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You think he'd be able to hand out medical hardships like they're candy at Texas?
I guess you and every other OSU fan that doesn't want to keep up with reality in cfb missed the change in rules from the 2011 SEC conference meetings. ALL medical hardships...ALL medical hardships...ALL medical redships have to be approved by the league office with Slive's signature itself on the waiver. In fact..if BOTH parties do not agree...there is no waiver...I repeat..if both parties do not agree the medical hardship waiver for any athlete in the SEC..HAS to be approved by the SEC office.
Please folks...educate yourself or just stop posting such utter nonsense..all it does is let everyone that follows cfb closely know that you don't know what you're talking about.
like BBucksorBGone's sig....NO BS.
This post was edited by jwe 10 months ago
Being a "legend" (he isn't going to usurp Bear) at Alabama/south is a lot different than being a legend nationally.
My oldest daughter graduated from Alabama in 2010. Our family attended several games in Tuscaloosa over the years and my daughter currently lives in Vestavia Hills, AL, so I think I have a pretty good feel for Alabama football news. My guess? It will never happen.
Family Alma Maters: USF '80, CSU '80, University of Alabama '10, Ohio State University '13
It's now called "processed." Anyone who claims to know CFB would know that.
If Texas were smart and I'm not claiming they are - they should bring in Saban and keep his hands untied IMO
I don't claim to know everything..but I know what I know. Do you know how many medical harships Bama fb had last year?..I do...ONE. Guess how many OSU had?...annd it's still called a 'medical hardship'..that's its' proper name...and it is stamped by the league office in the SEC..at OSU...Meyer's signature is all that is needed..at TTUN..Hoke decides his players fate. Education is a wonderful thing.
Oh no, I'm aware.
That said, if a similar rule had been in place when Saban got the job at Alabama there is zero chance he builds that team so quickly.
In fact, Saban is basically why the rule was put in place in 2011.
Back to my point, Saban wouldn't have the medical hardship road to go down if he went to Texas.
Here's a visual representation of my point. Really helps with educating ones self on the topic...
He's the most decorated coach of the modern era. If he's not legendary nationally already, he's knocking on the door. Going to Texas isn't going to make a damn but of difference.
What the fact that Saban already makes more shows us is that Alabama is willing to dig deep into their pocketbooks. Texas may be a bigger university with a lot of income, but Alabama is proving they can hang with the big boys (in fact, they are a big boy). They will not go down without a fight, and it is a fight they won't be afraid to win. So to just say that Texas will pay more and obviously that is the determining factor in Saban leaving...well those are both sketchy statements based on the facts present.
and you obviously didn't read or didn't comprehend that all that changed in June, 2011. Your chart conveniently ends in 2010...wtf do you think you're fooling besides yourself?
Did you even read my post?
Again, and you keep ignoring, Saban will NEVER pass up Bear Bryant in the eyes of Alabama fans. Period.
I'm not ignoring it, I just don't think it's as far fetched as you. Even if he never reaches that, he is the best coach of the modern era, barring Urban going apeshit here...which I hope happens. I'd say that's good enough for him. At least at Alabama he has something to reach for. What's he got to look up to at Texas? Mack Brown? Please...he's already twice the coach Mack is. And that pitiful conference is not appealing. He's got absolutely nothing to gain by going to Texas.
This post was edited by syphonox1 10 months ago
Your response had nothing to do with what I said. The only thing I can figure out is you were somehow confused or you deliberatly misunderstood what I said. So rather than waste time crafting a brand new response, I'm going to cut and past the post you responded to again because it is still pretty much valid, re-explained my points, and my argument still stands. What you did was construct a straw man. You set up your own argument and avoided mine in an attempt to reframe the discussion. Its called an argumentative fallacy.
"Saban has bolted for the money every single time without a shred of loyalty. Texas program has more money. In a bidding war the ones with the most money wins. That is the way it works in a rational world. Just because Brown makes less doesn't mean they couldn't afford more. That is a rather myopic statement."
"The only thing That Team Up North will be tasting this year is the salty tears of defeat" - UFM
A "lateral" move to Texas would be because Texas would pay more and Saban has left every single time for more money.
Wow, you sure wasted a lot of time crafting a response for not wanting to do so. I understood exactly what your point was, and re-iterated mine...which is what you're now doing. Thansk for pasting your post...but I read it and meant what I said. I can't help it that you didn't like my response.
Show me where Teaxas can outbid Alabama? That hasn't happened has it? And...to my point AGAIN...Saban makes MORE currently than Brown...which AGAIN tells us Alabama will cough up the cash. That is a FACT. Now...you claim Saban has left every job for more money. While that is true...they have also been, more importantly, BETTER JOBS. So he hasn't necessarily left because the money alone. He left the NFL because it wasn't fitting his style. SO can we say that he will make an AT BEST lateral move to Texas and a weak conference lacking respect and notoriety that he currently has, where he may not even make more money? No. So for your side-tracking, fancy pants "straw man" BS...I say you're the one with that going for you...not me.
he wouldn't let his players pose in the Playboy All-American magazine edition, he said, "Cause you can't play football with an erection."
IMO, Alabama will pay anything in order to avoid reverting back to the days of DuBose, Franchione, (Price), and especially Shula. They are presently on top of the world and will shell out whatever is necessary to remain there. They have experienced the alternative.
I've maintained that he will not leave Alabama. However, if he is offered $10 Mil, anything is possible I guess. But I think Alabama would find a way to at least match the offer.
The Father, The Son... well, it's the
The Holy Trinity... as I see it.
I've heard they are not allowed to pay players at Texas. ;)
I can't see it.
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