Alabama did fans wrong by claiming fa...

Alabama did fans wrong by claiming false championships; Jason Smith...

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Mark Barron reacts as he takes the Coaches Trophy from Dont'a Hightower during Alabama's National Championship Celebration at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Saturday, Jan.

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“SEC = Bandwagon”

Since: Dec 06

Cleveland, Ms,

#21 Aug 8, 2012
Rammer12 wrote:
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Seriously, jealousy is a bad thing, makes people say stupid things.
I can see that, and I am responding to a stupid thing right now.

“SEC = Bandwagon”

Since: Dec 06

Cleveland, Ms,

#22 Aug 8, 2012
Matt from Columbus wrote:
I'd have to say CFB NC's are all screwed up for every team. No one can agree on them completely across the US. It's probably overblown to claim 14 because several teams can claim NC's those same years. But no one really knows who the best team was because there was not a playoff and there wasn't anything close to a 1 vs 2 back then.
In 1973 #1 Alabama played #2 Notre Dame in their Bowl game. Notre Dame won and the Bammers are still trying to claim a National Championship. So yeah,#1 played #2 and the real #1, won.

“YO BOO”

Since: Sep 07

land of BOO

#23 Aug 8, 2012
BigDan wrote:
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In 1973 #1 Alabama played #2 Notre Dame in their Bowl game. Notre Dame won and the Bammers are still trying to claim a National Championship. So yeah,#1 played #2 and the real #1, won.
I agree Dan, but the UPI didn't do the bowl games back then ND won some champs without playing a BOWL game back in the day.. like in 66 so Alabama won the UPI natl champ! they didn't claim it...

“SEC = Bandwagon”

Since: Dec 06

Cleveland, Ms,

#24 Aug 8, 2012
T-Town Clown wrote:
<quoted text>I agree Dan, but the UPI didn't do the bowl games back then ND won some champs without playing a BOWL game back in the day.. like in 66 so Alabama won the UPI natl champ! they didn't claim it...
We didn't play bowl games for 40 years and then we would only play them with 8 or more wins.
Rammer12

United States

#25 Aug 8, 2012
BigDan wrote:
<quoted text>
I can see that, and I am responding to a stupid thing right now.
Your right! I should not have responded to your post about how alabamians count their toes! All I did was lower myself, sorry.

“GO BUCKS!!!!!!!!!!!”

Since: Dec 06

Columbus, OH

#26 Aug 8, 2012
In all fairness, some Alabamians have an extra toe to count with ;) jk with ya.
Rammer12 wrote:
<quoted text>
Your right! I should not have responded to your post about how alabamians count their toes! All I did was lower myself, sorry.

Since: Aug 12

Location hidden

#27 Aug 8, 2012
Matt from Columbus wrote:
In all fairness, some Alabamians have an extra toe to count with ;) jk with ya.<quoted text>
Thanks I needed that, made me smile. Big Dan means what he says to be mean, there's a difference

“GO BUCKS!!!!!!!!!!!”

Since: Dec 06

Columbus, OH

#28 Aug 8, 2012
Well no proble, I like bantering. I'm not into mean spirited-ness, unless you are fan of that evil state up North.
Rammer12 wrote:
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Thanks I needed that, made me smile. Big Dan means what he says to be mean, there's a difference

Since: Aug 12

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#30 Aug 9, 2012
Matt from Columbus wrote:
Well no proble, I like bantering. I'm not into mean spirited-ness, unless you are fan of that evil state up North.<quoted text>
Well said.

“SEC = Bandwagon”

Since: Dec 06

Cleveland, Ms,

#31 Aug 13, 2012
Did Bama feel like they were being one upped by LoSer U and had to have a db leave their team too?

“WAR EAGLE”

Since: Dec 06

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#32 Aug 15, 2012
No team really owns a NC. I think we'll get a legit Champion with the mini playoff. I mean, the BCS gets close, but someone is always left out. I guess someone well claim being left out of the mini as well.

Yes, Bama claims championships that don't exist. Everyone knows this fact.

1925 National Championship- Alabama claims they share this one with Dartmouth. Who awarded the NC? Houlgate and Helms. Houlgate started his system in 1927. So Bama won their 1925 NC using a formula that didn’t exist until 1927? Helms Athletic Foundation started in 1941. Another incredible retroactive NC.

The Associated Press Poll has been active since 1936. The AP took their final poll prior to bowl games from 1936 – 1964 and in 1966 and 1967. They took their final poll after the bowl games in 1965 and from 1968 – Current.

1926 National Championship- Alabama claims they share this one with 3 other teams with equal or better records! Once again it is the Helms Athletic Foundation in 1941 that awards it!

1930 National Championship- The Davis poll says that Bama tied Notre Dame for NC this year. This was the only one to award it to Bama. Notre Dame was named NC in 6 polls! Parke Davis is another retroactive system! He (an individual, not an organization) did his in 1933!

1934 National Championship- Alabama says they share this with two other teams. The awarders are Dunkel, Williamson, and Football Thesaurus. Dunkel was an individual who came up with his own system. Williamson was a geologist who came up with his own system. Football Thesaurus first appeared in 1946!

1941 National Championship- This is a complete joke. The AP ranked Alabama 20th in the nation with 14 teams with better records in the top 20. Once again it is the Football Thesaurus that retroactively awards it. Alabama finished 3rd in the SEC that year. Mississippi State won the SEC title..yet Bama claims a National title!

1961 National Championship- Finally a legitimate NC..

1964 National Championship- While the AP did award the NC to Bama (10-1-0), Arkansas had the better record, 11-0. Alabama played Texas in their bowl and LOST. The AP final poll was before the bowl.

1965 National Championship- The AP gave this to Bama. That year there were three teams with better records than Bama. Bama 9-1-1, Michigan St 10-1-0, Arkansas 10-1-0, Nebraska 10-1-0.

1973 National Championship- AP puts Bama 4th after their bowl game loss. Bama claims a NC from the UPI poll that was taken before they met Notre Dame in the bowl game and lost. There were 3 teams with better records than Bama that year. The embarrassment of naming Alabama number one caused the UPI to name champions after bowl games. Yet Bammer has no shame in claiming it of course.

1978 National Championship- AP gives this to Alabama(11-1-0) even though USC (12-1-0) had the better record Guess who Alabama lost to that year? USC!!!!!!!!!. UPI gave the NC to USC.

1979 National Championship- Their second legitimate NC. Their first Unanimous NC.

1992 National Championship- Their third legitimate NC. Their second Unanimous NC.

“WAR EAGLE”

Since: Dec 06

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#33 Aug 15, 2012
Using the Bammer Rule of Thought, Auburn should claim 3 more titles, but they don't. Hell, any school can claim retroactive titles.

Thank God 2014 is coming.

“GO BUCKS!!!!!!!!!!!”

Since: Dec 06

Columbus, OH

#34 Aug 15, 2012
That was one heck of a post there, Eagle. OSU would be claiming about 13 NC's with that kind of rationale.
Eagle3 wrote:
Using the Bammer Rule of Thought, Auburn should claim 3 more titles, but they don't. Hell, any school can claim retroactive titles.
Thank God 2014 is coming.

“WAR EAGLE”

Since: Dec 06

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#35 Aug 16, 2012
Matt from Columbus wrote:
That was one heck of a post there, Eagle. OSU would be claiming about 13 NC's with that kind of rationale.<quoted text>
LOL, thats rightt. My favorite is the Bammer 1941 claim. 3rd in the SEC, but NC??? LMAO

They're retarded, but [email protected] under Saban, no doubt.
RazorHawg

United States

#36 Aug 16, 2012
64' national champs? Arkansas. Because of some idiotic reason, the national champ was named before the bowl games. Makes no sense. But bama lost their bowl game, and Arkansas won theirs.#1 bama lost to #5 Texas while #2 Arkansas defeated #7 Nebraska to finish season at 11-0. You do the math.
hatchet
#37 Aug 16, 2012
Eagle3 wrote:
<quoted text>LOL, thats rightt. My favorite is the Bammer 1941 claim. 3rd in the SEC, but NC??? LMAO
They're retarded, but [email protected] under Saban, no doubt.
Dude post #32 is a wealth of retarded, but you're right about this one Alabama is badass!
dimview

Buffalo, NY

#38 Aug 16, 2012
Claims about false championships from 50 years aago

lasy decade tide has roll all else is talk
hatchet
#39 Aug 17, 2012
Eagle3 wrote:
Using the Bammer Rule of Thought, Auburn should claim 3 more titles, but they don't. Hell, any school can claim retroactive titles.
Thank God 2014 is coming.
Auburn shouldn't even claim their last title cause Cam wasn't legal. WTF dude?

“WAR EAGLE”

Since: Dec 06

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#40 Aug 17, 2012
hatchet wrote:
<quoted text>Auburn shouldn't even claim their last title cause Cam wasn't legal. WTF dude?
In the last 20 years AU has won more and been in trouble less than any team in the West. Cam wasn't legal? Says who? Not the NCAA. Deal with it, Homer. You guys really floor me. I give the truth and include a nod to Saban. You come back whining about Cam Newton. I didn't retroactively award your team a chamionship, lol.

Ole boys, behold the typical Bama fan in all his glory. Want a tissue?

“WAR EAGLE”

Since: Dec 06

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#41 Aug 17, 2012
RazorHawg wrote:
64' national champs? Arkansas. Because of some idiotic reason, the national champ was named before the bowl games. Makes no sense. But bama lost their bowl game, and Arkansas won theirs.#1 bama lost to #5 Texas while #2 Arkansas defeated #7 Nebraska to finish season at 11-0. You do the math.

I agree, Razor. Arkie was the best that year. The beauty pagent is coming to an end. We'll have a legit champ in 2014.

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