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Watkins vs Thomas

Discussion in 'Georgia Tech Football' started by gtg936g, Nov 8, 2013.

  1. gtg936g

    gtg936g Helluva Engineer

    I do not know how Roof is going play against Clemson, but I would be tempted to let Thomas man up on Watkins. I think Thomas can shut him down, and free up a blitzer.
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  2. JazzyD95

    JazzyD95 Helluva Engineer

    I love Thomas, but let's be realistic. There are not many people in college or NFL who can man up on Sammy Watkins the entire game.
  3. Eric

    Eric Retired Co-Founder Staff Member

    Right about that.

    But I'm sure Thomas would win his battles too...and there is not another player in the country I would want on my side going up against Watkins than Thomas.

    I know Thomas love the competition as well...he won't be scared.
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  4. gtdrew

    gtdrew Banned

    Have a safety over the top...roll coverage to that side. Lots of things you can do, but I have a lot of questions about Clemson's o line and their ability to block for Boyd. I'd think about having a random defender "spy" Boyd, particularly on third down. Lots of Nealy doing that. Keep him from improvising for a first down.
  5. OldJacketFan

    OldJacketFan Helluva Engineer

    This is going to be a fun match up to watch. Like Eric said Jamea ain't skeerert :ROFLMAO:
  6. gtg936g

    gtg936g Helluva Engineer

    If we could get a pick early I think Boyd would be scared to challenge Thomas a lot during the game, effectively taking one of the beat players on the field out of the game. Clemson has a lot of talent. I do not think anyone would argue that point, but I think their D feeds off their offense. If we can win the turn over battle I think we can get the W.
  7. AE 87

    AE 87 Helluva Engineer

    I think Jemea matched-up with Sammy last year. Only GT (7), SC (9.25), and FSU (4) held him under 10yds/catch.

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