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Charles Barkley Takes Aim at SEC Fans


Charles Barkley has an opinion on literally everything, and apparently people aren't tired of hearing it.

On ESPN Radio's "Russillo & Kanell" the NBA analyst talked about basketball, but still found time to talk football as well. 

"I think that the SEC kind of makes you hate it because the fans are so obnoxious," Barkley said. "I can understand why people don't like the SEC. I think clearly it's by far the best football conference in the world and I think Danny [Kanell] will admit that. But I will admit this, the fans are the most obnoxious people. Alabama fans are the worst. Then you factor in Georgia fans — they're awful — Florida, LSU fans."

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Barkley has never been one to bite his tongue on any subject. He may find that SEC fans are of a different caliber.

"I think Nick Saban is the greatest coach of all time in my opinion, and when I tell Alabama fans they're the most obnoxious fans in the world, you know what they say to me? They don't even say, 'No we're not.' They say, 'We're not as bad as those LSU fans.' They never take the time to say, 'We're not the most obnoxious fans.' They never try to defend themselves. When they say, 'We're not nearly as bad as those LSU fans,' they let you know just how bad they are."

Barkley is a SEC fan by default, having attended Auburn, but doesn't associate himself with those "obnoxious" fans of the conference. He also commented on Florida State playing in a "girl conference" which is the ACC.

Barkley clearly has no loyalty to any conference.