Originally written on Shirts With Random Triangles  |  Last updated 11/18/14
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Will the coming dawn of the SEC Network in 2014 change how Alabama handles recruiting? Not according to Crimson Tide head football coach Nick Saban, who responded to the question before speaking at the Crimson Caravan stop in Huntsville in a way only Saban could respond. "We have a standard for what type of player we are looking for," Saban said prior to a Crimson Caravan meeting at Huntsville's Von Braun Civic Center. "We look at character, at academic background, at how (prospects) meet certain critical standards, and, of course, we look at their physical ability to play the position we recruit them for. It is not really good practice to recruit guys who don't have a role on your team. If they meet those criteria, it is not important where they are from specifically.  "At the same time, we try to find every single player in the state who can meet those criteria, because (those players) deserve the opportunity. Then we t...
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