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    • Mizzou_Fan
      I don't think franklin is full of it but rather the coaches calling him and Saban overrated. 
    • Haymaker
      Remember the lefty babies crying over the school shootings? And crying over the children at the border? Yet MSM has just ignored an Islamic extremist compound starving children WHILE training them for school shootings Politics is politics but the left are racist, homophobic baboons
    • Haymaker
      See how the little girls are so gravely concerned about brennan losing his clearance.l?  Boy, none  of them were concerned when o.j bama fired over a hundred decorated generals for either no reason or for not covering up https://www.investors.com/politics/editorials/197-military-officers-purged-by-obama/
    • smokeyone
      Just think, in 2 years Dan Mullen can be the most over rated coach in football.
    • Mizzou_Fan
      From Kentucky game on, the offense was great. The opponents weren't great but the stats are still impressive and it should be better this year. 
    • smokeyone
      True story, 6 of the minorities killed by police officers in the line of duty last year were not deemed justifiable. Let's riot in the streets, form and support a domestic terrorist organization (BLM), protest at football games because of 6 incidents were cops were killing minorities. Because that is so much more important than what's going on in the world.    Inside the mind of a liberal clinging to the party line. 
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    • Herchel
      https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/news/candid-coaches-who-are-the-most-overrated-and-underrated-college-football-coaches/ Our CBS Sports college football writers spoke with one-fifth of the 129 active coaches leading FBS teams entering the 2018 season. They asked for their honest opinions on everything from NCAA rules to social issues to their peers in the profession. We will be sharing their candid thoughts over a two-week period leading into the season. Coaches are very respectful of one another, which is why it is so difficult to get them to speak truthfully about their peers in the profession. Still, if you are in the business long enough, you have a very good handle on which of your fellow coaches get a bit too much love -- whether from fans, the media or pollsters -- and those that do not get enough regardless of how far they take their teams any given season. Under the condition of anonymity, we asked our coaching panel to speak out about their peers. Who is undeserving of all the praise they receive? Which coaches need to be talked about more? Let's take a look at their responses.  Who is the most overrated coach in college football? COACH RESPONSES Willie Taggart, Florida State 20 percent James Franklin, Penn State 20 percent Kirk Ferentz, Iowa 13 percent Lane Kiffin, FAU 13 percent Five other coaches 34 percent Who is the most underrated coach in college football? Explain yourselves (overrated) "James Franklin. His coaching peers know he is full of it." "I would say Willie Taggart at Florida State. He was only at Oregon for one year, and it's not like he really transformed that program -- and that's a place that's won for a long time. Not that he isn't good -- he's won. But usually when you get a job like Florida State, it's because you've won some championships or done something really amazing." "[David Shaw] does a great job but, oh my Lord, I mean, it's like God's gift to football. I didn't say he didn't do a good job."  "Willie Taggart because he still has a career losing record."  "When [Franklin] got the Penn State job, I thought, 'Man, he's a good marketer.' He did a nice job with that. It'll be interesting without Saquon [Barkley]. He's underrated. He turns a lot of no[-gain] plays into 60-yard touchdowns." "I'm probably a little jealous [of Lane Kiffin]. If you're born on third base, that's great, but don't think you hit a triple." "We're going to see in the next three years [what happens with Jimbo Fisher at Texas A&M]. That disaster last year at Florida State, he prides himself on being just like Nick Saban. He only worked for him for a couple of years. He never has the organizational skills. He flies by the seat [of his pants]. It looks like it's organized and the words he uses are the same, but if you talk to people who work in his office, the desk is sloppy, the rooms are sloppy." "If you had the No. 1 recruiting class in the country every year [you'd win like Nick Saban]. He shows up at every single game with a better roster than the teams he 's playing. … If you count cheating and getting the best players in the country as part of running a program, he's the best in the country. It's like saying an NFL coach is the best coach in the league if he  COACH RESPONSES David Shaw, Stanford 12 percent Chris Petersen, Washington 12 percent Dan Mullen, Florida 8 percent Pat Fitzgerald, Northwestern 8 percent Kyle Whittingham, Utah 8 percent 14 other coaches gets 25 first-round picks every year." "I like Urban [Meyer], but there have been some characters that played for him that I thought should have not allowed." Explain yourselves (underrated) "I thought what [Dan Mullen] did at Mississippi State was amazing. Mississippi State, who wants to take that job?" "Mark Dantonio [is underrated]. He gets no respect because he isn't flashy and in the same state with a flashy guy that is unproven and hasn't won a big game yet." "Underrated would be Blake Anderson at Arkansas State. They've won every year. Blake does a great job, and I never hear his name for jobs to move up." "Underrated is Chris Petersen at Washington. There's a program that, prior to the last five years, had been down for a long, long time, and he's done an unbelievable job." "[Stanford] can beat anybody in the country on any Saturday."  "[Jeff Brohm and Paul Chryst] I've always said, 'Show me a coach that wins at Alabama and Clemson, I'll show you a good coach. Show me a coach that wins at Wake Forest, I'll show you a great coach.' It's hard to mess it up at Ohio State and Penn State. It's really hard to win at Iowa State."     Breaking it down Interestingly enough, three coaches -- David Shaw (Stanford), Tom Herman (Texas) and Kirk Ferentz (Iowa) -- received votes in both polls. As one would expect, the comments regarding the most underrated coaches were quite tame compared to those for those considered overrated by their peers. Nick Saban (Alabama) and Jimbo Fisher (Texas A&M) took some significant shots above, but both only received a single vote from their peers as "overrated." Calling Franklin "full of it" is interesting considering he took Vanderbilt from 6-7 in his first season to 9-4 in consecutive years before taking Penn State from 7-6 in its first two seasons to 11 wins in each of his last two. Meanwhile, comments on Taggart mostly surrounded jealously that he obtained a job like FSU despite not necessarily putting the resume on paper that some others have to this point in their careers.   Candid Coaches series Does Alabama deserve to be considered the best team? Which coach would you like to grab a beer with and chill out? Should players receive additional money for use of their name and likeness? 52 percent  
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