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SEC is quickest path to the NFL

...several young players thrust into big roles."I think we recruit a lot of good players in this league," said Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban, who played 14 freshmen last season.Former LSU and NFL defensive lineman Marcus Spears said the players...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-25/sec-quickest-path-nfl
Ray Guy's legend continued to grow at Southern Mississippi

...programs, including the likes of Alabama and Georgia. During his recruiting visit to Alabama, Guy was told by Crimson Tide coach Bear Bryant he'd never get his uniform dirty; he would've solely played punter at Alabama. That didn't sit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-07-31/ray-guys-legend-continued-gro
Denver Broncos might have broken rule

...quest to hone his game and Nick Saban's desire to decipher fast-paced offenses led to a recent meeting that the Crimson Tide coach called mutually beneficial.It also might have violated NFL rules because, according to Saban, Denver Broncos...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-04-18/denver-broncos-might-have-broken-
Crimson Tide linebacker C.J. Mosley has team's trust

...for a first down on fourth-and-2."I trust C.J. to do anything: watch my kids, take care of my house," Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban said. "So a (punt) fake is not much."C.J. is just so conscientious about everything he does...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2013-11-10/crimson-tide-linebacker-c
Auburn, Missouri rebounded from dismal years to earn SEC title shot

...Alabama's only hope of getting to the BCS title game is Florida State and Ohio State both losing next weekend, though Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban made a pitch for the school that has claimed three of the last four championships."I still think we...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2013-12-01/auburn-missouri-rebounded
Texas tried to lure Saban to Austin in January

...a University of Texas regent and a former regent talked with Nick Saban's agent about the possibility of the Crimson Tide coach replacing Longhorns coach Mack Brown, The Associated Press has learned.Regent Wallace Hall of Dallas told the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2013-09-19/texas-tried-lure-saban-au
Alabama cornerback Geno Smith charged with DUI

...late in the year.He was expected to compete for the starting job vacated by top-10 draft pick Dee Milliner.Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban says in a statement that he "will handle it appropriately once I've had a chance to review the information...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2013-08-18/alabama-cornerback-geno-s
Jackets new assistant has ties to the school

...ALABAMA: Linebacker Trey DePriest will miss the rest of spring practice with a stress fracture in his right foot.Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban says DePriest aggravated the injury during last weekend's scrimmage. DePriest had a cast on his foot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2013-04-10/jackets-new-assistant-has
Alabama refocusing after thrilling win over LSU

...last-minute wins that rescue No. 1 Alabama's hopes for a national title.Maybe especially after them.The Crimson Tide coach quickly cautioned his players not to let the emotions of that 21-17 victory overshadow the next big challenge...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2012-11-05/alabama-refocusing-after-
Falcons star Julio Jones lets play speak for itself

...I am."Jones' transformation into a professional receiver with the Atlanta Falcons started at Alabama, where Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban enforced a businesslike approach to practice and film study.But Jones said he was soft-spoken long before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2012-12-14/falcons-star-julio-jones-lets