Shorter Omar Hunter: Tim Tebow leaves and everything goes to pot around here.
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I guess Teblow really was the Greatest Leader Of Our Era.
Ah, no. That was Kim Jong IL.
It’s not surprising when Tim Tebow was about 90% of your offense and 100% of the media attention. Just ask Tim Tebow’s kicker that bailed him out with 59 and 51 yard field goals a few weeks ago against Tim Tebow’s opponent of the week. Tough living in the shadow of the Tim Tebow even in the professional league that has Tim Tebow as a player.
All signs point to UF still sucking for a while. Fantastic.
“The players say that doesn’t exist any longer, that the team is much more together now, despite a winless October and a 6-6 record.”
Wow. The Florida Gators are engaging in offseason happy talk. This truly is a brave new world.
It’s nice to see that shoe on their foot for a change.
Just my neophyte opinion but I’ve always believed losing reveals/leads to chemistry issues not the other way around or basically the other side of the “winning cures everything” coin. As an example in his book (granted a biased opinion) Kevin Bozworth the great linebacker for OU in the 80s said he and his class made it a point almost from Day 1 to tell the upperclassmen how much better they the freshmen were than the seniors and juniors. Since OU kicked ass it wasn’t that big a deal.
Is Kevin Bozworth any relation to Brian Bosworth?
I think he was Damian Gray’s cousin.
On a seperate note I also believe any “UF is going to suck for a long time” talk is very premature if not baseless. They’re still not the program they were pre 90’s and if any program has the resources especially the talent pool to rebound in a big way and quickly it’s Florida. Which is not to say I don’t thouroughly enjoy their current suckitude and rationalizations.
Florida basked in the splendor of a state of Florida without a strong FSU or Miami to oppose them during the Meyer years. That’s over, at least, for FSU’s part, it seems.
Not sure how long it takes for UF to get their act together, probably when the doofus coach they hired is gone, but I agree it will be easier for them to mount a comeback with the talent base they have to draw from.
I don’t understand your comment about FSU and Miami The Seminoles were horrible after being over rated at #5 this year, and Miami declined to even go to a bowl. I don’t know where Jimbo got the reputation as a savior but they have looked pitiful every game I have watched this year, including last night. He has been HC, OC, or recruiting coordinator for about 5-6 years and they have no QB talent, no RB, and an OL that looked like a sieve. Florida’s improvement isn’t likely to be hampered by either of those teams, imo.
Jimbo is not the “savior” at FSU. He will follow the usual path taken by those that follow the “legend” and get fired after about 5 years. The next hire will be the savior.
Cough. Cough. Nothing to see here folks. Lets move along.
The only major difference between the late ’80s Gators and the current batch is that they aren’t on probation. The roster attrition has been just as bad as if they were though. With the instability of their coaching staff at the moment I don’t see it being remedied quickly. I’d say they’re at least two years from being a legitimate East contender, and that’s assuming the state of the East remains unchanged until then.
Omar, Omar, Omar….poor guy.
He’s the guy that waited too late in committing then decided he wanted to be a Dawg, but by them CMR was out of schollys and wouldn’t oversign. So Omar had to settle for his 2nd choice which was UF. Meanwhile during the offseason we opened up three slots via the normal off season attrition – one could have been Omar’s.
Omar could have been a DGD, but he waited too long and instead he’s a stinking, slimy Gator (with a championship).
If Omar Hunter was a Dawg he’d be a shining example of what people like you think only happens at UGA……….a 5-star recruit who turned out to be a complete bust or role player at best.
people like me?
@ BMan: yeah i meant Brian Bosworth. Wow I feel stupid.
You are always in good company on here, Charlotte. Others just don’t admit it, or worse, don’t know it.
Who ya callin’ stupid? I got me a law degree.
What would any of us expect? I listened in rapt disbelief last night as the “always measured” Chris Speilman termed him the ‘greatest college football player in history.” It won’t end until he is driven from the NFL by his obvious inability to execute the forward pass. (You would think the GPOA(ll)T(ime) would be multi-talented.
Ya know, I was over Tebow the moment he left the field as a senior….I don’t give a fat rat’s ass what happens to him in the business world, if the Worldwide Order of Weasels wants to continue about him, so be it. I mean Herschel?….yep, miss him forever, but Tebow? Kinda like talking about Tech football. Yesterday’s laundry.
Yeah, but “Win One for the Nipper” never gets old.
Tebow was their Herschel.
…and they have Wuerffel, too.
Right, Boot, but he sure was not mine, so, like, why should I care?
All I need to know about Florida is that Georgia played as brain-meltingly stupid as always this year in Jacksonville and still won. I would be very worried about that if I rooted for nacho-cheez orange and blue.
+1 “brain-meltingly stupid” & “nacho-cheez orange and blue”
Pure poetry DN Nation!
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