NICK SABAN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Hear what Nick Saban had to say following Alabama's fall practice Wednesday

Alabama head coach Nick Saban addressed the media following fall practice on Wednesday afternoon.
Via Alabama Crimson Tide Athletics
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nick Saban banters with reporters following practice Wednesday

There were a couple of questions Alabama head coach Nick Saban wasn't particularly fond of during his press conference following practice Wednesday evening.
Via Alabama Crimson Tide Athletics
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Saban: Schools should not be limited in size of staff they can hire

With the NCAA looking at possible limits on college football staff sizes, Alabama coach Nick Saban is unsurprisingly against that idea.Saban, whose Crimson Tide have one of the largest staffs in the NCAA, believes that staffs are investments in players — and schools who see it as a competitive advantage are free to do it too. Saban has a big group of assistants that he can sometimes...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Alabama QBs critical of Saban’s way of doing things

Nick Saban is known for being one of the toughest college football coaches to play for, yet top recruits line up every year for a chance to learn under him. Two of those recruits, former Crimson Tide quarterbacks Blake Barnett and Cooper Bateman, sound as though they wish they hadn’t.Barnett, who is now competing for a starting job at Arizona State, and Batemen, who walked on at...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Ranking top 40 college football players entering 2017 season

Who is the best college football player in the land? It’s a lively debate worth having, and we here at Sportsnaut have some ideas of our own on the topic.All across the nation there is talent galore just peculating, eager to put on a show for the masses during the 2017 college football season. Some players we deep worthy to be mentioned among the best you’ve heard about. Others...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama will not suspend star DL Da’Shawn Hand following DUI arrest

In news that promises to bring out the naysayers in a big way, the Alabama Crimson Tide and head coach Nick Saban have decided not to suspend star defensive lineman Da’Shawn Hand after he was arrested on DUI charges last weekend. It’s an interesting decision, especially considering Saban himself had some strong words about the incident less than a week ago.“This type of behavior...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama is preseason No. 1 in Coaches Poll

To nobody’s surprise, except perhaps Nick Saban himself, Alabama took the top spot in the preseason Amway Coaches Poll.This means the Week 1 matchup everyone is buzzing about between the Crimson Tide and Seminoles will feature two of the top three teams in the nation. After ‘Bama, Ohio State comes in at No. 2 and Florida State lands at No. 3.Here is a list of the full rankings...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Saban: HS players could start skipping senior seasons

There’s been a recent trend in college football in which star players have skipped bowl games to prepare for the NFL draft. Now that the NCAA is almost certain to move national signing day to December rather than after the season has concluded, Nick Saban thinks high school players could start following suit if things continue down this road. “Same thing will happen in high school...
Via Sportsnaut
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Saban is milking Alabama’s title game loss for all the motivation he can

Alabama didn’t win the National Championship last year, losing the title game to Clemson in the last minute, which means Nick Saban has had a terrible last eight months. However, it also means that Saban has something to motivate his players with—an actual loss!—heading into next season. And he’s already taking advantage. From ESPN: “We played against a really, really good...
Via The Comeback
July 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Nick Saban signs extension with Alabama through 2024

Despite recurring rumors every offseason linking him to NFL jobs and even a few collegiate head coaching vacancies, all indications are that Nick Saban is serious about staying at Alabama.Alabama announced on Tuesday that the school’s university board of trustees’ compensation committee has approved a new three-year extension for Saban, which will keep him under contract with...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 02, 2017  |  Discuss
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