'NCAA Football 14': OU, Stillwater, and Georgia Tech to the SEC Dynasty Mode Build Season 1, Part 9—Week 6: Tulsa @ #4 Oklahoma

by Sean S 22 days ago in esports

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'NCAA Football 14': OU, Stillwater, and Georgia Tech to the SEC Dynasty Mode Build Season 1, Part 9—Week 6: Tulsa @ #4 Oklahoma

Normally OU-Tulsa is on at least regional TV, but based on the schedule we were given by the SEC, and my picking Texas, Kansas State, and Tulsa as our non-conference schedule, this is by default our lowest profile game and by default the pay-per-view game. Mind you I'm calling it that for our purposes and the logic of knowing our real world, but as far as NCAA Football 14 is concerned it's got a National TV Slot, so yeah us on our Recruiting Grade for Television Exposure. It's always bugged me when SEC teams have cupcake games really late in the season, it never seems to make sense. Early October isn't very egregious though compared to others having it really, really late. The usual excuse is the workload of the difficult schedules, and in some ways I guess we're somewhat embracing this as this is the week before Texas. Tulsa is at least a competent FBS Program. As we go to the week's results oddly the first three games on the docket are games that were played in real life this past week: Utah/UCLA, Texas/Iowa State, and Indiana/Penn State.

Utah 34 @ UCLA 9

#19 Texas 38 @ #22 Iowa State 7

Indiana 13 @ Penn State 31

Texas-San Antonio 21 @ Marshall 35

Arkansas State 38 @ UAB 7

Louisville 23 @ Pittsburgh 7

Louisiana-Monroe 29 @ #18 Arizona 41

UConn 7 @ Army 35

Georgia State 18 @ Florida Atlantic 20

Cincinnati 28 @ #17 Michigan State 21

#3 Wisconsin 24 @ #5 Notre Dame 19

#16 Boston College [email protected] Duke 28 (and the real Boston College finally stands up as the team that lost to Kansas in real life, suffers a similarly embarrassing loss to Duke.)

#9 West Virginia 23 @ Syracuse 17

Wyoming 3 @ Texas State 27

Eastern Michigan 34 @ Buffalo 24

Akron 13 @ Ohio 34

Bowling Green 37 @ UMass 13

FCS Southeast 10 @ Texas A&M 45

NC State 30 @ Wake Forest 3

Central Michigan 21 @ Miami (OH) 45

Western Kentucky 41 @ East Carolina 14

Texas Tech 14 @ Kansas 28

Purdue 14 @ Northwestern 24

#12 Michigan 31 @ Minnesota 34

FCS Southeast 10 @ #1 Clemson 38

Ball State 23 @ Virginia 45

FCS Southeast 29 @ Old Dominion 31

Tennessee 42 @ #2 Georgia 30 (the NCAA Football 14 unrealistic upset strikes again, although real life Georgia did lose to an SEC East Opponent they shouldn't have, so...)

Oregon 49 @ Colorado 13

Illinois 3 @ Nebraska 14

Rice 21 @ Air Force 31

#20 Alabama 35 @ Vanderbilt 14

#21 Washington 15 @ Stanford 9

Tulane 38 @ Temple 10

Rutgers 34 @ Iowa 24

North Carolina 27 @ #11 UCF 24

Maryland 45 @ #15 Florida State 44

Texas-El Paso 34 @ Colorado State 20

Kentucky 14 @ #23 South Carolina 24

South Alabama 21 @ Troy 31

Northern Illinois 20 @ Kent State 17

Toledo 30 @ Western Michigan 17

LSU 54 @ #14 Mississippi State 31

#6 Miami (FL) 30 @ USF 45

New Mexico State 24 @ New Mexico 28

Oklahoma State 17 @ Ole Miss 41

Georgia Tech 24 @ #24 Auburn 21

#25 Florida 34 @ Arkansas 6

Nevada 31 @ San Diego State 3

Louisiana Tech 14 @ Memphis 35

FCS Northwest 34 @ UNLV 45

#13 Washington State 3 @ California 24

Hawai'i 52 @ San Jose State 19

Tulsa 14 @ #4 Oklahoma 61

Tulsa Qtrs. 0, 7, 0, 7

OU Qtrs. 28, 24, 7, 2

Scoring Plays:

1st Quarter:

6:15 TD OU: G. Calcaterra, 36 Yd pass from J. Hurts (G. Brkic kick)

3:32 TD OU: J. Hurts, 1 Yd run (G. Brkic kick)

2:27 TD OU: G. Calcaterra, 31 Yd pass from J. Hurts (G. Brkic kick)

0:32 TD OU: T. Sermon, 1 Yd pass from J. Hurts (G. Brkic kick)

2nd Quarter:

6:36 TD OU: T. Sermon, 10 Yd run (G. Brkic kick), even this one was from a speed option. Too bad the lateral statistically isn't enough to get Jalen some credit.

5:41 TD Tulsa: S. Boomer, 3 Yd run (D. Donley kick), yes amazingly enough the Tulsa QB is named Boomer, lol, and he's from in-state and Collinsville. On the flip side he can't be that loyal his brother's a freshman at Stillwater.

4:39 TD OU: K. Brooks, 34 Yd Pass from J. Hurts (G. Brkic kick)

2:52 TD OU: G. Calcaterra, 22 Yd Pass from J. Hurts (G. Brkic kick)

0:00 FG OU: G. Brkic, 35 Yd FG (it was a brutal and appropriately Oklahoma wind for the in-state matchup as we missed one of the longer variety later that would got us some coach xp for being 45+.)

3rd Quarter:

2:11 TD OU: T. Sermon, 4 Yd run (G. Brkic kick)

4th Quarter:

4:29 TD Tulsa: S. Crawford Jr., 6 Yd run (D. Donley kick)

1:01 Safety OU: T. Norwood completes a Safety for OU with a Sack of Seth Boomer from a CB Blitz. They were on their own 1 right after I'd gone for it on 4th & Goal. I really only went for it to burn more clock than a FG would have.

Normally I would've kept all of the starters in until halftime, but the Tua Injury in real life gave me pause. So I was like well, let's not tempt fate. 49-7 is plenty of work for Jalen, CeeDee, and Grant Calcaterra so I took them out at that point. The latter two of which weren't healthy to play against @ Baylor on Saturday in real life, so I've got plenty of reason to be protective. Trey Sermon and Kenneth Mann are both contributing for us in our save, while they are out for the year in real life. When we got to the Fourth Quarter I subbed in the Second Team Defense and the Second String Offensive Line. Then a couple plays into defense, I noticed CeeDee Lamb and Trey Sermon were playing defense, because you know video games. NCAA has always had a cap at 70 players for whatever weird reason and didn't allow for duplicate jersey numbers despite deep rosters being quite real. Hopefully when the game comes back with real rosters that will be rectified both from the start and for Dynasty Mode Offseasons. So anyways I just subbed the 1st String D back in.

Team Stats:

First Downs: Tulsa 9, OU 23

Total Offense: Tulsa 250, OU 704

Rushes-Yards-TD: Tulsa 20-54-2, OU 27-231-3

Comp-Att-TD: Tulsa 16-25-0, OU 24-35-5

Passing Yards: Tulsa 196, OU 473

3rd Down Conv: Tulsa 2-10 (20%), OU 4-8 (50%)

4th Down Conv: Tulsa 0-0, OU 0-1

Red Zone-TD-FG: Tulsa 2-2-0 (100%), OU 6-4-1 (83%)

PR Yards: Tulsa n/a, OU 102

KR Yards: Tulsa 58, OU 78

Total Yards: Tulsa 308, OU 884

Punts-Average: Tulsa 8-47.5, OU 0

Penalties-Yards: Tulsa 1-11, OU 1-5

T. O. P. : Tulsa 9:53, OU 18:07

OU Passing:

J. Hurts 269.0 RAT 18 of 25 for 390 Yds, 5 TDs, 72%

T. Mordecai 129.7 RAT 6 of 10 83 Yds, 60%

It's a shame, if the updated redshirt rules were in place I could've gotten Spencer Rattler a Quarter out there, but you know I decided to preserve his old-school Redshirt instead.

OU Rushing:

T. Sermon 10 for 93 Yds, 2 TDs, Long of 28, 22 YAC

K. Brooks 7 for 45 Yds, Long of 22, 6 YAC

J. Hurts 4 for 48 Yds, 1 TD, Long of 26, 9 YAC

T. Mordecai 3 for -3 Yds Long of 1, 1 YAC (only one true rush and two victory formation kneeldowns)

M. Jones 2 for 43 Yds, Long of 28, 3 YAC (motion load option was very good to the reserve WR. I even faked it to him on motion load option pass later.)

J. Hall 1 for 5, 3 YAC

OU Receiving:

C. Lamb 6 for 161 Yds, Long of 52, 22 YAC

G. Calcaterra 5 for 139 Yds, 3 TDs, Long of 36, 43 YAC

T. Sermon 3 for 17 Yds, 1 TD, Long of 11, 17 YAC

L. Morris 2 for 28 Yds, Long of 23, 3 YAC

C. Rambo 2 for 37 Yds, Long of 31, 11 YAC

K. Brooks 2 for 36 Yds, 1 TD, Long of 34, 33 YAC

N. Basquine 2 for 22 Yds, Long of 20, 4 YAC

M. Jones 1 for 11 Yds, 1 YAC

J. Hall 1 for 22 Yds, 13 YAC

OU Defensive Player of the Game:

K. Murray 5 Tack, 5 Solo, 2 TFL, 1 Sack

Overall we had 6 Sacks as a team.

Tulsa Passing:

S. Boomer 129.8 RAT 16 of 25 for 196 Yds, 64%

Tulsa Rushing:

S. Boomer 9 for 21 Yds, 1 TD, Long of 49, 4 YAC

S. Brooks 8 for 20 Yds, Long of 6, 5 YAC

C. Taylor II 2 for 7 Yds, Long of 8, 4 YAC

S. Crawford Jr. 1 for 6 Yds, 1 TD, 1 YAC

Tulsa Receiving:

S. Brooks 9 for 92 Yds, Long of 38, 116 YAC

J. Palmer 3 for 49 Yds, Long of 34, 37 YAC

S. Crawford Jr. 2 for 19 Yds, Long of 18, 7 YAC

K. Johnson 1 for 10 Yds, Long of 10, 2 YAC

K. Stokes 1 for 26 Yds, Long of 26, 4 YAC

Tulsa Defensive Player of the Game:

B. Johnson 11 Tack, 11 Solo

As my last thought before I advance the week, with a complete truckload of upsets this week #19 Texas might actually crack the Top 10 for Red River Rivalry. The polls haven't been giving Independent Texas much respect. Something I find hard to believe would happen in real life, haha. We're about to see.

Overall Players of the Week:

Old Dominion ROLB Marvin Branch 3 Tack, 4 TFL, 7 ATK, Sack, 3 FF, 2 FR in 31-29 Win over FCS SE.

LSU QB Joe Burrow 32-41 for 534 Yds, 7 TD in 54-31 Win @ Mississippi State.

SEC Players of the Week:

LSU CB Kary Vincent Jr. 5 Tack, FF, FR in 54-31 Win @ Mississippi State.

LSU QB Joe Burrow

Heisman Watch:

1st: Jalen Hurts QB OU

2nd: Tru Wilson HB Michigan 31 Rush for 130 Yds, TD; 3 Rec for 19 Yds in Loss to Minnesota.

3rd: Ty Chandler HB Tennessee 20 Rush for 88 Yds, 3 TD; 2 Rec for 49 Yds, TD in 42-30 Win over #2 Georgia.

4th: Khalil Tate QB Arizona 25-30 for 382 Yds, 3 TD, 9 Rush for 28 Yds in 41-29 Win over Louisiana-Monroe.

5th: Sam Ehlinger QB Texas 15-23, 240 Yds, 13 Rush for 72 Yds, 4 Total TD in 38-7 Win over Iowa State.

Wow, I was expecting Joe Burrow's big day to be what would finally see 2013 Ghost of Manziel disappear forever and yet he doesn't make this shortlist. At least Ehlinger has some hype going into Red River Rivalry I suppose, haha.

Coaches Poll for Week 7:

  1. Wisconsin (41)
  2. Clemson (20)
  3. Oklahoma
  4. West Virginia
  5. Virginia Tech
  6. TCU
  7. Ohio State, 1 Loss
  8. Notre Dame, 1 Loss
  9. Georgia, 1 Loss
  10. Arizona
  11. Texas
  12. Miami (FL)
  13. Alabama, 3 Losses
  14. Washington, 2 Losses
  15. UCF, 1 Loss
  16. Nebraska
  17. Washington State, 1 Loss
  18. Tennessee, 1 Loss
  19. South Carolina, 2 Losses
  20. Mississippi State, 2 Losses
  21. Florida, 1 Loss
  22. Fresno State
  23. LSU, 2 Losses
  24. Michigan, 2 Losses
  25. Boston College, 1 Loss

So Wisconsin's impress #3 versus #5 Win over Notre Dame propels them to #1 in both polls. We're now #2 in the Media Poll. #1 will be ours again at some point, hopefully a more meaningful point. Texas is #11 in both polls, so they couldn't quite do it for us, haha. Nebraska goes from #24 Media to #13 Media and Unranked in the Coaches to #16. Missouri enters the Media Poll at #20, still unranked in the Coaches with the most leftover votes (285, just 10 short of Boston College's 295). Kansas State managed to get 21 Votes in the Coaches Poll, so the right amount of chaos could see them get ranked for our Week 8 matchup. As always Boomer Sooner, and thank you for your interest.

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