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OrangeAfroMan

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Prop Bet
« on: April 12, 2021, 11:31:21 AM »
On an even bet, which would you take to win more NCs in the next 10 years:
Alabama & Clemson
or
the field
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Re: Prop Bet
« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2021, 12:09:21 PM »
I'd say field, but it's close.

You have OSU, LSU, UGA, UF, OU, and a few others who appear to be competitive.  Not many others yet.

Let's presume the NC winners include UGA, OSU, UF, OU, and LSU each winning once, that means it's half.


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Re: Prop Bet
« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2021, 02:48:20 PM »
Bama and Clemson have won 7 of the past 10.  
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Re: Prop Bet
« Reply #3 on: April 13, 2021, 08:46:09 AM »
I don't know about Clemson but Nick Saban is 70 years old and it is unlikely he will coach for another ten years. He is the same age that Bryant was when he retired. It is unlikely that any successor will have the same immediate success.

Even if he doesn't retire the SEC landscape is replete with serious challengers. Georgia appears to be recruiting at a high level as are LSU and Texas A&M. Florida and Auburn seem to flit in and out of high level competition. It will be a major accomplishment to win the SEC five times in the next ten years much more the NC. I would say Bama wins three NCs in the next ten years.


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Re: Prop Bet
« Reply #4 on: April 14, 2021, 05:08:46 PM »
Saban could win 2 or 3 more, retire, and the Tide grab Dabo and win 3 or 4 more.  I"d probably quit college football by then.
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