NICK SABAN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Alabama hires Patriots assistant Brian Daboll to run offense

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) Alabama has hired New England Patriots assistant Brian Daboll as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban announced Monday that Daboll will replace Steve Sarkisian, who ran the offense in the national championship game before leaving for the same job with the Atlanta Falcons. Daboll's 17-year NFL career included two stints...
Via Associated Press
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Alabama football: Nick Saban announces hiring of Brian Daboll as offensive coordinator, quarterbacks coach

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Alabama coach Nick Saban announced the hiring of Brian Daboll as the Crimson Tide’s offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach on Monday. Daboll replaces Steve Sarkisian who left for the same position with the Atlanta Falcons. “We are certainly happy to add a coach the caliber of Brian Daboll to our staff,” Saban said in a statement. “I have known Brian...
Via SEC Country
2 hours ago

Alabama football: Tide announces hiring of Joe Pannunzio as tight ends, special teams coach

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Alabama football coach Nick Saban officially announced the hiring of Joe Pannunzio as its tight ends coach and special teams coordinator on Monday. “I am very pleased that we were able to bring Joe back to our staff,” Saban said in a statement. “He does an excellent job coaching special teams and tight ends, a role I know he truly enjoys. He is a great...
Via SEC Country
3 hours ago

247Sports: Alabama boasts No. 1 head coaching job in college football

Alabama gets to claim yet another national distinction in the college football landscape: best head coaching job in the country. 247Sports Travis Haney wrapped up his ranking of the top jobs in the FBS on Monday. And the Alabama job took the No. 1 spot. Haney ranked jobs by how attractive each position would be if it opened up today. If Nick Saban were to suddenly step down at Alabama...
Via SEC Country
3 hours ago

Paul Finebaum on Brian Daboll at Alabama: ‘I’ll say it– I think Nick Saban is settling’

Brian Daboll may be good enough for Bill Belichick and Nick Saban, but color ESPN’s Paul Finebaum unimpressed. The outspoken SEC Network host joined the guys on JOX FM’s Opening Drive radio show in Birmingham on Monday morning, and the topic of the presumed new Alabama offensive coordinator was a prominent part of the discussion. “I’m going to be cautious before I get too...
Via SEC Country
5 hours ago

ASU transfer Blake Barnett still upset about Saban’s ‘nervous’ comment

Former Alabama quarterback Blake Barnett, now with Arizona State, is still seemingly bitter towards Nick Saban regarding comments he made last season.As we know, Jalen Hurts was a tremendous weapon for the Crimson Tide last year, but he didn’t start the campaign as the starting quarterback for the program. That position was held by Barnett heading into Week 1. But his performance...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Sarkisian addresses ‘disease of alcoholism’ head on during introductory press conference

The Atlanta Falcons shocked the football world when they hired Steve Sarkisian to fill the void at offensive coordinator and replace Kyle Shanahan.This was shocking for two major reasons. First off, Sarkisian had, less than two months prior to the move, signed on to replace Lane Kiffin as Nick Saban’s offensive coordinator at Alabama. Secondly, it hadn’t even been two years since...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Saban comments on Steve Sarkisian landing with Falcons

After spending less than two months with the Alabama Crimson Tide, Steve Sarkisian is leaving Nick Saban’s program to join the Atlanta Falcons.Not long after the news broke that the Falcons were hiring Sarkisian, Saban issued a statement in response.“We appreciate all Coach Sarkisian did for our program during his time here,” Saban said in a statement, per AL.com. “He is...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Steve Sarkisian, Nick Saban relationship ‘deteriorated’ this past month

In one of the most shocking moves we’ve seen in quite some time around the NFL, the Atlanta Falcons signed Steve Sarkisian to be their next offensive coordinator. One of the reasons this was such unbelievable news was that Sarkisian was named Alabama’s offensive coordinator just one month ago to replace Lane Kiffin.More news is coming out on this that helps us understand how...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama, Nick Saban screw over a recruit who had already committed to the Tide

National Signing Day is celebrated nationwide as a time when high school athletes get to make their college picks, and while it is a joyous day for many players, some coaches still show how they hold all the power in the process and can screw over athletes. That’s what happened when Alabama, which had offered four-star defensive end Jarez Parks a spot in its class, decided the...
Via The Comeback
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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