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Now is not the time to bet against Nick Saban, Alabama

By this time next week, we will have seen the first set of rankings compiled by the playoff committee, but it’s already obvious that we are barely better off than we were the past 16 years and still at least another dozen years from a logical and equitable solution in determining college football’s postseason participants. Outside of Florida State, which doesn’t play another...
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Kiffin's mom fears for son's safety in return to Tennessee

Alabama Crimson Tide offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin is hated in the state of Tennessee. That’s why his mother, Robin, is worried about her son’s safety as Alabama takes on the Vols this Saturday in Knoxville. It’s more than a typical SEC rivalry game between No. 4 ranked Alabama (6-1) and unranked Tennessee (3-4).  Kiffin is entering the most hostile territory in college...
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Nick Saban has some advice for Lane Kiffin regarding his return to Tennessee

This Saturday, Alabama’s offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin will return to Knoxville as the Crimson Tide take on the Tennessee Volunteers. As many of you know, Kiffin departure from Tennessee set off a riot in the streets of Knoxville. Head coach Nick Saban had to deal with a similar situation when he left LSU for the Miami Dolphins and when he returned back to LSU as head coach...
Via No Guts, No Glory
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Ed Orgeron On Leaving Tennessee For USC: “I Wish It Could Have Been A Little Smoother”

Any school that is hosting Alabama is going to get excited to see Nick Saban and company come to town, but for Tennessee, it’s personal…not because of Saban, but his offensive coordinator, Lane Kiffin. Kiffin famously left Tennessee after just one season as head coach to take the job at USC, and will make his first trip back to Knoxville this weekend with the Crimson Tide. One...
Via College Spun
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Video: Nick Saban, Butch Jones Discuss Lane Kiffin’s Return To Tennessee This Weekend

Perhaps the biggest subplot of this Saturday’s game between Tennessee and Alabama is that it’s Crimson Tide offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin’s return to Knoxville. Kiffin was the head coach of the Volunteers for one year before leaving Tennessee to take the head coaching job at USC, which infuriated a lot of Vols fans. During Kiffin’s short time at UT, the Volunteers went...
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The Real Reason Alabama Head Coach Nick Saban is So Angry

During the Arkansas-Alabama game there were a few times where Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban appeared to be just a little upset. His displeasure and surliness bled over in to his press time this past week, but that is not entirely unusual. While answering stupid questions likely has a lot to do with his apparent crankiness you have to wonder if the real reason is something else...
Via FatManWriting
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Fran Tarkenton unloads on AJ McCarron for Saban comments

AJ McCarron made some comments earlier this week about Alabama’s loss to Ole Miss that some have interpretted as disrespectful toward Nick Saban. In short, McCarron speculated that Saban may have put “handcuffs” on offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin during the Ole Miss game. He also said he believes the Tide lack a player who is...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

AJ McCarron critical of Nick Saban's coaching; Saban reacts

After Alabama put up 33 or more points in each of its first four games of the season, Nick Saban lashed out at the media for criticizing his decision to hire Lane Kiffin as offensive coordinator. Alabama was throwing the ball more this season than it ever has, but the Tide got more conservative against...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Officer takes down Ole Miss fan running by Nick Saban

Watch this state trooper protects Nick Saban by dropping a truck stick choke slam on an oncoming Ole Miss fan who rushed the field.
Via Gamedayr
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Ole Miss fans make out on field after Alabama upset

Check out this amazing photo. Two amorous Ole Miss fans decided to make out on the football field at Vaught-Hemmingway Stadium in Oxford, Miss., right after the No. 11 ranked Rebels upset the No. 3 ranked Alabama Crimson Tide, 23-17.
Via Speleb
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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