Page 1 of 6 12345 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 76
  1. #1
    All-Star
    Points: 27,266, Level: 50
    Level completed: 72%, Points required for next Level: 284
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    Clone96's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Parts Unknown
    Posts
    1,186
    Points
    27,266
    Level
    50
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 19
    Given: 1

    Chips are falling

    APNewsBreak: Texas regent talked to Saban's agent | College Football

    Sounds like they've been laying the groundwork to get rid of Mack since January...


    Last edited by Clone96; 09-19-2013 at 03:11 PM.

  2. #2
    Rookie
    Points: 9,002, Level: 28
    Level completed: 43%, Points required for next Level: 348
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Social5000 Experience PointsVeteran
    XLK9's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    398
    Points
    9,002
    Level
    28
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Chips are falling

    Can you honestly see Saban leaving 'Bama?

    I can't.

    Now, Mack leaving Texas - that I can see. Involuntarily, of course.


    Everyone is entitled to their opinion - no matter how wrong they may be.

  3. #3
    Addict
    Points: 237,125, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience Points1 year registeredSocial
    klamath632's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Posts
    8,637
    Points
    237,125
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 295
    Given: 220

    Re: Chips are falling

    Darn, I was hoping this would have to do with Mess, not Mack.


    Quote Originally Posted by Bill Walton
    Think Oscar Wilde when he said, "every saint has a past, every sinner has a future." But also think Neil Young: the fork in the road, light a candle. Instead of cursing the darkness, let's light a candle for where we're going. This was fantastic for the world. We are better people for having been here. It was absolutely incredible. I'm inspired. I don't know when I'll ever sleep again.

  4. #4
    Speechless
    Points: 404,739, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    alarson's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    West Des Moines, IA
    Posts
    21,068
    Points
    404,739
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 252
    Given: 104

    Re: Chips are falling

    Quote Originally Posted by XLK9 View Post
    Can you honestly see Saban leaving 'Bama?

    I can't.

    Now, Mack leaving Texas - that I can see. Involuntarily, of course.
    Texas has the money to double saban's salary if they wanted to.



  5. #5
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 69,074, Level: 81
    Level completed: 61%, Points required for next Level: 676
    Overall activity: 13.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Jordanj6502's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    3,669
    Points
    69,074
    Level
    81
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 51
    Given: 19

    Re: Chips are falling

    Quote Originally Posted by XLK9 View Post
    Can you honestly see Saban leaving 'Bama?

    I can't.

    Now, Mack leaving Texas - that I can see. Involuntarily, of course.
    I don't see Saban having loyalty to Alabama. It will be if Texas offers enough, Alabama doesn't counter with enough, and if Saban thinks he can win in Texas.



  6. #6
    Rookie
    Points: 9,002, Level: 28
    Level completed: 43%, Points required for next Level: 348
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Social5000 Experience PointsVeteran
    XLK9's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    398
    Points
    9,002
    Level
    28
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Chips are falling

    Quote Originally Posted by Jordanj6502;3597548[B
    ]I don't seen Saban having loyalty to Alabama[/B]. It will be if Texas offers enough, Alabama doesn't counter with enough, and if Saban thinks he can win in Texas.
    With Saban I don't think it is about loyalty to a university - it is about where can he win national championships. Right now there is no better place than 'Bama to do that.


    Everyone is entitled to their opinion - no matter how wrong they may be.

  7. #7
    Addict
    Points: 237,125, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience Points1 year registeredSocial
    klamath632's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Posts
    8,637
    Points
    237,125
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 295
    Given: 220

    Re: Chips are falling

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    Texas has the money to double saban's salary if they wanted to.
    Texas most robust athletic department as revenues climb across the country - CBSSports.com

    I realize the numbers are from 2011, but Bama was #3 behind Texas and tOSU in Revenue, but actually had more profit than Texas because their costs were much smaller. I don't think Texas has that much more financial ability than Bama does.


    Quote Originally Posted by Bill Walton
    Think Oscar Wilde when he said, "every saint has a past, every sinner has a future." But also think Neil Young: the fork in the road, light a candle. Instead of cursing the darkness, let's light a candle for where we're going. This was fantastic for the world. We are better people for having been here. It was absolutely incredible. I'm inspired. I don't know when I'll ever sleep again.

  8. #8
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 166,906, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 12.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered50000 Experience Points
    NickTheGreat's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Johnston
    Posts
    3,720
    Points
    166,906
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 150
    Given: 187

    Re: Chips are falling

    Please please please please please don't fire Mack until AFTER we upset them on 10/3. I don't want another Colorado incident.



  9. #9
    Addict
    Points: 124,266, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 42.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranRecommendation Second Class

    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Bondurant
    Posts
    7,553
    Points
    124,266
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 112
    Given: 39

    Re: Chips are falling

    AND PLEASE DO NOT HIRE NICK SABAN!!!!!!



  10. #10
    Addict
    Points: 124,266, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 42.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranRecommendation Second Class

    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Bondurant
    Posts
    7,553
    Points
    124,266
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 112
    Given: 39

    Re: Chips are falling

    Art Briles please.



  11. #11
    All-Star
    Points: 20,110, Level: 43
    Level completed: 29%, Points required for next Level: 640
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    1,169
    Points
    20,110
    Level
    43
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 35
    Given: 8

    Re: Chips are falling

    It all depends on what comes from the paying players accusations that seem to have already been swept under the rug. If something happens he will be gone, but if he can cheat and get away with it at Alabama then he will stay put.



  12. #12
    Legend
    Points: 313,742, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 10.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    CyCrazy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    In a Bunker
    Posts
    14,525
    Points
    313,742
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 107
    Given: 20

    Re: Chips are falling

    Quote Originally Posted by XLK9 View Post
    With Saban I don't think it is about loyalty to a university - it is about where can he win national championships. Right now there is no better place than 'Bama to do that.
    Nick Saban would have no problem winning a national title at Texas.



  13. #13
    Addict
    Points: 175,328, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Clark's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    Ottumwa
    Posts
    9,101
    Points
    175,328
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 279
    Given: 59

    Re: Chips are falling

    Quote Originally Posted by XLK9 View Post
    With Saban I don't think it is about loyalty to a university - it is about where can he win national championships. Right now there is no better place than 'Bama to do that.
    Frankly I think he could have the same type of success at either school. If the money is about the same he'd probably stay just because it wouldn't be worth the hassle. If it's an extra 4 million a year though?



  14. #14
    Starter
    Points: 20,316, Level: 43
    Level completed: 52%, Points required for next Level: 434
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    10000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Gorm's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    Amana, IA
    Posts
    940
    Points
    20,316
    Level
    43
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 22
    Given: 110

    Re: Chips are falling

    Nick Saban getting hired at Texas is probably A&Ms worst nightmare in their quest for state superiority.


    Good times on Hawkeyenation.com after the 2010 Wisconsin Game!


  15. #15
    Addict
    Points: 116,777, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    aeroclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Posts
    5,933
    Points
    116,777
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 167
    Given: 54

    Re: Chips are falling

    Is Texas in the current Big 12 an easier path to the title than Alabama in the current SEC? Personally I think so. That said, Alabama is already rolling while Texas has some building to do.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • Football
  • Iowa State vs. North Dakota State
  • August 30, 2014
  • 11:00 AM