"I'll show you where you can shove that microphone..."
College football’s ruling tyrant, Nick Saban, is ordering you, members of the media, to spare him all your love and adoration.
On the heels of his team’s dismantling of Michigan over the weekend, Saban berated the hacks in attendance at his Wednesday media session, letting them know that he would prefer “if you'd just get everybody involved in the game.” Don’t believe it? AL.com has video of the coach’s impassioned plea for a more egalitarian distribution of praise.
(Note that he was “trying to be nice about it.”)
Saban’s scolding undoubtedly sent some members of the Alabama press corps running for their cubicles so that their peers wouldn’t witness their tears of humiliation. Others got the hint. Take the second reporter to address the Nick-tator, for instance – apparently does give a rat’s ass about a Western Kentucky linebacker.
So, wordsmiths, keep that in mind the next time that Alabama an