Alabama's coach has his fair share of detractors. And for the most part, they're well-earned. Along with all the hate that comes with winning three national championships in four seasons, the haters come out when you act like this:
Or when your name rhymes with this guy's:
But during SEC Media Days on Thursday, it was a Nick Saban fan who turned a compliment into morst assuredly the worst thing Saban has ever been called.
A man identified as Lee Allen, a Crimson Tide fan from Decatur, Ala., was quoted by the Alabama Media Group as saying , "He's a winner, he just does what he wants to do ... He's kind of like Hitler. He's a dictator. He brought us back to the top and I figure we're going to be here for a while. Money well spent."
Huh? Hitler? Did he just say that? And is that a compliment toward Saban?
"Yeah," AL.com quoted Allen as saying, noting he said it between discreetly spitting tobacco juice into a water bottle in the lobby.
Allen and a horde of other Alabama fans were...