Alabama head football coach Nick Saban's press conference this week included one of those simple little questions that Saban responds with an answer several times more complex. The query this time around? Whether or Saban enjoys the Iron Bowl week lead up to the annual rivalry game against Auburn?
"I enjoy coaching, I enjoy the challenges. I enjoy working with the
players, trying to prepare them. I look forward to the opportunity we've
created for ourselves. It's what great competitors, or people who like
to compete, really enjoy doing. That's what you work for, to have an
opportunity to win a division, win a big rivalry game, whatever the
emphasis might be. That's what we work for. That's what's fun. From a
coach's perspective, we need to be positive and energetic about the fact
that we have this opportunity. We can't as coaches get all uptight and
expect the players not to get all uptight. We need to approach this in a...