1/9/2013 5:40 AM
anyone have any tips on recruiting for the wishbone?  i am getting pummeled using it.
1/9/2013 8:03 AM
Good RB's, good OL.

1/9/2013 8:06 AM
Looking at your team, you have really good DII RB's and OL......
1/9/2013 9:44 AM
i was told STR should have a premium in your offensive positions for wishbone
1/9/2013 10:51 AM
You might wanna site mail harriswb3. Wishbone has been his bread and butter so he might give you the best direction.

I ran it exclusively at UTEP in Warner a couple of years ago when it was a passing formation. It pushed some of my guys onto the all time records list in passing categories at the time.

1/9/2013 11:18 AM
squeeky...lets chat.  There is no reason to get hammered when using the bone...it should work the other way.
1/9/2013 11:42 AM (edited)
harris will give you good advice. It seems that your RB's need a little more speed and strength combos to get to the next level though. At D1AA you are gonna have to try for RB with 80's for speed, strength and elus.
1/9/2013 11:56 AM
squeeky, I'll let harris give you the advice on the bone. But here's just one thing I noticed on a quick look see. You are in a tough conference as it is with 2-3 losses coming your way. But until you get some better talent on that team stop scheduling 5 losses in out of conference play. You need some wins to be able to see players that are a step up from what you have. Next time scheduling comes around schedule the 5 easiest sims you can for a few seasons.
1/9/2013 11:57 AM
From a use of the formation perspective, IMO, the WB is effective in 2 scenarios.

1.  Opponent does not know how to defend it (obvious advantage)
2.  Full Time Use (gives you the advantage of having more opportunities to rip off the big one)

From a quick examination, I see that you are using both the WB and the NDBox.  I believe this does not give the WB enough opportunities to be successful.

I'll leave any other comments to sitemails.

BTW:  Katzphang 88 has won a NC using the Wishbone...I have not.  In fact, I have one gameplan that I have modeled after his NC team.  I think sjurat also uses the WB at D1A maybe??
1/9/2013 7:12 PM
I have been toying with combining the WB with a running pro-set. Biggest problem with the WB is that if you are in a come-from-behind situation your weapons are limited., But, if you can get the lead, even against a high passing team, you can strangle them and not them them have the ball (my scenario at the NC game).
1/9/2013 10:47 PM
thanks for tthe tips guys. i always figured that scheduled a stiff out of conference schedule would have benefits. not so? no wonder i dont see any stud recruits. uh oh i just scheduled 4 more for next season
1/9/2013 11:27 PM
Ahh, scheduling is a different topic, but you definitely should reduce the difficulty in my opinion.  Its hard to win with that schedule and will not help you increase your vision or prestige.
1/10/2013 9:17 PM
Scheduling hard seems good if you can win the games, not so good if you can't???
1/10/2013 9:20 PM
Posted by hitman1979 on 1/10/2013 9:17:00 PM (view original):
Scheduling hard seems good if you can win the games, not so good if you can't???
exactly

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