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Dabo's impact on the athletic department

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Posted: Feb 20, 2018 9:11 AM
 

Do you think that the other athletic programs are benefiting from Dabo's success/leadership?

My apologies if this has been discussed already

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Re: Dabo's impact on the athletic department

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Posted: Feb 20, 2018 9:13 AM
 



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If pigs are so smart, why do 66% of them use weak and inferior materials during construction?


Re: Dabo's impact on the athletic department

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Posted: Feb 20, 2018 9:46 AM
 

I'm required one serious post a month or I'm excommunicated.

Hth helps

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Re: Dabo's impact on the athletic department

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Posted: Feb 20, 2018 10:07 AM
 



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If pigs are so smart, why do 66% of them use weak and inferior materials during construction?


Before Zion used CBB for some free publicity I would've

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Posted: Feb 20, 2018 9:36 AM
 

said yes. But now I'm not so sure.

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Re: Before Zion used CBB for some free publicity I would've

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Posted: Feb 20, 2018 9:49 AM
 

Good point per usual

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He was probably using Clemson to get Duke to raise it's bid.***

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Posted: Feb 20, 2018 9:53 AM
 



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When the FBI college basketball indictment is released

[3]
Posted: Feb 20, 2018 10:03 AM
 

we'll know for sure.

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I doubt the NCAA wants the FBI to release it's chitlist.

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Posted: Feb 20, 2018 10:10 AM
 

I look forward to the carnage. I swear, I'd do five years hard time to see NC and Duke programs outed.

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Let Rat Face and Deputy Dog do the five....***

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Posted: Feb 20, 2018 8:27 PM
 



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No doubt in my

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Posted: Feb 20, 2018 9:48 AM
 

Military Mind........the Football Program, and therefore Dabo, is a beacon of light for the entire state.

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Re: No doubt in my


Posted: Feb 20, 2018 9:51 AM
 

That's a bold statement, and I can not disagree.

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Re: No doubt in my

[1]
Posted: Feb 20, 2018 10:09 AM
 

Why do you think Coots are pushing so hard for an operations building? It's keeping up with the Dabo!


Re: Dabo's impact on the athletic department

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Posted: Feb 20, 2018 10:09 AM
 

The entire University has benefited from Dabo's success with the football team. I also believe he has been responsible for a bit of "tightening" with the overall administration of campus leadership. "Best is The Standard" can't simply apply to athletics. It affects Clemson as a whole. My only question is where they'll put his statue someday? Go Tigers!

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I probably won't live to see it but I'd expect it to be...

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Posted: Feb 20, 2018 10:14 AM
 

in front of the Oculus. It should already be there, imo.

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Re: I probably won't live to see it but I'd expect it to be...


Posted: Feb 20, 2018 10:57 AM
 

Excellent place to put it, if there's not a way to affix it on the top.

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Re: Dabo's impact on the athletic department

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Posted: Feb 20, 2018 10:27 AM
 

+1. Doubt I’ll see it either but Dabo has impacted the whole state in ways we won’t know for a while but he will go down as the
G O A T.

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Tommy Bowden's strategy, tactically executed and TDP's...

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Posted: Feb 20, 2018 11:27 AM
 

vision in making the errand boy, full-time.

Dabo's no more than a cheerleader, but he's our cheerleader and heart him for it.

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Doublethink or just plain ole sarcasm...?***


Posted: Feb 20, 2018 8:45 PM
 



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Good morning SOLOS.***

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Posted: Feb 21, 2018 9:16 AM
 



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While I can't comment to the energy in the athletic dept

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Posted: Feb 20, 2018 9:56 PM
 

now days... I can tell you that in the late 90's, there was still a negative energy. The stories of Danny's firing were still spoke of as if it happened just the prior years.

As someone who sat in Athlete advisory board, seemingly every request (ie. equipment, indoor track, budget to travel to better meets, lights for the outdoor track....so distance runners could race in cooler, less windy conditions), were always met with excuses. While there were some great people across the department, overall, the energy was stagnant and the was a lack of vision for the future was apparent. I would best described the mentally as frozen by fear to try new things and invest in upgrades.

I will say, Bowden opened a lot eyes and was the catalyst to change. I was there for 2 years before Bowden, and Bowdens first 2 years.

Dabo put the philosophy of investment into facilities, new ideas, programs into overdrive though. He elevated what Bowden started to best in the nation!


Re: While I can't comment to the energy in the athletic dept

[1]
Posted: Feb 21, 2018 6:28 AM
 

Thank you for your insightful post.

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Like when he told all the coaches of the other

[4]
Posted: Feb 21, 2018 9:37 AM
 

sports that they could not use the indoor practice facility?

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Re: Like when he told all the coaches of the other

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Posted: Feb 21, 2018 9:44 AM
 


sports that they could not use the indoor practice facility?




Did he really? Weird considering he allowed The Citadel to use it during one of the hurricanes.


Or building a $55 million playhouse on the good side...

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Posted: Feb 21, 2018 9:44 AM
 

of the tracks, mocking the little people as he makes the turn on his private Putt Putt course?

Dabo plays the Opee Taylor card and all the Gomers come running to suckle at the teet.

Fingers crossed Saban's close to retirement so Alabama can answer some prayers and Clemson can get a real Gridiron HC.





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Re: Like when he told all the coaches of the other

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Posted: Feb 21, 2018 3:45 PM
 

Isn't it about time for you to log into your snowtown account for some hoops trolling?

SMH at all your scoks

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I think this time around the success the football program


Posted: Feb 21, 2018 7:26 PM
 

is having isn't being lost on its benefits to the University's overall image and global awareness. Our 80's success put a huge spike into interest but the BOT didn't want to admit it. Now it seems like them and the leadership they've put in place embrace not just football but the importance of success in other sports as well based on recent investments and future commitments.

T Bowden may have opened some eyes. Like someone said earlier though Dabo has lit a beacon so everyone can see what success really feels like, now that the powers that be can see.

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