"Rick Pitino, he is not."
Will the hypocrisy ever end? Link
Artilce on ESPN that begins with Saban complaining to some reporter about being labeled a "ball control" offense, but ends with this money quote.
During his rant, Saban seemed quite displeased with new NCAA rules about high school camps.
"And we pass some rule that everybody has to live with, or some law, where the consequences mess up a lot of other things. We do it all the time. We're doing it right now. The NCAA is doing it. We're going to change the way we have summer camps. We can't have high school coaches working summer camps. I mean, it's the most ridiculous thing that I've ever seen. It is what it is and whatever they do, they do.
"So we say we don't want third-parties dealing with players. So we're not going to let the high school coach bring a guy to camp, but some third-party guy can bring him to camp now. Makes no sense at all. But all the people who have common sense, they don't say anything about it. But the people who scream the loudest will get the thing changed and it'll mess everything up. That's the way it goes. The way it goes in the world, politics, just the way it goes.".
How does that saying go... You made your bed, now you have to lay in it.
I just ran across a fascinating Jim Harbaugh story. The gist of it was he played catch with 3 girls in the law quad grass across from Dominick's. He wasn't kidding around, and they all ended up injured from the speed of the football. Not a gentle game of toss. Here's the link:
It is a pretty crazy, unreal, and very Harbaughesque story. Good read. This, however, brings up two things:
- I used the search function to look for the story on mgoblog, and failed. Maybe someone who is more internet savvy could tell me how to search for it. I am a regular reader at Mgoblog, and I'm positive I've never seen this link. But I could have easily missed it as well.
- It would be nice if there was a tab at the top (maybe under mgoboard or useful stuff?) with a repository of Harbaugh stories. Mods? Proprieters?
Do you ever think Harbaugh's players worry about him having their backs? The embattled Colin Kaepernick seems to be having a hard time finding a new squad. This has caused his old 49er coach to say (as quoted in PFT Live tonight): "I'll tell you the same thing I tell them: I think he's an outstanding player and a great competitor who has proven it in games....He'll have a great career and be a great quarterback, win championships"
Loyalty when a man really needs it, is never forgotten by those in need, and for those truly paying attention. Love it.
Harbaugh works out in khakis. Just keeps them on he says.
Do your game day khakis differ from your going out to dinner khakis, or your lounge khakis?
No. Just pretty much the same one. That’s the best part about them. You can go anywhere and be dressed appropriately: game day, or church, or out to dinner. The movies. I can workout in my khakis. And do. They’re similar to sweatpants. Coaching, [they’re] great because they’ve got pockets to put your pens and scripts. Chewing gum. Et cetera.
So you’ll go running in those?
Yeah. If I work out, I stay with the khakis.