They're setting up the Gameday stuff in front of the stadium. I'm just curious where the walk of champions will occur on Saturday, because it appears that they're setting up directly in the middle of it. See for yourself...maybe you see it differently than me.
Oh well. Either way, it's better to have Gameday here than not have them. I know that much. Maybe changing coaches and changing locations will help break the jinx we've been talking about all week.
Students and RVers alike are expecting Coach Saban to break the Gameday jinx. People are more worried about the process, and the attitude of the players more than they were previously. Read more here.
According to the message boarders over at TideSports.com, Tubberville skipped his call-in show last night, electing to send Al Borges into the fire. Apparently Tommy was out "recruiting," or...as we like to say...collecting left-overs.
The Texas A&M boards are livid this morning, calling for Franphony's head. They're already talking about how they're going to get Tubberville. Sounds good to me. Haha. Check it out here.
If you'd like to see the full size versions of the pics of ESPN setting up yesterday evening, go here. Very good pics.
Scarbinsky says that Alabama has an advantage if Saban is freaking other coaches out - i.e. Mark Richt closing practices. Read more here. Oh yeah, and he says in Nick Saban's movie about his life story, he'll be played by Al Pacino. And then I realized that they actually do like kinda similar.
Mark Edwards reminds us that Georgia has won only 2 of its last 7 SEC games. Of course, I believe Alabama is close to the same number, but we've had a regime change since then...haha. Advantage: Alabama.
Coach Saban used Saturday's game as a teaching tool. Hopefully the kids caught the lesson.
The Mobile Press-Register says that Georgia closing practices is no big deal - just look at the fact that EVERY practice in Tuscaloosa has been closed since Saban got here. And I would agree, except for the fact that Georgia has ALWAYS had open practices under Mark Richt for the past 7 years. Read more here.
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According to WVUA (Tuscaloosa's amateur local news) last night, ESPN is going to do their main show from 9-12 or whatever right in the middle of the plaza there, and then take down the big stage and put up a smaller one in the grass off to the side in order to allow for the Walk of Champions. Maybe someone else can confirm this but thats what the amateurs on WVUA said. # posted by Patrick : 10:36 AM
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