HAFFnHAFF

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    Oklahoma Sooners

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    Muskogee, OK
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    Kansas State Wildcats

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  1. This has been a tough game to wait 3 weeks for lol. Let's just say I'm excited for next week
  2. Neal Davis: Good morning, and welcome to this edition of The Wildcat Den on 94.1 WIP radio. Today we have coach @smckenz3 joining the show to give us a preview of Saturday's game in a segment we like to call, Know Your Foe. Welcome to the show Coach! Thanks for stopping by! Coach smckenz3: Thanks for having me Neal. Neal: After a rocky start to the year your team has been able to bounce back and reel off 4 straight wins, climbing into the AP top 25 in the process. What has been the biggest factor in this turnaround? smckenz3: Well, I think we've started getting the ball in the end-zone more often. The first couple of games we scored well, but settled for field goals far too often. Also the new-comers on defense have gelled really well and allowed the unit to play exceptionally. Neal: West Virginia is a very polarizing team when it comes to the polls. Some pollsters say they should be rated higher based on their strength of schedule and yet others say a loss is a loss. How do you feel about where your team is rated? smckenz3: Eh - Neal I don't think the polls really matter until we start to get closer to the end of the season. If we keep winning ballgames the poll will sort itself out. Neal: Mohammed Foster is having an incredible season. Over the course of the last few weeks he has begun to pick up some Heisman hype. What have you been working with Foster on as the season has progressed? smckenz3: Mo' has been fortunate to play with a lot of his skill players for 2 years at this point, they all have great chemistry. That experience and chemistry allows us to continually add new wrinkles into the offense, he's always looking for ways to improve and exploit our opponent's defense. Neal: Many pundits are talking about Foster's potential to hear his named called early if he chose to declare for the NFL draft. Is that something you guys have talked about? Do you have any idea what he is thinking? smckenz3: I want whatever is best for Mo'. At the end of the season we'll sit down and evaluate his prospects. Of course we want him to come back, but it would be hard to pass up potentially being a high draft pick. Neal: I think everyone knew that this offense was going to be something special. But the defense has been very surprising to me. After giving up an average of 36 points per game the opening 2 losses, the defense has bounced back in a big way allowing only 17 points per game since. What has this group done to improve so much? smckenz3: Our newcomers have really come together. We're also getting really good play from our secondary. The defensive line is a strength of ours and I trust them to stop the run regardless of who we're playing. That combined with the experience of our safeties has really helped Carson and Moore step up at the corner position. Neal: Saturday you host the 5-2 Kansas State Wildcats. So far this team has been baffling, scraping by teams like Florida Atlantic and Iowa State but beating Baylor and almost taking down Texas on the road. What do you make of this Wildcat football team? smckenz3: Man they've improved a lot of the past few years haven't they? They are winning games which has to feel good for coach Haff and the fans. They're on the right track that's for sure. They have different guys stepping up, that's what you want as a coach.. Guys who can make a play when you need it. Neal: What do you expect to see happen on Saturday? smckenz3: I expect us to go out there and play our game. Kansas State is a damn good football team who's sitting at 5-2 so we're certainly not going to overlook that. I expect Mo to go out and set the tempo on offense and for Hudson and the boys on the line to make Humphrey work for everything he gets. Neal: Before you go, I have to ask about your recruiting class. How has recruiting gone for you so far? What do you hope to accomplish in the last few weeks? Give me a story from the recruiting trail. smckenz3: We're actually pretty stoked about who we have comin' in so far. There's a couple guys left on our radar that we hope to get commitments from - we've been chasing a wideout from Texas pretty hard named Christian Nash, I'd love to get him paired up with Corey Easley who committed early in the year. Neal: It has been a lot of fun to track along with this West Virginia program and the progress you have made over the last 2 seasons. I'm looking forward to seeing the game on Saturday. Thanks for taking the time to join us today coach! smckenz3: Thanks Neal - it's been a pleasure talkin' with you. Neal: Well that is all the time we have folks. We will be live from Morgantown starting Saturday morning. Go Wildcats!
  3. Bro... You forgot the Big XII Mag cover!
  4. I try to stay balanced in my offense so I don't really prefer one over the other. I just go for the best player I can get. In an ideal world I would probably go pass blocking tackles and center with run blocking guards.
  5. If I go from 5-2 to 5-7 and don't make a bowl I will literally cry
  6. Not to mention the fact that MIA was, "Criminally misusing Marcus Barry" who finished the season with a career high in total yards and TDs
  7. A couple of Big XII coach of the year candidates!?
  8. I'm not sure that argument makes it look any better lol
  9. Vote Shawn Reyes for DPOTW. Game winning pick 6 to move KSU closer to bowl eligibility!!
  10. If you want to follow along with the saga that is Rahim "I am the greatest" Murrell click follow on this topic. This will be a compilation of Rahim's tweets throughout his career. So hit follow and stay up to date with what is going on in the head of one of the most polarizing players in the country. Enjoy!
  11. I feel like your QB didn't play too bad in our game. 1 td and 1 pick.