Fans of every team love to get a good shot in at opposing coaches, when it’s the head coach of the defending national champion it’s even better. For most fans, if it’s Nick Saban, it’s gold.
If a happy wife does indeed make a happy life, then University of Texas fans hoping Nick Saban will come to Austin should start looking for other coaches.
Every team in sports or business will at some point have to deal with issues that damage the reputation of said team/company. Most will come through it and recover. But as scandal after scandal and failure after failure keep piling up for the Miami Dolphins, how much more can the team’s reputation take?
His name is still reviled in South Florida for lying to the fans and quitting on the Miami Dolphins. But he’s revered in Alabama for taking the Tide back to the top of the college football world, but will Bama fans’ attitude towards Nick Saban be about to change?
The Florida State Seminoles have teased national writers and fans the last few years as being ready to compete for a national championship. Loaded with talent, the Noles always got tripped up by some team that shouldn’t have beaten them. Not this year.
The Southeastern Conference built its well-deserved reputation on the back of fearsome, fast, talented defenses. It’s led the conference to seven straight national championships, but it’s largely disappeared this year.
Former Florida International University head coach Mario Cristobal is now a former University of Miami coach as well after accepting the job of offensive line coach at the University of Alabama.
University of Miami Hurricanes assistant football coach Mario Cristobal is in Tuscaloosa, Alabama and was expected to interview for the Crimson Tide’s vacant offensive line coaching position, according to a report from 247sports.com.
Alabama head coach Nick Saban had made it look easy since taking over the Tide, leading the team to three national championships in four years thanks to Monday night’s shellacking of Notre Dame. But for Saban, the time to celebrate is brief as he’s already looking to next season.
When Alabama took its opening drive and ran right through Notre Dame’s defense in the BCS National Championship Game Monday night, little did the more than 80,000 fans at Sun Life Stadium know it was the beginning of a massive crimson tidal wave.