Alabama coach Nick Saban calls Barrett Jones one of the best players he has ever coached
Nick Saban and John Calipari are opposites personality-wise. But when it comes to building and maintaining an elite program, the coaches have a lot of similiarities.
Alabama and head coach Nick Saban continue to pick from the best of the best recruits because they win national titles and send a large group of players to the NFL.
Alabama AD Mal Moore marvels at Nick Saban's ability to evaluate and coach players, and Moore has made Saban the highest-paid college coach in the nation.
Since playing high school football with and against Julio Jones, Alabama safety Robert Lester has dedicated himself to standing out as the very best he can be. It just took everyone else a little longer to notice.
The gruff, standoffish Nick Saban we grew to love is gone. For now, he's replaced by a head coach at ease with his successes.
Alabama has landed more five-star recruits in the last four years than any team in the nation.
Tide associate head coach Sal Sunderi ends his tenure at Alabama to become defensive coordinator with the Volunteers.