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I dont know if it will ever "click" for Fanning but if it does watch out! He has "BEAST" potential!
Weaker 1,184th post. At least give the OP a comment with some thought.
We have the most sacks we've ever had under Saban this season.
man what is the deal with all the assholes in this thread? did someone piss in your egg nog? the OP is right and asked a great question. there's always been a perception that we've lacked an elite pass rusher. if you want to discuss this in a non-asshole fashion, go right ahead.
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This. Plus we have the best total D and second best scoring D in the country (we're not first only because we played the extra game vs UGA). Is the purpose of a defense to stop the other team from moving the ball and scoring or is it to make flashy plays and get sacks? If its the former, then we're doing an outstanding job.
No, we don't have a Clowney, but how many teams do? I expect Hubbard and Dickson to make big improvements next year - which is typical for players in our D in their second year as a starter - and be very effective pass rushers. I'm not knocking the OP, but it seems like a lot of fans and media quietly grumble about our lack of a pass rush when we actually do a very good job of affecting QBs and even getting sacks as a team. Meanwhile we have the best defense in the nation once again. What more do you want?
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