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Ex. 59,000 Coach Jones can coach - therick711
The ongoing meme on this board since Coach Jones took over is that he "isn't an Xs and Os guy" or that he doesn't "adjust" or that he isn't a good "game coach." All of these terms are really just replacement for actual analysis like "we didn't have a closer at the end of games last year" and "start...


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On a scale from 1 to Wolverine, How Big of a Mutant Is Odell Beckham? - therick711
Apparently he can dropkick like a beast as well. [link=(http://deadspin.com/odell-beckham-jr-continues-to-be-a-superhuman-1665396811)]LINK[/link] The guy is a monster. I take back everything bad I said about him as a sophomore.* *Note: I don't think I ever said anything bad about him. :...


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How Does Myles Garrett Compare? - therick711
At 6'5" and 255 lbs, Myles Garrett was a highly sought after recruit. [img]http://media.247sports.com/Uploads/Assets/415/76/7_3076415.jpg[/img] He has been A&M's best defender this year, but because of their struggles, that is akin to saying he smells the best in a garbage dump. He is a y...


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Special Teams Issues - therick711
So we can't really cover punts anymore, the most accurate kicker in the country can't make field goals, we can't successfully squib a ball, and our punt returner rarely fields punts unless it is inside the 10 yard line. It isn't all bad news, though. We're still way better than Kentucky at speci...


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Dre Kirkpatrick or Jamal Adams? - therick711
Dre Kirkpatrick had a very good college career. I think his game is very similar to that of Jamal Adams. Despite the position difference, both have great recovery speed, instincts, and play the ball exceptionally well. When Adams is done who do you think will end up having the better college ca...


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What is it about Alabama's culture that makes its bad fans the craziest? - therick711
One of the main themes on this board after the teabagger, Updyke, the Texas A&M flag lunatic, the broad jumping on the people at the game, etc. is that those people don't represent the Alabama fanbase as a whole. That is correct, I can attest that Alabama has many nice fans who are normal, well-adj...


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With the stAte Bowl this weekend between AU and OM, thoughts on the coaches - therick711
At stAte, Arthur was 9-3 (7-1) Danny was 10-2 (8-0). Neither had the guts to coach the Bowl game. Who has had the better career so far, Danny or Arthur? I think that Gus has been pretty darn good everywhere he's been and so far has been better than Danny. The question is, going forward, whos...


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What Conclusion to draw from Ole Miss' Defensive Performance Last Week - therick711
Going into last Saturday, Ole Miss was near universally considered the best defense in both the SEC and the country. After they gave up a veritable avalanche of rushing yards to LSU, do we draw the conclusion that Louisville actually has the best defense in the country and Ole Miss looked good ...


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How Objective/much of a Homer am I? - therick711
I thought the pass interference call on LSU on the last drive was bull shite. The reasons: 1) the Ole Miss defender pulled the LSU guy over him; and 2) it wasn't catchable even if unimpeded because the ball was so severely underthrown. What's the consensus? If I'm a homer in your estimation p...


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Pope set to visit Oxford - therick711
Congrats to Ole Miss for being the first SEC school (according to a google search) to host a sitting pontiff. The visit appears to be centered around the process which has begun to cannonize Danny Freeze, Jr. The push started once the Holy See received word of both the quality and quantity of Free...


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Exciting SEC partnerships and bailing out the overmatched like Ole Miss - therick711
LSU was just granted $10 million in partnership with the Pennington Biomedical research to study obesity. [link=(http://www.nola.com/news/baton-rouge/index.ssf/2014/10/lsus_pennington_biomedical_awa.html)]LINK[/link] All kidding aside, given the problem this is in the south, it was exciting th...


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Scenic Falls Around the SEC - therick711
One of the things that really adds to the atmosphere of SEC Football are the scenic Falls that the south is famous for. From the Smokys to the Plains, SEC Falls really add to the on campus experience that we all enjoy. You know during a good Fall, that your school is going to fight for victory. I...


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Grantland attempting to avoid being suspect - therick711
Not until all prognosticators pick Fournette can you be :buga: certified. Andrew Sharp [quote]Heisman Trophy Winner Todd Gurley, RB, Georgia: My heart says Leonard Fournette runs for 2,000 yards and becomes the first true freshman in history to win. My head says 12 of the last 14 Heismans h...


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Coach Cal Punks Francesa - therick711
Didn't see this posted. Calipari gives radio interview, then Mike Francesa talks shite about him after he leaves the studio. Calls in to address it as John from Kentucky. Nice work, Cal. [link=(http://www.sportingnews.com/ncaa-basketball/story/2014-08-21/john-calipari-mike-francesca-radio-interv...


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Why Doesn't the Conference Negotiate Apparel deals for all members? - therick711
A brief break from the trolling and preseason threads. Does anyone know why apparel isn't handled at the conference level? The conference splits revenue and each school gets more as a unit in many other facets. It would seem that the brand names of the SEC would fetch a pretty good return if pack...


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Unlock LSU twitter campaign thread - therick711
I'd like to unearth this thread to fire up the Tigers before their big trip to Brian Dennehy. [link=(http://www.tigerdroppings.com/rant/p/36671973/Positigers-Assemblecrush-the-crimson-tide-edition---Tweet-lsu13and1-a.aspx)]LINK[/link]...


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It has been 5 years since Georgia beat a ranked team from the Western Div. - therick711
:wha: I had no idea, but I picked up that gem from [link=(http://deadspin.com/jeremy-hill-is-a-beast-does-his-past-matter-125-fbs-t-1384552831?utm_campaign=socialflow_deadspin_twitter&utm_source=deadspin_twitter&utm_medium=socialflow)]LINK[/link] [quote]8. GEORGIA (2–1). No team has benefited ...


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Last time Auburn Was in Tiger Stadium Revisted - therick711
Who made Auburn quit more: Jarvis Landry [link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MqLJmJwMHEY)]LINK[/link] [link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=xzeE8aNbH1s#t=5483)]LINK[/link] JC Copeland [quote]"After the first couple of hits, everybody (on AU's defense) was j...


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Even "Elite" Coaches Can Make Game Management Look Hard - therick711
Les Miles has been very rightly lampooned here and other places for his very high profile mistakes in big spots. He has worked on these issues and they are becoming less frequent, though not totally eliminated. Gary Patterson, widely cited on this board as an elite coach whom many posters wanted...


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SEC Players on CFN's Completely Fabricated All RS Fr. Team - therick711
[link=(http://cfn.scout.com/2/1311484.html)]LINK[/link] Looks like Bama's Chris Black is on the list. What if anything can our Bama contingent tell me about him? I didn't remember hearing too much chatter about him or his injury last year. Here are the other SEC entries: [quote]OL Ger...


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