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  1. Saban would have settled down earlier

    Alex Scarborough

    HOOVER, Ala. -- The question had to come. At some point during SEC media days, someone was going to ask Nick Saban about Texas. The rumors. The $100 million offer. The chance to leave Alabama. It took more than 20 minutes but the question finally ...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  2. The faces of Nick Saban's recruiting

    Alex Scarborough

    HOOVER, Ala. -- For better or worse, Nick Saban has a reputation. And after four decades of coaching, it's not likely to change. He's gruff. He's demanding. He's hard-nosed, unrelenting and oftentimes furious. He is, according to a survey condu...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  3. Recruits see Nick Saban as most intimidating but not hurting Alab...

    Alex Scarborough

    In a survey, recruits picked Nick Saban as the most intimidating coach. But those committed to him and playing for him know he's tough and can't be fazed by his perception.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2014
  4. Saban, Richt confront disciplinary issues

    Alex Scarborough

    HOOVER, Ala. -- Nick Saban could have stepped to the microphone last week at SEC media days and delivered a stern message to his team at Alabama. After an offseason colored by two DUI arrests, one player getting caught with marijuana and another gett...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  5. Tide aim to rebound from poor 2013 finish

    Alex Scarborough

    HOOVER, Ala. -- "We're 0-2," Amari Cooper said. After last season's loss to Auburn and the blowout defeat to Oklahoma that followed, Alabama and its star receiver are looking at the start of the 2014 season in a different way: two games in the hol...

    Blog | July 17, 2014
  6. Nick Saban not ready to name Jacob Coker Alabama Crimson Tide sta...

    Alex Scarborough

    Most everyone has made up their minds that Jacob Coker will indeed be the Alabama Crimson Tide's next starting quarterback. But the one person whose opinion matters -- coach Nick Saban -- hasn't decided on anything quite yet.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2014
  7. Alabama Crimson Tide, USC Trojans to play in 2016 Cowboys Classic...

    Alex Scarborough

    The Alabama Crimson Tide and USC Trojans will face off in the 2016 season opener on Sept. 3 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2014
  8. Steve Spurrier of South Carolina Gamecocks praises Nick Saban of ...

    Alex Scarborough

    Steve Spurrier has taken a few jabs at Alabama and its head coach this offseason, but when he came to SEC media days Tuesday morning he was full of compliments, calling Nick Saban a recruiter for the ages.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2014
  9. Time for Saban to send message to players

    Alex Scarborough

    The time for leniency has ended. The use of "internal discipline" is no longer enough. Nick Saban needs to tighten the reins on his program, make an example of someone publicly, and send the message to every one of his players that the offseason has ...

    Blog | July 13, 2014
  10. SEC knows heartbreaking finishes

    Alex Scarborough

    Don't worry Jurgen Klinsmann, Nick Saban feels your pain. In fact, a lot of SEC coaches can sympathize. Whether it's the World Cup or the Iron Bowl, last-minute failures happen. It's part of the beauty of sports. It isn't over until it's over. ...

    Blog | June 23, 2014
  11. Charting Saban's climb in coaching

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The statue rests nearest to the football stadium here on Alabama's campus. Bent at the knees, hands frozen mid-clap, the image of Nick Saban stands 9 feet tall, a towering tribute to the man who returned the Crimson Tide to glory ...

    Blog | June 09, 2014
  12. Colleagues recall Nick Saban's climb up coaching ladder

    Alex Scarborough

    Colleagues recall Nick Saban's methodical climb to the top of the coaching ladder

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2014
  13. SEC lunchtime links

    Alex Scarborough

    Here we thought Nick Saban was the one getting a huge payday. Then comes along John Calipari and his record contract. That brings me to my question: Can we finally stop assuming now that there's more money for coaches in the pros than in college? (Ju...

    Blog | June 06, 2014
  14. Schedule analysis: Alabama

    Alex Scarborough

    Revenge is the name of the game for Alabama in 2014, and the Crimson Tide has a schedule that should allow for it to jump right back into the championship hunt after a disappointing end to last season. Nonconference opponents (with 2013 records) ...

    Blog | June 06, 2014
  15. Raises a necessary part of retaining Saban

    Alex Scarborough

    During a sit-down interview with ESPN three weeks ago, Alabama athletic director Bill Battle was kind enough to retrace the how and why of Nick Saban's new contract, which became official Tuesday afternoon. It was, as it turns out, a tedious proce...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  16. Nick Saban's new contract approved by Alabama Crimson Tide compen...

    Alex Scarborough

    Six months after Alabama Crimson Tide agreed to a long-term deal to keep Nick Saban as head coach, details of his contact were voted and agreed upon by the school's compensation committee Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2014