Besides giving an injury update and trying to kill speculation that he might return to the NFL, Alabama coach Nick Saban touched on many other subjects Tuesday in his post-practice press conference. He talked about quarterback AJ McCarron’s decision to return in 2013 for his senior season and then was asked if any other juniors are likely to announce their 2013 intentions soon. “Probably not,” Saban said.
Tuesday evening, Alabama head coach Nick Saban provided status updates on all injured players, including Barrett Jones, Kenny Bell and Jarrick Williams, who made his re-debut at practice.
Alabama Head Coach Nick Saban speaks to the media following the Crimson Tide’s victory over LSU.
Tennessee has a big offensive line that Nick Saban called “very physical.” “They’ve got three or four guys that have played a lot of football and are really experienced,” the Alabama football coach said Monday, looking ahead to a 6 p.m. CDT game Saturday at Knoxville, Tenn.
Derek Dooley didn’t talk much about Alabama during his Monday press conference. The Tennessee coach spent the majority of his 30-minute press conference discussing the ways his 3-3 team needs to improve in order to pick up its first conference win of the season. But when he did bring up the Crimson Tide, his words were as similarly strong as the numerous other opposing coaches who have heaped praise on Alabama during the week leading up to the game. “We all know about Alabama,” he said. “They’ve been the standard in college football in the last four years.”
Alabama returns to practice today to prepare for its first trip to Missouri in more than 30 years. The Crimson Tide is coming off an idle week after its 33-14 win over Ole Miss on Sept. 29 at Bryant-Denny Stadium. So after a week to prepare for future opponents, and to give more opportunities to some of Alabama’s less experienced players, Tide coach Nick Saban met with reporters to talk about the Tigers.
Alabama coach Nick Saban said in his press conference after practice Wednesday that he likes the way his top-ranked Crimson Tide (3-0) has been preparing for its 4 p.m. CDT game Saturday against Florida Atlantic (1-2).
Carson Tinker rewarded a scholarship, Alabama begins preparations for first 3 opponents and more from Nick Saban’s press conference
Alabama has completed its first practice of the week, a session that had the Crimson Tide in helmets, shoulder pads and shorts. Nick Saban was here to discuss it. Here were the highlights.
You might have read the highlights from Nick Saban’s press conference following the Alabama football team’s second scrimmage here in this post by Andrew Gribble. Now in this video you can see and hear for yourself what the Crimson Tide’s head coach had to say. The scrimmage was interrupted for approximately 30 minutes by rain and lightning.