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RunningBlake
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Would Bama look to Dabo...

if the unthinkable happened?


CapstoneGrad06
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re: Would Bama look to Dabo...
He was part of the Mike Dubose regime. Not a chance.


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AllBamaDoesIsWin
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re: Would Bama look to Dabo...
No, Smart would take over or we'd hire the best coach possible. The AD will never settle for anything less than the best again. No more Shulas or Prices.


RunningBlake
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re: Would Bama look to Dabo...
Shula or Price is not Dabo though.


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MagillaGuerilla
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re: Would Bama look to Dabo...
I think he'd request an interview, but I think Bama is a little detached to the "he played here" mystique.

Bama doesn't have to look to an alum to take the job at the level they are at now. When Coach Bryant and Coach Shula were hired, the program wasn't exactly great. They can actually get their foot in the door with some top flight coaches if need be.

If he were to be hired, it would be based off his coaching ability. But I don't think him playing there has a positive or negative effect on his chances of getting the job...


RunningBlake
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re: Would Bama look to Dabo...
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But I don't think him playing there has a positive or negative effect on his chances of getting the job...


That's a good thing.


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CapstoneGrad06
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re: Would Bama look to Dabo...
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But I don't think him playing there has a positive or negative effect on his chances of getting the job...


Like I mentioned in my initial post, I've spoken to some connected folks that feel his ties to the Mike Dubose regime hurt him badly.


MagillaGuerilla
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re: Would Bama look to Dabo...
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Like I mentioned in my initial post, I've spoken to some connected folks that feel his ties to the Mike Dubose regime hurt him badly.



If true, I think that's a tad odd to condemn him for being an assistant on a certain head coaches' staff over a decade ago.

Unless there is some instance regarding him specifically I'm overlooking early in this new year...


Cincinnati Bowtie
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re: Would Bama look to Dabo...
Dabo, on paper, would be a greater hire than Gene Stallings was. Stallings was garbage at A&M and Arizona but did really well in Tuscaloosa.


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snow517
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re: Would Bama look to Dabo...
Dabo awful til Morris came along.


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BamaScoop
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re: Would Bama look to Dabo...
Absolutely. Dabao is a great coach but I think Kirby would get the nod if it happened while he was still at BAMA. I may be wrong but I think Saban will have some input on who takes his place.


Draconian Sanctions
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re: Would Bama look to Dabo...
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The AD will never settle for anything less than the best again. No more Shulas or Prices.


The real world doesn't really work this way


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LC412000
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re: Would Bama look to Dabo...
Nah, the script A's have thrown Coach Bryant and the momma fetish into the ditch


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Ponchy Tiger
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re: Would Bama look to Dabo...
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I may be wrong but I think Saban will have some input on who takes his place.


This is never a good idea.

Do you have any idea who Saban recommended to replace him at LSU?

If you don't know, you will never guess.


CapstoneGrad06
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re: Would Bama look to Dabo...
Houston Nutt had a great resume in 2004. It was all down hill after 2006.


Ponchy Tiger
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re: Would Bama look to Dabo...
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Houston Nutt had a great resume in 2004


Not really.

My point is its never good to let a out going coach have a say in who the new coach will be. That shite never works. Skip Bertman basically named his replacement when he retired at LSU and that was a disaster. I cannot think of one situation where it worked.


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samson73103
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re: Would Bama look to Dabo...
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Smart would take over


This is what should happen. He has been with Saban so long he is practically Nick 2.0

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No more Shulas or Prices


Bama was kind of hamstrung because of the NCAA with both these hires but not sure Price wouldn't have had success if he could have stayed out of the strip club. The guy had a pretty impressive resume at Washington State and that's not an easy place to win.


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