…or exceeded LSU’s. In 2010, we had a QB, tight end, running back, and four wide receivers who all later spent time in the NFL. Some are still there. On that field in Little Rock, LSU struggled to stay with our skill players, went for fakes and got left in the dust, our guys racing down the field with LSU defenders unable to close the gap. We had accurate deep passing, not always throwing behind the receivers like now. This past Saturday, sending O’Grady deep to try and use his bulk to block out the safety, letting him make the catch despite being closely covered, was our only “edge.” All of our other receivers, without exception, could not shake their defender whether corner, safety, or linebacker and required a perfect in stride throw to have a chance for a completion. There were very few of those. The passing inaccuracy that Ty showed in the spring game, when there was little rush, has not improved in real competition where he is frequently under a heavy rush. He just does not throw an accurate, catchable, ball, hardly ever. Even when Pettway was wide open in the endzone earlier this year and Ty was ten yards away, unrushed, he still threw behind him requiring a circus catch on his back for a TD.
The Hogs next year will reload with new personnel at almost every skill position. I’m assuming O’Grady and Boyd will be the only returning starters. JMVVVVHO.