In partnership with CBSSports.com
Online Now 1632
The No. 1 'Bama fan community on the Internet
BOL message board for off-topic posts
Tailgating, recipes, cooking, food & drink
Buy, sell or swap tickets
You have no favorite boards.
The most viewed topics.
The most replied to topics.
The most up-voted topics.
The most down-voted topics.
The most up-voted posters.
The most down-voted posters.
The most followed posters.
Haha check this out some funny stuff...
Alabamas traing table, nutritionist, and strength coaches. Can they be that superior to just about every other college program ? What foods
They are so very ignorant. Yet another reason to hate ND.
Making excuses - I love it. FYI - when a fan starts a sentence, "This isn't sour grapes, but ..." - it's sour grapes.
All they need do is look at CNS recruiting history. He has always recruited size, he takes big athletic players and makes them bigger and stronger through the strength and conditioning program. RTR
What a bunch of whiney ignorant buffoons. Bringing up the old stereotype of Southern schools don't go to school etc. Hey ND, our wimmins are still barefoot and pregnant. LOL
If they thought we were big this last, they wouldve been hilarious to see last year.
Our guys are bigger in high school. Look at d Henry, hightoewer, julio, trich, barron...
CNS spoke at an event in 2007 and talked about recruiting. He said I like my players to be "big and fast".
The butthurt is strong with that thread
University of Alabama: The high mark of college football since 1892
you have to agree that their players especially on defence were very intelligent. They kept dodging yeldon and lacy and were good enough to make it look like "missed tackles".
Choose not a life of limitation
If I did not know better, I would have thought I was reading from the Auburn board. What a bunch of butthurt sour grapers.
so much butt hurt. been hearing the same thing from big ten fans non stop about how bama players dont go to class. I asked for one example and not one was given; he then started throwing out academic rankings so I asked what was the last model UN he went to. However, when you actually give stats then they shut up.
Alabama OL (6'5, 314.2) vs. Notre Dame OL (6'4, 304.4)
LT Cyrus Kouandjio, 6'6 311
LG Chance Warmack, 6'3 320
C Barrett Jones, 6'5 302
RG Anthony Steen, 6'3 303
RT D.J. Fluker, 6'6 335
LT Zack Martin, 6'4 304
LG Chris Watt, 6'3 310
C Braxston Cave, 6'3 304
RG Mike Golic Jr., 6'3 295
RT Christian Lombard, 6'5 309
Edge: Alabama. The Tide top Notre Dame at left and right tackle.
Alabama WR (6'1, 189.3) vs. Notre Dame WR (6'0, 195)
WR Amari Cooper, 6'1 198
WR Kevin Norwood, 6'2 185
WR Christion Jones, 5'11 185
WR T.J. Jones, 5'11 190
WR DaVaris Daniels, 6'2 190
WR Robby Toma, 5'9 185
WR John Goodman, 6'3 215
Edge: Notre Dame. Irish are just a touch bigger.
RB Eddie Lacy, 6'0 220
RB T.J. Yeldon, 6'2 216
RB Kenyan Drake, 6'1 204
RB Theo Riddick, 5'11 200
RB George Atkinson III, 6'1 210
RB Cierre Wood, 6'0 215
Edge: Alabama. Riddick is a dangerous weapon as a receiver, but based on size, Alabama's backfield might lead the entire FBS.
Alabama DL (6'4, 299.3) vs. Notre Dame DL (6'4, 311.7)
DL Ed Stinson, 6'4 282
DL Jesse Williams, 6'4 330
DL Damion Square, 6'3 286
DL Kapron Lewis'Moore, 6'4 306
DL Louis Nix III, 6'3 326
DL Stephon Tuitt, 6'6 303
Edge: Notre Dame. Perhaps only the Irish could dwarf Alabama's defensive line.
Alabama LB (6'3, 246.4) vs. Notre Dame LB (6'2, 247.5)
LB Adrian Hubbard, 6'6 248
LB Trey DePriest, 6'2 245
LB Nico Johnson, 6'3 245
LB C.J. Mosley, 6'2 232
LB Xzavier Dickson, 6'3 262
LB Prince Shembo, 6'2 250
LB Dan Fox, 6'3 240
LB Manti Te'o, 6'2 255
LB Danny Spond, 6'2 245
Edge: Alabama. While the Irish are a meal bigger, Alabama's length gives it the advantage.
Alabama DB (6'1, 199.3) vs. Notre Dame DB (6'1, 195.5)
CB Deion Belue, 5'11 179
CB Dee Milliner, 6'1 199
S Robert Lester, 6'2 210
S HaHa Clinton'Dix, 6'1 209
CB KeiVarae Russell, 5'11 182
CB Bennett Jackson, 6'0 185
S Zeke Motta, 6'2 215
S Matthias Farley, 6'1 200
Edge: Alabama. In the tale of the tape, every pound counts.
If the national championship game features two teams that run the same defense, do the same general things on offense and have the same blueprint for victory (run the ball, stop the run and win the turnover
I think Notre Dame must fudge their height and weight listings more than normal.
If you look at the rosters and compare it's closer than you think, but on the field we looked a good bit bigger, and Te'o didn't look any bigger than our RBs even though he's listed at 255 pounds.
Think most of that is sour grapes but I will agree with one point...
When I hear most of our players give interviews it is hard for me to imagine how they are able to pass college courses. And I shake my head at the number of students who fail or almost fail to qualify out of high school.
Have you seen our team graduation rates? Plus, I don't understand your comment about "most of our players" and interviews comment. I don't agree with any of this. I would say the vast majority of players represent themselves extremely well.
NDame- 97% football player graduation rates, 3% quit, flunk or just choke out
Alabama- 75% football player graduatin rates, 25% NFL early-draft status, leave for $$ millions.
Now who is helping their players the most?
Okay, so I saw in less than a 1 page thread:
- Southern ignorance stereotypes
- Gnashing of teeth over whether to reduce their own academic standards for the sake of football
- Eating meat
- Egregious errors in word choice (from condescending academians, no less)
But....I never heard a single word about them just getting their ass kicked. I thought their entire front 7 was going to be Pro Bowlers?
Exactly, still making excuses.
The Irish Fudged BIG time on the scales!! They looked like a JV football team size wise to us in person last Tuesday night.. Wasnt even close on the tail of the tape..
no flame, but...
Getting their asses beat is the one thing they can't face up to.
And every ND board Ive been on is obsessed with the oversigning thing, they think it's evil and immoral for some reason.
247Sports In partnership with CBS Sports