The Crimson Tide hasn’t faced a non-Auburn in-state opponent since 1944, and that doesn’t appear to be changing any time soon.
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Alabama vs. Auburn, don’t ever change.
The linked piece is a fun read, even if I shook my head after this part:
Alabama is considered the stodgier, more football-centric school. Auburn, which is a national powerhouse on the football field as well, fancies itself a little more bookish and likes to tout its engineering program.
Okay, that was a fun read, too. As in side-splitting…
The idea of Alabama settling for the genius after it whiffed on RichRod (and Saban, the first go) is so delicious, that it almost makes Jeff Schultz’ spectacularly bad take on Saban’s eventual hiring seem like an afterthought.
The NCAA hits former Alabama defensive line coach Bo Davis with a two-year show cause order for this:
According to the NCAA, Davis knowingly committed a recruiting violation when he took part in an impermissible meeting with four prospective recruits that was pre-arranged by a booster.
Davis then provided false or misleading information about the meeting and the booster’s involvement when questioned by Alabama and the NCAA, according to the NCAA.
His former employer? Well, there’s a slight inconvenience, self-imposed.
Alabama had already self-imposed three penalties, a $5,000 fine, disassociation from the booster and restricting Davis and his replacement, Karl Dunbar, from off-campus recruiting or telephone contact with recruits from April 22, 2016 through May 31, 2016.
Oof. That’s rough. For the booster, I mean.
Bammers gonna Bammer.
“Alabama is very straight with you,” Davis said. “It’s straight football. I mean, I don’t want to go nowhere else where the basketball team is good, too. I want to go somewhere where it’s straight football, strictly football. And when you get down there, it’s straight business. Even the fans, you go to the restroom and the fans are talking about how the football team is. I really like the business part of it.”
See? There’s your problem in a nutshell, Dawg fans. ‘Bama folks talk about the football team in the bathroom. We’re too wrapped up in the crappy state of our crappers to focus on the football team when we hit the head. Selfish bastids…