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Brown reflects on potentially calling plays, as well as fumbling and penalty issues

Brown reflects on potentially calling plays, as well as fumbling and penalty issues

Stefan Adams
Following Wednesday’s drills, offensive coordinator/RB coach Thomas Brown was asked if he would like a shot at calling the plays with UM’s offense continuing to struggle.

“I think everybody would like to call plays at some point,” Brown said.

Even though Miami’s 2019 class has taken a hit in recent weeks, Brown says he has stayed vigilante on the trail and his message to recruits has been about continuing to build for the future.

"We're going to continue to build, a lot of talent coming back," Brown said. "I said to the entire staff even though adversity and struggles don't feel good, in my life I've never grown and become a better person, better player or a better coach without adversity. Being able to focus on the opportunity to get better is the biggest... Miami is going to be Miami. We want guys who love this program. If you don't love this program go somewhere else."

Is Brown worried about how the losing streak will affect kids with the early signing period so close?

"It depends. Sometimes a lot of guys we have come to Miami because they love this program, want to be part of this program,” Brown said. “Obviously the signing period kind of changes things up because if you don't get guys in the early signing period, there's a small pool of guys left. But that's part of it."

Freshman QB N’Kosi Perry got his first start in a month against GT last week, and Brown felt the offense ran smoothly with Perry at the helm.

“He ran the offense well, looked poised and relaxed in the pocket,” Brown said. “I thought he threw the ball well. There were a few mistakes, the snap deal (fumble). He played his butt off… He’s starting to understand what it takes to be a big-time quarterback in a pro-style system. He has to run the ship, be the leader. He has to know more than anybody else knows, work harder than anybody else does.”

Miami had four false start penalties on the offensive line last week, and they added in a holding call for good measure. Brown said the issues will be taken care of in-house and the key is holding guys accountable.

“We have too many of those issues - we don’t coach it that way,” Brown said. “People may think we do, we don’t. We have to do a good job of holding them accountable, and we have some punishment stuff we do in-house we take care of throughout the week. The biggest thing is being locked in, not costing the team.”

One of the main issues on the offense has been turnovers, and RB DeeJay Dallas has been a big part of that, putting the ball on the ground 4 times in the last 2 games.

“It’s definitely inside his head,” Brown said of Dallas. “He’s a mentally tough guy and he works his butt off… We can’t afford that, it costs the team too much.”

Even though the team has not come close to pre-season expectations, Brown said he sees his unit continuing to fight every day in practice.

“We’re not going to fold the tent and quit, I commend our guys for continuing to fight,” Brown said. “There’s a bunch of negativity around the program for obvious reasons. Miami has high expectations, that’s the [reality] of coaching here and playing here. We understand that. We have to play better, get them better.”
 

Comments (19)

Searles should be second out the door behind John Richt.

I like brown as a running back coach just not sure he has the chops at OC especially considering who has been his main mentor.
 
Searles should be second out the door behind John Richt.

I like brown as a running back coach just not sure he has the chops at OC especially considering who has been his main mentor.

Over/under 1 of them actually getting fired.
 
Over/under 1 of them actually getting fired.
I think/hope both Searels and richt jr are gone(it’s not his fault he’s in this position let’s be real). He did pitch to keep N’Kosi Perry in during the FSU game when richt was thinking about pulling him.
 
"He stayed vigilante on the recruiting trail."

I don't think that word means what you think it means...
 
Brown, Searels Jon jr. CMR with all that bullshtyt talk don’t deceive anyone now. I am so sick of these clowns. Running the program into the ground. Blake is another spineless POS
 
I want a real OC, not someone pretending to be one.
 
Searles should be second out the door behind John Richt.

I like brown as a running back coach just not sure he has the chops at OC especially considering who has been his main mentor.

JON Richt, motherfucker
 
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Appreciate the write up, but this is all I hear what these coaches talk
 
Is Brown worried about how the losing streak will affect kids with the early signing period so close?

"It depends. Sometimes a lot of guys we have come to Miami because they love this program, want to be part of this program,” Brown said. “Obviously the signing period kind of changes things up because if you don't get guys in the early signing period, there's a small pool of guys left. But that's part of it."


Does not sound too positive with this statement. He know they are in deep #*(^^$*
 
Is Brown worried about how the losing streak will affect kids with the early signing period so close?

"It depends. Sometimes a lot of guys we have come to Miami because they love this program, want to be part of this program,” Brown said. “Obviously the signing period kind of changes things up because if you don't get guys in the early signing period, there's a small pool of guys left. But that's part of it."

Does not sound too positive with this statement. He know they are in deep #*(^^$*

Sounds like he sees the handwriting on the wall for this years class.
 
Meh. I would agree with him that Miami has to recruit a kid with a certain attitude. Problem is, that gene pool seems to be shrinking. The program is a shell of its former self and the kids being recruited now were 1 or 2 years old when Miami last won a NC. And then you have to teach them, we all see how that’s working out.
 
Hey, maybe we posters could call plays! I mean everyone wants to call plays. Also, I'd do it for free for one week. Look at all the money the school would save.

I was pretty good at Techmo, so I think I'd do well. And don't get me started on triangle paper football.
 
Hey, maybe we posters could call plays! I mean everyone wants to call plays. Also, I'd do it for free for one week. Look at all the money the school would save.

I was pretty good at Techmo, so I think I'd do well. And don't get me started on triangle paper football.

Might not be so bad. Apparently you'd only have 10 plays to choose from and most scenarios would be scripted. You'd be required to start every drive with a run up the middle, every 3rd and short would have to be a choc dive and every 3rd and 10 would have to be a 7 yard pass to Cager. You'd have to throw at least one fade or jump ball to Harley. You also have to call plays that require Pope to block. No matter how many balls wiggins drops or fumbles Dallas loses, you can't cut their touches. Oh and if you play Malik, you get to call QB runs but you aren't allowed to throw over the middle of the field or to Brevin at all.

I haven't seen your Techmo skills first hand.. but I think you got this.
 
Might not be so bad. Apparently you'd only have 10 plays to choose from and most scenarios would be scripted. You'd be required to start every drive with a run up the middle, every 3rd and short would have to be a choc dive and every 3rd and 10 would have to be a 7 yard pass to Cager. You'd have to throw at least one fade or jump ball to Harley. You also have to call plays that require Pope to block. No matter how many balls wiggins drops or fumbles Dallas loses, you can't cut their touches. Oh and if you play Malik, you get to call QB runs but you aren't allowed to throw over the middle of the field or to Brevin at all.

I haven't seen your Techmo skills first hand.. but I think you got this.
Well, my Techmo skills were AMAZING 30 years ago, so I know I can do this!
 
Well, my Techmo skills were AMAZING 30 years ago, so I know I can do this!
LOL you just had to bring up the 30 years ago thing! I bet Richt watched the GT option and thought "see, they're running an offense that worked 30 years ago. So mine can work".
 

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