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The "DC" Capstone Report. Alabama vs. Clemson 2018.

History, Legends, and the chase for the "Rock".
The coaching tree.
Swinney-Stallings-Bryant-Thomas- Rockne.
Knute Rockne was considerably one of the greatest coaches of all time. His quarterback in 1921 and 1922 was a young man by the name of Frank Thomas, a roommate of the legendary George Gipp. Can you say Ronald Reagan?..." The Gipper". Frank Thomas would become a legendary coach at Alabama. He won the first ever SEC Championship in 1933. He won 2 National Championships and his 1945 squad was undefeated and uncrowned. They hammered USC 34 to 14 before 93,000 Rose Bowl fans only to finish second to an undefeated Army team. Coach Thomas died at the age of 55. One has to wonder how many other titles he would have won if he had not been sick. and had to retire from coaching. Frank Thomas coached a young man named Paul " Bear" Bryant.
Coach Bryant coached Gene Stallings (The Junction Boys") and a young man from Petal Mississippi name Ray Perkins. Coach Stallings coached Dabo Swinney. Ray Perkins hired Bill Parcells and Bill Belichik. Coach Saban coached for Bill Belichik. Belichek coaches the New England Patriots. Belichek wins Super Bowls.
Also a note on Perkins. Did you know that most of the teams in the NFL use his organization and offensive plans and shemes till this day. What a game this will be. Just thought you might want to know a little of the history.
By the way, Clemson coaches: Frank Howard, Hootie Ingram, Charley Pell, Danny Ford, and Dabo Swinney played for Alabama. The current Clemson staff has numerous coaches with Alabama ties. Should be a great game as the chase to the "ROCK" begins. Alabama wins this game. Alabama was the best team in the nation until the injuries at linebacker. Alabama is healthy now. Florida State was a top 5 team when Bama dominated them. Clemson had trouble with Florida State even after injuries had devasted the Seminoles. Bama wins by 21 points.

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