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Old 06-23-2014, 12:48 PM   #1
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Default Spurrier's latest victim: Nick Saban....

Widely reported in the secondary media. Welcome to the off season...

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“How many SECs has (Saban) won there in eight years? He’s won two. He’s won three nationals, but he’s only won two SECs in eight years. Now, if you had the No. 1 recruiting class every year and so forth, I don’t know if he has maxed out potentially as well as he could.”
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“I told Nick Saban one time, I said, ‘Nick, you don’t have to stay there until midnight and your teams would be just as good and win just as many,’ ” Spurrier said. “He said, ‘If I could do it the way you do it, I would, but I don’t feel comfortable unless I try to cover every base, every angle, be totally prepared.’ I said, ‘Well, that’s probably why you do it.’ When I come out there, I feel comfortable we are ready to play. We have our game plan in, going to call this, call that and so forth. Everybody is different as far as when they feel they are totally prepared.”
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Old 06-23-2014, 12:53 PM   #2
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Those 3 National Championships probably take most of the sting out of the zing. Saban's the best coach in the country, the total package, the numbers don't lie.
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Old 06-23-2014, 12:56 PM   #3
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Those 3 National Championships probably take most of the sting out of the zing. Saban's the best coach in the country, the total package, the numbers don't lie.
yes. but I'm betting that one of saban's off-season hires bites him in the azz
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Old 06-23-2014, 01:02 PM   #4
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yes. but I'm betting that one of saban's off-season hires bites him in the azz
Let's hope so, but I think Lame Kiffin might be there as a fall guy.
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Old 06-23-2014, 01:12 PM   #5
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Let's hope so, but I think Lame Kiffin might be there as a fall guy.
as long as lame has saban by the nads when he falls. I'm just saying...
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Old 06-23-2014, 09:52 PM   #6
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Those 3 National Championships probably take most of the sting out of the zing. Saban's the best coach in the country, the total package, the numbers don't lie.
Any half decent coach can win at Alabama. Spurrier is the greatest of all time. Look at what he has done with zero history. He could have won at Alabama just like Saban. I've admired HBC every since he was at Duke. He doesn't get the credit he deserves & I hope he wins us an SEC and national title before he leaves. He could've done that already at Alabama himself but he chooses to challenge himself. Saban takes the easy way out. LSU and Alabama? If you can't win at those two places with all their resources then you suck as a coach.
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Old 06-23-2014, 11:41 PM   #7
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Default Re: Spurrier's latest victim: Nick Saban....

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Those 3 National Championships probably take most of the sting out of the zing. Saban's the best coach in the country, the total package, the numbers don't lie.
Bama is top 5 in recruiting because it is Bama but Saban definitely has it at #1. I'll take Spurrier all day on game day with the same talent. The numbers? The numbers at Bama are great but his previous are....eh... MSU was mediocre, LSU was good but not the best they've ever had (and it's LSU), and Bama is Bama. Dude is doing allot now with allot. He hasn't built anything.
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Default Re: Spurrier's latest victim: Nick Saban....

I dont really feel like it was a zing as much as it was spurrier just speaking his mind
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Old 06-23-2014, 03:00 PM   #9
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I dont really feel like it was a zing as much as it was spurrier just speaking his mind

People read way too much into things like this. In no way shape or form was Spurrier trying to disparage Saban
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Old 06-23-2014, 12:59 PM   #10
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Default Re: Spurrier's latest victim: Nick Saban....

To be honest and fair, I really don't think this is Spurrier zinging Saban as much as it is Spurrier zinging the recruiting process...
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Old 06-23-2014, 01:01 PM   #11
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I think you're reaching.
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I think you're reaching.
He seems to often.
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He seems to often.
There's always the ignore list, or the option of not clicking.

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There's always the ignore list, or the option of not clicking.

Thank you, drive thru...

you forgot to ask if he wants to super-size his order...

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I think you're reaching.
Even if he is reaching, this is the off season; therefore, it will be scooped up and ran with. Thanks for posting, Lon!
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The pressure is getting to Saban , something is gonna give at Bama soon ..
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Agreed. Looking for something where there is nothing.
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I'm not allowed to comment?

Maybe it's me but I don't think Saban cares much.
He's too much of a robot and those national title rings are in the way
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Few coaches in the history of college football have as many national championships as Saban does. And he's still got a lot of years left. The guy is doing something right.
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