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Nick Saban says some of Alabama's veterans can use past experiences of trying to repeat as national champions to avoid missteps.
He notes that players who were on both the 2009 and 2011 title teams know the potential pitfalls and what made them successful.
Alabama fans and players view the 10-3 record in 2010 as a disappointment given the program's expectations. Tight end Michael Williams says this team saw ''what complacency did to us.'' This year's team is predicted by media attending Southeastern Conference media days to finish second in the Western Division behind LSU.
Saban says it's hard to carry momentum from one year to the next because you lose a quarter of your team. He says this squad seems less affected by past success than the 2010 team.
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He can’t walk yet. He crawls. He’s oh so young. But he already knows who Nick Saban is. His father asks, “Where’s coach?”
Charlie crawls all the way to the laundry room to point out Saban’s picture.
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Nick Saban’s daughter, or moreso, her attorney, has a response to the initial civil suit filed against her by her former sorority sister and alleged recipient to repeated punches to the head and face, Sarah Grimes. As you can read below, Kristen Saban paints a different picture of the events that eventually led to Grimes ending up in...
Spurrier Delivers Low Blow towards Saban at SEC Media Dayswww.al.com
“It’s easier to win the national championship than the SEC (championship). Ask Nick Saban.”
Ouch. Talk about a warning shot. He is obviously referring to the 2011 Crimson Tide who did not even make an appearance in last year’s SEC title game, and yet beat LSU in the rematch, handing the undefeated Tigers...
The daughter of University of Alabama football coach Nick Saban is denying claims in a lawsuit that she seriously injured a sorority sister during a fight.
Kristen Saban filed her response Tuesday to a suit by Sarah Grimes, who claims the two got into a fight over a Facebook post after a night of drinking in August 2010.
Kristen Saban's attorney last week filed a motion to...
Nick Saban says one option to address the Penn State tragedy might be a ticket tax on athletic events and giving the proceeds to child abuse funds.
The Alabama coach didn't go into details of how a tax would be implemented, but said Thursday at the Southeastern Conference media days such a move to benefit victims would have a positive affect rather than punishing those who didn...
This man has ideas people.
SEC media days wrapped up in Hoover, Alabama just in time for everybody to flock to their local movie theaters for the midnight release of the latest Batman movie, The Dark Knight Rises. Alabama's Nick Saban has already risen to become the coaching icon the college football world needs at this time, according to Dennis Dodd from CBSSports...
HOOVER, Ala. -- The successful are different.
Sometimes those differences are tough to quantify, but occasionally, a very successful person lets the mask slip and reveals the secret.
Nick Saban, entering his fifth season as the head coach at Alabama, did just that at SEC Media Days on Thursday.
"High achievers don't like mediocre people," said Saban said in a matter...
Okay Dawg fans, this one should provide mega-joke fuel.
It seems that Nick Saban felt the call of nature while in the public sphere during SEC media days. St. Nick can not be expected to relieve himself amongst the proletariat. Therefore, a public restroom was commandeered. Media and members of the public were forced to wait while Mr. Saban finished his business.
The crowd at the Grand Opening of a Golden Corral or the crowd to see Nick Saban…or both [HT: Jason Kirk]
Nick Saban showed up with an amazing tan and some sort of convoluted plan for Penn State that involved a streamlining of the tax code and some sort of gameday ticket surcharge. I couldn’t hear him over all of the coos from the Alabama media.
Optimistic Derek Dooley is...
Reporters were barred from using a hotel restroom while Alabama head football coach Nick Saban relieved himself during a break in the action at SEC Media Days.
The Birmingham News reports that a short line formed outside the restroom while Saban was inside with University of Alabama athletic relations coordinator Cedric Burns.
Two security officials reportedly blocked the line...
This seemed appropriate for Steve Spurrier’s comments at SEC Media Days
You will want to check out this Virginia Tech hype video [College Football Section]
Some Alabama fans left a nice message for you at the beach [Busted Coverage]
Gary Pinkel may not want to mention the whole Joe Paterno thing [SB Nation]
Kristen Saban (Nick Saban’s daughter) has a response for you [Friends...
To say that Alabama center Barrett Jones thinks highly of his coach, Nick Saban, would be an understatement. He even thinks that Saban would succeed at anything he did. That includes being a humble shoe shine boy.
"Knowing Coach Saban the way I know him, I think he would succeed at
anything he did, whether that was working at a gas station, whether he
was a CEO...