Saban jumps ship

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  1. Bart

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    I guess Ricky Williams, Daunte Culpepper and the nearly all black team didn't pan out that well for Saban in his brief tenure, he's jumped ship. Edited by: Bart
     
  2. ocaamikedm11

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    Good. As has been mentioned, his team was practically all black.
     
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    Its like Tommy Tuberville and Ole Miss all over again! [​IMG] Money talks, and you know what walks.
     
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    lol...Whats the matter? Were the Dol-farts not a black enough team for Saban? For God's sake, this year they had only 9 White guys! NINE!...Thats SINGLE digits boys. When you can count the total number of White players on your team on TWO HANDS...its time to rethink your game plan.
    He tried to build a team on the myth of black athletic superiority...and it blew up in his face like an Iranian mine field. Good, thats what he gets for shi*ting on Brock Forsey a year ago, and not giving him a chance. Jack Del Rio is the next coach I want to see "show himself out the door". John Gruden is not far behind as well, for ruining Alstott's "career".
     
  5. Kaptain

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    The new Dolphins coach will be faced with the same dilemma as Saban and be forced to start Duante next year. I gotta think that this was part of the reason Saban left.
     
  6. Lance Alworth

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    The Dolphins should draft a QB. The last time they drafted one in the first round was in 1983. Thats entirely too long. No wonder the Dolphins stink
     
  7. ocaamikedm11

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    The only good QB they might have a shot at in the first round is Briam Brohm, unless they trade up to get Brady Quinn.
     
  8. White Shogun

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    The ESPN radio talking heads are killing Saban on the airwaves. It's been non-stop for two days. He's low class, disloyal, a snake, etc, etc.

    I don't see why they dislike him so much. He only did what all NFL players do: follow the money. A player may get some criticism for leaving one team to play for another, but usually it's treated as a natural part of the business. Why are coaches expected to act any differently? Teams crap all over coaches. They get fired at the drop of a hat after having two mediocre seasons, while there are plenty of mediocre players who play year after year for the same teams.

    I'm not saying Saban shouldn't have been more up front about his interest in the job, and should have probably told the team in person that he was leaving. But they're dogging him for leaving after two years with the Dolphins. Why don't they talk smack about Arthur Blank for firing Jim Mora? Or the Cardinals for firing Denny Green? What about their loyalty to their coach? Neither of those teams are any better than the Dolphins. Those are just two examples of such firings that happen every year.

    What is the real reason behind the diatribe? Is Saban just the topic du jour today or what? Why the double standard? Edited by: White Shogun
     
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    well, they could always take JaMarcus [​IMG]
     
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    I think the backlash is because Saban so emphatically, even angrily, denied that he had any interest in the Alabama job. He lied as well as a Washington politician. That, and lack of other interesting topics. I mean, how many times can you discuss Vince Young and Alan Iverson without boredom setting in even among Caste System hacks and the indoctrinated white fans whofollow what they have to say?
     
  11. Bart

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    Well, Sabancould have beenplaying hard to get in his comments to the press. Alabama probably upped the ante thinking there was a possibility he might stay with Miami.He wastrying to change horses mid-stream and couldn't afford to tick off either side. No doubt Alabama had been after him for a long time.


    Saban discovered that the blacks making zillions of dollars in the prosweren't going to treat himlikea king as he was in college. College kids need to suck up to the coach in order to play andget drafted by the pros.I'm sure theloud profanity filled exchange he had with Culpepper helped him reach his decision.


    He is also going to replace Don Shula's kid, so I'm sure some writers are carrying water for Don. I don't have any sympathy for Nickthough, and I would love to see a white friendly coach in Miami.


    Just remembered something. Herm Edwards didn't get 1/10 the condemnation Saban is getting for the the sorry way he left the Jets.Edited by: Bart
     
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    Some might believe the situation in Miami might improve in regards to being white friendly, now that Saban has departed. Hold on, Randy Mueller may still be the general manager. I've written about him before. He is number one when it comes to infatuation with black athletes, period. He was GM with the Saints at the beginning of the Haslett's era (he hired Haslett). Before that he was at Seattle in some capacity. The ethnic cleansing of the Saints set a world record as the quickest purging ever.

    I would be willing to bet that Marcus Vick is his doings. There's no telling how much of a hand he had in the quarterback situation in Miami. He could be responsible for bringing in Jeff Blake and Aaron Brooks to New Orleans -- thanks for the memories.

    Wouldn't it be a hoot if he was even too much for Saban. I would not blame him for bailing out if Mueller was behind the scenes meddling.
     
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    Saban is just another example of how Money Talks! The guy is a money grubbing man who realized that NFL glory is all its made up to be.
     
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    The closing paragraph from Nick Saban leaves Miami Dolphins for Alabama is very encouraging:

    Saban leaves behind the NFL's largest staff of assistants and general manager Randy Mueller , who might be given more responsibility under a new coaching regime.

    Edited by: Quiet Speed
     
  15. sport historian

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    Nick Saban is just following the pattern of his father, Lou Saban. Lou jumped from job to job for decades. Sometimes Lou would be head coach at three places in three years. For example from 1965-67, Lou was coach at Buffalo (AFL), Maryland (College), and Denver (AFL).
     
  16. White Shogun

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    Don Shula ripped Saban really bad, that's probably why. I didn't even think about him replacing Mike Shula.

    If I remember right, wasn't Herm Edwards even praised for his decision to go to Kansas City?
     
  17. sport historian

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    I made a mistake. Nick Saban is Lou's cousin, not his son. I checked on wikipedia. However, they do show the same tendency to not stay for long in one job.
     
  18. Deus Vult

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    Most folks in Louisiana didn't mind when Saban left LSU for the Dolphins. Most wished him good fortune in the NFL. Some even pined for the day he would return. Until yesterday, "Nick C'Est Bon" bumper stickers were common around Baton Rouge.

    Those stickers are today replaced with four letter words. The man who said he would "always be a Tiger" is now widely seen as a whore and a liar.
     

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