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Need help guys, which autographed helmet should I get?
09 - first one in 17 years, so it was special
11 - I went to the game
12 - we absolutely destroyed a historical power
Vince Lombardi was asked how it felt to have the best football team in the world. He replied, I don't know. We haven't played Alabama yet.
I think you should get '12...special meaning because it was the back to back NC in the new era of BCS football...also..look at who we beat and how we did it! Notre Dame...and we humiliated them in doing so...it was also one of the greatest matchups according to everybody in football..and even good 'ol Manti...one of the most celebrated defensive players of all time in college football, couldn't touch us!! EPIC win!!!
Ditto. Plus, it is the most recent one & the game itself was symbolic of our domination of the last 4 years.
I think if I were you, I'd get 2011 since you were there
I've had to make similar decisions on items....you were there in '11...go with that one for sure because you will always remember that one more fondly.
"You don't always get what you want, but you always get what you deserve"
i'd pick 09 for a few reasons:
1 - i was there, so this is a major consideration for me, should be for you and 11 as well.
2 - first one in 17 years.
3 - the speech "this is only the beginning"
4 - undefeated - i always think higher of undefeated seasons, even though i think 11 and 12 would beat 09 (and 10 too)
5 - the quality of opponents - 10 bowl teams, tied for most all time in single season, 5 ranked teams year end (4th or 5th most), 3 top 10 (2nd most, and by an average victory of >14 points)
6 - heisman season
7 - texas has been to me like nd is to most bama fans. that's the team i'd wanted to beat most since we were 0-7-1. at least vs nd we had won once.
but the biggest thing for me is being there, so i'd most likely take 11 if i were you.
You can't go wrong with any if them. I would take a long look at the players from each team. Are you a big fan of the Julio/Ingram/Richardson combination? More of a Lacy/AJ/Yeldon/Cooper guy? Those things play a big role IMO.
The one you went to.
1. Get all three
2. Send them to me for inspection and analysis
3. I will send you the one I feel you should keep back.
(I'll provide shipping info whenever you are ready)
The numbers are adhesive and can be changed
Picked this up prior to the game
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