Alabama officially announces hire of Derrick Ansley as DBs coach

Alabama has officially announced the hiring of former graduate assistant Derrick Ansley as the Crimson Tide’s new defensive backs coach, according to an official statement from head coach Nick Saban. “We are very happy to have Derrick and his family back at Alabama,” Saban said in the statement. “Derrick did an outstanding job when he was with us as a graduate assistant,...
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Alabama Loses Commitment From Four Star 2017 Offensive Lineman

Just days ago, the Alabama Crimson Tide were celebrating their top ranked recruiting class for the 2016 cycle (which head coach Nick Saban probably celebrated for about ten minutes before getting back to work for spring practice). With a year to go until the Crimson Tide sign their 2017 cycle, there is one less player they can plan on signing in that group at this point. Four star...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Nick Saban Did “The Wobble” During A Visit With 4-Star CB Jared Mayden

Nick Saban can do the “Electric Slide.” He can do the “Dab.” And, Monday night, the Alabama coach proved he can do “The Wobble.”  During an in-home visit with four-star cornerback Jared Mayden, the Crimson Tide’s five-time national champion head coach hit the dance floor.  Mayden captured it on video.  Great in home visit with Coach Saban #RollTide
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Urban Meyer Says Nick Saban Isn’t Best Coach Ever

Fresh off his fourth national championship in the last seven years, Alabama head coach Nick Saban has been in a lot of “Greatest Ever” discussions, usually drawing comparisons to legendary Tide head coach Bear Bryant. Saban’s career is still not over, but that hasn’t stopped people from wondering. Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer, himself a very successful coach who’s...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Saban 'dabbed' with LB recruit during visit

Nick Saban must really, really want a commitment from 2016 five-star linebacker Lyndell “Mack” Wilson.  The Alabama coach hosted the big-time recruit in Tuscaloosa, Ala. this weekend. Wilson appeared to enjoy his time, tweeting out a video of himself riding shotgun in Saban’s Mercedes.  The highlight of the visit, though, wasn’t revealed until Sunday afternoon. Wilson...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Nick Saban With Uncommitted 5-Star Linebackers Lyndell Wilson, Ben Davis

Nick Saban appears to be on the verge of reeling in a couple more star linebackers to Tuscaloosa, Ala.  The Alabama coach is currently playing host to Lyndell Wilson and Ben Davis, two five-star linebackers in the 2016 class who have yet to commit to a school.  They both seem to be enjoying their time with the Crimson Tide’s five-time national champion.  #RollTide  w/ my bro...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Saban: Thinking about retirement 'scares me'

Alabama head coach Nick Saban just won his fifth national championship at the college level Monday night, and nobody would fault him if he decided to call it quits at the age of 64. However, the legendary leader isn’t ready to make that call any time soon — if ever. “I’ve been part of a team since I was 9 years old,” Saban said Tuesday morning, via Michael Casagrande...
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January 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Nick Saban smiling after onside kick yields meme

It’s not often that Nick Saban is satisfied during one of his team’s games, but during the championship game on Monday night, he slipped. And, yes, it was recovering the onside kick that did it. Saban gave one of the world’s greatest smiles after Alabama recovered an onside kick to change the game with Clemson in the third quarter. First there were tweets about how big Saban’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 12, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nick Saban's reaction after surprise onside kick is priceless

Alabama tied the game, 24-24, in the fourth quarter of Monday night’s College Football Championship game against Clemson, thanks to a 33-yard field goal, but that was just the beginning.  On the ensuing kickoff, Alabama took advantage of a bunch Clemson formation and converted a shocking onside kick. Nick Saban’s reaction was terrific, and Sconnie Sports Talk captured it on...
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January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

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