Some of the Interesting Things Saban Said on His Radio Show


It is time once more for the Nick Saban Radio Present, the penultimate version of the common season. This model of Hey Coach! precedes Austin Peay’s Saturday go to at 11 am CT at Bryant-Denny Stadium.

Please refresh the web page for the newest information and nuggets from the hour-long apparition.

first section

– Saban stated he informed the gamers on Monday that he desires an outsider to not know who they’re up towards if they arrive to look at coaching this week.

— In Ole Miss, Saban stated they “performed to win” and issues began to alter within the third quarter, when the blocks had been higher and the RBs acquired extra yards on every carry. There was extra dominance from that time on. It is about what you do and never what you say, Saban stated.

— “It hurts my coronary heart,” Saban stated when former gamers assume present gamers are usually not enjoying as much as Alabama requirements. “It breaks my coronary heart,” he stated.

— Saban did not like how they began the previous couple of video games, nor how they began offensive drives when first down performs weren’t on schedule.

— Requested what a 12-team playoff would seem like, Saban stated the concept is to not play the identical staff twice. He stated he wasn’t an enormous playoff fan for a very long time as a result of the bowl video games misplaced some emphasis. Now, he is a fan of increasing the playoff as a result of he retains extra followers invested within the season later within the fall.

— Saban stated he took a chew of the Oatmeal Cream Pie, however he did not prefer it and can stick to the common pies.

second section

— Bryce Younger’s largest enchancment this season has come within the management class, Saban stated. The harm in Arkansas delayed the offense “for like a month” as a result of Younger wasn’t capable of apply as a lot.

— Management did not essentially come so naturally to Younger as a result of he is such a pleasant man who respects others a lot. However he has discovered to make use of his voice and has helped information the teammates since he arrived.

— How does Saban spend the remainder of the day after kickoff at 11am? He stated there will not be any official visits this weekend, so there will not be a lot time dedicated to that. He could have the prospect to look at some video games on TV, however will spend time with recruits on unofficial visits.

— “I actually have a tough time having fun with the sport,” Saban stated of the instances he watches different groups play on TV. He cannot watch like a traditional fan as a result of he is at all times in coach mode. “So what’s on Netfilx?” he stated.

— Saban mirrored on visiting Byron Younger’s dwelling on a recruiting go to. “It was like a marriage,” Saban stated. His mom was an incredible hostess who made certain everybody was having a very good time and there have been most likely 25 folks there. Saban stated he usually thinks about recruiting journeys.

— Requested about his return earlier than the sport, Saban stated he has a function. He desires to know the circumstances within the subject. He then seems for wind circumstances. Then he seems up how the stadium is ready as much as see the place the clocks and scoreboards are situated so he is aware of the place to look when the sport clock is operating out.

third section

— Saban stated he actually screwed up the staff after the fourth-down failure. “I can not let you know on this broadcast what I stated,” he stated, laughing.

— Saban stated he confirmed the staff some footage earlier than the Ole Miss recreation. The primary was from an empty stadium late within the Arkansas recreation after they’d shut out the Hogs. Then he confirmed them footage of Tennesse and LSU followers operating onto the sphere to remind them that “it is private”.

— “I am not on the web,” Saban stated mainly as a result of he does not care what anybody else thinks.

— Saban stated he can now ship a line of textual content. “It takes some time, however I get it,” he stated after asking his spouse what sort of cellphone he has.

fourth section

— Requested in regards to the early signing date, Saban stated he continues to alter your entire recruiting calendar. Now 95% of gamers register December. It advances by the trial interval.

— The ultimate phrase: the essential factor is to recapture the tradition of the present that they’ve at all times had. Saban stated Bo Scarbrough was hitting the desk speaking to the staff about what it was like in his day.

— Saban stated he does not need to hear former gamers coming to him saying the tradition is not what it was once. He stated final week’s recreation was a step in the proper course.