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I am most definitely NOT a bama troll. I received my Masters from AU in 86. Is everyone a troll who has a different view than yours? What is your pedigree? I have family that taught at AU for years and I myself worked for the University at one time. I have and always will be an Auburn man and because of that I have come to learn that not everyone loves and appreciates everything that Auburn represents. This includes differences of opinion about what makes Auburn great. War Eagle and to quote the late Rodney King "Can't we all just get along?"
While I don't agree with your OP, you are dead on with this point. There are some on here who are so paranoid about Bama that they scream troll every time someone says something that isn't completely homer.
I was going to put a witty joke here, but I forgot bama fans still use picture books. So I thought I'd expedite the process for you...
Thank you. I have been a very active reader put only recently began posting. I have enjoyed your insights and share many of them as well. Take this for example --- ask 20 different people to name their favorite flavor of ice cream. You will receive numerous answers and often times not even have a majority much less a consensus answer. If people can't even agree on something so basic as a flavor of ice cream then how can we expect them to agree on play calling, personnel decisions, clock management, staff acquisitions and especially recruiting.
Why would you think any of their commits would flip to us ?
Perhaps some are possessive of long term memory and can recall how some previous bama recruits were treated when bama "traded up" or they may just feel that given our new staff that it might suit their talents more.
The "star" system is only for pissing contests between fans of rival schools. If any Division I coach is dependent on Rivals or Scout to tell them who to recruit, they are not worth the obscene salary they're receiving.
Valid point but you also have to deal with those players who feel a sense of entitlement during recruitment. Promising, assuring, or suggesting starting positions rather than honestly telling a player he must EARN playing time hopefully weeds out those lacking proper team/work ethics that could eventually become cancerous.
^^^^^ This exactly ---- Why would anyone think that a Bama commit would flip to us? First, they pretty much get the people that fit their system best, which is 180 degrees from what we'll be doing on both sides of the ball. So, for the most part, their commits will be better in their system than ours. That combined with the results of last season means we are lucky to hang on to who we already have. If we lose more of the super stars it is not that big of a deal. When Gus starts winning the recruiting will take care of itself. Until then, we will not have the same recruiting success as when Chiz & co were here. Just get used to it and be glad we have a coach that knows the point of the game is to put the football in the opponent's end zone, not to have a bunch of superstar practices, or a pretty (from a recruiting standpoint) sideline. Like it's been said before, Tubberville never fielded a team that wouldn't have beaten the $hi% out of both 2011 and 2012 teams and his best class was # 10 (I think). With the guys we have and a good coach with a good gameplan, we will win games, and we will probably not ever get blown out. This year will probably be a down year for recruiting (hopefully not) but it will not matter once our guys get the ball rolling.
Agree to some extent. However, not all recruits are tailored specifically for Au or ua. Some recruits share universal applications. I refer to those in the latter category. i,e. offensive linemen, wide receivers, kickers etc. Differences are based on ua using a 3-4 defense needing massive nt's, hybrid olb's, and physical de's that can maintain the edge. In the past AU has relied more on smaller and quicker lb's and de's. Let the record show that the past few years that both AU and ua recruited many of the same players. I remember when Bear would take a kid just so nobody else could get him even if he never saw the field. Thank goodness for scholarship limitations---imagine how Saban would be under that system.
OP may be the most unique troll ever. He's trying to troll Bama fans on a Auburn message board.
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