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said a couple years ago " two things Bama fans don't need to worry about".
1. Don't fret about Saban leaving. He is where he wants to be.
2. Never be concerned about loosing an assistant coach. It's not about assistants, it's all about Nick Saban.
if true, Espn should invest in an editor
On Alabama: CeCe Jefferson - "It was a bunch of beautiful women..." Reggie Ragland - "oh the females of course..."
hahah well played
If thats the case lets bring back major applewhite!,, I mean it doesn't matter about assistant coaches right? Sorry to break it to you guys but It matters...
Never Gets Old
Sure it matters, but in this case it mattered more to recruiting than coaching. No offense to CJP but he coached the DBs....you don't think CNS isn't heavily involved there?
That is an excellent point. When Applewhite left Alabama, we had to replace him with Jim McElwain. And we all know that didn't turn out very well.
The state is the great fictitious entity by which every man believes he can live at the expense of every other. - Frédéric Bastiat
Generally speaking, recruits go to schools because of the head coaches. Yes, there are exceptions, and an assistant can have a great relationship with a player, but for the most part it is all about the head coach -- and when it's not that can be a red flag.
Pruitt is a very good recruiter, there's no doubt about that. But when you're selling Nick Saban, Alabama and national championships it's a much easier sell than Florida State right now (that's no disrespect to Jimbo Fisher or the Seminoles, who have recruited very well. They're still climbing the mountain).
Christopher Walsh covers Alabama football for BamaOnline, 247Sports, and is the author of 18 books.
makes sense. RTR!
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