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    Vespidae replied to the thread Recruiting or coaching.
    In principle, I agree with you. And Saban, at Alabama, faced fierce criticism from the faculty over the size of the athletics program...
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    Vespidae replied to the thread Recruiting or coaching.
    HAHAHAHA!!!
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    Vespidae replied to the thread Recruiting or coaching.
    I totally get it. I remember being in the AD suite when the Big Guns were joking "When are we going to be done with this ****?" while...
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    Vespidae reacted to MountainBuzzMan's post in the thread Recruiting or coaching with Like Like.
    That was a clear results of the lack of funding he got. It would have been really interesting if the big donors had stepped up when he...
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    Vespidae replied to the thread Recruiting or coaching.
    CPJ once reacted to a question about recruiting along the lines of "Heck yes, we focus on recruiting." But ... there's a difference...
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    Vespidae replied to the thread Recruiting or coaching.
    If you look at how the President of GT is compensated, NONE of the metrics are about athletics. And haven’t been. Ever.
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    Vespidae replied to the thread Fire Geoff Collins.
    Admiral James Stockdale commanded the POW's in Viet Nam, living out the war without any prisoner's rights, no set release date, and no...
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    Vespidae reacted to Oldgoldandwhite's post in the thread Fire Geoff Collins with Like Like.
    We fired Gailey (which I had no problem with) for: Not beating Ugag, Maxing out with7-8 wins, Having a good defense, but no offense...
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    Vespidae reacted to Jimd99's post in the thread Fire Geoff Collins with Like Like.
    Thing about being an old Jacket fan is that we lived through Carson, Rogers, Fulcher, Curry, Lewis,etc......that probably contributes to...
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    Vespidae replied to the thread Recruiting or coaching.
    I think what Saban has demonstrated is that IT ALL MATTERS. Recruiting, schemes, coaching, development, strength, uniforms, technology...
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    Vespidae reacted to AlabamaBuzz's post in the thread Recruiting or coaching with Like Like.
    Well, I always said about PJ if he had talent within about 20-30% of other teams, those other teams better be very well-coached...
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    Vespidae replied to the thread Fire Geoff Collins.
    Two of the greatest games of all time 👍
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    Vespidae replied to the thread Triple Option.
    Bama switched in 83. It's not as if one totally forgets conventional football. The biggest issue is the OL.
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    Vespidae replied to the thread Fire Geoff Collins.
    A lot of that problem was Joab Thomas, president of Alabama. He tried to change the culture of the school AWAY from football. He didn’t...
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    Vespidae reacted to Heisman's Ghost's post in the thread Fire Geoff Collins with Like Like.
    True but as someone who lived through those years, I would argue that the rebuild facing Curry was far more challenging than the one...
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