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    Re: Chips are falling

    Coaching matters. See: in front of your face.
    Saban not only wins a national title at Texas....hell, he probably wins it his second year there.

    He cheats though too.



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    Re: Chips are falling

    Quote Originally Posted by Al_4_State View Post
    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.
    Yeah, but with those pointy elbows, can you blame him?



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    Re: Chips are falling

    No way he leaves Bama for Texas. All he has to do is go 1-1 against A&M and LSU to get to the SEC title game. Of course they'll be ranked in the top 5 as they win four weak non-con home games and the the other powers of the mighty SEC West like Kentucky, Vandy, Tenn., and the two Miss. schools. This is the beauty of their schedule. No Florida, Georgia or USC in the regular season.

    Whereas, in the Big XII, he'd have to play all the teams in the conference. The top tier teams, the good teams, and even the bottom teams. He may make more money at Texas, however, because of the ease of their path to the SEC title game, he'll have a much easier route to the National Title game. Plus they pay their players better in the SEC.



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    Re: Chips are falling

    If nothing else Texas can force Alabama to have to spend $4mil more a year and get nothing more for it.



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    Re: Chips are falling

    Quote Originally Posted by Clark View Post
    I'm not sure if you've been paying attention to the college football world lately but they're starting the playoff system next year. If you think a one loss Texas is missing out on that I've got some ocean front property in Arizona to sell you.
    Sweet! Tell me more. How many feet of shoreline do you have?



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    Re: Chips are falling

    Quote Originally Posted by Waterfall View Post
    No way he leaves Bama for Texas. All he has to do is go 1-1 against A&M and LSU to get to the SEC title game. Of course they'll be ranked in the top 5 as they win four weak non-con home games and the the other powers of the mighty SEC West like Kentucky, Vandy, Tenn., and the two Miss. schools. This is the beauty of their schedule. No Florida, Georgia or USC in the regular season.

    Whereas, in the Big XII, he'd have to play all the teams in the conference. The top tier teams, the good teams, and even the bottom teams. He may make more money at Texas, however, because of the ease of their path to the SEC title game, he'll have a much easier route to the National Title game. Plus they pay their players better in the SEC.
    You think Nick Saben is shaking about facing TCU, Oklahoma or Okie State?



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    Re: Chips are falling

    Texas' Mack Brown will sue if pressured to resign to clear way for Nick Saban - FanSided - Sports News, Entertainment, Lifestyle & Technology - 240+ Sites

    Mack's attorney threatens to sue outsiders who pressure Mack to resign.

    Mack Brown is like your stubborn grandpa who won't give up his driver's license despite being half-blind and senile



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    Re: Chips are falling

    Quote Originally Posted by XLK9 View Post
    I'm aware of the playoff system next year - that was considered in my post.

    It all depends on how many undefeated and one loss teams there in the country.

    With everyone so in love with the SEC, Ohio State, Oregon State, etc. - a one loss Texas could miss out to other one loss teams. The national media influences this and they are not impressed with Big 12 football right now.
    If/when Texas ever gets back to national prominence, they will be a media darling again. An 11-1 Texas team will be a very strong pick for the playoffs, the media will get back on it's knees for Texas, especially ESPN.


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    Re: Chips are falling

    I predict this is going to happen.

    He'll deny it all season — then bolt on the nearest Monday after Alabama's postseason game is done.



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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.
    Actually 2 losses are fine, too. See LSU 2007.


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    Re: Chips are falling

    Tuscaloosa or Austin which would you choose?



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    Re: Chips are falling

    If I was Texas I would have back stage passes and a lifetime pass to Austin City Limits as a bonus.



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    Quote Originally Posted by scyclonekid View Post
    If I was Texas I would have back stage passes and a lifetime pass to Austin City Limits as a bonus.

    If you were Texas...you'd be gigantic.



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    Re: Chips are falling

    Quote Originally Posted by scyclonekid View Post
    If I was Texas I would have back stage passes and a lifetime pass to Austin City Limits as a bonus.
    If I was Texas I'd try and hire Charlie Strong.



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    Re: Chips are falling

    Quote Originally Posted by Jambalaya View Post
    Mack Brown is like your stubborn grandpa who won't give up his driver's license despite being half-blind and senile
    this is one of the best similes I have seen in a long time



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