CHAMPS XVIII

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  1. Capstone 88

    Capstone 88 Going hard in the paint
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    I think UF, A&M, and UGA will have a shot to give us a game, but outside of them it’s...bad
     
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  2. Deuce

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    That’s like 4200 yards and 35 TDs
     
  3. Clown Baby

    Clown Baby Totally Exonerated, No Wrongdoing
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    I, too, think this is undershooting it
     
  4. Clown Baby

    Clown Baby Totally Exonerated, No Wrongdoing
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    A lot of people predicted Mac would only throw for 3100 yards and they were dead wrong so I think it’s only fair to expect Bryce to eclipse 4500 with ease
     
  5. i am a bammer

    i am a bammer Ben Eblen>Jamychal Green
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    Yeah and?
     
  6. i am a bammer

    i am a bammer Ben Eblen>Jamychal Green
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    Also, I meant OU heisman candidate Hurts season
     
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  7. Tiffin

    Tiffin GOATs
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    Who is our leader in receptions, yards, and TDs next year?
     
  8. RJF-GUMP

    RJF-GUMP Daubert Qualified in Cooler Thermodynamics
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    Mac Jones 2020-13 games-41 TD , 4 INTS, 4500 Yards, 346.5 yards per game
    Tua 2018-15 games-43 TD , 6 INTS, 3966 yards, 264.4 yards per game
    Tua's injuries cut into his yards per game and he probably didn't play into the 4th quarter as much as Mac Jones did.
    With those factors weighed in, do you expect Bryce to eclipse 4000 yards and Tua's yards per game?
     
  9. TrustyPatches

    TrustyPatches Esteemed Internet friend
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    Rec- Billingsley
    Yards- Metchie
    TD- Billingsley
     
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  10. Snakes

    Snakes stubbornly litigious
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    we rested Tua extensively in 2018. used to drive me nuts because that's the only reason he lost the Heisman to Kyler.
     
  11. Tiffin

    Tiffin GOATs
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    Sub 4000 (3892) yards, ~10 INTs, 38 TDs
     
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  12. LeonardWashington

    LeonardWashington every year gon be our year
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    I think he played in three fourth quarters that year. LSU, Oklahoma, Clemson iirc.
     
  13. Clown Baby

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    Metchie
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    As much as I love Metchie, I think our yards leader is gonna be a true freshman like Amari and Calvin were
     
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  14. Deuce

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    That makes more sense at 5,800 yards and 50 TDs. Plus 2,000 Rushing Yards and 30 TDs

    Anything less would be considered slightly disappointing.
     
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  15. MA

    MA Surprisingly normal looking
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  16. RJF-GUMP

    RJF-GUMP Daubert Qualified in Cooler Thermodynamics
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    BOB may be a better OC/playcaller than Locks as well. That should be a factor in whether Bryce can get to 4k. Another factor is how healthy Bryce can stay. He's a small dude comparatively.
     
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  17. Spike 80DF

    Spike 80DF Too Much Bama In Me
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    Proof the game has changed - 9 of the top 15 single season passer ratings have come in the last 3 years. 5 of the top 15 are from this last season, including the new record. The record has been broken in 5 straight seasons going back to Mayfield's 196.4 in 2016.

    [​IMG]
     
  18. Clown Baby

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    Bryce is gonna join Baker as the only guy on that list twice
     
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  19. Clown Baby

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    I’m hearing word that a recent mock draft from the Athletic has Miami taking Smitty and Najee. If that happens, the tables will turn and LeonardWashington is about to be bombarded by unsolicited Fins Facts from me.
     
  20. LeonardWashington

    LeonardWashington every year gon be our year
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    :bamawarn:
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  21. Spike 80DF

    Spike 80DF Too Much Bama In Me
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    If that happens, every Gump will instantly become a Dolphins fan, a la Barners and the Panthers.
     
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  22. RJF-GUMP

    RJF-GUMP Daubert Qualified in Cooler Thermodynamics
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    So you're saying everyone in here didn't become a Dolphins fan when Tua got drafted? I know I did. Although the end of the season and the whole collapse of Tua was pretty uncool. Yall are late to the bandwagon. If the Dolphins get rid of Tua and/or don't start him, I will revert to not giving 2 shits about the Dolphins.
     
  23. Snakes

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    I watched a bunch of dolphins games last year. To a point where I would stream it when I couldn’t get it on tv.

    He looked really bad most of the time. I don’t think he even showed any flashes. In his first game he threw a slant for like a 5 yard td and we were so pumped about the accuracy. In hindsight it was just a fucking slant. Chow wasn’t doing him any favors and his receivers were terrible. But there wasn’t much there.

    I still have hopes because I still think he’s hurt and that was just a two year injury. But right now it’s a big question mark. His rookie year reminded me of Trent Richardson’s.
     
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  24. LeonardWashington

    LeonardWashington every year gon be our year
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    I mean, he definitely needs to play better next season but he had very good games against Arizona, KC, and CIN imo. The Arizona game was probably the most exciting game we had all year when he out dueled Kyler.
     
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  25. Tiffin

    Tiffin GOATs
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    Fuck the Dolphins
     
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  26. gus_chiggins

    gus_chiggins This carpet is overdue for a good moppin
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    Doesn't really help that Tua had better receivers in college than he did last year
     
  27. Joey Freshwater

    Joey Freshwater Slingin The Pipe Since 75
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  28. RJF-GUMP

    RJF-GUMP Daubert Qualified in Cooler Thermodynamics
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    I don't think you can judge Tua that much based on last season. As others have said, his OC sucked and he had basically no weapons around him.
     
  29. RJF-GUMP

    RJF-GUMP Daubert Qualified in Cooler Thermodynamics
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    We're giving dodge charges to all the basketball players too right? That should help them feel like we're not just a football school.
     
  30. LeonardWashington

    LeonardWashington every year gon be our year
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    Nate has to be getting tired of the football school question
     
  31. RJF-GUMP

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    you know what would go a long way towards combating the fatigue of that comparison: building a fucking basketball arena worth a shit
     
  32. southlick

    southlick "Better Than You"
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    Arkansas -1 vs Bama tomorrow.
     
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  33. junior5

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    I’m interested to see how we come out and play tomorrow with the championship on the line. We laid an egg in the first half at Mizzou the last time we were playing for the ship. I think the game tomorrow will tell us a lot about the team and how far they can go in the tournament. The intensity of the game tomorrow against a hot team with a championship on the line is similar to tournament games. We need to come out with a ton of energy
     
  34. southlick

    southlick "Better Than You"
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  35. Z

    Z Well-Known Member
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    Original Hooligan's closed today.

    Will be located at the old pizza hut on 15th Street now, but end of an era.
     
  36. Clown Baby

    Clown Baby Totally Exonerated, No Wrongdoing
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    Is anything cool moving into the space or is it another leasing office?
     
  37. Z

    Z Well-Known Member
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    I assume they'll probably try to cram another couple of condos/townhomes into it some kind of way.
     
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  38. Clown Baby

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    Excellent!
     
  39. Z

    Z Well-Known Member
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    Had to chuckle at Stan Pate's Anybody But Walt billboards all over town.
     
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  40. southlick

    southlick "Better Than You"
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    Alabama football will begin spring football practice for the 2021 season Friday, March 19, according to a source with knowledge of the UA program.

    UA has no spring break on its school calendar this year because of schedule changes made due to the coronavirus pandemic, so football practice will run uninterrupted until the A-Day Game already announced for April 17.

    UA is expected to announce attendance policies for A-Day in the near future.

    The Crimson Tide had no spring football or A-Day Game in 2020 due to coronavirus protocols. Access to this year’s 15 practice sessions (with the exception of A-Day) is expected to be restricted.

    Alabama will have two Pro Days for prospective NFL players in the spring, with the first expected on March 23, but no official dates have been announced.

    The Crimson Tide will be looking to replace numerous significant players from its 2020 CFP National Championship Game and has undergone staff changes that include new offensive coordinator Bill O’Brien.

    The 2021 season will mark the 15th year at Alabama for Nick Saban, who is 165-23 as head coach of the Crimson Tide.

    Reach Cecil Hurt at [email protected] or via Twitter @cecilhurt
     
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  41. The Milkman

    The Milkman Send lawyers, guns and money, shit has hit the fan

    It was hard to beat the value of a hooligans lunch
     
  42. RJF-GUMP

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    Was it $5 for a cheesburger, crinkle fries, and mint sweet tea? Or maybe $7?
     
  43. Joey Freshwater

    Joey Freshwater Slingin The Pipe Since 75
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  44. RJF-GUMP

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    they had good baklava as well
     
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  45. RJF-GUMP

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    "court documents put allegations against _____" -not exactly word smithing there.
     
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  46. Joey Freshwater

    Joey Freshwater Slingin The Pipe Since 75
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  47. southlick

    southlick "Better Than You"
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    Anyone have access?

     
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  48. Drown ‘Em

    Drown ‘Em Well-Known Member
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    Hadn’t used my monthly free allotment yet.
    In the small picture, Alabama basketball has a cushion. The point of Wednesday night’s game between the No. 7 Crimson Tide and No. 20 Arkansas (8 p.m. ESPN2) isn’t that it’s do-or-die. Even if Arkansas avenges its January loss in Tuscaloosa, Alabama has two games remaining, needing only one victory to clinch a share of its first regular-season title since 2002.

    Those games, at Mississippi State and at home against Auburn, won’t be easy, but Alabama will be favored in both.

    The question, though, is whether Alabama wants to sit on the cushion. Again, it’s not do-or-die, but will the Crimson Tide wants to go out and “do?” Is doing just what’s necessary the goal?

    Because if it does more, it could turn this from an outstanding year to an historic one, unprecedented in Crimson Tide history. Yes, it would eliminate Arkansas from the SEC championship race. (LSU might have a tiny mathematical chance under circumstances we’ll explain in a minute.) But another Quad One win on the road would raise eyebrows: NCAA Selection Committee eyebrows, to be precise.

    It wouldn’t guarantee Alabama of its first-ever No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament bracket, depending on what happens in the Big Ten, but it would provide a lot of momentum in that direction.

    Things won’t be easy. Even at limited capacity, Bud Walton Arena is raucous. The Arkansas basketball Twitter account posted an amazing fact Monday: This is the first Fayetteville game between two AP Top 25 teams in 23 years.

    The first game in January was a mismatch, with Alabama playing at peak firm in a 90-59 win. The Razorbacks got 28 points from freshman Moses Moody but little else.

    "When we played Alabama the first time, their offense was like a Lamborghini and ours was like a Prius,” Arkansas coach Eric Musselman said Monday.

    Since then, Arkansas has gotten more consistent contribution from nearly every other player on a roster that goes nine-deep. Connor Vanover, the 7-foot-3 center, has become a problem in the paint, blocking shots on defense and scoring and passing out of the post on offense. The return of Jordan Bruner (who missed the first meeting) will help Alabama, but the Crimson Tide had to grind out a win against Vanderbilt last Saturday.

    Another win and Alabama could be cutting down nets and eliminating a potential problem for the SEC. Alabama would be 14-1 in the league standings if it wins, but a loss keeps the Crimson Tide at 13 SEC wins. So would the season be stopped at 17 games, since all three main contenders (Alabama, Arkansas and LSU) would have missed a game with Texas A&M, whose schedule has been riddled with COVID-19 and weather postponements. There would be no way Texas A&M could make up all three of those games. Arkansas and LSU play on Saturday, so someone is getting a fifth SEC loss, but in the event of Alabama faltering down the stretch, does the SEC have two teams add an extra game against a lackluster Aggie team?

    There is one sure way to avoid that thicket. It’s also a way to validate the accolades. That would be an Alabama win.
     
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  49. DoubleDutchBus

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  50. Spike 80DF

    Spike 80DF Too Much Bama In Me
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