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  • čas přidán 31. 01. 2024
  • On Always College Football, Greg McElroy is joined by Matt Barrie to share their thoughts on the Alabama Crimson Tide headed into their winter workouts.
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  • @KatelynIngle
    @KatelynIngle Před 18 dny +3

    Kd is recruiting like fire 🔥 he looks proud to coach our team. g mac I tried to trade my Bama shirt with his jersey at a day at Alabama he laughed m.. g mac still remember that need that jersey now lol

  • @MetallicAAlabamA
    @MetallicAAlabamA Před 17 dny +1

    Matt, I think you may be missing what Alabama had done over their history. Alabama has had 5 head coaches to win national titles. Wade 3, Thomas 1 (1941 is one alot of Bama people claim, but I don't) Bryant 6, Stallings 1, Saban 6. Harold Drew, Ray Perkins, Bill Curry, Mike Dubose, Dennis Franchione, and Mike Shula all at least had one 10 win season, Shula in '05, but NCAA vacated those wins. As long as DeBoer hired the right people around him and on his staff? If DeBoer wins 10 games, Bama is a playoff team. Probably an SEC champion with the way the game is headed. 10 wins will be a phenomenal seaaon. My point is that Kalen DeBoer is going to do fine. My issue is will the fanbase be ok with not winning 10 - 13 games a season, year after year? I mean, Dubose won an SEC championship, and beat Steve Spurrier's Gators twice in a season. Franchione and Shula had their 10 win seasons with all kinds of NCAA issues abound, mediocre recruiting classes, and mediocre staffs. The one thing I think Alabama is lucky to have at that university is Greg Byrne! That dude knows how to get the right guy. He hired Nate Oats, and that guy may be the top coach in the SEC right now.

    • @dannytate2349
      @dannytate2349 Před 16 dny

      Yep early 2000 was the dark days every team had those but this is a new era of College football Alabama will never call off like that again .

  • @dennismoore1116
    @dennismoore1116 Před 19 dny +4

    Remember when a knock on Saban was he wouldn't stay anywhere long. People recruited against him saying he would be gone from Bama in 5 years tops. Look at his record prior to being in T-town. Where he turned it into Title Town. As an assistant he never was anywhere more than 4 years and mostly 1 or 2 years. Then at Michigan State as head coach 5 years, then LSU 4 years, and Miami 2 years. That was the book on Saban, even with success he wasn't going to stay put. Bama was different. So whether the new guy can be Saban or not is yet to be determined. If it is in him, Bama is still somewhere a coach like him will likely stay a long time.

    • @CrashB111
      @CrashB111 Před 18 dny

      I could see DeBoer heading to the NFL, that'd be the only reason he'd leave Tuscaloosa on his own.

  • @KatelynIngle
    @KatelynIngle Před 18 dny +1

    Bama is doing great!

  • @rushtonsedberry4734
    @rushtonsedberry4734 Před 19 dny +14

    We are better than we were. Last season was horrible. The line gave up record sacks. We are better!!!!

    • @OregonMan07
      @OregonMan07 Před 19 dny +2

      Say that year after year after year and nothing happens

    • @wizza2315
      @wizza2315 Před 19 dny

      I've been screaming this for weeks! We upgraded our Coaching Staff at every position! I'm a die-hard Bammer who bleeds Crimson but Coach Saban has been a step behind teams we use to CRUSH & DOMINATE! Saban also had been softening up the last few years. Prime Saban goes out on the field & drags Seth Mcglaughin by his face mask & ushers him to the locker room after bad snap after bad snap or moving the ball or snapping it before Milroe's ready! Plus, some of the dumb things Milroe does like telegraphing passes, taking way too many 20-30 yd sacks, not securing the ball, Prime Saban spanks Milroe like he did A.J.Mccarron lol 😂

    • @jonathanwinn5265
      @jonathanwinn5265 Před 19 dny +1

      @@OregonMan07nothing happens??!😂😂😂 We have how many national championships over the past 15 years?

    • @RoadTo19
      @RoadTo19 Před 19 dny +1

      @@wizza2315 No sure BAMA "upgraded" the staff at every position, but there we constant wholesales Saban had to deal with.
      NIL & the Portal has prevented BAMA from stockpiling the depth it used to have. Saban did all he could, and maintain his integrity, to build solid teams. In my mind he adapted well with scenario CFB coaches are going through.
      Now I do agree Saban has calmed down on the sidelines and he has admitted as much. One reason is his Dr told him he needed to for health reasons.
      Ditto on Milroe, although he only had 1 fumble all year. Unfortunately is was against M.

    • @braydenbeasley6979
      @braydenbeasley6979 Před 18 dny +2

      @@OregonMan07you are talking about Bama being bad you can even win a pac 12 championship

  • @wizza2315
    @wizza2315 Před 19 dny +2

    Bama is loaded despite all the 🐍 Bama still has a roster loaded with 4-5 ⭐ C.Downs is really the ONLY productive contributor that left! Everybody else has elite replacements! RTR 🐘🏆🏈

    • @davebryant8050
      @davebryant8050 Před 18 dny

      There's not even a qb there good enough to win in the sec. And the Defense is going to get blown out every game.

    • @keenawilliams1328
      @keenawilliams1328 Před 18 dny

      ​@@davebryant8050We signed 2 of the Top Running Backs in Justice Haynes and Richard Young
      Keon Keeley, LT Overton, James Smith, Qua Russaw 5 Star Edge Rushers
      Safety Tony Mitchell was bottomed on depth chart for
      Off Field Matters

    • @hudsonstovall8119
      @hudsonstovall8119 Před 18 dny +1

      @@davebryant8050 Milroe literally won the SEC last year 😂.

    • @hudsonstovall8119
      @hudsonstovall8119 Před 18 dny

      @@keenawilliams1328 Damon Payne, Lawson, Campbell, Alexander, Booker, Pritchett, Hale, Williams, Mbakwe, Mincey and the list even still continues

  • @richardpowell6120
    @richardpowell6120 Před 18 dny +1

    With the rise of NIL and the transfer portal, I believe that on-the-field coaching will become a lot more important than it has been in the past. I believe Deboer's previous record proves that the guy can coach. Alabama was winning way before Saban flew into town. Why do these talking heads act like Alabama never won without Saban...?

    • @dariuswilliams3206
      @dariuswilliams3206 Před 18 dny

      It’s not egregious but, it feels like people are ignoring the fact that the big schools also benefit, A LOT, from the TP and NIL. Ryan Day just got a free all american safety, a 5 star QB he failed to recruit and now I’m supposed to believe he got better as a coach?

  • @jacobtherobertson
    @jacobtherobertson Před 18 dny +1

    Greg wears the anti crimson glasses really.

  • @davebryant8050
    @davebryant8050 Před 18 dny

    I don't think that AL has the NIL structure in place enough to keep winning. The boosters have gotten spoiled by Saban getting top players cheap and now they have to buy them on the open market and I'm not sure they want to win that bad to be honest. People are so used to winning that it means less now which translates into keeping their wallet closed.

  • @kendrickellis8726
    @kendrickellis8726 Před 17 dny +2


  • @bamafan9283
    @bamafan9283 Před 19 dny

    It’s years 3-5 that will tell the tale, almost talent alone will make playoffs first two years, unless the coaching staff is completely incompetent.

  • @jimmiecalvert3572
    @jimmiecalvert3572 Před 18 dny

    The quarterback play has got to improve and I don’t think Jalen Milroe can do that Ty Simpson or Houston Mac Will be the starter Most of your talking heads or saying the sky is falling in Alabama I think we’re gonna be better

  • @RowanEntertainment
    @RowanEntertainment Před 18 dny

    Bama will be fine

  • @Da-Boo33
    @Da-Boo33 Před 19 dny

    Work ethic is everything 🙌 pray the guys have to do it now not wait till summer not wait till get to pros ...freshman do hear this Rolltide 🤔 mindset and development Alabama no distraction that's job to stay on it

  • @dmac205
    @dmac205 Před 18 dny +1

    You forgot Bama was on Probation...its funny that those years are glanced over like Bama Brand just took a dive because lack of talent..recruiting ..Bama Has always and will always be BAMA

  • @jimmysexton4201
    @jimmysexton4201 Před 19 dny

    Coach Debo has brought in a allstar staff and united the team! Bama is gonna be Bama! ROLL DAM TIDE BAMA NATION!!!

    • @davebryant8050
      @davebryant8050 Před 18 dny

      If they don't leave before they get here. I suspect after a couple of weeks of Tuscaloosa Grubb has seen enough and is heading back west where the culture suits him and his family more.

  • @bparkm
    @bparkm Před 19 dny +1

    Greg, no one has ever worried about you wearing Crimson glasses.

    • @davebryant8050
      @davebryant8050 Před 18 dny

      No, he wears the same blinders that Milroe does.

  • @flipboyunited
    @flipboyunited Před 19 dny +6


    • @MrRyan-pr1sk
      @MrRyan-pr1sk Před 19 dny

      Love how Google translates “LANK” to “TALL” 😂😂

  • @katahyayoung4534
    @katahyayoung4534 Před 19 dny

    Greg...get real! You're never wearing Crimson glasses.

  • @michaeltoland5170
    @michaeltoland5170 Před 16 dny

    Gravedigger ! 😂

  • @prmath
    @prmath Před 18 dny

    Please don’t forget……. Bama lost the Natty by a hair. 7 pt overtime loss to Mich🤷🏻‍♂️😱🤷🏻‍♂️

  • @JohnSmith-vy7ck
    @JohnSmith-vy7ck Před 19 dny

    Alabama will take a step back. It’s already happening. That’s the cycle of programs. Bowden, Osborne, Spurrier couldn’t stay on top forever and neither could their programs. That’s simply the cycle of competition in CFB. Eventually they’ll find their way back to the top but it will be several years.

    • @katahyayoung4534
      @katahyayoung4534 Před 19 dny +1

      When Spurrier left Urban Myer took over and made Florida even better...what are you talking about?!

    • @thierrylepere9828
      @thierrylepere9828 Před 18 dny

      I disagree...I believe Bama will be in the playoffs this year.

    • @dariuswilliams3206
      @dariuswilliams3206 Před 18 dny

      That’s not true. Meyer to Day was smooth. Richt to Smart was smooth. Oklahoma has had 3 HC in the past decade and they’ve only had one down year.

    • @dannytate2349
      @dannytate2349 Před 16 dny

      Step back with the number 2 recruiting class, still on the trial recruiting highly talent players hitting the winter weights you’re a joke lol the seasons hasn’t even started just like dummies as yourself were thinking Alabama
      Was gonna be horrible after last season spring game and the lost to Texas , nobody gave them a chance to go to the playoffs and not only that bama had the worst O line in history and still went to the playoffs

  • @stillbill1878
    @stillbill1878 Před 19 dny +6

    This team wins the Nat next season. Period. Still the number 2 class.
    You aren’t even old enough to remember Alabama before Saban. Clown.

    • @Mike-cv9rr
      @Mike-cv9rr Před 19 dny +1

      Are you having mental issues?

    • @robertd9850
      @robertd9850 Před 19 dny

      I think we finish in the top 10. Probably 2 - 3 years from a NC although we will never win it again if we can't come up with the money. Rivals has BAMA as number 2 class but Julian Sayin is still listed as a player and Sayin ain't stayin. We've lost a lot of other talent as well.

    • @wizza2315
      @wizza2315 Před 19 dny +1

      I agree! Saban left the fridge loaded. With the guys we've got coming back the monster recruiting class coming in & the guys we've picked up in the portal combined with some ELITE COACHES has ALL the makings of a team that will be DOMINATE in my opinion! Only player who left that hurts was C.D. everybody else has elite replacements! DeBoer took a bunch of 3 ⭐ walk-ons & transfers to the National Championship game! Imagine what he's going to do with a roster full of 4 & 5 ⭐
      RTR 🐘🏆🏈 We winning a NATTY this year!

    • @wack8589
      @wack8589 Před 19 dny +1

      ​@@wizza2315Slow down

  • @mdh1948
    @mdh1948 Před 17 dny +1

    6-6 first year and will be gone after 2 years