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08:27 AM ET 06.29 | Getting to the nerves of the nation's top prospects, the blue-chippers among blue-chippers, might be as easy as adding Nick Saban to the mix. Rivals.com polled about 80 blue-chip high school football recruits about a variety of college football and recruiting issues during last weekend's Rivals100 Five-Star Challenge in Atlanta. The prospects were asked to name the most intimidating of all the head coaches who had spoken with them. Saban, the head coach of the reigning national champions, was mentioned by 30 players. No other coach received more than five votes. "He keeps it straight up," one prospect said. "[There are] not too many games and no smiles with him. It's all business."

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June 29, 2012  08:38 AM ET

Here is your daily dose of bama sunshine pumping.

June 29, 2012  08:40 AM ET

"Straight up"..."Not too many games and no smiles with him"

And from a kid and not ESPN or any other SEC / Bama lovers...

Very nice...

June 29, 2012  08:44 AM ET

"There is no negotiations- just here's the offer - take it or leave it."

June 29, 2012  08:45 AM ET

But do the bagmen and/or hookers smile or play games?

June 29, 2012  09:05 AM ET
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But do the bagmen and/or hookers smile or play games?

Bag men do not smile....draws attention away from the cash. Hookers DO smile...they are working for tips.

June 29, 2012  09:10 AM ET

Another day, another article for the trolls.

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June 29, 2012  09:30 AM ET
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Another day and acknolwedge that Bama is number one Joe, all other does not matter Sir.

Yep. UF had the bulls-eye for a while, and I remember beeeaatching about all the garbage tossed at us. Comes with the territory.

When people quit talking about you, though (which is UF's unfortunate current situation), you'll know you suxes.

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June 29, 2012  09:38 AM ET
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Or when they count on playing you for the "easy" victory, LOL.

Yeah, you knew you were a patsy when you had multiple games designated as the other home team's Homecoming. :-/

June 29, 2012  09:43 AM ET
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Another day, another article for the trolls.

LMFAO!!! Aren't you the "Chief" troll???? The only thing that is "intimidating" about Saban, is that damn blue jacket!!! :-)

June 29, 2012  09:45 AM ET
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Yeah, you knew you were a patsy when you had multiple games designated as the other home team's Homecoming. :-/

This is a Bama thread!!! Why did you have to bring up Florida??? LOL. Being sarcastic!!!

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June 29, 2012  09:54 AM ET
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Joe is not a troll, he is one very fine gentleman with some opinions, like everyone else, Sir.

I know, JK is okay I was just being sarcastic, as usual. :-)

June 29, 2012  09:58 AM ET
QUOTE(#15):

I know, JK is okay I was just being sarcastic, as usual. :-)

OK...group hug....everyone gather round....

LOL

June 29, 2012  10:03 AM ET
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Or when they count on playing you for the "easy" victory, LOL.

That really sucks. When you are scheduled and you know you have very little chance of winning and then they crow about how they beat you that year.

June 29, 2012  10:03 AM ET
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Or when they count on playing you for the "easy" victory, LOL.

That really sucks. When you are scheduled and you know you have very little chance of winning and then they crow about how they beat you that year.

June 29, 2012  10:04 AM ET

AND THIS WEBSITE SUCKS

 
June 29, 2012  10:05 AM ET
QUOTE(#15):

I know, JK is okay I was just being sarcastic, as usual. :-)

Well, I'm glad you posted that!!! I was about to post a scathing rebuttal!!!

jk

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