Originally written on The Lady Sportswriter  |  Last updated 11/18/14
  It’s surprising to me, albeit only mildly, that no one has re-hashed the whole Shaun King-John Gruden debacle, what-with all the chatter about Gruden possibly landing a job in the college football ranks come 2013. I mean, it wasn’t all that long ago that King was pointing a not-so-nice finger at Mr. Gruden—essentially calling him a liar—and saying he wasn’t a coach that any professional player should feel comfortable playing for or trusting. That said, King was more than willing to say that Gruden would make a perfect college coach because what doesn’t work in the NFL could certainly mean success at the college football level. King even went so far as to compare Gruden to Nick Saban—the current coach of the Alabama Crimson Tide. Below, in brief, is what King had to say about Gruden in regards to his ability to coach at the college level: …the thing in the National Football League that’s impossible is to be ‘Nick Saban’. I mean the only guy whose even come remotely close to being ‘Nick Saban’ is Belichik, and that revolves around one thing, and that’s because they win at the highest level. And the difference is everybody that plays for [...]
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