Babers on uptempo approach: 'The art of knowing without knowing'
- by Doug Samuels 6 months ago
If you've every tried to install a no huddle or up tempo philosophy, you know how it's a gradual process to get your players operating, and thinking, at breakneck speeds.
Reporters at Bowling Green's first spring practice on Thursday came away very impressed with the tempo that Babers (an Art Briles disciple) operated practice at, even calling it "lightning".
Babers was quick to correct that observation.
"That's not lightning," Babers said as he interrupted him. "I'll tell you what. They're thinking about what they're doing right now, just imagine them not thinking about what they're doing and just moving and reacting."
"The art of knowing without knowing. When they get to that point, they'll have something. They'll be better, they'll get better everyday." Babers explained.
Under Dave Clawson last season, the Falcons ran just over 70 plays per game. Expect that to go up quite a bit in 2014 once Babers and his staff get guys understanding how to operate at "lightning" speeds. I wouldn't be surprised at all to see BGSU in the top 25 in plays next season.