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Alabama holds off West Virginia

...yards, added 42 running, threw one interception in the fourth quarter, and took every meaningful offensive snap.Tide coach Nick Saban said leading into the game that both Sims and Coker, the Florida State transfer, might play but there was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-30/alabama-holds-west-virgin
SEC West set for three huge showdowns

...it has featured SEC West teams, according to STATS.No division has ever had a trifecta of Top 25 matchups.Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban last week called it "the Golden Age of our division in the West." SEC West teams have won five of the last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-09-29/sec-west-set-three-huge-s
Blake Sims leds Alabama

...gives me, and just try to trust my guys that they're going to be there.""People have to respect his passing," Tide coach Nick Saban said. "He has made too many plays for people not to respect him as a passer."Sims deflected much of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-09-20/blake-sims-leds-alabama
Crimson Tide coach could set record with upset win

...decade after his death, would probably give an approving tip of his houndstooth hat to Gene Stallings. The Crimson Tide coach will reach another landmark if the 15th-ranked Crimson Tide upsets No. 4 Florida in the Southeastern Conference championship...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/12/07/oth_201016.shtml
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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 well...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-07-31/ray-guys-legend-continued-gro
Alabama loses some of its luster after back-to-back losses

...I think when you have the kind of success that we have had here in the past, it doesn't happen by accident," Tide coach Nick Saban said. "I think it takes a lot of hard work, and I think a lot of people have to buy into doing things at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-01-03/alabama-loses-some-its-lu
Auburn stuns No. 1 Alabama on final play

...Alabama got 1 second restored and one more play after a review of T.J. Yeldon's run to the Auburn 39.That gave the Tide coach Nick Saban a chance to try the long field goal ? and he probably wished he never did, given the stunning result...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2013-11-30/auburn-stuns-no-1-alabama
Iron Bowl carries huge importance this year

...ranked this high during the regular season.Plus, it's Alabama-Auburn, a statewide obsession even in lean years. Tide coach Nick Saban says games like this boil down to execution."It really doesn't matter what anybody says, what anybody...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2013-11-29/iron-bowl-carries-huge-im
Auburn, Missouri rebounded from dismal years to earn SEC title shot

...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 have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2013-12-01/auburn-missouri-rebounded