Sport CFB World Reacts To Nick Saban’s Viral Message For “Self-Absorbed” Fans
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Sporting News takes a look at Nick Saban's record vs. assistants, including all-time record, margin of victory, series histories and more.Nick Saban has achieved just about everything there is to achieve as a college football coach.
On Wednesday night, Alabama head coach Nick Saban gave the sports world a patented Nick Saban tongue-lashing.
Well, at least Alabama fans. The Crimson Tide head coach wasn’t exactly thrilled with the Alabama fanbase’s reaction to the team’s close win over LSU and Arkansas.
“When I came here, everybody was happy to win a game. Now, we’re not happy to win a game anymore. We’re not happy to win a game at all,” Saban added. “We think we should win games by whatever, and I don’t think that’s fair to the players either. Because our players work their butt off to be the best that they can be, and to get criticized for what they work hard for to do, so that you can be entertained.”
WATCH: Nick Saban rips 'self-absorbed,' blowout-hungry Alabama fans in two-minute rant before Thanksgiving
Crimson Tide fans now know to be grateful for their team this ThanksgivingThe rant began with Saban recalling the criticism his team faced for defeating LSU by only six points on Nov. 6 LSU lost to Ole Miss by two touchdowns a week prior, causing many to think an Alabama blowout was inevitable.
Of course, fans and other members of the football community loved every second of Saban’s latest rant.
“Every. Single. Word,” ESPN NFL analyst Dan Orlovsky said.
— Dan Orlovsky (@danorlovsky7)
Nick Saban Calls Out 'Self-Absorbed' Alabama Fans: 'Have Some Gratitude'
During his weekly live stream show, Saban went on a rant after being asked a question about why Alabama doesn't win games by bigger margins. View the original article to see embedded media.As No. 3 Alabama gears up for the Iron Bowl against rival Auburn, head coach Nick Saban had a message to what he perceived to be spoiled Crimson Tide fans: Be happy with winning.Speaking on his weekly "Nick Saban Show" on Wednesday, Saban was asked a question about this year's Alabama team not blowing opponents out quite as much as teams from years past.
“Nick Saban gets it, man. He just does. It’s easy to see why his teams succeed. He supports his players over delusional fans,” Stan Verrett said.
Nick Saban gets it, man. He just does. It’s easy to see why his teams succeed. He supports his players over delusional fans.
— stan verrett (@stanverrett)
Nick Saban Reveals His Honest Mindset On Criticism
Nick Saban has been no stranger to criticism during his years as a college football coach. That comes with the territory when you’ve won seven national championships and been at the top of your game for the last two decades. However, Saban doesn’t always see the criticism he receives as a bad thing. With his […] The post Nick Saban Reveals His Honest Mindset On Criticism appeared first on The Spun.
“LOVE THIS!!!!” ESPN college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit said about Saban’s message.
— Kirk Herbstreit (@KirkHerbstreit)
Those in the football world love every second of what Saban had to say. Non-Alabama fans love every Saban rant.
As for Crimson Tide fans…
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