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Whatever you say Mr. Dawkins.
Too bad they all suck in the NFL except Julio
Steve Spurrier is a God, and Mark Richt worships him
funny cause you can't name more than 1 pro bowler for bama in the last five years? Who was an alternate btw.
This post was edited by DutchUGA 11 months ago
Fluker on Tim Jernigan?? He's a dt so they wouldn't see much of each. Carradine would be on Fluker and he isn't manhandling a 6 4 270lb 4.7 40 guy. And Lol at manhandling Floyd. UF was terrible that year and he was pretty much the only thing you had to watch out for. Y'all would beat a state of Florida All Star team. But lost to LSU one year and A&M another BOTH AT HOME!!! Florida all star team would go to BDS and leave with a W.
Bama could beat the Baltimore Ravens. Just ask their fans.
Your football IQ is pretty low, cheech. Jernigan's an inside DT, which Fluker would block down on. In the same post you acknowledge that he would/could block Floyd ... also ... a DT ... but not your precious Jernigan. Take a knee.
And I love the losers on here who get their asses kicked in a college football argument - on a college football board - and immediately turn it into a pro football argument. Awesome. AJ Green, great player. Better than Julio? Based on what?
I know right. It really is amazing how Alabama can win all of these championships with average players. Such a testament to the greatness of Saban.
that makes florida the natty champs
only on the road...we are better away from home
its becuase we run this rinky dink system that only works in the college ranks
It is, and the rest of your staff
Bama has better than average players, and a few great ones.... but most of them aren't shit in the NFL for a reason
Bama wins off great coaching, and that is very obvious
Why do you think somebody like Andre Cooper comes in and dominates the WR core right away ? that is the difference in florida talent and Alabama talent right there for the most part, and with a team that will always be dominated by Alabama kids.... well you better have the coaching
fsufsu said... I've got about 10 great stories on Lane but all you need to know is he will never be a loser, that's for sure.
Agree. Andre Cooper rocks
He does... He does
And I by no means think Bama kids suck or nothing, many of them are bosses
But its a small state and there aren't enough of them to truly build a roster of elite NFL level talent, especially at the skill spots
What is really helping Bama is the fact that GA is really becoming a pipeline to them on top of getting enough of Florida's elite
Take these two states away from Bama and nobody is fearing them like they do right now
OK ... serious, no-trolling question ... what do you mean they aren't shit in the NFL? Bama has about 37 players on NFL rosters right now (not all from the Saban era, mind you). Of those, about 21 are starters or part-time starters, and the rest are backups or practice squad members.
Honestly, do they all have to be Pro Bowlers?
Saying Bama has better than average players is a little bit of an understatement, isn't it? Who has recruited at a higher level than Alabama over the last 5 years? I think you'd have to say Bama has good to very good players with some elite guys mixed in here and there - on the college level.
Does it translate well to the NFL? Well, kids keep getting drafted. In fact, we just set a record for most kids drafted in a 4-year cycle. So the guys that do this for a living think otherwise.
I think what we do better than anyone else is - as you indicated - we coach them and develop them better than anyone, on and off the field as players and as young men. We're not perfect. We have some knuckleheads. But we've never seen a coach in college football pay as much attention to detail in everything that makes up a successful college football program as Saban.
Anyway ... diplomatic post. This time.
Yes, imo being an all pro type is key
Bama doesn't have many of those but almost nobody does
Really only Miami is capable of doing so on the level they have in the past because of their location
The problem with fans in college is most don't understand how hard it is to have sustained success in the NFL, I had this problem with FSU fans all the time when I posted on FSU boards
And Bama fans get picked on because they over-praise their players because they win so much
So when said player doesn't light up the NFL right away, its easy for rival fans to pray on it because there isn't much else to rip on Bama over
So yeah, all you say here is true and most of the hate is undeserving, but it doesn't change the fact that Bama fans are a little quick on the draw when it comes to praise of their players and their potential success at the NFL level
This post was edited by NoVaNoles 11 months ago
I agree with this.
Come on man, lol.
Oh, it's true, without question. From grad rates to fund-raising to filling the stands to wins and losses to lack of off-field problems to recruiting to replacing coaches who leave to championships ... we've never seen any program sustain success like Bama's on right now. And like us, hate us, whatever ... there's a very real possibility with our soft-ass schedule that we could be looking at 4 in 5 years. Very, very real possibility. Name someone who has put his program in a situation like we're in right now in college football.
Just Wooden, that's it, and obviously in a different sport.
Well, you said "...that makes up a successful college football program."
3 out of 4, is amazing, and I wasn't discrediting Saban, he is the best right now.
I was just pointing out that there have been coaches that have built successful programs from the ground up, like a Bowden or a Spurrier, for example.
Well ... I guess my problem with this is that you're basically saying that unless you're All-Pro or Pro Bowl, then you're just an average to shit player ... and that would mean that's what the overwhelming majority of players in the league are.
I mean, that just doesn't make sense to me. Consider: Andre Smith is a RT in the NFL. There are only 31 other people on the whole planet who have the same job. Just 31. But because he's not the best RT in pro football, he's "done nothing?"
Bryant, Schnellenburger or however you spell that shit, Woody Hayes, Jimmy Johnson, and on the list goes
Many out there that can do it their way and their way can be as effective as anybody
That wasn't what I was saying, I just said shit player.... it wasn't in reference to anybody in particular, just a simple troll
And lolz at lack of off the field problems, that was a good one man
But not to this level. Spurrier won 1 championship. Bowden won 2. Saban's won two in the last two years.
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