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Nick Saban cheating? Nah, never

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by zagoshe, May 28, 2007.

  1. zagoshe

    zagoshe Well-Known Member

    Sorry if this is a douple post or whatever but I hadn't seen it.

    But it seems like jolly old Saint Nick has needed only a few months to unwind all of the good will Alabama has built up with the NCAA in recent years. This should come as no surprise to anyone who knows anything about Saban.

    http://sports.espn.go.com/ncf/news/story?id=2881961
     
  2. John

    John Well-Known Member

    I'm no Saban fan, but this is about as minor a violation as you can have.
     
  3. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Fan boy
     
  4. WS

    WS Member

    That, and every other coach in the country does it as well.
     
  5. lantaur

    lantaur Active Member

    Oh, well then that makes it right.
     
  6. Moland Spring

    Moland Spring Member

    Yup. That is the best defense -- but, but, but everyone else does it. Man, fans are the worst.
     
  7. It is still fairly minor. [/sabanslurper]
     
  8. hondo

    hondo Well-Known Member

    That's okay...Nick Saban is pretty minor as a human being.
     
  9. John

    John Well-Known Member

    Especially in stature.
     
  10. zagoshe

    zagoshe Well-Known Member

    Well it is minor -- but it is also the start of Saban playing by Saban's rules. And if I remember correctly Alabama was recently on probation or in some sort of NCAA mess and did an excellent job to clean it all up during the Shula era and I guarantee, given Saban's history, this is only the tip of the iceberg.

    A funny story -- a former Alabama assistant told me a few days after they hired Saban that when Saban was at LSU, Alabama's staff and administration turned him into the NCAA for questionable recruiting issues or flat out rules violations at least ten times, but that didn't stop Alabama from hiring him.

    The school wants to win and they've apparently sold their soul to achieve it.
     
  11. that would require them to have a soul in the first place
     
  12. zagoshe

    zagoshe Well-Known Member

    Good point indeed
     
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