Originally written on Diehardsport  |  Last updated 11/1/12
South Carolina Head Coach Steve Spurrier said on the Dan Patrick Show that he thought Alabama could compete in the NFL with some of the weaker teams.“Alabama, gosh, they look like they could beat a couple of those NFL teams that I’ve watched on Sundays,” Spurrier said. “I think a lot of the oddsmakers out there, that usually know what’s going on, I’d guess Alabama would be favored by a little bit.”While I understand where he is going with that type of compliment and statement, this type of thing is always tough for me to go along with.  I get Spurrier’s point because Alabama is an elite college team that just continues to reload their talent each year, but as bad as the Kansas City Chiefs, Jacksonville Jaguars or Cleveland Browns are, they’re still professional sports franchises.These are still guys that get paid to do what they do and have nothing to do but prepare for football games.  And, some of the best players on Alabama didn’t even get drafted in the first round last year.  A...
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