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by John Huffstetler
This debate regarding great collegiate teams and poor NFL teams was rekindled by Steve Spurrier's comments about Alabama possibly being favored against some unnamed NFL teams. For starters, Alabama isn't even that good this year. Last year's Bama squad would beat this year's team, and last year's squad couldn't even beat LSU at home during the regular season (or top 6 points). This year, Bama's "brutal" schedule so far includes wins over Michigan, Miss St., Tennessee, Missouri, Western Kentucky, Florida Atlantic, Ole Miss, and Arkansas. One of those teams is ranked...none are that good. They avoid playing Florida, Georgia, and Spurrier's South Carolina squad out of the East this year out of shear luck. Any of these teams would have a legitimate shot to beat the Tide on a neutral field. Most years, this team isn't even the best in the country, but there simply aren't many good teams this year (that's why aver...
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Aaron Torres: First off, I agree that to describe any "weakness" with Alabama is to nitpick at this point.
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With the college football world focused on Alabama and LSU this weekend, it only seemed appropriate that for this week’s Aaron Torres Sports Podcast I gave my old friend Alex Scarborough from ESPN’s Tide Nation a call.
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