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Official 2015-2016 college football thread

Discussion in 'Entertainment, Culture, and Sports' started by edinatlanta, Jun 11, 2015.

  1. grundletaint

    grundletaint Well-Known Member

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    The control Saban has in college is what keeps him interested. A bunch of grown-ass primadonnas getting paid millions isn't the game he wants to play. It isn't how his "process" works. He's not gonna dance on lockers or dab like an idiot to keep the players interested.

    Even if a team were to offer him complete control of operations, he still has to deal with the players.
     
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  2. Gibonius

    Gibonius Well-Known Member

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    Well, and that's where his success comes from. He can motivate the hell out of college players, get crazy consistency, out-recruit other teams. He loses all of that in the pros, because you can't treat adults with big money the same way. Hell, half his carrot at Alabama is convincing 5* guys to subsume their own interests for a couple years so they can go pro.



    You saw some of the same stuff with Harbaugh on the 49ers. His motivation approach (in his case, being an absolute tyrant) only works for so long. In college, it works because he's constantly getting new guys and most of them feel the need for order and discipline. NFL players don't put up with that shit and he lost the team.
     
  3. grundletaint

    grundletaint Well-Known Member

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    Every one of his recruiting classes now has a championship ring.
     
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    well that's pretty much the only way to do it so now you just gonna get them confused
     
  5. grundletaint

    grundletaint Well-Known Member

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    I hate it so much I can't use the word by itself.
     
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  6. venividivicibj

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    i hate the word 'dab'
     
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    I agree with the first paragraph but do not with the second. I didn't follow the situation in San Francisco enough but I don't think that Harbaugh lost the players.
     
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    Nice to see Gurley win offensive rookie of the year after those bad injuries in college.
     
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