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Nick Saban Already Trying to Motivate Alabama for 2014 (Photo)

By Steven Lassan, 2 years 7 months ago
Losses to Auburn and Oklahoma aren’t sitting well with Alabama coach Nick Saban. And believe it or not, despite the fact the 2013 season just ended on Jan. 6, Saban has already started to work on motivating his team for next year.The Crimson Tide ended the 2013 on a two-game losing streak, dropping contests to Auburn and Oklahoma.And as the poster hanging in every Alabama locker indicates...

SEC Network to funnel more money into SEC football, fuel higher coaching salaries

By Saturday Down South, 2 years 7 months ago
More data is being released regarding the upcoming SEC Network (going live in August). Cable distributors will have to pay $1.30 (per month) to ESPN for each subscriber of the SEC Network within SEC states. Outside of SEC states, the fee drops to $.25 per subscriber. Does this mean more states will be added to the SEC footprint in the future? Something to think about… As Sports Business...

SEC Network to funnel more money into SEC football, fuel higher coaching salaries

By Saturday Down South, 2 years 7 months ago
More data is being released regarding the upcoming SEC Network (going live in August). Cable distributors will have to pay $1.30 (per month) to ESPN for each subscriber of the SEC Network within SEC states. Outside of SEC states, the fee drops to $.25 per subscriber. Does this mean more states will be added to the SEC footprint in the future? Something to think about… As Sports Business...

SEC Network to funnel more money into SEC football, fuel higher coaching salaries

By Saturday Down South, 2 years 7 months ago
More data is being released regarding the upcoming SEC Network (going live in August). Cable distributors will have to pay $1.30 (per month) to ESPN for each subscriber of the SEC Network within SEC states. Outside of SEC states, the fee drops to $.25 per subscriber. Does this mean more states will be added to the SEC footprint in the future? Something to think about… As Sports Business...

Alabama hires new defensive line coach

By Saturday Down South, 2 years 7 months ago
Alabama hired former Texas and USC defensive line coach Bo Davis. Davis briefly agreed to join USC’s coaching staff after Mack Brown was let go at Texas, but when Alabama called, Davis jumped at the opportunity. Related: Nick Saban talked Lane Kiffin publicly for the first time Davis worked at Alabama from 2007-10 before he bolted to Texas in 2011. Ironically, Davis replaces Chris Rumph, who...

Alabama hires new defensive line coach

By Saturday Down South, 2 years 7 months ago
Alabama hired former Texas and USC defensive line coach Bo Davis. Davis briefly agreed to join USC’s coaching staff after Mack Brown was let go at Texas, but when Alabama called, Davis jumped at the opportunity. Related: Nick Saban talked Lane Kiffin publicly for the first time Davis worked at Alabama from 2007-10 before he bolted to Texas in 2011. Ironically, Davis replaces Chris Rumph, who...

Alabama hires new defensive line coach

By Saturday Down South, 2 years 7 months ago
Alabama hired former Texas and USC defensive line coach Bo Davis. Davis briefly agreed to join USC’s coaching staff after Mack Brown was let go at Texas, but when Alabama called, Davis jumped at the opportunity. Related: Nick Saban talked Lane Kiffin publicly for the first time Davis worked at Alabama from 2007-10 before he bolted to Texas in 2011. Ironically, Davis replaces Chris Rumph, who...

Nick Saban on Lane Kiffin: “His issues come from something we’re not asking him to do”

By Saturday Down South, 2 years 7 months ago
Many want explanations from Nick Saban about the hire that shocked the SEC. Saban hasn’t been able to explain his decision to hire OC Lane Kiffin, but he briefly told CBSSports today why he hired Kiffin today. “I’ve known him for a long time,” Saban said after speaking to approximately 4,000 coaches during an hour-long session. “I always thought he was a really good coach. All his issues...

Nick Saban on Lane Kiffin: “His issues come from something we’re not asking him to do”

By Saturday Down South, 2 years 7 months ago
Many want explanations from Nick Saban about the hire that shocked the SEC. Saban hasn’t been able to explain his decision to hire OC Lane Kiffin, but he briefly told CBSSports today why he hired Kiffin today. “I’ve known him for a long time,” Saban said after speaking to approximately 4,000 coaches during an hour-long session. “I always thought he was a really good coach. All his issues...

Humphrey’s the top guy still out there, keeping things close to the vest

By Saturday Down South, 2 years 7 months ago
Nobody is going to push Marlon Humphrey into anything. And just because his dad starred at Alabama in the 1980s doesn’t mean he’s definitely going to Tuscaloosa. But one has to figure the Crimson Tide like their chances. Humphrey, the son of former Alabama running back Bobby Humphrey, cares about running track and field. The nation’s top cornerback prospect is also an elite...