It’s the kind of topic made for Beano Cook.
Dynasties — how long can they expect to last? Beano, were he still alive today, might have said, “Not since the Visigoths in fifth-century Rome has the world wanted a dynasty to fall as much as Alabama.”
You might not agree with everything Brandon Priddy says in this piece at SB Nation’s West Virginia site, Smoking Musket. However, it definitely rates as one of the more stimulating and thought-provoking pieces on the college football web from the past week.
Esteemed national college football writers have been drawn to it:
I've refrained from articulating this outright but it's certainly underlying my thoughts about Alabama this season. http://t.co/tXOITsfr7t
— Matt Hinton (@MattRHinton) August 20, 2014
So have national sports commentators:
i wouldn’t go this far, but i’ve had this nagging thought about alabama, too, @MattRHinton http://t.co/J3zyr3wY21
— Bomani Jones (@bomani_jones) August 20, 2014