This petty nonsense turning into "national offseason news" must be getting old for Nick Saban.
A week after responding to Bob Stoops' dismissal of the SEC's dominance, the Alabama coach will once again have to take time away from counting his four BCS titles to respond to a coach's quote at least this time the story will stay within his own conference.
This time, at a recent booster club function, Florida offensive line coach Tim Davis referred to Saban as the devil. Davis, who coached under Saban in stints with the Miami Dolphins (2005-06) and at Alabama (2008), now works under Saban protege Will Muschamp in Gainesville, a job he perhaps jokingly said he likes much more.
"I've always wanted to work with Will," Davis said. "Will's got a plan. Will coached under the devil himself for seven years. I only did three. He did seven. And his DNA is not any different than Nick."
The incident is not the first of the offseason, of course.
Vanderbilt coach James Franklin referred to the ...