Can't hate the man for that. I just read this article a few minutes ago myself. Doesn't seem like it's in his head like it was Brian Kelly's. He's probably still seeing it every time he closes his eyes.
I hope Mendenhall hates it by the time this one is over.
It’s in the qbs head. They are stiffening up and for a split seconding second guessing whether they should make the throw out of fear of the chain. It’s causing them to tighten up and overthrow and think to much and making bad passes.
The Chain is legit psychological warfare. You can't escape it. You have to address it with the media, your team and your momma. You have no choice. Especially when you come into the Rock. It's in your face and his players are thinking "**** I can't turn this ball over and see that chain!" Then boom! Turnover and turnover chain. That bad boy is coming out 2 or 3 more times on Saturday. Book it.
We gotta be careful. I know it's UVA, but their OC is the same one who took Diaz to the woodshed when he was back at Texas. I also believe he was the anonymous coach who made that comment about Diaz's defenses being gimmicky.