NICK SABAN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Dabo Swinney Says Nick Saban Downplayed Alabama’s Playoff Chances When 2 Met To Pay Off Championship Bet

Nick Saban and Dabo Swinney have a fair amount in common. Swinney is an Alabama grad, the two both have summer homes near each other in Florida, and obviously the two coaches faced off in last season’s national championship. After Clemson’s loss, Swinney owed Saban a dinner from a bet the two friends made. During a SportsCenter spot today, Swinney said that when he told Saban...
Via College Spun
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alabama Releases Behind-The-Scenes Look At Nick Saban’s Day At ESPN

Nick Saban was at ESPN on Tuesday.  Alabama’s head coach was at the World Wide Leader as part of their “Car Wash” style of programming for college football coaches.  The five-time national champion appeared on nearly every ESPN program, including SportsCenter, College Football Live and The Paul Finebaum Show.  The Crimson Tide have released a behind-the-scenes video...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Finebaum Announces Nick Saban Will Join Him In Studio Tuesday

At SEC Media Days this past Wednesday, Alabama head coach Nick Saban and ESPN college football analyst Paul Finebaum got into it a bit on the air regarding the legal situation involving Crimson Tide players Cam Robinson and Hootie Jones. When the cameras shut off, Saban apparently got even more animated with Finebaum – which a number of nearby reporters listened in on. It looks...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisiana police rebuffs Nick Saban’s claims of LSU bias

SEC Media Days can breed chaos unlike just about any other preseason college football event on the docket. On Wednesday, said chaos came from an exchange between Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban and ESPN’s Paul Finebaum. As Finebaum pressed Saban on why he has yet to suspend two players (Cam Robinson and Laurence Jones), Saban seemed to imply that the arrests of his...
Via The Comeback
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Officer who arrested players ‘hates LSU,’ despite Saban claim

At least one of the police officers who arrested Alabama All-Pro offensive lineman Cam Robinson and defensive back Hootie Jones back in May was not an LSU fan. As you may have seen, Alabama coach Nick Saban went off on ESPN’s Paul Finebaum Wednesday after Finebaum asked if Robinson and Jones are going to be suspended despite not being charged. Although the players were arrested...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Saban deserves esteem for defense of Alabama’s Cam Robinson at SEC Media Days

Alabama head coach Nick Saban entered SEC Media Days’ Wednesday session, unaware of the spat that was about to transpire between he and SEC Network host Paul Finebaum. On May 17, Alabama left tackle Cam Robinson and defensive back Laurence “Hootie” Jones were arrested in Monroe, Louisiana for possession of marijuana and weapons. Although two other people also appeared in...
Via The Student Section
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Saban goes off on Paul Finebaum at SEC media day

Alabama head coach Nick Saban has never been a big fan of media days, in fact, he’s mocked the importance of them multiple times. So when he was called up for a debate with ESPN’s Paul Finebaum at SEC media day on Wednesday, we pretty much knew sparks would fly. Sure enough, they did. Finebaum knows exactly how to push Saban’s buttons, and when he pressed the issue about why...
Via The Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Saban went at Paul Finebaum on and off the air, said cops were LSU fans

After no reporter asked Nick Saban about the status of Cam Robinson and Hootie Jones (arrested on drug and weapons charges in Louisiana in May, which district attorney Jerry Jones then dropped, saying that they’d been out working and sweating while others were in the air-conditioning) during his SEC Media Days press conference Wednesday and ESPN’s Dari Nowkhah’s off-TV comment...
Via Awful Announcing
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nick Saban goes off, defends not suspending players

Nick Saban and ESPN’s Paul Finebaum got into a heated discussion during SEC Media Days on Wednesday that got even more animated when the two were off the air. It all started when Saban was asked about two of his players, offensive lineman Cam Robinson and defensive back Hootie Jones, being arrested back in May on drug and weapons charges. The charges ended up being dropped, and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Nick Saban Blasts Paul Finebaum For Criticizing His Handling Of Cam Robinson Situation

Earlier today at SEC Media Days, ESPN’s Dari Nowkhah was caught making fun of the media for not questioning Alabama head coach Nick Saban on his handling of offensive tackle Cam Robinson following an off-season arrest. Nowkhah apologized for his remarks on-air, but his colleague Paul Finebaum also called the media out, saying it was “an embarrassment” they didn’t ask Saban...
Via College Spun
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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