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“There’s a lot of similarities between what you do, and what we’ve done,” Alabama head coach Nick Saban said on Thursday. He was speaking to an auditorium full of Mercedes-Benz International workers in Vance, Alabama- but his speech wasn’t about making cars.
It was Mercedes’ annual meeting, where Markus Schafer passed the ‘steering wheel’ over to Jason Hoff as the new President and CEO of the North American Plant.
Nick Saban is a known Mercedes owner. Like a miniature rite of passage, University of Alabama students notoriously snap pictures of his black benz that sits in the same front reserved spot outside of the Mal Moore Athletic Facility. But like Santa Claus, it seems even if you waited, you never see him arrive or leave.
But on this day, Saban gave a championship pep talk. And if fans were listening, it wasn’t hard to see how much his words resonated with Alabama’s football season ahead.
In addition to the governor being there, and the introduction for the new president, a num...
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I was the one who worried about AJ McCarron circa 2009. He and Saban always seemed to clash. They butted heads in the way a rogue son collides with his over-bearing father.
I mean, remember the spanking incident of 2010?
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