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Good post on TNet.

In 2000 after starting 8-0, Bowden showed the people that we can be a great team. Did this carry over to 2001?

No.

In 2003 after "the finish", people proclaimed Bowden had turned the corner. Did this carry over to 2004?

No.

In 2006 after starting 7-1 and winning on Gameday big, people claimed we had turned the corner. Did we?

No.

In the offseason between 2007-08 people and pundits said "this is the year Bowden 'turns the corner'" Have we started this season that way?

No.

So how can you rationalize that even if we go 11-1 this year, that this success will carry over to 09, and '10, and forward?

You can't.

We've "waited and seen" too many times. I really hope this is the year, and I really hope we do actually turn the freaking corner. But how are we going to measure that? Do we have to wait till halfway through '09 to prove '08 wasn't a fluke (assuming we do well this year)?