Posted October 08, 2011 on
Most people probably expected that Alabama coach Nick Saban would give his team quite the half-time tongue lashing when they led Vanderbilt 14-0 heading into intermission. Their had been missed tackles, broken coverage’s, missed blocks and overthrown passes. As it turns out, Saban didn’t have to say a whole lot.
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Worst. 34-0 win. EVER. Nick Saban didn’t use those exact words, but that was the flavor of Crimson Tide Head Coach’s post-game comments Saturday night after Alabama’s win over Vanderbilt at Bryant-Denny stadium.
Nick Saban isn’t the first Alabama football coach to have a highly-ranked Crimson Tide play down to the level of Vanderbilt. In the first half Saturday night, Bama looked barely better than the second best team in Bryant-Denny Stadium, not the number two team in the nation.
Nick Saban expresses the contrarian approach to Alabama’s offensive philosophy:
“We’ve kind of gotten antiquated, and now we’re all of a sudden back. Everybody used to run the ball like we run it. Now people have a hard time stopping us, because they don’t play against teams that run the ball like we runs it. These used to be the basic plays that everybody ran.”
AJ McCarron passed for career-highs of 237 yards and four touchdowns and No. 2 Alabama beat Vanderbilt 34-0 on Saturday night.
Trent Richardson rushed for 107 yards and a touchdown in his fifth straight 100-yard effort for the Crimson Tide (6-0, 3-0 Southeastern Conference).
The Commodores (3-2, 1-2) trailed by only seven points until the final minute of the opening half, then...
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AJ McCarron passed for career-highs of 237 yards and four touchdowns and No. 2 Alabama beat Vanderbilt 34-0 on Saturday night. Trent Richardson rushed for 107 yards and a touchdown in his fifth straight 100-yard effort for the Crimson Tide (6-0, 3-0 Southeastern Conference), which already has two shutouts.
Franklin sounded off after Vanderbilt's 34-0 defeat at the hands of the #2 Alabama Crimson Tide. Coach remained optimistic, but stared out the press conference by saying: "All I can say is we have to keep working hard and we'll eventually close the gap. We're going to work hard every day by developing our kids and recruiting." Franlkin continued: 'Our offense...
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Beniquez Brown, four-star outside linebacker from Florence, Ala., had Alabama as his top school since the spring. He may have waited too long to join the Crimson Tide, but still has plenty of options on the table. Andrew Bone has the latest news about Brown's recent trips and more...
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