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Hugh Freeze’s exit means only 2 current coaches have beaten Nick Saban twice

It’s hard enough to beat him once. It takes a near Herculean effort to do it twice. Urban Meyer and Mark Richt. That’s the list of coaches still in the game who have beaten Nick Saban more than once. It’s hard enough to beat Saban once. Show More Summary

Concern over star players skipping bowls hasn't slowed among coaches, NFL execs

What if, Nick Saban wonders, recruits start skipping their senior year of high school football?

2017 SEC Media Days: Nick Saban quotes

Wednesday marked the third round of coach and player interviews for the 2017 SEC Media Days. The Alabama Crimson Tide were on tap Wednesday, so below are the most notable Nick Saban quotes from the podium. Entering his 11th season, Saban has compiled a 119-19 record, including ten straight bowl appearances and four national championships. Show More Summary

Nick Saban explains the most precious fuel of all: failures

If you, reader, have given up a questionable pick-like route and finished one second shy of spending an entire season at No. 1 in your own life, now’s the time to capitalize. Wisdom from Nick Saban at SEC Media Days, when he was asked...Show More Summary

SEC Media Days: Nick Saban, Jim McElwain moving on from last season

Nick Saban has to have a bitter taste in his mouth considering what happened the last time his Alabama Crimson Tide took the field in a competitive football game. A close game. A game for the ages. Clemson QB Deshaun Watson‘s late-game heroics cemented his place in the history books. Show More Summary

Nick Saban shares what keeps him motivated

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Alabama's head coach Nick Saban took questions today at SEC media day and revealed what continues to motivate him every year.        

FSU and Clemson aren’t ‘built like SEC teams.’ They’re better.

Roughly 13 of 14 SEC teams would trade situations with either ACC power. At SEC Media Days, Nick Saban said this as a compliment toward his season-opening opponent, and it should be taken as such. Florida State, especially, is built like an SEC team, you know, like our teams. Show More Summary

Nick Saban: Football unfairly criticized regarding concussions and injuries

Alabama's coach defends a sport that has been heavily criticized due to injuries while others are not

Nick Saban uses Aaron Judge as example for players making smart NFL choices

Saban noted how Judge needed time in the minors to develop his game before joining the Yankees

Jimbo Fisher, Nick Saban tested each other often during their tenures at LSU

Alabama coach Nick Saban and Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher used to engage in epic battles during their tenure at LSU, according to SEC Network analyst Marcus Spears. Now Spears can’t wait for them to face off again to kick off the college football season. Spears developed into an All-American...

SEC kicks off football season with media days

There’s nothing like the Southeastern Conference’s annual football media days. No other league can even come close to the buzz generated today through Thursday in Hoover, Ala. Where else would Alabama’s Nick Saban or ESPN’s Paul Finebaum be treated like rock stars surrounded by fans crammed into...

Alabama’s using Russian satellite technology to track its players on the field

It’s unclear if Jeff Sessions OK’d this. Alabama under Nick Saban is, yet again, on the cutting edge of college football innovation. This time it’s not finessing more staff than anyone else, but rather it’s a technological edge. In a...Show More Summary

Bama reported a Nick Saban NCAA violation, but it's not a big deal

No, the head coach isn’t in any trouble. Alabama has released the list of secondary violations that it reported to the NCAA for the past fiscal year. On Friday evening, the athletic department released a list of 22, with nine of them having to do with the Crimson Tide football team. Show More Summary

Julio Jones’s prep coach locked him inside his high school to hide him from USC’s Pete Carroll

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Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones was one of the most coveted prep recruits in the country back in 2007 and 2008 and, considering he went to high school in Alabama, just about everyone there wanted him to play for Nick Saban and the Crimson Tide. So when an interloper such as then-USC coach Pete Carroll […]

Family of teen killed in police shooting receives signed jersey from Nick Saban

Jordan Edwards was loved by his teammates and coaches, a model student athlete on the high school football team. But on a Saturday night in late April, the 15-year-old was shot and killed by a police officer in a Dallas suburb. Among the support Edwards’s family has received is, according to a photo posted to Twitter, a care package […]

Nick Saban’s famous ‘ass chewing’ reportedly happened after Lane Kiffin called players ‘dumb’

We now have context in one of the better sideline tirades in recent memory. In the annals of the tumultuous coaching marriage between Lane Kiffin and Nick Saban, is this: The blow up of all Saban blow ups. It led to this epic Saban quote. Saban on his interaction with Kiffin during the game: "There were no arguments. Show More Summary

For better and worse, Bob Stoops was new-school on the field and old-school off it

The OU coach constantly evolved his team, but didn’t show that level of careful thinking when it came to discipline. When Stoops came to Norman, OU hadn’t finished above.500 in five years. Nick Saban was entering his fifth year at Michigan State and had just a series of six-win or six-loss seasons to show for it. Show More Summary

Nick Saban will beat you with stuff he doesn’t like using

If it’s allowed, Bama’s gonna use it, on and off the field. During the Great Satellite Camp Debate of 2016, Alabama coach Nick Saban staked out territory on the “anti” side. He called the camps, which double as recruiting road showsShow More Summary

Nick Saban criticized satellite camps’ existence. He just attended one.

Saban attended a USF camp this weekend. That’s how college football recruiting works. For the last few offseasons, college football’s “satellite camps” have found the national spotlight. That’s a term for skills clinics conducted byShow More Summary

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