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  • How did Michigan let Ryan Mallett get away?

    i watched ryan mallett torch georgia for 400 yards and 5tds in his first SEC game. THe kid looks like a terrific nfl prospect to me, albeit based on very limited data. He is 6 foot 7 and BIG with a very strong arm and excellent pocket presence.

    ramming speed to all

    general counsel

  • #2
    Re: How did Michigan let Ryan Mallett get away?

    Because he does not fit in their offensive scheme. My understanding is that he was a sit back in the pocket and throw the ball type QB. RR's offense requires a more mobile QB like they have in Tate Forcier. Think Pat White. There was a play against ND where he was dead to rights, stopped and changed directions almost breaking the defenders knees, and bought time to complete the pass. It was AWESOME...

    YouTube - 2009 Notre Dame at Michigan, Last drive of Wolverines
    This space for rent...

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      Re: How did Michigan let Ryan Mallett get away?

      Yep, just not a good schematic fit for what Rich Rod wants to do.

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        Re: How did Michigan let Ryan Mallett get away?

        I live in Fayetteville and was at the Arkansas/Alabama game, front row (not that you couldn't have seen it on t.v. and probably more clearly). Mallett has a cannon for an arm but he is not very mobile and does not throw well on the move. He has to get better in both regards if he is going to be an elite QB at the next level and although he came through in the clutch versus Georgia, he majorly choked in the 4th quarter against Alabama.

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          Re: How did Michigan let Ryan Mallett get away?

          Rich Rod fail! Good Riddence

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