Defense did a good job against the triple option. We shut down their main weapon and made them try to beat us in the air, which is not their game. We largely stuffed them on the ground, and got off the field on third downs. Not perfect, but at least there was a clear plan, and they largely executed. On offense, we finally got some significant running yards. Hopefully this gives the OL a sense of how to run block that we can carry forward in some of the later season games.
Still made a lot of the same old mistakes, penalties, etc. A better team would have made us pay, and it really makes me scratch my head about where and how we are actually improving. But I’ll set that aside for now and see how it goes next week. It’s definitely nice to look at my ESPN and see UMass with that big win.
The only play I recall where GS fumbled forward, the ball was brought back to the spot of the fumble and they had a second or third down with ~4 yards to go. I think they wound up getting that first down, but not on the fumble forward.