Nick Saban

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by IAmLegend, Jan 7, 2013.

  1. IAmLegend

    IAmLegend Well-Known Member

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    He's just won his 3rd National Championship in 4 years, and has won 4 in 8 years of coaching. That's nothing short of incredible.

    I know Jason Garrett's job is likely safe and that this probably won't happen, but it doesn't hurt to entertain the idea.

    His name is coming up a lot now for potential NFL coaching positions. Not sure if he's even going to leave Bama, cause he has a really good thing going there for him, but if he does indeed decide to make the leap again, would you like him as the Cowboys next Head Coach? Do you think Jerry would even consider it?

    I know his first stint in the NFL wasn't successful with Miami, but if he showed interest in the NFL, I think Jerry might at least entertain the idea.
  2. DandyDon1722

    DandyDon1722 It's been a good 'un, ain't it?

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    John McKay won three in college and Lou Holtz was no slouch and they were as absolute bad as it gets in the NFL.

    I actually thought Saban would translate really well in the NFL, he reminded me a lot of Jimmy in intensity, but it didn't happen. Maybe he's Pete Carroll who was horrible his first time around. Who knows...

    I think the bottom line though is Saban would never play nice with Jerry.
  3. SkinsandTerps

    SkinsandTerps Redskins Forever

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    One of the best college coaches ever.

    Wrong forum though.
  4. 17yearsandcounting

    17yearsandcounting Benched

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    I'll never forgive this guy for gifting Jason Garrett his first NFL job. Rot in hell Dirty Nick.
  5. IAmLegend

    IAmLegend Well-Known Member

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    That's my main concern. I think the idea of turning around America's team might lure him a bit, but ultimately having to be bossed around by Jerry would quickly ruin that idea. Wouldn't mind him here though. Like you said with Carroll, I think he'd be better around the 2nd time. At this point I just want someone other than JG.
  6. yimyammer

    yimyammer Well-Known Member

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    I like him coming in as the GM or whatever title it would take for Jerry to let him do that job

    Seems like he'd be a great fit and could be a great asset to Garrett

    Jerry would never let it happen, but I can dream a little
  7. Royal Laegotti

    Royal Laegotti Dyin' ain't much of a livin', boy!

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    He's a guy who needs complete personel control of a franchise, that's the only way a guy like him can succeed in the NFL IMO, like Jimmy had with us. I don't know what situation Saban had with Miami but I don't think he had complete control, I may be wrong.
  8. Bill Wooten

    Bill Wooten Well-Known Member

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    Brent Musberger made one good point during the game tonight when he took 5 seconds to stop making excuses for Notre Dame.

    Why would Saban go to the NFL and get one first round pick per year when he can stay at Bama and get 5+ first round picks per year?
  9. RastaRocket

    RastaRocket Sanka, Ya Dead Mon? Ya Mon.

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    He loves to use the word process.
  10. Idgit

    Idgit That sounds really boring Staff Member

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    You can tell those two are friendly.
  11. yentl911

    yentl911 Well-Known Member

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    My younger sister could have won a title with this Bama team. It is all about recruiting at the college level. That far outweighs coaching IMO.
  12. TX Cowboy

    TX Cowboy Active Member

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    The Saban project was tried and it failed I say let em stay in college where
    he can actually win championships
  13. StanleySpadowski

    StanleySpadowski Active Member

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    The NFL has a salary cap, Alabama doesn't.
  14. AKATheRake

    AKATheRake Well-Known Member

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    I'm sorry but :lmao2:
  15. InmanRoshi

    InmanRoshi Zone Scribe

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    You can work around the QB position in college by just being more talented at every other position and pushing lesser teams around. In the NFL, there is no work around for having Gus Ferrotte and Joey Harrington as your QBs.
  16. CyberB0b

    CyberB0b Village Idiot

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    He ain't leaving, but he has a ton of NFL coaching experience and is part of the Parcells/Belichick tree.
  17. 1fisher

    1fisher Well-Known Member

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    When did you become the forum police? :rolleyes:
  18. visionary

    visionary Well-Known Member

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    yeah, a process that works as opposed to a process that fails
  19. CATCH17

    CATCH17 1st Round Pick

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    He's an NFL coach in College. He failed at Miami because he never had a QB.

    I think, like with any coach, that if he had a QB he would easily have success in the NFL.
  20. bigE79

    bigE79 Active Member

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    Samething I thought...

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