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Dabo just came out and said that his team is the best team ever...

Discussion in 'RayGator's Swamp Gas' started by MyakkaGator, Jan 12, 2019.

  1. MyakkaGator

    MyakkaGator GC Hall of Fame

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    our 08 team beat the highest scoring team in NCAA history by holding them to 14 points.... head to head, I'm taking the 08 every day and twice on Sundays
     
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  2. Agator88

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    A head to head matchup is all hypothetical. It's hard to compare different eras though, I mean Clemson doesn't match up well against a Nebraska option attack, then again could Nebraska play with with their speed on defense. I wouldn't bet against a Tebow and healthy Percy, but I'd say Clemson being 15-0 and the only team to ever be 15-0 is more impressive.

    Theres a Vegas show I listen to daily on xm and the power rating comes from several people on there. At the end of the regular season several people had Bama this year as the highest power rated team in history.
     
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  3. MyakkaGator

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    if we played in the acc, I'm sure we would have went undefeated a LONG TIME AGO.
     
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  4. Agator88

    Agator88 All American

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    Well 01 Miami played in the Big East, but there's no doubting their greatness. Clemson played their schedule and beat 2 SEC teams in the non conference.
     
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  5. antny

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    Id throw in 08. My list wasn't all inclusive
     
  6. orangeblue_coop

    orangeblue_coop GC Legend

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    They went 15-0 and thrashed the consensus #1 team who many at mid season were calling “the greatest team of all time.” I can see why Dabo is feeling himself but who knows how they’d fare against great teams from the past. No one will ever know since it will never play out on the field, they leave it up to fans to argue and speculate amongst themselves.
     
  7. The_RH_Factor

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    Well, if Alabama had beaten Clemson, the media would be talking about Alabama being the greatest ever, so I can see Dabo’s reasoning.
     
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  8. Bushmaster

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    Clemson played their game of the year against Alabama

    Alabama played their F game for the year against clemson.

    It happens. Nothing more.
     
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  9. 95Gator

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    Depends on what date the game would have been played. We took the world storm with Wuerfell bit they figured it out. We took the RPO to another level with Tebow including his extraordinarily underrated accuracy. The guy could throw a dart or a touch like the best of them (regardless of his long motion). The thing got there on a rope and right in the right place.
     
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  10. WhattaGator

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    The '08, Tebow-led (and promised) Gators......

    Without a doubt!
     
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  11. gatorchamps0607

    gatorchamps0607 Always Rasta Premium Member

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    2008 team beats them without question. Remember, Clemson had like 4-5 circus catches to go with their win. Also, Florida's offense was more potent and defense was faster and more stout than Bama's.

    I understand that Dabo wants to make a claim and he should, however, the 2008 team beats this Clemson team, end of story.
     
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  12. GatorHighlights

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    I've always said that if we beat Ole Miss, that is arguably a top 3 team of all time. It's persistently f'ing annoying to me that we lost that on a fubar'ed PAT. What ultimately makes up for it - at least to me - is "The Promise", followed by absolutely laying the f'ing SMACK DOWN on teams for the rest of the season to cap off with a title. That team is still one of the best ever just for the story.
     
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  13. TEKgator22

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    Well, Jake Bentley threw for like 500 yds against them, so I'd like our chances....
     
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  14. orangeblue_coop

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    I guess previously undefeated Notre Dame also just happened to play their "F game" against Clemson. It was nothing that smothering Clemson defense did to force those teams into playing poorly or anything like that.
     
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  15. danmann65

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    Isnt a coach saying this sort of like a mother who is convinced her child is the most beautiful intelligent baby ever?
     
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  16. nolancarey

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    Sometimes teams play an "F" game (first half against Citadel), some times the opposing team "F"s the living daylights out of you (Clemson).
     
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  17. MyakkaGator

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    notre dame didn't belong in the playoffs to begin with.... Clemson just confirmed it..
     
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  18. orangeblue_coop

    orangeblue_coop GC Legend

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    Notre Dame played Clemson closer than Bama did.
     
  19. MyakkaGator

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    I read an article that Dabo said that they only practiced for notre dame for a week..... they practiced all season for Alabama because they knew that's who they would be playing...
     
  20. Agator88

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    I agree, without the loss we don't get the promise. We also could have lost later, because that loss seemed to focus that team.
     
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