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College Football Coaches on the Hot Seat Entering 2016 Summer

College football coaching is a lucrative but stressful profession. According to a recent USA Today survey, 34 FBS head coaches made at least $3 million in 2015, led by Alabama’s Nick Saban at $6.93 million. The jobs are highly sought-after, but they’re hard to hang on to. Show More Summary

Commissioner Nick Saban May Never Happen, but Ambassador Saban Already Exists

HOOVER, Ala. — Nick Saban made one thing clear this week: He will not be making an endorsement. Not for the upcoming presidential election — he’s smart enough to know that doing so could alienate fans and recruits — but rather for an...Show More Summary

Nick Saban:”Nothing Good Happens When You’re Around Guns Unless You’re Going Hunting” Nick Saban consistently tells his Alabama players to avoid three things in particular. The situation involving star left tackle Cam Robinson and reserve safety Hootie Jones involved two of those three things, which Saban discussed during an appearance on the Paul Finebaum Show Wednesday afternoon. Robinson and Jones were arrested early Tuesday morning on […]

Alabama DE Jonathan Allen Could Be 2017 NFL Draft's Safest Prospect

During head coach Nick Saban’s tenure at Alabama, he’s given the program, especially on the defensive side of the ball, an embarrassment of riches of top-rated recruits who eventually emerge as coveted NFL prospects. Based on what the...Show More Summary

Recent Arrests Put Nick Saban, Alabama in a Challenging Predicament

HOOVER, Ala. — The pressure was on University of Alabama football coach Nick Saban on Wednesday morning, and not just because he was hitting golf balls in front of hundreds of onlookers. Before most people arrived to work, Saban wasShow More Summary

Nick Saban's Biggest Challenges for Alabama in 2016

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — One gets the feeling that Nick Saban hates this time of year. This used to be when he would hit the road to meet with high school coaches and evaluate potential recruits firsthand. That is until the NCAA banned college...Show More Summary

Nick Saban upset with perception that Alabama players enter NFL banged up

The words “Nick Saban is upset” can be followed with countless phrases and still be accurate. (Indeed, the words “Nick Saban is upset” standing alone are pretty much always accurate.) In this specific context, the not-going-to-be-the-Alabama-coach-Alabama-coach is peeved with the perception in NFL circles that his players head to the next level with too much…

Charles Baldwin Dismissed by Alabama: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

Charles Baldwin's tenure with the Alabama Crimson Tide football program ended before it began, as the offensive tackle was dismissed from the program on Thursday. Per Michael Casagrande of, Alabama head coach Nick Saban confirmed...Show More Summary

Alabama HC Nick Saban Wants a QB 'To Take the Bull by the Horns'

ATLANTA — The Lane Kiffin 3.0 offense at Alabama is a work in progress after spring practice, with the quarterback position being the main circuit to the system. Junior Cooper Bateman, sophomore David Cornwell, redshirt freshman Blake...Show More Summary

Kirby Smart Is the Biggest Threat to Knock Nick Saban, Alabama from Atop SEC

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Had there been a glass of water involved, University of Georgia coach Kirby Smart could have done a spit take earlier this week when asked about a comment he made during national signing day. "I said it would be fun?”...Show More Summary

A College Football Player’s Girlfriend Can Get Paid to Endorse Candy. Her Boyfriend Can’t.

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Where does all the money go in college football? It filters down to coaches like Alabama’s Nick Saban, who makes $7 million a year. It goes to assistant coaches, an increasing number of whom clear more than $1 million per season. And...Show More Summary

Nick Saban Can Reload on Assistant Coaches as Well as He Builds a Roster

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Wouldn’t you love to see Nick Saban’s Rolodex? Just imagine some of the names and phone numbers that the University of Alabama head coach has at his fingertips. They include essentially everyone in football, the people...Show More Summary

Tua Tagovailoa to Alabama: Crimson Tide Land 4-Star QB Prospect

Finding a quarterback is the goal for every football team, so head coach Nick Saban is thrilled that Tua Tagovailoa announced his commitment to the Alabama Crimson Tide on KHON2 News on Monday night. “I chose Alabama first and foremost because they put God first,” Tagovailoa said, per Ryan Bartow of 247Sports. Show More Summary

Alabama Football: Crimson Tide's Top 2017 NFL Draft Prospects

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The numbers are simply staggering. Since 2008, when Nick Saban was coming off his first season with the University of Alabama football team and the Crimson Tide didn’t have a player picked in the National FootballShow More Summary

“Unhappy” Nick Saban in green room last night

The man who once said he wasn’t going to be the Alabama coach perhaps wished for a little while last night that he wasn’t the Alabama coach. Nick Saban, who attended the draft at the invitation of the league, waited multiple hours as only one of his former players was picked. As one source who was…

Alabama Football 2016 NFL Draft Tracker, Analysis and Results

Another year, another loaded NFL draft class for the Alabama Crimson Tide. Head coach Nick Saban led the Tide to his fourth national championship at the school this season, and now he will say goodbye to another crop of NFL talent. Let's...Show More Summary

The education of Nick Saban

Sometimes, the best lessons aren’t anywhere near a classroom.

SEC Extra Points: Which Program Is the Best Job in the Conference?

Alabama head coach Nick Saban, known for his humility, went out of his way to compliment one of his own this week. When asked about former Tide defensive coordinator Kirby Smart's future at Georgia, Saban not only paid his former protege...Show More Summary

Alabama Football: Projecting Crimson Tide's Post-Spring 2-Deep Depth Chart

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Nick Saban is used to getting attention, just not in the way he did over the weekend. With the University of Alabama holding a special celebration to honor his 10th spring leading the Crimson Tide, his face was just about everywhere. Show More Summary

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