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Alabama’s Nick Saban top-paid coach in college football

Unsurprisingly, Alabama head coach Nick Saban is the top-ranked coach in college football, USA Today has reported. Despite a season where he didn't win his bowl game and lost to Auburn, Saban - who's Crimson Tide team is now the top-ranked team in the nation - still earned $7.1m in total pay in 2013 - including a base salary of $6.9m. Texas A&M's Kevin Sumlin was the second-most...
Via SEC Football Blog
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CFB AM: 'Lone Survivor' Marcus Luttrell gives inspiring speech to Alabama

Alabama coach Nick Saban is known for bringing in motivational speakers to offer words to the Crimson Tide. Saban might have outdone himself this time. Before the Mississippi State game last week, Marcus Luttrell, the Navy SEAL whose story inspired the film “Lone Survivor,” spoke to the team about the deadly battle he survived and the impact it had on him. The overriding message...
Via Fox Sports
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Alabama Football: Crimson Tide to host Western Carolina

The Crimson Tide take on the Catamounts this Saturday at 2:00 PM, on the SEC Network. Coming off a big 25-20 win against Mississippi State the Crimson Tide enter week 14 with a 9-1 record and the number 1 ranking to take on a 7-4 Western Carolina squad from the NCAA FCS division. This is considered the easiest game on Bama’s schedule this season and should be chalked up as another...
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Video: Watch Former Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell’s Incredible Speech To The Alabama Football Team

Marcus Luttrell, the former Navy SEAL and inspiration for the movie, Lone Survivor, visited the Alabama football program this past weekend.  He was the guest picker on ESPN’s College GameDay and also gave an incredible speech to Nick Saban’s team.  Here’s his full speech. It’s pretty awesome.   It’s unsurprising that after hearing that speech, Alabama went on to defeat...
Via College Spun
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Nick Saban Says He’s Tried To Reach Out To Will Muschamp

While fans of Alabama and Florida may not like each other much, it’s a different story when it comes to their head coaches. Nick Saban and Will Muschamp go way back, as the Gators current head coach was part of the Crimson Tide head coach’s staff at both LSU and the NFL’s Miami Dolphins. This week, after hearing of Muschamp’s decision to step down, Saban told reporters that...
Via College Spun
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Alabama’s Nick Saban tops list of highest paid coaches

Tweet There was no disputing Nick Saban’s place in college football salary rankings. The Wednesday release of USA Today’s annual salary database demonstrated how wide the gap was between Alabama’s coach and the rest of the pack. According to the USA Today research, Saban’s total pay adds up to $7.16 million a year. That’s $1.5 million more than the second-highest paid...
Via Los That Sports Blog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Recruit on meeting Saban: 'It was almost like talking to God'

Meeting Saban was a big deal for one recruit Nick Saban has already reached legendary status in Tuscaloosa. Alabama’s head coach has won three national championships and has accrued an 83-16 record ever since he stepped on campus in 2007. With how much success Saban has had with the Crimson Tide, you can’t blame potential recruits for holding him in extremely high regard...
Via College Spun
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College Football: Top Five games of week 12

So, here we are again, wondering what the best 5 games of the week are. Hopefully I have not let you down in previous articles in what games to watch, and this week will be no different! This weekend is promising to be one of the most fun weekends yet, with two possible Playoff qualification games happening and one game for two teams to stay afloat in the SEC. Let’s quit the chatter...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

LSU AD apologizes for profane stadium chant directed at Nick Saban

LSU athletic director Joe Alleva issued a statement Monday to apologize for a profane stadium chant directed at Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban during the Tigers’ 20-13 overtime loss on Saturday. During Alabama’s opening drive in overtime, freshman defensive tackle Devon Godchaux went down with an injury. As he was being treated on...Read More The post LSU AD apologizes...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Alabama boosters paid off Nick Saban's $3.1M home

Alabama boosters made Nick Saban a happy man. We know what you’re thinking, and no, this isn’t against any NCAA rules. Alabama boosters reportedly helped pay off Crimson Tide football coach Nick Saban’s $3.1 million home in January of 2013, which according to a statement that the NCAA gave to, is perfectly legal. A spokeswoman for the NCAA said a coach’s compensation...
Via College Spun
26 days ago  |  Discuss

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