predict this offense to be better than last year..With Tenn. yet again rebuilding their front 4 it looks like another smack down come Sept....The vols will eventually get offensive and defensive lineman that will compete against the gators but we're talking about a 2 year rebuild.




Since: Apr 6, 2010
Posted on: April 6, 2010 5:42 pm
 

Urban Meyer meets with Coach K

Yeah XZMASTERZX, Stafford's "really" lightin up the NFL.  Would you like a bowl of sarcasm to go with your bitter tasting record against Florida?  You need to come back down cause Stafford never was all that.  Draft position has never made a superstar out of any player.  It's what you do once you get there that matters.  Sure, Tebow aint perfect but he's got tremendous physical ability and a work ethic that is second to none.  I think he's gonna make a lot of people eat some crow, especially you. 



Since: Oct 2, 2006
Posted on: April 6, 2010 4:53 pm
 

Urban Meyer meets with Coach K

Blah Blah..You're bragging about being no class yourself



Since: Sep 22, 2009
Posted on: April 6, 2010 1:42 pm
 

Urban Meyer meets with Coach K

Wow again!  When I started this thread, I was expressing how impressed I am with how fast Demps is.  I'm not a Florida fan, but I am impressed with the talent they recruit and how fast their atheletes are.  As far as people calling them thugs, every major college has players who run into trouble, and Florida is no different than any other school with talented players.

I wish people would get off Urban Meyers back.  All he's done is win and bring in awesome atheletes.  One poster commented Demps had the win to his back.  Are you kidding me?  Wind or no wind, that is a fast 100.  I would love to have him on OUs team.  We have some fast guys, but not that fast. 

Also, in response to a 2-quarterback system not working.....I don't think anyone can truly say that without Urban trying it out.  It may not work out, but it may work just fine.  We'll have to wait and see.  He's done enough (in my mind) to try whatever he wants....

Like I said, I don't really root for Florida, but just because they beat my team (OU) doesn't mean I hate them, or don't respect the quality of players they have and their head coach.  Of course everyone of late beats us in big games.....Cry, but hopefully we'll win another one soon.



Since: Dec 3, 2008
Posted on: April 6, 2010 11:31 am
 

Urban Meyer meets with Coach K

The Gators already have that, Emanuel Moody. Or are you talking about someone else?



Since: Sep 25, 2006
Posted on: April 6, 2010 10:12 am
 

Urban Meyer meets with Coach K

xz, you are a classless, sore loser Georgia Bulldog!  See you in Jacksonville, you PUNK!!!



Since: Sep 10, 2006
Posted on: April 6, 2010 10:05 am
 

Urban Meyer meets with Coach K

Yeah... a Bulldog fan would probably feel that way... Its understandable...



Since: Dec 20, 2006
Posted on: April 6, 2010 8:05 am
 

Urban Meyer meets with Coach K

 I think he was picked number 1 overall in the NFL draft. Thats where a REAL qb would be drafted. Where will toeblow be picked. Try as a project 25-30th. IF the gators is where EVERY top player wants to play, why did Stafford not go to Florida. Why did he go to a school where to get a w you have to WIN a game, NOT where atleast 1 and maybe 2 games were given to the gators last year by the SEC and the SEC zebras. They tried their best to put mervin & toeblow on top of the world again. But Coach Saban ended that show in Atlanta.
Would you call Tom Brady a real qb? He was picked in the 6th round. How about Kurt Warner - was he a real qb? He was not drafted. Tim Couch was a qb picked #1 overall. Is he a real qb, just because he was picked #1.

Gators get their share of top players, but no where near all. No school gets every player they go after.

You say you do not cry, but it sounds like you are crying about the refs.

So how did Georgia do against Florida last year?


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