Darth_saban

Darth Saban

  • joined Oct 18, 2010
  • last login Jul 23, 2013
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Running Back Success Rates - By Popular Demand

Bama Fans: Ok, as an initial matter, it appears that "Visual View" no longer works, so I'm using HTML. Bear with me. These running back success rates aren't quick or easy to do. If you...

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Notre Dame’s "Bogus" National Championships

I’m going to put my disclaimer right here in front: the subject line of this post is sarcastic, and not intended to be taken at face value. Notre Dame has one of the best and richest traditions...

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A Side-by-side Graphical Comparison of SEC Quarterbacks’ Passing Stats Thus Far:

Bama Fans: I did some charts showing the side-by-side passing statistics of all 18 SEC quarterbacks with more than 50 passing attempts (had to draw the line somewhere). Note that the "per game"...

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And Now... ADVANCED STATS: The Fremeau Efficiency Index (FEI)

Bama Fans: You have to give the people what they want, and the people apparently want advanced stats. As such, we’ll begin today by looking at the offensive, defensive, and overall Fremeau...

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A Graphical Representation of Alabama's Stats Compared to the Rest of the SEC (and beyond!)

Believe you can and you’re halfway there. - Theodore Roosevelt Bama Fans: With wins over Michigan, W. Kentucky, Arkansas, Florida Atlantic, Ole Miss and Missouri, we are still...

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Who's Next? Ole Miss.

Alabama leads the series 45–9–2 in the record books, 49–8–2 on the field, and has won 8 straight.

Highlights from the Georgia - FAU game.

Highlights from the Georgia - FAU game.

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Who's Next? Florida Atlantic.

Bama Fans: Time to start looking at our next opponent: the Florida Atlantic Owls.

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Side by Side Comparison of AJ McCarron and Zach Mettenberger: the Performances Thus Far (updated)

Bama Fans: AJ McCarron is finally starting to get some respect, but he’s certainly had to earn it the old-fashioned way: on the field in NCAA college football games, including the...

Sergio Aguero is back in Man City training

Is it just me, or does it sound like this guy has returned to a sordid life of male adult dancing?

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Big Ten Moral Superiority - Let's Check:

Bama Fans: I seriously considered making this a FanShot, but decided that I wanted to stick a little bit of my own analysis in here and make it a FanPost instead. Basically, the intended purpose...

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The Delta Blues: Total Games Played, Winning Percentage, and Average Point Differential Against SEC Teams

ed.- bumped from that fanposts, some really good stuff in here. Bama Fans: I wanted to see not only how often we had beaten other SEC teams, but the average point differential in all of our games...

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Who Has a Winning Record Against Alabama?

Roll 'Bama Roll: The off-season is long, indeed. It is a marathon, not a sprint, and is more about mental toughness than physical conditioning. As such, I present this offering to try to bring a...

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The NEW Face of the Big East

Roll 'Bama Roll Nation: The off-season is a long and arduous journey. It is a marathon, not a sprint. As such, I have a football offering that is only tangentially related to the University of...

"To the RBR staff, thank you so much for not making this site al.com. I went over there and read...

"To the RBR staff, thank you so much for not making this site al.com. I went over there and read some of the comments on the Auburnite getting punched at the Whataburger story, and it was a whole bunch of 'you're a toothless redneck who lives in a single-wide,' and 'no, YOU're a toothless redneck who lives in a single-wide.' So, yeah. Thanks."

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Michigan’s "Bogus" National Championships

I’m sure most of you will pick up on this from the get go, but I’m going to go ahead and state explicitly for our guests: this post is sarcastic, and not intended to be taken at face value....

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Dyer says he smoked 'spice' at Auburn

Here is the ESPN.com blog article. Basically, (and I'm going to have trouble meeting my word count here without copying and pasting the entire blog article from www.espn.go.com, but I really don't...

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POLL - How Will Urban Meyer do at Ohio State?

This particular FanPost is not directly related to Alabama football, but it's kind of slow this time of year. Also, this FanPost is directly related to one of the links in the latest Jumbo...

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BCS or Plus-One - Which is Actually More Controversial?

RBR: We've all read a hundred posts and comments about playoffs vs. the current system, and will likely read a hundred more. This post is a specific point regarding one particular article on the...

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My Response to Oklahoma State Cowboys Fans

I had originally begun typing this as a comment over at www.cowboysrideforfree.com in their thread responding to the BCS Selection, but under these circumstances it didn't feel right going over...

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Arkansas Freshman Tight End Garrett Uekman, 19, Dies

  Terrible news from Fayetteville.  Razorbacks backup tight end Garrett Uekman, a 19 year-old freshman, was found unconscious and unresponsive in his dorm room 11:15 am Sunday morning, an hour...

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3 SEC Teams in BCS Bowls?

Alright, so this is the question: is this the year that three (3) SEC teams go to BCS Bowls? Here are the sections from the BCS Selection process that I believe could be relevant to this...

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Welcome to the Fail Room, LSU

via t1.gstatic.com Some of you out there might not already know this.  The visitor's locker room at the University of Alabama has a very unique and appropriate name:  the Fail Room.  I am not...

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Coach Bryant's Forgotten National Championship

  This post began as a look into some of the historical precedent surrounding the LSU/Alabama rematch discussions.  Specifically, there have been opinions expressed that if you don’t win your...

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Alabama's Heroes - SrA Mark A. Forester

I was originally going to wait to post this until Veteran's Day, but I don't think any of us need a special day to honor an Alabama alumnus and hero: Senior Airman Mark Andrew Forester. via w...

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Should Courtney Upshaw Have Been Suspended For More Than One Quarter For Kicking Vandy Lineman?

As an initial matter, I understand that Coach Nick Saban is our beloved Nicktator, Dark Lord of the University of Alabama Crimson Tide.  When he speaks, so it shall be written, so it shall be...

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NCAA Clears the Auburnite

It appears that all investigation into the Auburnite are over, with the NCAA handing him a clean bill of health.  This includes the investigation pertaining to Cam Newton, as well as to the four...

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Which Emotion is Stronger: the Thrill of Victory, or the Agony of Defeat?

Fellow Alabamians (even those from the frozen tundra of the farthest north and the scorched sands of the uttermost west), I have a soul-searching question for you: do you enjoy Alabama's victories...

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Did Greg McElroy Help Himself Today vs. Houston?

Crimson Tide fans, this one is a simple question with associated poll:  did Greg McElroy help his NFL prospects today with his performance against the Houston Texans?  Yes, I know it is a...

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Yahoo! Golf Blog Takes Shot At the Auburnite?

Once again, this post has nothing to do with Alabama football, and might not have anything to with football at all.  The main reason I post this is to seek clarification from someone who knows...

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