Just when you think you know something about your favorite coach, you read their biography and find out something new, and kind of weird. For instance, in Nick Saban‘s biography, likely sold exclusively in the state of Alabama, he manages to turn a story around to teach a lesson to his kids. Of course, this […]
(Paul Mirengoff) Nick Saban, the hugely successful head football coach at the University of Alabama, offered some interesting dating advice to his players, according to an excerpt from a new biography by Monte Burke. “Ultimately,” the...Show More Summary
But will he vote for her?
Life lessons with Nick Saban.
Lots of life lessons in the new Nick Saban biography. pic.twitter.com/l2MFUy07vm — Ben Cohen (@bzcohen) July 27, 2015 Always follow Nick Saban's life lessons... or don't. Whatever you want to do. At least I can FINALLY finish that Nick Saban/ Hillary Clinton fanfic I've been working on for the last few years. Show More Summary
For about the entire calendar year during the 2012-2013 offseason, there was plenty of smoke surrounding the idea of Alabama head coach Nick Saban taking over at Texas for former Longhorn head coach Mack Brown. It turns out there was...Show More Summary
Good morning! It's your daily digest of this weekend's college football news. Reliving Saban-to-Texas. Nick Saban is still at Alabama, but a year and a half ago, rumors swirled that the Crimson Tide coach could head to Texas. A New York...Show More Summary
A behind-the-scenes look at Nick Saban’s reported interest in taking over the Texas program after winning the national title at Alabama in the 2012 season.
Alabama head coach Nick Saban stepped to the podium in the main ballroom of the Hyatt Regency Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Alabama, earlier this month with talking points in hand. He had mentioned the NFL draft calendar and frustration with...Show More Summary
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — A week after SEC football media days in Alabama, the ACC held its Football Kickoff in North Carolina. While the Nick Sabans and Jimbo Fishers of college football held court with the media, Notre Dame football headShow More Summary
Imagine Bill Polian, Peyton Manning, and Nick Saban all working together. Or at least trying to. It could have happened, and it would have happened if Polian had his way. In the excellent new Nick Saban biography, Monte Burke explains that Polian wanted to hire Saban to replace Lindy Infante. Polian met with Saban, who…
Good morning! It's your daily roundup of college football stuff. What now? Last week, Nick Saban seemed to say Alabama's poor performance in the Sugar Bowl was due in part to some players getting NFL Draft evaluations before the game. Show More Summary
1. The NFL's love/hate relationship with Saban The NFL loves Nick Saban. The NFL hates Nick Saban. This has always been. This will always be. NFL coaches and scouts who know Saban believe his is one of the more brilliant football minds they've ever known. Show More Summary
I’m gradually working my way through the excellent Nick Saban biography from Monte Burke, which has plenty of either unknown or long-forgotten nuggets relevant to the NFL. When the Giants fired Dan Reeves after the 1996 season, they eventually hired Jim Fassel. Before hiring Fassel, the Giants interviewed Saban, who at the time served as the…
Nick Saban denied lying to Plaxico Burress about his projected place in the NFL Draft in the latest round of a strange fight between the (...)
When former Dolphins coach Nick Saban notoriously declared that he’s not going to be the Alabama coach, Saban apparently had failed to run that one past Mrs. Saban. Earlier on Sunday, we pointed out that former Oilers cornerback Cris Dishman believed while playing for Saban that Dishman’s name was “F–king A–hole.” Saban possibly would have been…
A current Houston player wasn’t too impressed by Alabama coach Nick Saban. But Saban made a real impression on a former Houston player, when the Titans were the Oilers and the Oilers were in Texas and Saban coached the defensive backs. Cris Dishman, a Pro Bowl cornerback who played under Saban in the late 1980s,…
This week at SEC media day, Alabama Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban grabbed headlines and prompted a Plaxico Burress Twitter rant when he spoke about an aspect of the NFL Draft process he does not like. You see, Saban doesn’t think NFL draft grades should be handed out to underclassmen until the season is completely […]
When Alabama coach Nick Saban complained that the NFL distracted his players by telling them which round they were projected to be drafted in just before their college football playoff game against Ohio State, it sounded like an excuse for losing that game. But Saban says that’s not the case. “It wasn’t an excuse at…
On Tuesday, Steve Spurrier again stole the show at SEC Media Days, dropping the mic with yet another post-session trip to Arby’s. Then on Wednesday, Alabama Coach Nick Saban said some things about last season that some interpreted as excuse-making. There also have been some notable footwear choices from Mississippi State Coach Dan Mullen and […]