Jagator's Blog
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Mon, 10 Dec 2007 13:47:45 GMTNo descriptionFred Taylor deserves a pro-bowl this year.
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<p>On one play yesterday, Fred Taylor cut back his run after seeing a hole in the front line. Then he preceded to burst through the hole and into the secondary of the Carolina Panthers. He then outran Carolina's secondary in a footrace to the endzone for an 80 yard TD. Oh yeah, Fred Taylor is 31 years old. He is turning 32 in January. </p><p> Fred Taylor, for those of you that don't know about him, is the starting runningback for the Jacksonville Jaguars. That simple fact has been the sole reason he hasn't been to a pro-bowl yet in his career. </p><p> Jacksonville doesn't get a lot of media attention or national exposure. Fred Taylor has quietly become of the greatest runningbacks to ever play the game. He just surpassed Eddie George on the all-time NFL rushing leaders list to overtake the 18th spot on the board. What I have seen out of Fred Taylor this year has been incredible. For a guy that is in his 10th season in the NFL he is still making all the moves and still has all the speed a 3 year back has. Fred is finding the holes, bursting through the front line and still running through tackles. So far this season he has accounted for 944 rushing yards and 3 TDs. That stat comes from splitting carries with Maurice Jones-Drew. Maurice Jones-Drew usually gets all of the 3rd down carries and most of the goalines, with the rest usually going to Greg Jones.</p><p>There are other backs in the NFL that are currently having better seasons, Joseph Addai, LT, Willie Parker, Willis McGahee. However, none of those are quite as incredible as Fred Taylor's. He had past years where he derserved to go the pro-bowl but wasn't selected because it is a fan vote. Most of the fans didn't know who Fred Taylor was. </p><p>1998 - 1223 yards 14 TDs</p><p>2000 - 1399 yards 12 TDs</p><p>2002 - 1314 yards 8 TDs</p><p>2003 - 1572 yards 6 TDs</p><p>2007?</p><p>Fred Taylor is a guy that has never complained about not having the exposure he deserves. He has never said a word. He just goes out every Sunday and gives it everything he has. I'm writing this blog to make people aware of what he has done this season and past seasons. Out of all the top 50 rushers in NFL history, Fred Taylor joins only Antoine Smith as one of two players to not go to a pro bowl. He is only one in the top 25 all time to not make it to Hawaii at least once. </p><p>I want everyone to be aware of Fred's accomplishments and what he has done this season sharing carries. Since the fans are the ones that vote for the pro bowl I want to make fannation aware that Fred Taylor deserves to go this season, as it may be his last. Give Fred something he derserves, something he has deserved for a long time. Give him a trip to Hawaii this season to put the exclamation point on his incredible career. Fred Taylor has to much pride to ask for votes himself so me, as a lifelong Jaguar fan, am asking for him.</p><p>To really get an idea of how good his career has been, take a look at this video of some of his best runs over the past few seasons.</p><p><a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=glY5nSBvlHE" title="Fred Taylor Running">Click here to watch Fred run!</a></p><p><a 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title="Fred Taylor incredible.">Click Here for another video of some great runs earlier in his career as a Jaguar.</a></p><div><a 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title="Fred Taylor incredible."><img title="fred taylor" src="http://i134.photobucket.com/albums/q87/MSJacobs05/fredt.jpg" height="800" alt="fred taylor" width="596" /></a></div><p> </p>Mon, 10 Dec 2007 13:47:45 GMThttp://www.fannation.com/blogs/post/87715JagatorWhere are all the Gator bandwagoners?
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<p> </p><p> What happened to all the Gator Bandwagoners? Its ok, when you come back we still have plenty of room to hop back on. </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><img title="bandwagon" src="http://i134.photobucket.com/albums/q87/MSJacobs05/gatorwagon.jpg" height="284" alt="bandwagon" width="472" /></p>Thu, 01 Nov 2007 16:22:57 GMThttp://www.fannation.com/blogs/post/73557JagatorWill the past Florida team be considered won of the greatest
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<p><strong>FLORIDA: GREAT OR JUST REALLY GOOD?</strong> </p><p> </p><p> Over the past, Florida basketball has always been overshadowed by the great Florida football program not only by it's fans, but by the nation as well. Be honest, did anyone really ever hear about Florida basketball prior to their first national championship game back in 2000? No. Not even the fans. Billy Donovan has brought them to 3 final fours and 3 national championships since he started back in 1996. He won 2 national championships which everyone knows about, in 2006 and 2007. After winning their 2 national championships back to back and losing all their starters Florida has slid off the radar.</p><p> Is Anyone really going to talk about Florida anymore until they win another national championship or at least make it back to the final four? Probably not. Does anyone out there think the 2006-2007 Florida team should be considered one of the greatest of all time? I do, but something in my mind is telling me that other people don't feel the same way.</p><p> Why shouldn't Florida be considered won of the greatest? They were crushing opponents in the tournament and they won 2 national titles back to back. The 1991-1992 Duke team that did it before them is considered one of the greatest, so why not Florida? Florida is only the 7th team to occomplish that since 1973 and the only one in the past 15 years.</p><p> So what is your oppinion? Do you think Florida is considered one of the greatest teams of all time? Do you think they should be? GO GATORS!</p>Thu, 01 Nov 2007 15:51:40 GMThttp://www.fannation.com/blogs/post/73535JagatorWith a good WR, the Jags could be dominant
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<p><strong>The link between the Jacksonville Jaguars and NFL Dominancy: a decent WR.</strong></p><p> The Jaguars have typically been a team known for their dominant defense but over the past couple of seasons they have developed an offense that can actually move the ball downfield on occasion. Their running game is stout with veteran Fred Taylor, 21st all-time rushing, and the electrifying Maurice Jones-Drew. The quarterback change at the beginning of the season I believe has worked out great for the Jags. David Garrard has done a superb job in leading this team and getting the ball down the field. Where the Jags step off is their wide recieving core. Since the departure of Jacksonville's all-time leading receiver Jimmy Smith, 12th all-time receiving, two seasons ago, the Jags just havn't been the same in that department. They have tried to find some young wide receivers in the draft that could develop into stars by drafting Reggie Williams and Matt Jones, but both have turned out to no be deserving of their 1st round status. They took advantage of lots of salary cap room last season and picked up free-agent Dennis Northcutt from Cleveland who is leading the Jaguars in receiving this season, but with only 288 yards. They should have gone after a more prolific wide receiver either in free-agency or the draft. They can't possibly go out next draft and take another wide receiver in the 1st round can they? Detroit did it 4 times, so maybe the Jags doing it 3 times won't be so bad. </p><p> The Jaguars are a good team, they have the potential to be a great team. Until they get some sort of good wide receiver though, they are going to have a tough time hanging with the really tough teams of the league. </p><p><strong>Jacksonville Stats through 5 games 4-1</strong></p><p>Total Offense - 355.2 yds/game - 6th in NFL </p><p>Total Defense - 304.8 yds/game - 8th in NFL</p><p>Points scored - 18pts/game - 18th in NFL</p><p>Points allowed - 11.6 pts/game - 2nd in NFL</p><p>Rushing - 154.8 yds/game - 4th in NFL</p><p>Passing - 200.4 yds/game - 21st in NFL</p><p>Theres your answer. How can a team be 6th in total offense but only 21st in total passing? The lack of a dominant wide receiver. A receiver that can catch the ball consistently, hang onto the ball consistently and score touchdowns is what Jacksonville needs. That would help them in both areas where they lack dominancy, total passing and total scoring. </p>Mon, 15 Oct 2007 16:41:23 GMThttp://www.fannation.com/blogs/post/68056JagatorWacky World of the SEC!
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<p>What is with the SEC these days. It seems that year after year the SEC gets more and more unpredictable. Are the more mediocre teams in the SEC getting better or are the better teams in the SEC getting worse? I think we are looking at a little bit of both here. You have typical teams everyone thinks about when mentioning the SEC such as, Georgia, Tennessee, LSU, Florida, Auburn and Alabama. The past few years though we have been seeing the uprising of other SEC teams such as Arkansas, Vanderbilt, South Carolina and this year Kentucky. With the exception of only Mississippi and Mississippt State, any team has the ability to beat any team on any given Saturday. Oh, but wait, Mississippi State took out Auburn earlier this year. Auburn, a team which defeated Florida in the Swamp 2 weeks ago to end a home win streak for the Gators. So, what are your takes on the SEC? Is the SEC getting stronger overall or are the better teams just falling to a weaker level enabling the mediocre teams to take advantage?</p><p>Currently South Carolina holds the top spot in the SEC east and controls its own destiny the the Championship game. If the game were held today, which 2 teams, in your oppinion, would be the most deserving of going? Would it be South Carolina and LSU or another 2? Which 2 teams do you think will end up in the Championship in the end? </p><p>In my oppinion, I still think Florida and LSU are the 2 top teams in the SEC and would make for a great rematch in the Championship game on neutral ground. I also think it will be Florida and LSU in the end. That might be a little bit of a homer pick with me being a Gator fan but who cares? I think the Gators run the table from here on out. </p><p>The oppinions in this article are that of the author. I am not a sports writer, just a fan. Would love some feedback.</p>Tue, 09 Oct 2007 15:37:42 GMThttp://www.fannation.com/blogs/post/65862Jagator