Crazed Gator Fan.
I know this is a slow news time, but previewing hypothetical matchups from 8 years ago seems silly. No wonder so many folks think Southerners are obsessed with the past. Let's talk about the Gators beating Georgia this year, or something good.
They will all play or none will play. This should be an NCAA decision. Hopefully schools will be open and they will all play.
Isn't Cam kind of a weird guy personally as well? The scarves and the makeup and what not. That does not really play in the NFL; especially in the smaller market cities.
Good for him. So many guys struggle to cope with fame, handle their newfound wealth, and find a productive career after football. I think more colleges should try to teach financial literacy to their athletes in addition to their overall student body.
Philadelphia boos Santa Claus! I hope Jalen wins them over big time.
Spring football should have just ended, so here’s 1 thing we could have learned about every SEC team
Kiffin has a nice pad down there in Boca. Do they have pools that nice in Mississippi?
Hope Jalen does real well. I wished the Bears would have taken him.
For a guy that just blew the doors off the SEC and the nation, Burrow is not getting much respect. I have read a dozen articles about Tua in the past week, but almost nothing on Burrow. Sad
I am surprised nobody mentioned Jalen Hurts. If he gets with the right team, he could be something special. He could run and throw and he was durable. A proven winner.
It looks like he is buddies again with Maria Taylor from ESPN.
I know we are digging deep for topics 3 weeks into the shut down. Mizzou was a pleasant surprise for a couple of years in the SEC East. Florida was stuck in the wilderness, SC was being inconsistent as usual. I always liked Richt. I thought he was a class act, but I feel GA just could not win the big games with him. He always seemed to be one step behind. The other teams made the big plays and GA could not. Next week do a story on how Mizzou went from the Penthouse to the outhouse in the course of just a couple of seasons.
Debates Down South: Who had the more impressive 21st century repeat — Florida basketball or Alabama football?
I think the Natty in football is the hardest thing to win. But Florida's 2 runs were incredible to watch. Since I like both schools, I can't get too upset either way. Brent Musberger's comments about Katherine Webb were just disgraceful. I am convinced the hype cost AJ some money in the draft. This was a couple of years after Tim Tebow and the NFL was petrified of any type of controversy. Glad they put that old coot out to pasture.
The "Traditional Powers" of college teams in the 1960s, 70s, and even 80s continue to influence. Notre Dame, Michigan, Nebraska, were frequently top 5 or top 10 teams during that time year after year. Miami became a power in the 80s and 90s. Florida State in the 80s and 90s. Clemson was really a nothing football school during this time. Alabama had great years and then terrible years before Saban. Florida was a nothing football school until Spurrier became HBC. I like the Nebraska coach, but who wants to go to school there? Weather is awful, academics are just ok. Facilities are above average, but not world class. Having said all that, I am waiting for UCLA to make a comeback. Outstanding weather, tradition, and academics and no one expects anything out of them.
It's only April and Florida is already over rated!!! Clemson, Alabama, Ohio State, and Georgia! Since the Pac 12 and Big 12 are so weak, the nation's best conference deserves 2 teams again. Very possible for Clemson to win the entire thing again. Or Alabama. I would love to see Utah or Boise State or some other place break up the party, but I don't see it happening. Gators will be 11-2 and will beat Michigan in a bowl game. You heard it here first!
I really hope there is a College Season this year. If not, the head coaches and the million dollar assistants need to donate 90% of their salaries back to their schools. That will save millions and could be the difference between survival or not. The SEC and the Power 5 conferences will ultimately be fine, but I think we might lose sports at some of the midmajor schools. Men's football and basketball pay a lot of bills and without that revenue and continued cuts in state resources, athletics might be another casualty at a lot of smaller schools.
On the positive side, this makes the season more unpredictable, which is terrific for college football. Maybe it won't be Bama, GA, Ohio State and somebody else that gets into the playoffs. Maybe we will see Texas A&M and Florida in the SEC title game. Maybe some team from the Mountain West or MAC will pull off some major upset of the big boys. Maybe the kids that have essentially been playing football non stop since 8th grade will really enjoy their time off and come back with a new spring in their step. Consider the possibilities.
The 40 is a very different race than the 100 meters. Bolt really gets going around the 25 meter point and then just tears it to shreds. The 40 is really a test of explosiveness as well as raw speed.
A team is going to get a relative deal on Tua given his injury history. Better for the QB to come in and surprise everybody with his upside. The world is full of high draft QBs that were talented but could not handle the expectations. Give him a year or two and get some talented WRs around him and he could be really good.
Any game that is 60 minutes long is going to have blown calls and missed calls on both sides. The winning team has to overcome them. As I vaguely recall, GA did not hold Bama on multiple drives in the second half. That one play was not the game breaker.
That's a lot of strippers!
Nick Saban responds to Lane Kiffin’s social media comments: ‘There’s obviously a generational gap between the two of us’
I can't really see Joe O from LSU spending hours fiddling with his phone all day either. Nick has assistants to reach out and text kids, and Saban can make a direct pitch to the athlete and the parents. I really agree with him about kids lost in their phones. I have been at ball games or hockey games and 90% of the crowd is looking at their phone and not at the contest. Sad!
I remember those uniforms back in the Spurrier days ( playing, not coaching). I liked them a lot.
A strong running back could really write his own ticket at Florida. Clearly a need. Once Trevor Lawrence leaves Clemson, I am not sure what they have. I think Florida is on the way up. Good job on this class. Hopefully, this is the year we pass up Georgia.
Derrick Henry looking to become the NFL’s highest-paid running back? Titans star talks pending free agency
Grab all you can get, Mr. Henry. The shelf life for running backs is short. I think the Super Bowl demonstrated how important it is to have good running backs in addition to passing.
How about a couple of HBCU marching bands ( FAMU and Bethune Cookman for example) and majorettes on national TV showing how it's really done. Some people still want to have families, friends, and children over to the Super Bowl. Everything does not have to be garbage to be entertaining.
Wolfman, FSU or Miami or maybe Georgia Tech might make sense for SEC expansion. I really don't see any team in the other states you mentioned being worthy and a good addition. I think Mizzou was a big mistake.
I would like to see FCS cupcake games replaced with Division 1 schools in every case. The mid majors would love to go play in Tuscaloosa or Gainesville for a nice paycheck and a chance for national exposure. A lot of those teams are capable of hanging around for 2.5 or 3 quarters and some times longer. Usually once a year or more, a mid major knocks off a power conference team.
These are great stories! I am a Gator. My really good high school buddy decided ( or maybe the fiance decided) to get married the afternoon of the Florida/Georgia game. This was before smart phones and all that. We had little portable radios and were listening to the game. I forgot who won, but probably GA because the Gators sucked in the late 70s. Needless to say, the marriage did not last. But the rivalry lives on...
I think they can use Jones effectively in the wildcat or even a series or two in the first half calling prescribed plays. I like Trask better for the balance of the QB work, but if you make the defense prepare for two guys, it can be an advantage.
He will be nearly two years older than when he last played. Hopefully, there was a lot of mental growing up. The guy has a great arm and is very athletic. Sometimes a change of scenery helps. Arkansas does not have the distractions of Gainesville. He could get Arkansas to a bowl game and really help himself and his team.