Found August 20, 2013 on The Victory Formation:
PLAYERS: Nick Saban
Nick Saban is a handsome older feller, with great success. He is happily married with adult children and appears to be a solid family man. But for whatever reason, he has an aura about him that has given him the appearance to some as Lucifer at work in college football. Can you really blame people for thinking this way? I mean, the man is from the tree of Belichick. One of his former assistants, Mark Dantonio, has the most demonic grin in all of football. His minions are crazy. He also has some of the most boring press conferences in all of sports. Again, a Belichick clone (who might actually be the Prince of Darkness). Saban was interviewed by GQ (via and discussed this phenomenon, among other topics, and shockingly, he doesn’t like being referred to as Accuser: “It used to upset me,” Saban tells Warren St. John. “I would come and say to my wife, ‘I’m not like that at all. Why do these guys say I’m that way?’ And she would say, ‘You ever watch yourself in a press conference?’ You can blame the other guy for saying it, or you can look at yourself and say, [...]

Why troll one when you can troll them all?

Alabama fans are one of a kind, and that is a compliment as much as it is an insult. With that being said, they can getaway with acting however they want with very little ridicule since their team has won back-to-back BCS Titles and three of the last four. They can make fun of whoever they want over that span that has got in their way. The question becomes, who do they choose to...

Saban’s Discipline Based On Results

Alabama Coach Nick Saban has discussed his philosophy of discipline in the past, and anyone who was paying attention should not have been surprised at his suspension of cornerback Geno Smith for the Crimson Tide’s season-opening game.

Alabama suspends DB Geno Smith

Alabama coach Nick Saban has suspended cornerback Geno Smith for the season opener with Virginia Tech after a weekend drunken driving arrest. Smith, a projected starter at nickel back, was arrested Sunday morning and charged with DUI. The sophomore was at practice Tuesday for the top-ranked Crimson Tide. Saban says Smith hasn't had previous discipline problems with Alabama...

Alabama QB AJ McCarron: NFL Draft stock analysis

Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron has a hot girlfriend. But too bad AJ McCarron’s NFL draft stock isn’t as hot as Katherine Webb. Well, it’s luke warm. According to some NFL scouts his draft stock is high. But he has his detractors though too. When the college football season starts in another week, AJ McCarron will be starting his last campaign for the Crimson Tide and defending...

Alabama CB Geno Smith arrested for DUI.

Geno Smith's mugshot via The Big Lead. Well, here's some news Alabama head football coach Nick Saban didn't need. Crimson Tide cornerback Geno Smith was arrested on DUI charges over the weekend, and was held on $1,000 bond at the Tuscaloosa County Jail until at least 11:00 a.m on Sunday. He was apparently released on bail  at some point between 11 a.m and 7...

Alabama DB Geno Smith suspended for season opener against Virginia Tech.

Geno Smith mugshot via The Big Lead. It didn't take long for the Wrath of Saban to come down on Geno Smith. The Alabama defensive back, who was charged with a DUI last weekend, was suspended for the Chick-fil-A Kickoff season opener in Atlanta against Virgina Tech on Aug. 31. Alabama head football coach Nick Saban discussed the suspension after the team's practice...

Story Behind Story On AJ McCarron

[EDITOR'S NOTE: A.P. Steadham did exhaustive research to speak with many former Alabama quarterbacks and others regarding current Tide quarterback AJ McCarron. A.P. also provided the following on AJ.]

Alabama CB Smith suspended for Virginia Tech clash

Alabama sophmore cornerback Geno Smith has been suspended for Alabama's opener with Virginia Tech after being  arrested for DUI in Tuscaloosa on Saturday night. Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban said about the arrest: “We've never had an issue with Geno. He's an excellent person...He's never been in trouble here before, never been in my office for anything, but I think...

Covering Dixie: Johnny Manziel vs. Mike Bianchi, Nick Saban, Connor Shaw, and more,

Covering Dixie Like Mildew - The SEC. All your crystal football are belong to us.  Obligatory Johnny Manziel item of the day. Mike Bianchi declares that Texas A&M is either "inept or corrupt" in its handling of the controversy surrounding claims that starting quarterback Johnny Manziel accepted money for signing memorabilia. He also refers to Manziel as...

Quarterback Is Special At Bama

If you can name Alabama’s starting quarterbacks over the past 50 or 60 years, you are not really special. Thousands of Crimson Tide fans could do it with a fair degree of accuracy. But if you have BEEN one of those quarterbacks, now that’s special. The latest in that special position is AJ McCarron.

Namath Says AJ Will Play In NFL

If you can name Alabama’s starting quarterbacks over the past 50 or 60 years, you are not really special. Thousands of Crimson Tide fans could do it with a fair degree of accuracy. But if you have BEEN one of those quarterbacks, now that’s special. The latest in that special position is AJ McCarron.

Gators to open 2014 with three home games, then at 'Bama

GAINESVILLE,Fla. -- The Gators will open the 2014 football season with threeconsecutive home games the way they did in Will Muschamp's first season twoyears ago.However,instead of playing their first road game at Kentucky like in 2011, Florida's firstaway game next season will be at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala.TheSEC released its 2014 football schedule Wednesday...

Former Auburn coach Pat Dye reminisces about Bear Bryant at SEC Beach Bash.

Pat Dye and Bear Bryant on a hunting trip c. 1982. Via Former Auburn head football coach Pat Dye was one of the featured guests at the SEC Beach Bash in Gulf Shores, Al over the weekend. Dye shared with SEC fans attending the event about the moment when he informed his former boss at Alabama, Bear Bryant, his interest in taking the job of coaching the Crimson Tide...

Ohio State Poses Greatest Threat to Overthrow Alabama’s Reign of College Football Dominance

With the long NCAA offseason in the rearview mirror, the college football betting community can rest assured that the wait is finally over. We’re one week out from the first slate of Week 1 matchups, and from that point forward, for these teams, it’s all about bringing everything they’ve got until bowl season wraps up in early 2014. Just last January we watched Nick Saban and...
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