Darth_saban

Darth Saban

  • joined Oct 18, 2010
  • last login Jul 23, 2013
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INERTIA, AUTHORITY, AND THE WILL TO WIN

NOTICE:  Some of the subject matter contained in this post is controversial and emotionally disturbing.   NOTICE:  This post is LONG, even by my standards.  With all of the section headers...

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And in the other Corner – the Kent State Golden Flashes

  I know this is somewhat premature (not a word, J Tadpole), but I’ve taken a quick look at our first opponent:  the Kent State Golden Flashes.  I know that our more talented and accomplished...

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Herbie Goes on Vacation?

  Once again, although this story nominally has nothing to do with the University of Alabama, I’m sure most of you know exactly why I think this story belongs on this board. "Nebraska...

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SEC Announces Male and Female Athletes of the Year – One is a Surprise, the Other… Not So Much

  "The SEC is very proud to honor John-Patrick and Kayla, as they are outstanding examples of what a student-athlete can accomplish, both on and off the field of competition," SEC commissioner...

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The Ships of Alabama

ed.- bumped from the fanposts, 'cause...i don't know, it's 4th of july-ish and it's cool. By my count, there have been seven ships called USS ALABAMA (or that came really really close), and one...

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USF Offensive Lineman Lifts Car Off Of Trapped Man

Again, this has nothing to do with the University of Alabama, but again it's a nice story involving a collegiate football player.  Too much negativity in the news, someone has to accentuate the...

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RBR Beefcake?

In response to opinions and questions posted in some of Todd's Sweetheart threads, I submit the following question to a public vote:  should there be an RBR Beefcake (male Sweetheart) to...

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BREAKING NEWS! CHINESE COP SHOOTS, KILLS AUBIE!

via www.chinasmack.com

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An Honest, Albeit Awkward, Question From an Outsider

Specifically, how/why is the NCAA going to allow you to wear those uniforms in your game against Notre Dame?

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Paralyzed Georgia Baseball Player Selected by Texas Rangers in 33rd Round of Draft

I know that this has nothing to do with the University of Alabama, but it does involve a fellow SEC school, and is just too nice a story to pass up.

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Coincidence? I think not.

Ladies and Gentlemen: I feel I may have stumbled onto something to help us get into the mind of Jalston Fowler.

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Did we run the ball less effectively in 2010 (as compared to 2009), or simply run it less?

I was over in the thread relating to Barrett Jones moving to left tackle, and the question came up whether we ran the ball less effectively in 2010 (as compared to 2009), or did we simply run it...

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Water wet, sky blue, NCAA probing Auburn... again

Yes, I understand that this website is dedicated to the sports teams of the University of Alabama.  Yes, I understand that this story deals with a University on the other side of the State.  No,...

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Calling all Elite Running Backs - Coach Saban's "Schematic Advantage"

According to an article on sportsillustrated.com, the rise of the spread offense, the increasingly pass-happy nature of the NFL, and the success of later-drafted running backs have all led to a...

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Greatest Alabama Games of the Past 20 Years - 1994

  Another great year.  Alabama finished the season 12-1, with only a 1-point loss to Florida in the SEC Championship Game marring the season.  Some pretty good games in here, too.

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Greatest Alabama Games of the Past 20 Years - 1993

On the field, Alabama went 9-3-1 in 1993, but because of a cocktail napkin, we went 1-12.  This was when the NCAA required forfeiture of wins when you played an ineligible player, rather than...

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Greatest Alabama Games of the Past 20 Years - 1992

This was a very good year.  I'm pretty sure which game's going to win this one going away, but here goes anyway.

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Greatest Alabama Games of the Past 20 Years - 1991

  Guys, it’s the offseason, so I decided to start a series of FanPosts asking you what were the greatest games of the past 20 years.  If there is interest, I plan on going year by year.  I...

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Wikipedia, the SEC West, and the Meaning of the Word "Rivalry"

Wikipedia calls Ole Miss our "rivals" in football, and someone over there is trying to give Mississippi State that same title.

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One Auburnite Scandal Site To Rule Them All...

Someone has apparently taken the time to consolidate the various sources of information regarding the questionable goings-on over in the Land of the Auburnite, and has posted links to them here:  w...

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Two New Articles Regarding Goings-on in the Land of the Auburnite

On January 8, 2011, there were two new articles about questionable goings-on with the football team in the Land of the Auburnite. Briefly, there is a Fox Sports article talking about two recruits...

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New York Times Article on Auburn's Academic Progress Rate

First, a little background.  According to wikipedia: "The Academic Progress Rate (also known as APR) is a metric established by the NCAA to measure the success or failure of collegiate athletic...

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UConn Women's Basketball Team Wins Record 89th Straight Game

Wow.  Just wow.  I don't care whether you're a fan of NCAA Women's Basketball or not, winning 89 in a row at anything is just damn impressive.  I wonder whether any Men's teams have tried to...

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Please help me pick my pic!

Brethren (and Sistren): As Spock pointed out (insert ear joke here) in my other fanpost, I need an avatar pick.  To keep in line with my username, I'm looking for our Dark Master with a...

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Big XII Dyslexia - A Mockumentary

Long ago, when the earth was hot, and without form, I was at a University of Alabama swim meet.  A girl walked by me wearing a Kansas Jayhawks T-shirt, which read:  "The University of Kansas. ...

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Background Information on Auburn's Athletic Department

I'm sure this has been thoroughly documented elsewhere on this site, but just in case it hasn't I thought I'd post a link to some relatively in-depth history and analysis of Auburn's Athletic...

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Should we start a hoodoo thread to persuade the football loa to smite the Auburnite?

Subject line says it all.  I think we should start a hoodoo thread to ensure that all of the allegations that we've heard about the Auburnite are true, that the program actually paid Cam...

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