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Alabama suspends
Clinton-Dix indefinitely

Associated Press, by Staff

Original Article

Posted By:BaseballFan, 10/3/2013 10:44:22 AM

Alabama coach Nick Saban has suspended star safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix indefinitely for violating unspecified team rules. Saban announced the suspension of one of the top-ranked Crimson Tide´s top defensive players after Wednesday´s practice. Saban wouldn´t say what Clinton-Dix did wrong. ``I want to be consistent,´´ he said. ``When guys get suspended, I never, ever say what it´s for. So I´m not going there. So don´t ask me. It´s the way it always happens. Every guy. If they do right, they wouldn´t be getting suspended. I don´t know for how long this will be, so don´t ask me that either.

Comments:
Ancient Chinese proverb: He who name son ´Ha Ha´ means son will hear much laughter.

This is the fourth suspension of an Alabama player this season. Who recruits these guys, anyway? Oh, wait...

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Bubbasuncle, 10/3/2013 10:50:40 AM     (No. 9548166)

Just another reason to admire Saban. Doing the right thing and suspended the player vs. keeping on the team and not putting his winning record in jeopardy. Not many coaches would do this, college or pro.
By the OP, thumbs up on your Ancient Chinese proverb.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 10/3/2013 10:55:20 AM     (No. 9548173)

This unfortunately named player´s parents must have been fans of Billy Jeff´s exploits, to have chosen this name for their son.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Susannah, 10/3/2013 11:04:59 AM     (No. 9548197)

The little lad´s real first name is apparently "Ha´Sean," pronounced, one assumes, "Hashawn." And no, the apostrophe isn´t a typo.

Being a lady, I will not comment on the unfortunate juxtaposition of the surnames "Clinton" and "Dix."

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Reply 4 - Posted by: kayjaymac, 10/3/2013 11:27:08 AM     (No. 9548230)

Ha-ha Clinton-Dix? That´s what Gennifer Flowers said, pointing at it in disbelief.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: southron, 10/3/2013 11:45:04 AM     (No. 9548267)

Today´s college football coaches have to spend too much time getting players out of jail and handling disciplinary problems. And we all know why!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: earlybird, 10/3/2013 12:29:05 PM     (No. 9548333)

Those who know about such things say his given name was Ha´Sean and Ha Ha is a nickname.

No, he is not a Swede. Or Amish.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: DaddyO, 10/3/2013 1:03:17 PM     (No. 9548366)

His presence will be missed when they play that powerhouse Georgia State this weekend.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: fleetusa, 10/3/2013 1:12:47 PM     (No. 9548376)

Geaux Tigers

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Reply 9 - Posted by: stencil, 10/3/2013 1:42:26 PM     (No. 9548403)

No really bad news as we´ll likely get to see Landon Collins in action. Green but a good ´un.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 10/3/2013 1:45:26 PM     (No. 9548415)

Being a lady, #3, I tried not to laugh out loud at your comment. Alas, I failed.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter, 10/3/2013 2:09:02 PM     (No. 9548447)

I´d rather have to grow up with the name Ha Ha than that of Georgia running back Todd Gurley.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Kingbubo, 10/3/2013 2:32:48 PM     (No. 9548475)

He must have killed someone to get suspended. Saban is a dirty as most other big time college coaches. I am not saying he is the devil or a saint, but same as most of the others.

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