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The Greatest College Team Needs A Coach!

Posted on: September 23, 2008 11:06 am
This week we vote for a coach. Cast a vote for a coach who retired no earlier than 1970. Thanks to everyone who participated in making our all-time team. Here are the players:

Pocket QB- Peyton Manning (Tennessee) (15 Votes)
Dual Threat QB- Vince Young (Texas) (17 Votes)

RB1- Hershel Walker (Georgia) (14 Votes)
RB2- Tony Dorsett (Pittsburgh) (8 Votes)
RB3- (Tie) Earl Campbell (Texas) (Both With 6 Votes)
                   Barry Sanders (Oklahoma State)

WR1- Tim Brown (Notre Dame) (9 Votes)
WR2- Anthony Carter (Michigan) (9 Votes)
WR3- Larry Fitzgerald (Pittsburgh) (6 Votes)

TE- Keith Jackson (Oklahoma) (8 Votes)

OT1- Orlando Pace (Ohio State) (13 Votes)
OT2- Anthony Munoz (USC) (10 Votes)

OG1- John Hannah (Alabama) (13 Votes)
OG2- Dean Steinkuhler (Nebraska) (5 Votes)

C- Dave Rimington (Nebraska) (12 Votes)

Lee Roy Selmon (Oklahoma) (14 Votes)
DT2- (Tie) Bruce Smith (Virginia Tech) (Both With 6 Votes)
                   Randy White (Maryland)

DE1- Hugh Green (Pittsburgh) (12 Votes)
DE2- Julius Peppers (North Carolina) (5 Votes)

OLB1- Jerry Robinson (UCLA) (7 Votes)
OLB2- (Tie) Lavar Arrington (Penn State) (All With 3 Votes)
                      Derrick Johnson (Texas)
                      Junior Seau (USC)

ILB1- Brian Bosworth (Oklahoma) (8 Votes)
ILB2- Mike Singletary (Baylor) (5 Votes)

CB1- Deion Sanders (Florida State) (11 Votes)
CB2- Charles Woodson (Michigan) (9 Votes)
CB3- Tommy Casanova (LSU) (4 Votes)

FS- Kenny Easley (UCLA) (10 Votes)

SS- Ronnie Lott (USC) (6 Votes)

P- Ray Guy (Southern Miss) (10 Votes)

K- Kevin Butler (Georgia) (6 Votes)

Returner 1- Raghib "Rocket" Ismael (Notre Dame) (8 Votes)
Returner 2- Johnny Rodgers (Nebraska) (6 Votes)




Since: Jan 9, 2008
Posted on: September 24, 2008 3:33 pm

The Greatest College Team Needs A Coach!

Now I get to show my bias. I've read the other posts, and Bear Bryant is going to win this hands down. I'm fine with that. But I'm going to preach to the choir and let you know why Tom Osborne, the beloved hall of fame coach, US Congressman and current athletic director of the University of Nebraska. Hes a well read author and speaker as well as a mentor in the realm of humanity.

Tom Osborne was born in Hastings, Nebraska and is Nebraska's favorite son. The football field bares his name as does the building in which he currently works. He won two national championships as offensive coordinator under the late Bob Devaney. His teams posted 255 wins and three national championships. I could take up this entire page giving you a biography of Tom Osborne, but instead I HIGHLY recommend you all read this mans story. Here is a link:

My vote goes for Tom Osborne, University of Nebraska

Since: Oct 19, 2006
Posted on: September 24, 2008 2:30 pm

The Greatest College Team Needs A Coach!

Blah I wanted to say Fritz Chrisler or Fielding Yost, but the time limit kind of kills me here...

I guess I'll go with Bear Bryant, I think Pete Carroll may one day be the greatest of all time, but I don't think he's the greatest yet, he's currently writing his story, and but Coach Bryant's story has been written.

Since: Aug 16, 2006
Posted on: September 24, 2008 10:38 am

The Greatest College Team Needs A Coach!

My final Vote will be for Pete Caroll, I would like to make a homer honorable mention to Hayden Fry, not even in the top 20 all time coaches, but he turned Iowa around in the early 80's.

Since: Jan 23, 2008
Posted on: September 24, 2008 8:17 am

The Greatest College Team Needs A Coach!

Well it looks like the competition is between Pete Caroll and Bear Bryant.

I would like to place my vote for Pete Caroll. Granted he has had a lot of talent on his football teams, but he has figured out how to handle and control that talent and produce many heisman worthy players. I agree with titanhater...he probably will rewrite history as long as he doesn't bite on future NFL offers.  He's resisted temptation before, but we shall see

Again...Awesome Blog!

Since: Jan 1, 2008
Posted on: September 24, 2008 12:57 am

The Greatest College Team Needs A Coach!

I have to go with two guys who are originally from Arkansas, Paul "Bear" Bryant-Fordyce, Arkansas and Barry Switzer-Crossett, Arkansas

Since: May 3, 2007
Posted on: September 23, 2008 9:27 pm

The Greatest College Team Needs A Coach!

Greatest of all time: Bear Bryant

HM: Barry Alvarez, Bobby Bowden, Darryl Royal, Jimmy Johnson, Joe Paterno, Bo and Woody

Since: Mar 1, 2008
Posted on: September 23, 2008 4:40 pm

The Greatest College Team Needs A Coach!

Remember everybody that came in late, this is a selection of anyone who played ( or in this case coached) post 1970. With that stated, I will now make my selection. With a coach, I believe longevity and success should both be taken into account. So with that in mind, I must leave out current headliners such as Jim Tressel, Pete Carroll and Urban Meyer.

My vote goes to: Joe Paterno -- Penn State

Since: Jan 17, 2008
Posted on: September 23, 2008 4:10 pm

The Greatest College Team Needs A Coach!

Livin I am sorry to see this great blog come to an end. Thank you for all the time and efforts you put into it.

This is not an easy choice and all the contenders have been mentioned already. To all the Pete Carroll supporters I say he has been great but I don't think his track record, as great as it has been, is long enough to give him the nod here.

My choice is Paul " Bear" Bryant

Since: Mar 20, 2008
Posted on: September 23, 2008 3:54 pm

The Greatest College Team Needs A Coach!

Best Current Coach - Pete Carroll - USC

Coach I wanted to play for - Lavell Edwards - BYU

HM: Paul "Bear" Bryant - Alabama, Joe Paterno - Penn State, Bobby Bowden - FSU, Tom Osborne - Nebraska, Darrell Royal - Texas, Barry Switzer - Oklahoma, Don James - Washington, John McKay - USC, Bo Schembechler - Michigan, Woody Hayes - OSU, Ara Parseghian - Notre Dame, Steve Spurrier - Florida (and technically South Carolina), Jimmy Johnson - Miami, Eddie Robinson - Grambling (408 wins), John Gagliardi - St John's University (Minnesota).

Thanks again LL!

Since: Jan 21, 2008
Posted on: September 23, 2008 3:18 pm

The Greatest College Team Needs A Coach!

For the coach, I would have to go with Bear Bryant. 

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