So this is what cutting edge journalism looks like.

Alabama loses.  Former Tide quarterback and current SEC Network talking head questions Saban’s management of his offensive coordinators.  Inevitable backlash from passionate Alabama fans ensues.  Ditto Saban.  Former Tide quarterback and current SEC Network talking head responds in predictable way, blames media.

Lesson learned:  you don’t bite the hand that feeds you.

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25 responses to “So this is what cutting edge journalism looks like.

  1. TennesseeDawg

    Damn lying ass media!

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  2. Man, fuck AJ McCarron. Self righteous punk. Proved that in his comments after the Johnny Football roommate incident and now again. I don’t care for Saban but he handled it beautifully and was dead on. How would AJ even know? Time to move on, AJ. Put that letter jacket in the closet and stop telling people how it used to be.

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  3. HottCheese

    Ive never seen Mccarron on the SECN. McElroy is a regular though.

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    • Shit. All those former Alabama quarterbacks look alike to me.

      Thanks for the catch.

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      • HottCheese

        Fran Tarkenton sums it up nicely;
        “Oh gosh, it’s AJ McCarron,” Tarkenton said. “Did he go to class? Did he make the league or not? He needs to be quiet. He was so fortunate to play in that program. He’s an average quarterback at best. He played fine, but he couldn’t have played anywhere else but Alabama. The 1975 NFL MVP continued, “To make a comment like that is just disrespectful. He should keep his mouth shut and praise Saban and Alabama for the rest of his life.”

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        • sUGArdaddy

          I wouldn’t hold Tarkenton up as the bastion of comments. He’s been so idiotic in his criticism of Richt, Murray, and now Mason that it’s embarrassing. I heard him the other day blabbering about how we should put Ramsey in and basically ditch Hutson, because, you know, our offense is so terrible. We can’t score. What…what? Just a side thought on ol’ Francis. He’s one former Dawg that, to me, has embarrassed the university by his lack of support of the program.

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          • Macallanlover

            +1

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          • Russ

            I wouldn’t go that far, but he seems to have a problem with Richt for some reason.

            I guess he’s our Joe Namath, but I think he’s sober more often than Joe.

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          • Scorpio Jones, III

            If you hold Tarkenton up about anything, its about time. He sure as hell was a hold up man in business for many years. Now he is an expert on Mark Richt’s football team.

            Nice guy that Fran. If he can’t embarass his school by being a crooked “binness man” at least he can blabber about things he knows nothing about.

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          • Normaltown Mike

            Lighten up……Francis!

            Did you catch that….Francis! You know, like the name and the, you know, expression.

            Am I right or am I right?

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          • +2
            Yeah I don’t get it. Why former DGD feel the need to enlighten us with their insight? Glory Days? Fran is somewhat of a buffoon. (Joe Namath is too. Namath asking for some kissy face from the sports woman puzzled the hell outta me.) I guess ex-football stars gotta be noticed. They encourage Fran to be a football guru. They baited him some with comments like, “Well what should we do Fran? Just blow it all up.” His 2011 response was “UGA is in big trouble”. Yes there was that Richt commentary and the Mason commentary. I’ll step out on a limb here… sometimes Pollack’s comments get me to raise an eyebrow.( And I was that Dad that agreed to man the game day grill at the tailgate for a season in exchange for two autographed footballs by the two Davids for my sons. Yes, a HS principal from Stephens Co. can make this magic). I feel sorry for the guy that does the pregame radio announcing with Butler. DGD but sometimes he can be a real prick.

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          • Bulldog Joe

            Looks like Fran picked up the Finebaum troll role where his teammate Pat Dye left off.

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      • Go Dawgs!

        I have the same problem. McCarron, McElroy… they’re basically the same person. McCarron’s just a little more lippy and had a better arm.

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        • Normaltown Mike

          lippy, I love it. Hadn’t heard that in years.

          We used to threaten the pledges about “gettin’ lippy”

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  4. Merk

    He is still mad that his rings did not get him a 1st round pick in the NFL because everyone there was able to realize that he was just a game manager.

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  5. McCarron is a big baby with an inferiority complex. I remember he called out all the “haters” after the 2012 SECCG. I immediately lost all respect for him because up to that time, I thought he was a pretty darn good QB for their system.

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  6. 69Dawg

    I tell you that wife of his is a great consolation prize.

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    • LOL. I think AJ might have been bootie blinded. We’ve all seen it happen. I had a roommate that it happened to. Sad ending too. That is one thing that will never happen to Johnny Football.

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  7. TMC DAWG

    Got to give it to Fran, he calls them as he sees them, take it or leave it.

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    • Meh… so does Charlie Sheen. Anything to stay and stay relevant. Any pub is good pub.
      In 2009, Tarkenton made national news for his harsh criticism of Brett Favre’s indecision on whether or not to come out of retirement to play for the Minnesota Vikings. Tarkenton, however, himself was similarly indecisive on his retirement during the last seven years of his playing career.

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  8. It’s always the guys whose time has passed them by and they’re trying to keep that spotlight on themselves a bit longer. Dude is a pro at throwing former teammates under bus(remember him being a bitch last season.?), being a judgmental prick and generally telling everyone else how to live their lives. Pretty much the opposite of the Christian he claims to be.

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