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    LSU onside kick ?

    Maybe I missed something but it sure looked like to me the LSU kicker kicked the ball and it immediately bumped off the ground and hit his foot again. Did anyone else see that and is that not touching the ball before 10 yards? If so, he actually touched it twice before it reached 10 yards. I know it is a moot point but I am curious to know if (a) anyone else saw that and (b) if that was not illegal touching as well.

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    Re: LSU onside kick ?

    I'll look again, but I didn't see the foot strike - only the bounce-back into his chest, which is the one the zebras called. It was about a yard or so short of the ten yards...
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    Re: LSU onside kick ?

    Yeah I saw the same thing and I originally thought maybe that's why the penalty was called -- I had just come back in the room after a bathroom break :-)
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    Re: LSU onside kick ?

    In a pre-game thread I said we would see a fake punt, a fake field goal, and an onside kick. Two out of three ain't bad.
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    Re: LSU onside kick ?

    When I saw it live and the countless times it was shown in replay...I dont think that was necessarily a bad bounce or him running in to it as much as it looked like he was intentionally swatting the ball with his right hand. JMO

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    Re: LSU onside kick ?

    Quote Originally Posted by KnockturnalTide View Post
    When I saw it live and the countless times it was shown in replay...I dont think that was necessarily a bad bounce or him running in to it as much as it looked like he was intentionally swatting the ball with his right hand. JMO
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    Re: LSU onside kick ?

    I thought it was an illegal kick by the new on-side kick rule which states that the kicker can not kick the ball from the tee directly into the ground.
    However the rule is actually designed to eliminate the big high hop teams were using.
    The rule is actually that the ball simply must bounce twice before it goes ten yards.
    Confused now? lol

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    Re: LSU onside kick ?

    We got lucky & I'm not ashamed of that. We have got to do a better job with OS kicks. Blocking a FG & stops on 4th down are just pure talent.

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    Re: LSU onside kick ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Florida Tom View Post
    We got lucky & I'm not ashamed of that. We have got to do a better job with OS kicks. Blocking a FG & stops on 4th down are just pure talent.
    Especially since we still have Chizik to contend with this year... not that they'll be doing many kickoffs.

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    Re: LSU onside kick ?

    If the player didn't bat it down, it would have gone the full length. He had a quick reflex instead of letting it go.


    But you know how we all complained about Foster kicking it short...and being on design or not. Well, he did a perfect job at the end with kicking it short and we had great coverage, it knocked 15 seconds off the clock.
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    Re: LSU onside kick ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Florida Tom View Post
    We got lucky & I'm not ashamed of that. We have got to do a better job with OS kicks. Blocking a FG & stops on 4th down are just pure talent.
    That style onside kick is very difficult to defend. As a guy on the return team, you want to get back in position to block as quickly as possible. Thus, the players tend to immediately run towards the return man. If the kicker does the perfect dribble kick, the ball goes 10 yards, and he falls on it. How can a team cover that without having poor blocking on an actual return?
    Quote Originally Posted by TideMom2Boys View Post
    If the player didn't bat it down, it would have gone the full length. He had a quick reflex instead of letting it go.


    But you know how we all complained about Foster kicking it short...and being on design or not. Well, he did a perfect job at the end with kicking it short and we had great coverage, it knocked 15 seconds off the clock.
    Cade did a fine job of what the coaches told him to do.
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    Re: LSU onside kick ?

    Quote Originally Posted by saraelizabethua View Post
    Especially since we still have Chizik to contend with this year... not that they'll be doing many kickoffs.
    ^^^^^^That's a good one^^^^^^^^^

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    Re: LSU onside kick ?

    Quote Originally Posted by skipster63 View Post
    Maybe I missed something but it sure looked like to me the LSU kicker kicked the ball and it immediately bumped off the ground and hit his foot again. Did anyone else see that and is that not touching the ball before 10 yards? If so, he actually touched it twice before it reached 10 yards. I know it is a moot point but I am curious to know if (a) anyone else saw that and (b) if that was not illegal touching as well.
    I didn't see the foot hit the ball and I'd have to see the play while looking for that to see if it did happen. However, everywhere I've read about the onside kick they mention the ball hitting Hairston on various parts of his body. What I saw was Hairston slapping the ball with his hand as if to stop the ball's movement.

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