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  1. Frezo

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    I could swear that when BB came to NE he spelled his name with an E. (Belicheck) Now Patriots.com has it spelled with an I. Can somebody else remember this? Am I delusional?
     
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    better see a shrink
     
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    Youre delusional
     
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    Say it isn't so. :confused:
     
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    I think its spelled "Bellicheat." At least according to comment sections on sports websites.
    ;)
     
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    It's always been Belichick.
     
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    Dont listen to them. It used to be Belicheck. But then he hooked up with that blonde.:rolleyes2:
     
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    dudes its Belichick
     
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    "The Education of a Coach" said that the spelling of BB's last name was "Americanized" for his family before BB was ever born. I think it was for his father or uncle in school, but I'm not sure. I don't remember the original spelling.
     
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    I think it's BeliCut.
     
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    It's a silent B. It's actually pronounced "The Hooded One"
     
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    According to The Education of a Coach, it was originally Bilicic (with some of those fun Croatian accents on the c's). Go figure. :)
     
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    Regarding the recent discussions about whether there ought to be some changes to the Board--restricting threads, posts, etc......here's Exhibit A. A thread about how to spell the coach's name. Good God.
     
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    Gospon Belicic je valjda najpoznatiji hrvatski amerikanac svih vremena te vjerojatno najbolji trener americkog nogometa u povijesti.
     
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    WEll I'm not imagining things. There are numerous posts here dating back to 2006 spelling it with an E. Google turns up many hits with an E also. It does appear that I is correct though.
     
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    You sick f#ck! KIDDING. :)
     
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    In all seriousity, I believe it is either Belichuck or Belichock.
     
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    Sorry fellas. I guess it is what it wasn't or was what it isn't or ain't what it's not.
     
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    You got THAT right!
     
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