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NICK SABAN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Looking at Lane Kiffin’s Alabama debut

(Vasha Hunt/vhunt@al.com) The hiring of Lane Kiffin as Alabama’s offensive coordinator might have been one of the biggest stories in college football leading up to this season. The hire came as a shock seeing that Nick Saban hasn’t made a habit of putting up with nonsense and Lane Kiffin’s career consists of just that. So how did Kiffin’s glorious return to the sideline against...
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Nick Saban is clueless about why Lane Kiffin is so disliked

Nick Saban might be the only person left who doesn’t understand why Lane Kiffin is so disliked among the public. The real reason he is disliked is because he is an abrasive, off-putting, arrogant jerk who thinks he is Bill Belichick when he is really just Josh McDaniels. Fans and media members know this. Saban […]
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Nick Saban frustrated with his soft D (Video)

Nick Saban and his Alabama Crimson Tide went into halftime Saturday with a 20-17 lead in their season-opening game against West Virginia, but the head coach was not satisfied with his squad’s effort. During his halftime interview with ABC, Saban expressed his frustrations. “The big thing for me is we gotta play better on defense […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Nick Saban Calls His Defense “Soft” At Halftime Of Alabama-West Virginia

Alabama was a huge favorite heading into today’s game with West Virginia, but the Mountaineers are putting up a serious fight, and trail Alabama by just three at halftime. During his brief interview, Nick Saban said something that few would ever suggest about Alabama: “Defensively, we’re soft,” Saban says. — BamaHammer (@Bama_Hammer) August 30, 2014 Strange as it seems...
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Nick Saban Appears Fussy with Lane Kiffin’s Offense

New Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin needs no introduction, whether that’s a bad or good thing is up to you, but it appears he certainly needs to explain his offense’s lackluster first half to his boss. Check out Kiffin feverishly giving an explanation to a very disinterested Nick Saban as to why the Crimson Tide have stumbled thus far against a West Virginia defense...
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Video: Alabama Has Arrived At The Georgia Dome, Superstar Lane Kiffin Wearing Sunglasses Indoors

The Alabama 2014 football season is a little less than two hours from starting. The Crimson Tide have arrived at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, where they’ll take on West Virginia at 3:30 p.m. E.T. Of course, Nick Saban’s squad has arrived in style.  Lane Kiffin wore sunglasses–indoors–as he walked into the arena. Stylish or pretentious? Lane Kiffin rocking the shades as...
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REPORT: Alabama has named starting quarterback for 2014 opener

David Whitlock Alabama head coach Nick Saban is never one to give the media too much information, so it hasn’t been that surprising to see him play coy about naming a starting quarterback for the Crimson Tide’s opener against West Virginia.  But in the day of 24-hour media coverage (Twitter, Blogs, etc.), secrets can be tough to […] Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists...
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WATCH: Nick Saban blown up on kick return as high schooler

Nick Saban and Alabama will head into West Virginia to open up the college football season this weekend, bringing the ‘Bama head coach back to the place where he grew up and learned the game. Saban played high school football for Monongah, leading the Black Diamonds to an undefeated 1968 championship season as a quarterback & defensive back in his senior year. Saban was a pivotal...
Via Next Impulse Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

West Virginia QB Clint Trickett: Nick Saban’s daughter was my first kiss

If Nick Saban calls for a few extra blitzes during Alabama’s season-opening game Saturday against West Virginia, you’ll know why. West Virginia starting quarterback Clint Trickett, whose family has a good relationship with Saban, admitted Tuesday that his first kiss was Nick’s daughter, Kristen. The admission came up when asked if he knows Saban well. […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WVU QB says his first kiss was with Nick Saban's daughter

Clint Trickett’s full quote, context and all. Romeo and Juliet scene gonna play out Saturday in Atlanta. #WVU pic.twitter.com/S6aDXlcWlR — Stephen...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss
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