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    Re: Chips are falling

    Quote Originally Posted by Al_4_State View Post
    Exactly. Saban is nothing if not restless.

    'Bama has to be getting old hat for him, and Texas could give him untold riches that even Bama can't match. Throw in Texas talent, and the fact that he could be the guy to rebuild BOTH Alabama and Texas, and I don't really see any way he turns it down.
    Saban strikes me as the type of person who gets bored easily. As strange as it sounds, winning a championship every year at Alabama would get boring for him.



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    Re: Chips are falling

    I'm just gonna go out on a limb and say Austin > Tuscaloosa, but he probably isn't too concerned about quality of life.



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    Re: Chips are falling

    PTI ‏@PTI3m
    On UT/Saban story, Mike: "Mack Brown's seat is even hotter now."
    Tony: "Woah woah. Mack Brown's seat is an EJECTION seat now."



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    I've never been accused of being a loyal person. But I'd sell my children for 10 million a year plus incentives.



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    Re: Chips are falling

    Quote Originally Posted by Clark View Post
    Saban strikes me as the type of person who gets bored easily. As strange as it sounds, winning a championship every year at Alabama would get boring for him.
    I wouldn't mind getting bored once or twice.


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    Re: Chips are falling

    Saban will be the next head coach of Nebraska. Mark it down.



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    Re: Chips are falling

    Quote Originally Posted by canker2323 View Post
    Saban will be the next head coach of Nebraska. Mark it down.
    EL OH EL!!!



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    The fact that its even a possibility that Alabama could lose their coach to another college team is crazy to me. Alabama is the biggest dynasty that I can remember right now. Not saying it won't happen (I think it might), but its just crazy.


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    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 absolutely believe it. If you are Texas, you have to go after #1. And to me, they have the resources to go BIG! If I were them, offer 10 million and offer a raise to every assistant they have. Think about this, Saban would have access to all Texas talent plus all the SEC talent he has always had. Top notch facilities and anything else he would want. He could make a dynasty there that would be leagues ahead of what Alabama is if he wants to.
    But having something great now, who knows if he would leave that.



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    Re: Chips are falling

    Quote Originally Posted by XLK9 View Post
    Need to be undefeated in Big 12 to get to the NC game. Can do it with one loss in the SEC because of the level of competition.

    Probably not a popular thought on this board, but reality.
    Unless you're Texas or OU. They'd get SEC type respect if it came down to it. No one else in our conference would, but those 2 schools would.



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    Re: Chips are falling

    Quote Originally Posted by State43 View Post
    I absolutely believe it. If you are Texas, you have to go after #1. And to me, they have the resources to go BIG! If I were them, offer 10 million and offer a raise to every assistant they have. Think about this, Saban would have access to all Texas talent plus all the SEC talent he has always had. Top notch facilities and anything else he would want. He could make a dynasty there that would be leagues ahead of what Alabama is if he wants to.
    But having something great now, who knows if he would leave that.
    If he goes to Texas, they could become the best program in recent college football history. Imagine if they completely bowled in both endzones, they could seat 120,000-130,000.


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    Re: Chips are falling

    Only Texas could really even consider trying this.
    I can't wait to watch this slow-motion train wreck play out.


    Since we are an elite team now, let's go get that One Cyclone Moment.
    Make this one for the ages!




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    Re: Chips are falling

    Quote Originally Posted by Clark View Post
    Honestly, how long would it take Saban to "rebuild" Texas. A year?
    If that even.



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    Re: Chips are falling

    If Nick Saban walked into Belmont Hall today, I'd pick Texas to win the Big 12 and not lose a conference game.


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    Re: Chips are falling

    Quote Originally Posted by Clark View Post
    Saban strikes me as the type of person who gets bored easily. As strange as it sounds, winning a championship every year at Alabama would get boring for him.
    Makes total sense. He bailed on LSU after a damn national title. They have all the ability to be a dynasty that Alabama does. He bolted on the NFL when he wasn't even on the hot seat either.

    I think the guy just enjoys a change of scenery and something new.

    You think Tom Brady ever gets tired of banging Giselle? I bet he does.


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