Too soon: Dru Brown or Spencer Sanders?

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QB starter next year

  • Dru Brown

    Votes: 18 13.8%
  • Spencer Sanders

    Votes: 112 86.2%

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RxCowboy

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Lookit, Corndawg was a 1-year stop-gap measure while we got someone else ready. Brown would also be a 1-year stop-gap measure while we got someone else ready. If Sanders needs another year to "learn the offense" then he ain't the guy and it is someone else that we're getting ready next year. Sanders would then be transferring. So, if Brown starts next year then Sanders transfers. My guess is that Sanders starts day 1.
 

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he is technically not a one year starter. Started 2 years at Hawaii with great success.
I don't think most people agree with your idea of "great success" he had pretty pedestrian numbers at Hawaii against much weaker competition. He transferred here because a true sophomore was going to take his job, that true sophomore then lit it up with virtually the same supporting cast against virtually the same competition, I'd temper my expectations because Sanders will be the QB1.
 
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I don't think most people agree with your idea of "great success" he had pretty pedestrian numbers at Hawaii against much weaker competition. He transferred here because a true sophomore was going to take his job, that true sophomore then lit it up with virtually the same supporting cast against virtually the same competition, I'd temper my expectations because Sanders will be the QB1.
But he should have started over Cornelius this year, don’t you know?
 

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2018 was all about strategy for HCMG. Oregon State has no idea who our QB1 will be in the opener. What a genius!!

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Unless Brown is a superstar he should NOT be the starter. We'd be idiotic to start over 3 years in a row.
I fully expect Spencer Sanders will become a superstar.
The smartest thing I've ever seen you say. The only thing you could have said smarter would have been to add, "if Brown were a superstar he would have started this year."
 

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I don't think most people agree with your idea of "great success" he had pretty pedestrian numbers at Hawaii against much weaker competition. He transferred here because a true sophomore was going to take his job, that true sophomore then lit it up with virtually the same supporting cast against virtually the same competition, I'd temper my expectations because Sanders will be the QB1.
I get that the guy behind Brown ended up having a great season at Hawaii, but how do you know he was going to lose his job to him? Only because the other guy had a good season?
 

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I get that the guy behind Brown ended up having a great season at Hawaii, but how do you know he was going to lose his job to him? Only because the other guy had a good season?
That is why he probably grad transferred...... he thought he was losing his starting job.
 
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Lookit, Corndawg was a 1-year stop-gap measure while we got someone else ready. Brown would also be a 1-year stop-gap measure while we got someone else ready. If Sanders needs another year to "learn the offense" then he ain't the guy and it is someone else that we're getting ready next year. Sanders would then be transferring. So, if Brown starts next year then Sanders transfers. My guess is that Sanders starts day 1.
That, "another year to learn the offense" excuse is BS. It's not that hard to learn 6-9 plays that Yurcich used.

If you're telling me that Brown and Sanders both could learn a freakin' simple offense that we ran and Corndog was the only one that could is a crock 'o crap.
 

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I get that the guy behind Brown ended up having a great season at Hawaii, but how do you know he was going to lose his job to him? Only because the other guy had a good season?
Because Brown was recruited by exactly nobody out of high school and his successor at least had a few d1 offers. Brown was Hawaii's Corndog for 2 years.
 
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Because Brown was recruited by exactly nobody out of high school and his successor at least had a few d1 offers. Brown was Hawaii's Corndog for 2 years.
I wonder who he is talking about here, or just speaking generally?

https://twitter.com/dbrownTNDO/status/1081270076311883777
 

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Because Brown was recruited by exactly nobody out of high school and his successor at least had a few d1 offers. Brown was Hawaii's Corndog for 2 years.
Eh.. I'm not sold on that, Rob. The same can be said for Cole McDonald. He had next to nobody offers according to Rivals, so you might want to review his those "few d1 offers." What I see between the two players is a pass heavy offense this year under McD and a balanced offense when Dru Brown was running the show. They had a bell cow during Brown's time. With McD they have two dude who couldn't even muster 1000 yards on the ground between them both. If we're playing the theory game, my theory is that Hawaii relied on the pass because they had two chumps that didn't come close to equaling a bell cow at RB.

Who knows though? Maybe a sophomore recruited by exactly nobody would have taken the job from a senior that was recruited by exactly nobody, but I'd like to see something more concrete than an online theory.