NICK SABAN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Podcast: Did Nick Saban drop a hint on possible options for the Crimson Tide?

Welcome to SEC Country’s daily Alabama Crimson Tide Podcast with Ryan Fowler.  Today, we listened to Nick Saban discuss how the Crimson Tide can improve in 2017, Mike Dettiler talks about the latest headlines in the SEC  and more ….   Topics Discussed: Nick Saban describes a priority for the Crimson Tide going into the 2017 season Saban was not pleased with the first day...
Via SEC Country
10 hours ago

Lane Kiffin draws big lesson from Nick Saban when approaching play-calling duties as a head coach

Nick Saban is serving as inspiration for Lane Kiffin when it comes to how the Florida Atlantic coach views play-calling duties. As relayed by AL.com’s Mark Heim, the former Alabama offensive coordinator said he learned from observing how Saban allowed others to call defensive plays. As a result, Kiffin is leaving the offensive play-calling duties to Kendal Briles, the Owls’ coordinator...
Via SEC Country
10 hours ago

Nick Saban details spring practice goal for Bo Scarbrough

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Alabama coach Nick Saban isn’t interested in rushing star running back Bo Scarbrough back from injury before he’s ready. Scarbrough is slowly working his way back to form after fracturing his leg in the national championship game.  Scarbrough rushed for 812 yards and 11 touchdowns prior to the injury. RELATED: Saban wants Robert Foster to have a role | Practice...
Via SEC Country
11 hours ago

Watch Nick Saban talk conditioning, running backs, more

Alabama coach Nick Saban describes the Tide's progress over the first four spring practices, discussing the first day in pads, conditioning, the running backs, quarterbacks and more.
Via Alabama Crimson Tide Athletics
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Live updates: Nick Saban speaks following 4th spring practice

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Alabama coach Nick Saban spoke to reporters on Tuesday following the Crimson Tide’s fourth practice of spring. Alabama took the field on Tuesday in full pads for the first time this spring. RELATED: Nick Saban finds continuity on coaching staff despite turnover What Nick Saban said The post Live updates: Nick Saban speaks following 4th spring practice appeared...
Via SEC Country
12 hours ago

Lane Kiffin following Nick Saban’s example in not calling plays

Lane Kiffin has long taken pride in calling offensive plays for teams he coaches — even as a head coach in the past. But that will be changing at FAU, and you can credit Nick Saban’s influence as the reason.Kiffin will have offensive coordinator Kendal Briles call plays for the Owls this fall, and they will be using Briles’ playbook. When asked why, Kiffin told the South Florida...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nick Saban goes off on reporter who asks about Alabama offense

Alabama held its first official spring practice on Tuesday, and Nick Saban wasted no time getting fed up with the media when he was asked a question he didn’t appreciate.With former offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin now gone and the way the Crimson Tide blew a late lead in the National Championship Game, there has been speculation that Alabama will be more conservative on offense...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Saban turned down interest from six NFL teams

Six NFL coaching jobs came available this offseason, and according to a report, Nick Saban rejected the chance to be a candidate for all of them.According to Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report, all six teams with an opening contacted the Alabama head coach to gauge his interest in returning to the NFL. Saban, or Saban’s representatives, rejected all of these inquiries outright.A source...
Via Larry Brown Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

ASU transfer Blake Barnett still upset about Saban’s ‘nervous’ comment

Former Alabama quarterback Blake Barnett, now with Arizona State, is still seemingly bitter towards Nick Saban regarding comments he made last season.As we know, Jalen Hurts was a tremendous weapon for the Crimson Tide last year, but he didn’t start the campaign as the starting quarterback for the program. That position was held by Barnett heading into Week 1. But his performance...
Via Sportsnaut
February 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Steve Sarkisian, Nick Saban relationship ‘deteriorated’ this past month

In one of the most shocking moves we’ve seen in quite some time around the NFL, the Atlanta Falcons signed Steve Sarkisian to be their next offensive coordinator. One of the reasons this was such unbelievable news was that Sarkisian was named Alabama’s offensive coordinator just one month ago to replace Lane Kiffin.More news is coming out on this that helps us understand how...
Via Sportsnaut
February 07, 2017  |  Discuss
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