Found November 01, 2012 on Larry Brown Sports:
Here we go again. All throughout last year’s college basketball season, we had to hear about how Kentucky was such a great team that they could probably beat some of the NBA’s weakest teams. Now, South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier is raising a similar discussion with Alabama. During an appearance on The Dan Patrick Show on Wednesday, Spurrier said he believes Alabama could beat a few teams in the NFL. “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.” According to several those oddsmakers, Spurrier couldn’t be more wrong. Our friend R.J. Bell of Pregame.com said the consensus among Vegas oddsmakers is that Alabama would be a 24-point underdog if it played the Jacksonville Jaguars (currently the NFL’s worst team) on a neutral field. To give you some perspective, the same oddsmakers sa...
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