Alabama has offered a scholarship to an eighth-grade linebacker

Not to generalize or anything, but eighth graders are dumb. They throw food steal stuff and are generally incapable of making any decision more important than what kind of microwaveable meal they want for dinner. So maybe we should stop offering them college scholarships? On Thursday, Nick Saban and Alabama offered a full ride to Jesus Machado, an eighth-grader from Hialeah (Florida...
Via The Comeback
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Saban: Alabama players are not more banged up than others

While no scouts or executives have come out and said it, there is supposedly a belief among NFL teams that Alabama players have more wear and tear on their bodies than prospects from other schools. You can guess how Nick Saban feels about that perception. In an interview with Brock and Salk on 710 ESPN in Seattle this week, Saban said he has never heard anyone outside the media...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama dismisses top JUCO prospect Charles Baldwin

On Thursday, Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban announced dismissed offensive lineman Charles Baldwin. Entering the season, Baldwin, a four-star JUCO offensive tackle recruit, was expected to compete for a starting job for the defending national champions. Unfortunately, he was instead dismissed for the general “violation of team rules.” From @AlabamaFTBL coach Nick...
Via Campus Sports Net
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Saban Announces Alabama Has Dismissed OL Charles Baldwin

Alabama’s football program has dismissed offensive lineman Charles Baldwin, Nick Saban announced this afternoon.  Baldwin, a 6-foot-5, 297-pound offensive tackle, was a four-star JUCO recruit in the Crimson Tide’s 2016 class. He was an early-enrollee and was expected to compete for a starting position on Alabama’s offensive line.  Saban says Baldwin was dismissed because...
Via College Spun
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Saban will not restrict his coaches from using Twitter

The Twitter activity of a Texas A&M assistant coach this week led to a few Aggies recruits decommitting from the school, raising the issue about whether coaches should have their social media usage limited in some way. Nick Saban says he will not do such a thing, instead leaving it up to his Alabama assistant coaches to be smart about the way they utilize their accounts. ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

What It Will Take For Alabama’s Nick Saban To Get A Twitter Account

Nick Saban does not have a personal Twitter account.  If I had to bet on it, I’d guess the Alabama head coach will never have one.  The five-time national champion said today he’d consider getting one, though.  During an appearance on The Paul Finebaum Show, Saban said he’d get a personal Twitter account if “someone can prove to me there’s an advantage.”  Nick Saban...
Via College Spun
18 days ago  |  Discuss

SEC Network’s ‘Star Wars Day’ post celebrates Nick Saban’s four national championships

The SEC has been dominated by Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide since he came to the school in 2007. He has led the team to four national championships, including this year’s win over the Clemson Tigers in the 2016 College Football Playoff championship game. The SEC Network decided to celebrate every nerd’s favorite day, “Star Wars Day,” on Wednesday by posting a cool...
Via Campus Sports Net
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama brags about 'Saban Seventeen' ahead of NFL Draft

Alabama’s football program is consistently reeling in No. 1 recruiting classes under Nick Saban. When you look at the Crimson Tide’s success on the field and, perhaps most importantly, their ability to send players to the NFL, it’s easy to see why. Saban has produced the most NFL Draft picks among all active college football coaches, as pointed out today by 247 Sports. He’s...
Via College Spun
April 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Alabama four star recruit tells Tide "thanks, but no thanks"

Most Alabama recruiting news is positive for the Crimson Tide. Nick Saban’s program has been the top powerhoiuse on the recruiting trail for years now. However, it will have to work a bit more to lock down one of the top offensive tackles in the 2018 class. According to Scout’s Chad Simmons, Dare Rosenthal has decommitted from the Tide after committing back on May 11 last year...
Via College Spun
April 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Nick Saban among Forbes' greatest leaders in the world

Evidently, the most influential motivators in the world are not limited to politicians, world leaders and the entertainment world. Alabama’s Nick Saban has made the list of the 50 Greatest World Leaders, according to Forbes Magazine. It is fitting that college football’s most successful coach over the past decade be ranked among the best at motivating men to do great things...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
March 30, 2016  |  Discuss

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