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The 08 Florida team held the greatest offense in recent memory to 14 points..
I think Saban and Les, to a degree, have figured out that your best chance for sustained success at a high level is to physically pound people up front on offense. you can sub in the other parts QB RB WR and with a dominant OL, it will work. The likelihood of a Bama decline is less because they don't rely as heavily on skill guys. Whereas FL and auburn dropped like rocks as soon as their great QB departed
Florida didn't have as dominant of an OL as Bama because Urbans style offensively isn't to pound on you. It's much more finesse and relies much more on the QB.
Auburn won because of cam. It too was a finesse offense. without cam, it was horrendous.
All of the SEC NCC teams have had good defenses, but I think what separates them , at least in the last few years, is the OL
Just my opinion
This post was edited by B1G Badger 11 months ago
I have no clue what you're arguing, the dude said every SEC team that won a title had a great O-line; When it's not true b/c the 06 and 07 teams strength was their D-line.
Umm, no. He said the last win was 2008 and you had to go back a decade before that to find another win.
Aggy was the team with the blowout losses! 27-25, losers!
That Oklahoma team still sucked on defense...
I honestly have no idea why they ever threw a single pass unless it was 3 and 6+.
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The greatest offense in recent memory was SC in 04-05. Chokelohomo's gay stats aside, never. UF had better offenses under Urbs
That Oklahoma team had an amazing O-line and their defensive line has nothing to do w how much points they put on the board..
I was going by STATS purely I don't think they were but ppl think they are b/c they scored 50 points, the last 5 games or something crazy..
Yes both sides of the ball matter...I'm just saying Alabama's style of play has allowed them to dominate college football unlike any of the other SEC teams.
Last year they dominated with the O-line but the prior two NC's was mainly b/c of their defense..
Can this one walk and chew gum at the same time? Survey says, Alabama! Try 2008, little one.
Ciron Black and Herman Johnson were both All-SEC for LSU in 2007. The Tigers also had the No. 11 rushing offense in the country.
For the 2006 Gators, Phil Trautwein, Drew Miller, Carlton Medder (the following year, but starting vs Ohio State) and Steve Rissler all were either first or second team All-SEC.
Also, having a great offensive line doesn't always equal great individual talent. Auburn in 2010, for example, had a great offensive line, but there were not a ton of future NFL players.
I don't disagree that the speed on the defensive line is what makes good teams great and that there is an abundance of talent at that spot in the SEC. So to beat a team with that type of talent, you need a great offensive line. Notre Dame can attest to what a great offensive line can do to counter a talented defensive line.
Therefore, Michigan has a chance should its players develop.
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Your defensive line statement is true and has nothing to do with my point.
That gator team only had one all SEC performer they were good but not great like you stated. Same with LSU good offensive line but not great. Oklahoma's offensive line in 08 was 10x better than those lines and still only managed 14 points. Ohio State also had a really good O-line in 06 and 07 but was blown out b/c they couldn't handle the D-line speed and power..
This post was edited by jmsmooth33 11 months ago
Hence my statement about being a decade ago. 2013 - 2003 = 10 years.
10 years = a decade. Try and keep up.
2012 ND's rush offense averaged the same amount of yards as that LSU team and more than Florida's 06 team..
Yeah and they played for the national title.
If you think "speed and elusiveness" are what wins championships, more power to you. There's plenty of that in the ACC and Big 12 at the skill positions. Maybe one of those teams will rise up and win the whole thing this year, who knows.
'06 UF had a few guys (3 iirc) that were on the coaches' All-SEC team.
But, 2 of them, I know for a fact went undrafted. Pretty good college level glue guys though.
Try again, little one. Last Big 12 team won in 2008, before that have to go back another decade. Before that is referencing 2008. Too bad you can't communicate using the English language. Alabama educational system?
I'm talking about speed, power and elusiveness from the D-line men not the skill positions. Teams like OSU had good o-lines but they couldn't handle players like Jarvis Moss, Ray Mcdonald, Glenn dorsey, Tyson JAckson etcc... Defense wins championships always has and always wil..
Yeah they were good but not great or dominant, if you're going to beat the SEC you need a great defense like the USC team with Clay Matthews..
troy smith didnt have a chance in that game he was a great QB too but he was running for his life all night
Exactly they had a good offensive line unit that year but when going up against SEC D-line speed they were overwhelmed..
Before that is referencing the last win that the Big 10/12 had before the 2008, which was 10 years/a decade ago. It obviously really sucks cheering for a has been team. I guess that is why you have to change the meaning of my post to deflect the facts that the SEC owns the Big whatever they are.
Everyone else in the thread knows how to use reading comprehension, except you. That is why multiple people have called you out for being a moron. But carry on being a sore loser, loser.
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