Nick Saban Says Alleged Woman-Beating D-Lineman "Still A Good Person"

Jonathan Taylor Kicked Off Football Team At Alabama

After a second domestic violence arrest in as many years, Alabama DT Jonathan Taylor has been kicked off the team, the school announced Sunday. Taylor was arrested on two domestic violence charges Saturday. » 3/29/15 2:34pm Yesterday 2:34pm

Alabama DT Jonathan Taylor Arrested On Domestic Violence Charges 

Alabama Crimson Tide defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor was arrested on charges of domestic violence third-degree assault and domestic violence third-degree criminal mischief Saturday night. » 3/29/15 11:05am Yesterday 11:05am

Alabama Boosters Are Paying For Nick Saban's House

It is very good to be a successful football coach at a school where people care too much about that sort of thing. According to a report from, Nick Saban sold his Tuscaloosa home to a Bama booster club, and still lives there while the boosters pay the property taxes. » 10/27/14 11:53am 10/27/14 11:53am

Police Officer Levels Kid Running At Nick Saban After Ole Miss Win

Immediately after Ole Miss upset Alabama, officers escorted loser Nick Saban off the field to get him back to his lair. One jubilant Rebels fan ran too close to Saban. He was dealt with. » 10/07/14 3:38pm 10/07/14 3:38pm

Watch College Football Coaches Read And Respond To Mean Tweets

We've enjoyed Jimmy Kimmel's gimmick of having various celebrities and athletes read mean tweets about themselves, and the good times have continued today when College GameDay borrowed the idea. Hey, college football coaches aren't humorless tight-asses all the time! » 8/30/14 11:08am 8/30/14 11:08am

West Virginia QB Clint Trickett's First Kiss Was Nick Saban's Daughter

Nick Saban is perhaps the Platonic ideal of the kind of dad that strikes fear into the heart of any boy foolish enough to attempt dating his daughter, especially because he could likely get away with murder in the state of Alabama. And yet, West Virginia quarterback Clint Trickett, who is playing Alabama this… » 8/27/14 3:34pm 8/27/14 3:34pm

Alabama Fans Sprint For Nick Saban's Autograph

There are few traditions quite like the Running of the Bama Fans, as fans run across the length of Bryant-Denny Stadium to line up for Nick Saban's autograph. has a pretty great gallery, from staff photographer Vasha Hunt. Here's the video: » 8/04/14 10:05am 8/04/14 10:05am

Nick Saban's Press Conference Enlivened By Off-Camera Snoring

Even on a day completely bereft of sports, I can't really think of anything that would have me less enthused than SEC Media Days. So I really feel this dude who can be heard snoring (Or just breathing really heavily? I sincerely hope not.) while Nick Saban drones on about whatever the fuck. » 7/17/14 4:54pm 7/17/14 4:54pm

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Brendon Ayanbadejo Implies Miami Traded Him For Taking Paternity Leave

The fuss about Daniel Murphy missing two games to be there for the birth of his son seemed like a total nontroversy—the Mets were OK with it, and their fans were OK with it. (Seriously. It's two games. And Daniel Murphy. And the 2014 Mets.) The only people upset were New York radio hosts. But the debate on taking… » 4/04/14 9:27am 4/04/14 9:27am

Nick Saban's Daughter Testifies In "Catfight" Lawsuit

A Tuscaloosa judge heard arguments yesterday filed against Kristen Saban, the daughter of Alabama's head coach. It was brought by her sorority sister Sarah Grimes, who claims...well, she claims Saban beat the shit out of her. » 1/22/14 11:44am 1/22/14 11:44am

"I'm An Idiot": Paul Finebaum Eats His Words After Picking Bama

What a difference a day can make. Yesterday, Finebaum was counting on a dejected Bob Stoops taking Parthian shots at the SEC. Today, he's not sure Nick Saban is even the best coach in his own state. » 1/03/14 1:50pm 1/03/14 1:50pm

Lane Kiffin In Tuscaloosa Bar Strikes Fear In The Hearts Of 'Bama Fans

Reader Daniel sends along this picture, noting it was supposedly taken in a Tuscaloosa bar after Nick Saban invited the oft-fired coach to evaluate the Crimson Tide offense the previous week. Sabes said the invite was just for his own edification, he admires Lane's offensive prowess, but the invite—and now perhaps the… » 12/28/13 9:30am 12/28/13 9:30am

Nick Saban Will Not Be Replacing Mack Brown At Texas

Nick Saban and Alabama have agreed on a contract extension and Kirk Herbstreit broke the news. All that's known at this point is that it is a long-term extension and his base salary will be somewhere between $7 and $7.5 million per year. None of this means anything. » 12/14/13 10:43am 12/14/13 10:43am

No, ESPN Didn't Accidentally Leak Nick Saban As The New Texas Coach

We received this tip about ESPN using an interesting slug for a story about Mack Brown resigning. (The bookmarks bar is blacked out to hide identity.) Did Nick Saban sign a five-year deal to be the new Longhorns coach? Nah. It's fake. » 12/10/13 11:53pm 12/10/13 11:53pm