“Nick Saban says Kirby Smart would make ‘an outstanding head coach’ “

“Nick Saban says Kirby Smart would make ‘an outstanding head coach’ “

 

“I’ve said many times before in years past that Kirby has done a fantastic job for us and I think he’ll be an outstanding head coach” he said. “I don’t think everything you do as an assistant necessarily prepares you as a head coach but I also think by the same token that Kirby is very capable of doing all the things necessary to be a head coach. He’s a good teacher players respond to him well. He’s outgoing. He’s got a good personality. I think he’ll do a good job in all the other areas that you’re talking about. I don’t have any question about that at all.”

“Georgia’s an outstanding institution, it’s great academically,” Saban said. “They’ve got great tradition there. They’ve won a lot of games. We have a tremendous of respect for the program that they have. They’re 9-3 this year, which a lot of teams would like to be. I think it is a really good place to coach and I think you have an opportunity to win there if you’re the coach there.”

 

“Georgia and Kirby Smart have been linked to defensive coordinator openings in the past.

Now that the school will be hiring a head coach, the Alabama defensive coordinator is a natural as a top candidate to replace Mark Richt.

So on the same day Richt was fired, Alabama coach Nick Saban fielded questions on a Sunday evening SEC championship teleconference about Smart.

Saban, preparing his team to play Florida Saturday in Atlanta, says he hasn’t gotten any “feelers” from other schools interested in talking to Smart.

“I think everybody sort of respects where we are and what we’re doing,” said Saban, who said he has no policies on when assistants interview but it is done on an individual basis. “I think that’s probably the reason that we haven’t. I would expect those things to happen when we get finished playing.”

Saban said Smart has had “opportunities in the past. I think you need to ask Kirby about that.”

Smart and the other Alabama assistant coaches are typically off limits to speak to reporters.

Smart is a leading candidate for the South Carolina opening, according to ESPN.com, but Georgia is where Smart played defensive back from 1995-98 and coached running backs in 2005 under Richt.

Smart is in his eighth season as Alabama’s defensive coordinator and ninth on staff under Saban, where they have won three national titles together.”

 

http://jacksonville.com/aggregator/sources/109?page=1  which shows source :

http://onlineathens.com/sports/college-sports/2015-11-29/nick-saban-says-kirby-smart-would-make-outstanding-head-coach

 

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Comparing UGA and Miami of Florida – a scintillating tale of one he is welcome to, and they him.

12-4-2015

 

Compare :

 

Miami of Florida is a PRIVATE institution enrollment 16,774 Fall 2015.  They were chartered in 1925 and began football 2 years thereafter.

The University of Georgia is the Flagship University in this state, is a PUBLIC University and has enrollment of 35,197 as of Fall 2015.  We began football 1892 and were chartered in 1785.

 

ACADEMIC RANKING OF WORLD UNIVERSITIES :

 

Both Miami of Florida AND The University of Georgia are BOTH ranked in the Top 151-200 Top Universities in the World and BOTH # 66-78 in the nation, although The University of Georgia is LISTED first by ACADEMIC RANKING OF WORLD UNIVERSITIES where Harvard is # 1 and Princeton # 6 :

 

http://www.shanghairanking.com/ARWU2015.html

 

 

 

U.S. News and World Report Top Colleges Rankings 2016 :

 

# 1 Princeton

# 36 yellowjackets

# 47 Florida

# 51 Miami of Florida

# 61 U.S. News and World Report Rankings Top Colleges The University of Georgia

# 70 Texas A&M

# 72 Baylor

# 75 Michigan State

# 82 Iowa

# 89 N.C. State

# 96 Alabama

# 97 FSU

# 102 Auburn

# 103 Missouri

# 104 Nebraska

# 105 Tennessee

# 108 South Carolina

# 109 Oklahoma

# 115 Kansas

# 121 Arizona

# 123 Seton Hall

# 127 Colorado State University

# 129 LSU

# 130 Arkansas

# 131 Arizona State

# 135 Oregon State

# 140 Ole Miss

# 141 Rutgers

# 142 Washington State

# 145 Kansas State

# 149 Oklahoma State

# 161 Mississippi State

# 168 Louisville

# 175 West Virginia

# 187 Houston

# 194 Central Michigan

 

http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/rankings/national-universities/page+11

 

 

All-Time NFL Draft Picks  :

 

# 14 The University of Georgia is # 14 NFL Draft Picks

# 10 Miami of Florida is # 10 NFL Draft Picks tied with Florida

 

http://www.cfbtrivia.com/cfbt_draft_page.php?fry=1936&thy=2016&nfl=on&draft=on&supp=on&fround=1&tround=32&fpick=1&tpick=500&pos1=ALL&pos2=&pos3=&pos4=&pos5=&pos6=&teamname=ALL&confname=ALL&output=0&points=&sortby=0

 

 

 

UGA is # 6 in hottest student-bodies :

 

http://www.popcrunch.com/hottest-student-bodies-of-2010-10-1/

 

UGA is # 6 in merchandise sales of memorabilia :

 

http://www.ajc.com/news/sports/texas-beats-alabama-but-sec-still-king-of-merchand/nQjjY/

 

# 2 Forbes’ Magazine Most Revenue from our football team UGA :

 

http://www.forbes.com/sites/sportsmoney/2011/01/26/whos-making-money-in-sec-football/

 

UGA’s Athens is ranked # 1 College Football Town by The AP Poll :

 

http://www.georgiadogs.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/100910aaa.html

 

 

# 1 Party School Princeton Review 2011 Georgia :

A history of 'Princeton Review' No. 1 party schools

 

# 8 Princeton Review Top Party Schools 2015 (Tops SEC)

http://www.ledger-enquirer.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-georgia/bulldogs-blog/article30081630.html

 

# 7 Playboy Party School Georgia

https://spruceblog.wordpress.com/2009/04/17/playboy-names-top-party-school/

 

# 11 Top Party School UGA – by the AP Poll 2015 :

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/list-top-20-party-schools-us

 

 

National Championships :

 

6 UGA

8 Miami of Florida

 

http://www.nationalchamps.net/NCAA/database/georgia_database.htm

http://www.nationalchamps.net/NCAA/database/miamiFL_database.htm

 

Records :

 

786-413- 54 win % .6488 UGA

604-346-19  win % .6321 Miami of Florida

 

http://www.cfbtrivia.com/cfbt_percent.php?fromyear=1869&thruyear=2015&tIA=on&sortby=Wins&desc=on&curr=on

 

 

 

Bowl Games :

 

28-19-3 UGA  which is Top 5 All-Time in Bowl Games

18-18-0 Miami of Florida  which is # 19 All-Time in Bowl Games

 

Bowl Standings :

 

Team Apps First Last W-L-T Pct
Alabama 62 1925 2014 35-25-3 0.579
Texas 53 1942 2014 27-23-2 0.538
Southern Cal 51 1922 2014 34-17-0 0.667
Nebraska 51 1940 2014 25-26-0 0.490
Georgia 50 1941 2014 28-19-3 0.590
Tennessee 50 1938 2014 26-24-0 0.520
Oklahoma 48 1938 2014 28-19-1 0.594
Ohio State 46 1920 2014 26-24-0 0.520
LSU 46 1935 2014 23-22-1 0.511
Penn State 45 1922 2014 28-15-2 0.644
Florida St 43 1954 2014 26-16-2 0.614
Georgia Tech 43 1928 2014 24-19-0 0.558
Michigan 43 1901 2013 20-23-0 0.465
Florida 41 1952 2014 21-20-0 0.512
Arkansas 40 1933 2014 13-23-3 0.372
Auburn 39 1936 2014 22-15-2 0.590
Clemson 37 1939 2014 19-18-0 0.514
Mississippi 36 1935 2014 23-13-0 0.639
Miami-Florida 36 1934 2014 18-18-0 0.500

 

http://www.collegebcs.com/subs/index.html

We have never played Miami of Florida in a Bowl Game, but if we had, we would’ve beat them – as you can see.

 

 

Attendance Home Field :

 

92,746 UGA Sanford

64,982 Miami of Florida

 

Conference :

SEC UGA

All Cupcake Conference Miami of Florida

 

# 1 Rival :

 

Florida – Miami of Florida

Florida – UGA

 

Mascot :

 

Miami of Florida

 

 

 

UGA # 1 Mascot in the Land

 

The 10 best mascots in college football of 2014

 

All-Time Wins :

 

# 11 UGA 786-413- 54 win % .6488

 

# 45 Miami of Florida  604- 346-19 win % .6321

 

And, Miami of Florida has done far worse than us in the Bowl Games by a wide margin.

Miami of Florida also competed in the joke Big East Conference until 2004, when they joined the joke ACC conference.

 

N.B. Miami of Florida had a run there for a short period of time when they were in the Big East, but when they ventured outside the Big East, they sucked.

 

 

http://cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/misc/div_ia_wins.php

 

also

 

http://www.cfbtrivia.com/cfbt_percent.php?fromyear=1869&thruyear=2015&tIA=on&sortby=Wins&desc=on&curr=on

 

Head to Head :

 

7-4-1 UGA All-Time over Miami of Florida