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11/9 UB coach Reggie Witherspoon breaks down the roster heading into the season

Nov 9, 2012|

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    and how long is gonna get. But now we throw in the Kyle Orton dynamic how does that change. Anything about how you think the bill's not how you look at a more sour me your listeners. How the bills are looking at Vijay and how much time he gets you know handle the job the Kyle Orton dynamic what does that do. I don't think it changes much I think Kyle Orton is there hasn't as a very very highly priced insurance policy. And I think key. Is just their four incher for the insurance reasons for injury. And if the thing goes completely off the rails. And I'm talking in in week 1213. Or something like that they're -- sit mayors saying our right where to attack and what we do. -- Kyle Orton and their because once once they take out EJ Manuel even for a second. It's over. It's done I agree yeah I mean you can't go back -- were -- about can't play that game and so. I think Kyle Orton . He's he's not putting pressure on EJ Manuel went away I don't think that's that's going to be the case I think we're gonna see EJ Manuel and and give him enough time to be able to come to a decision. Or maybe he'll make the decision for them and then go from there the -- Are you saying you think the leash used is still as long now -- was when Jeff tool is a back up with that -- a back up. I try to get the sense by a million dollars a year Kyle Orton winning games in this league. Maybe there's a little shift -- thinking there Joseph may be that at least a little bit
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    because you may have changed your opinion based on the signing of Kyle Orton . You may look at it -- guys you know seventy starts 3535. The minute there's trouble the -- Morton's in -- maybe
    -- you know it wouldn't. Isolate it when we committed so dealt Kyle Orton is Russell Wilson. But I didn't say that you did you -- -- Daniel for Russell Wilson and. Have not comparing in
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    And it -- I know there's a lot of ground to cover Kyle Orton -- here and he's got what a five million dollar contract he is not a -- and we're -- all trying to
    thinking exchange at one bills drive the story line for me is. Kyle Orton . Whose only 31 who has won games in this league gets five million dollars. I'm telling -- I think I agree with you but I think the leash is shorter than -- than we ever thought it would be. Yes yes I I feel like I'm supposed to think that way. But I don't because it goes counter to everything they've been doing. And I understand that and I don't know I think -- had a shift and and it now here's the other thing here's the other part of this discussion. Kyle Orton I think is it. Whenever he's just another guy he's he's in his career record is 35 and 35. Sully did a column the other day about he's basically Ryan Fitzpatrick. Okay he's -- he's its completion percentage first career is basically exactly what each case he's nothing 59% passer he's nothing special why I said look that Lewis went -- would have that mr. -- to integrate. Take -- 35 at 35 big deal when they signed Kyle Orton . I -- I was a little. Surprised although I guess from from what Doug -- it said yesterday there were in very
    it -- it hasn't played well the first month the going to Kyle Orton . It's Kyle Orton I I just don't know how much more Kyle Orton . Does for you -- me he's not a long term answer this guy would be how -- to -- -- would be.
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Reggie is how and Jeremy -- Dolan. Howard. -- -- don't well again it doesn't we just expected a twenty win season no problem right. Has it that -- you know as we could dial it up like that would we don't go to drive through and just. Now been. Or let me ask -- this to me you lost some key players obviously Reggie off a really good team last year tremendous you know twenty wins. Great season in the Mac got the -- and semi finals but as the cupboard is bare so you feel good about what you got coming back. I think we have a nucleus of guys that gives us something. Bill and we will obviously that better than having no hope what you new guys -- We do it good to do it that there are their new roles. And they'll take a little while a growing. And we'll have to do it. You know under fire because we've we have a great schedule. Well askew is an any you know in terms of the guys that you're gonna lean on the returners you're leaning on just -- little item -- older my guess Watson talk about the guys are leaning on. And do you think they are. Mature enough I guess ready enough to handle that federal. Well maturity is that magic word next. You know everyday. Throughout Odom and about -- played a lot of minutes last year. Yeah give out with your -- rob was our fourth starting point guard in over forty years stretch. In the -- great. You know you let -- trapped in excess. He did a lot of things sports. -- he was first team all conference. -- from last year's team. We lost former top five leading scorers. And they were guys that helped us. How are we were fourth in the country in rebound to a knife in the country insists. Were eighteen in the country and clutch shots. Without it in the country -- Google percent speaker and I think that turned into these looking to. Today it's very rare. Things will be brought recapping our bench so we we had a really good rotation. And will be you know obviously look -- -- tried it to do that different people. On this -- that they -- it'll be a process force. Yeah but you know what I mean. I think you know your team's Reggie one of their trademarks is they're very good rebounding and they're usually very -- -- -- -- is much you know you lose -- offense very comfortable you feel that once you've got. When you entrenched that philosophy of playing hard strong defense and go to the boards hard. How much can that. Compensate for that you don't have as much offense -- you as you normally would have. Well it's certainly does -- We wanted to empowered as we works great in the country and watch -- Natalie last year but the year before as well and a lot of little shots were blocked by in this Titus and Dave Barnett. Will be a different scene we'll have a pretty -- protect the basket differently. What do you know wallet after rebounds and and so they don't they know now this comes at a time when. Again where. Traveling literally over the country to play in the and it and it played very good change really great basketball traditions. -- -- -- coming at them how. I don't bring back everybody you know seniors. -- bring back everybody is so. I transferred from West Virginia who who can play a lot of weight to to a family militant -- eleven quality -- country. -- -- -- -- just -- that you know can't vote again in Bowling Green went back on the best players in the conference. -- kind of manual challenges. But our guys have to step into new roles and we talked through a lot about it and hit the people that were were referring to that in some cases in the player of the year in. That it cannot potentially great job force -- as well -- -- -- gangs now those people are being deferred to. And the most of that of that mindset and it's fantastic to while growing too wouldn't we hopefully it didn't pick catwalk Linux. Regular -- about the engine bomb McRae who certainly has grown and has been a very good player for the for you through the first two years of his career. What's the next step for him what what are you wanna see from him obviously I would think you know every year a player should elevate his game so what does he need to do feel. I think mentally the thing we've been talking Puget Sound about there's assertiveness. And on and off the court. He's a junior now. And you know we don't have a lot of seniors. Is that we we probably will not started seeing here. At least -- tomorrow and so. Did you during -- that we have. We need more leadership from them and it starts for being assertive. Now that you elements of the game a tangible elements. We could prove to them I think he's improved himself question stepping away from the that's a little bit further. Knowing why certain you know sometimes he was so terrible and it's for its first two years golf but he did -- in no way the ability -- that it. He did it on pure instinct and so now. I didn't think he's improved and know how. And -- know why. Intend to why he would do certain things that he would do why would working with a look for. I'm probably a restart the way people with play and and in that so that's again and that's a process in Bonita tremendously talented young man. Well you can see the bulls tomorrow again alumni -- it's a noon game than you can hang out for the football game at 330 -- western Michigan. For advanced planning QBs gonna play it can beaches later this month November 20. They do have temple coming into alumni arena at the end of the month as well after Thanksgiving. Reggie thanks for coming now that's good luck tomorrow and good luck the rest of the season with the bulls as well. --

How many games would you give EJ Manuel to prove himself this season?
  As soon as he struggles he's out and Orton gets the job
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