Saban tops CBS Top 25 College Football Coaches Poll

This isn’t the most surprising news in the world, but Nick Saban’s just topped the CBS Sports Top 25 College Football Coaches Poll. The Alabama coach beat Ohio State’s Urban Meyer to the No.1 spot, with TCU’s Gary Patterson, Oklahoma’s Bob Stoops and Michigan State’s Mark Dantonio rounding out the Top 5. Florida State’s Jimbo […]
Via SEC Football Blog
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

SEC Network’s ‘Star Wars Day’ post celebrates Nick Saban’s four national championships

The SEC has been dominated by Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide since he came to the school in 2007. He has led the team to four national championships, including this year’s win over the Clemson Tigers in the 2016 College Football Playoff championship game. The SEC Network decided to celebrate every nerd’s favorite day, “Star Wars Day,” on Wednesday by posting a cool...
Via Campus Sports Net
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Meet a coordinator: Major Applewhite

Editor’s Note: This brief profile of Major Applewhite begins an offseason series in which we’ll introduce you to various FBS coordinators, mostly in the Power 5 conferences. We’ll also spend time examining the crop of coordinators as a whole, and we’ll spend a part of the offseason exploring the careers of various non-coordinator assistant coaches as well. -M.Z. * Major Applewhite...
Via The Student Section
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Alabama brags about 'Saban Seventeen' ahead of NFL Draft

Alabama’s football program is consistently reeling in No. 1 recruiting classes under Nick Saban. When you look at the Crimson Tide’s success on the field and, perhaps most importantly, their ability to send players to the NFL, it’s easy to see why. Saban has produced the most NFL Draft picks among all active college football coaches, as pointed out today by 247 Sports. He’s...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Julio Jones, Mark Ingram On Why Recruits Should Play At Alabama For Nick Saban

Alabama doesn’t really need any help on the recruiting trail – the program has a top-three class pretty much every year under Nick Saban – but the Crimson Tide can use the following video if they need it.  Former ‘Bama stars Mark Ingram and Julio Jones recently spoke to the Crimson Tide about why they decided to play for Saban.  Check it out:    Why Bama? Julio Jones...
Via College Spun
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Saban Thinks Georgia Is The Best Job In The SEC

Twitter/Alabama Nick Saban has a great thing going at Alabama. Not every coach can win enough to satiate the rabid Crimson Tide fan base, but Saban has, and he pulls in the top recruiting class to Tuscaloosa pretty much every year. The Alabama job is a challenge, but it is unquestionably one of the best in the sport. But is it the best job in the SEC? According to Saban, no, or...
Via College Spun
14 days ago  |  Discuss

NCAA College Football 2016: Is Nick Saban the Greatest of All Time?

Nick Saban will always have his detractors. The sometimes gruff, sometimes demonstrative head coach of the Alabama Crimson Tide is in line for college football royalty, winning national titles with ease. His teams are mentally and physically tough, and take on his personality as much as any program in the country. While Saban is regarded as the greatest of this generation and potentially...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama four star recruit tells Tide "thanks, but no thanks"

Most Alabama recruiting news is positive for the Crimson Tide. Nick Saban’s program has been the top powerhoiuse on the recruiting trail for years now. However, it will have to work a bit more to lock down one of the top offensive tackles in the 2018 class. According to Scout’s Chad Simmons, Dare Rosenthal has decommitted from the Tide after committing back on May 11 last year...
Via College Spun
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Saban among Forbes' greatest leaders in the world

Evidently, the most influential motivators in the world are not limited to politicians, world leaders and the entertainment world. Alabama’s Nick Saban has made the list of the 50 Greatest World Leaders, according to Forbes Magazine. It is fitting that college football’s most successful coach over the past decade be ranked among the best at motivating men to do great things...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
March 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Nick Saban: Thinking about retirement 'scares me'

Alabama head coach Nick Saban just won his fifth national championship at the college level Monday night, and nobody would fault him if he decided to call it quits at the age of 64. However, the legendary leader isn’t ready to make that call any time soon — if ever. “I’ve been part of a team since I was 9 years old,” Saban said Tuesday morning, via Michael Casagrande...
Via Sportsnaut
January 12, 2016  |  Discuss

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