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Sunday, August 2, 2015

Articles tagged: Nick Saban

Nick Saban Accused of Lying by Former Alabama Players

Roster maneuvering is one of the difficult tasks a college football coach has to manage. Because of injuries, attrition, or a lack of development by a player, coaches began employing the practice of oversigning — signing more players than are allowed to be on scholarship, accounting for the aforementioned factors. Alabama coach Nick Saban has…Read More

Nick Saban Yells At, Spanks Freshman Quarterback A.J. McCarron (Video)

I guess part of what makes a great coach a great coach is never missing a teachable moment.  With his Alabama Crimson Tide leading Mississippi State, 30-3, Nick Saban decided to give his redshirt freshman quarterback, A.J. McCarron, a few reps.  McCarron passed for 50 yards and rushed for -10 during his limited action, but…Read More

Nick Saban Regrets Blowing Off Urban Meyer 20 Years Ago

This story is nothing new, but since it’s never been mentioned here before it’s well worth our time. Back in 1990, Nick Saban was the head coach at Toledo. The Rockets went 9-2 under Saban and had one of the best statistical defenses in the country. Nick left Toledo to coach the Cleveland Browns under…Read More

Nick Saban Nails the Boise State Problem

One of the biggest debates in college football is whether or not Boise State deserves a spot in a national championship game should they go undefeated. My answer is no because their schedule is not challenging enough, regardless of their win over Virginia Tech and a potential win over Oregon State. Boise State is a…Read More

Nick Saban Dosed by the Gatorade Cooler in the Head During Celebration

If they don’t call him no-fun-Nick, maybe they should. Alabama’s head coach Nick Saban apparently has a no Gatorade bath rule for victories that his team broke on Thursday night. Considering it was the National Championship game, I’m sure Saban was fine to be on the receiving end of the red shower. Problem is his…Read More

Don’t Talk to Nick Saban About Cupcakes (He Prefers Brownies)

If you’re wondering what makes Nick Saban such a good coach (aside from his tireless work ethic, excellent recruiting skills, and defensive mind), this clip from his news conference on Tuesday will give you some insight. About halfway through the video Saban gets rolling in response to a question about keeping his team motivated against…Read More

Nick Saban Speech: ‘I Don’t Give a S*** Who We’re Playing’

Nick Saban answers a lot of questions regarding his relentless drive and passion to succeed. Never satisfied (keep the Miami Dolphins comments to yourself) with what his team accomplished last week or last year, he’s always looking to get better and to keep winning. It’s that type of attitude that’s helped make him one of…Read More

Nick Saban Is Tommy Bowden’s Shoulder to Cry on After Loss

I’m a little new to this whole thing, but I guess in the college football world, it’s cool for coaches to converse with each other and share ideas. How often do we hear about coaches opening up their practices to other coaches who want to come by and learn? Wasn’t half the coaching world in…Read More

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