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He's retired as Alabama's head coach, Nick Saban is still helping the team. On Thursday, t was reported that he'll earn $500,000 as an advisor for the Crimson Tide...
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Alabama AD Greg Byrne talked about Saban's new role back in January...
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“He is going to be an advisor for us," Byrne said, via Tuscaloosa News "He’s been awesome. He and I talked during the coaching search. I mean, somebody asked me, 'Was he involved?' I was like, ‘Man, I’m not very smart.' Many people know that, but I’m smart enough to know when you have a chance to have Nick Saban involved with talking about coaching and football and decision-making and leadership, shame on me if I don’t take advantage of that."
(The Spun)
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surgicalvenom15 days
I feel bad for the black guy who had that sweet $200k gig following Saban with the Gatorade cup. Is he still employed?
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ShuckJordan15 days
That would be Cedric Burns, he has been employed with Alabama for 36 years. He’s the only guy connected to Alabama football who can’t be fired.
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GeauxtigersMs3614 days
Damn. Talk about job security.
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lsusteve115 days
Too many chiefs not enough indians
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tigerpawl15 days
This is nothing more than a recruiting tool. Let's be honest. "I'm still here. Come on over".
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CDawson15 days
No sir, this is a fund raising tool. Saban brings in more money to Bama than anyone on that campus.
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Furious15 days
I like that the new coach will be unable to get out of Saban’s shadow literally. This will not go well for them and I will enjoy it thoroughly.
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Strannix15 days
Bama already in panic mode
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Easye92115 days
Panic Mode? The first six months of DeBoer couldnt have gone any better. Dude is straight up killing it on the recruiting trail. Just picked up a 5 star today and have a couple more that could commit any day. If that's panic Mode, I'll take that all day.
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Undertow13 days
Oooh a 5 star. They’re mainly loading up on 3 stars ??
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TouchdownTony11 days
Saban signed 11 3 stars in a class once at Bama. Screw the stars. Can they play. Thats the question. People have this opinion that Saban ONLY signed 5 stars. Saban might have had 3 or 4 on average of in any of his classes. What is considered his best class in 2008 had 3 5 stars. Just look at other classes as well. 2010 class had ONE. 2015 had 3.
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Crimson K15 days
That extra 4 cents is funny as hell to me for some reason.
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theballguy15 days
That's a bargain any day for some of Saban's advice on running an athletic department.
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LSU FSU Grad15 days
You never even think of proofreading do you you? It's embarrassing that a website gives you posting capabilities.
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biglego14 days
Was the $.04 a typo?
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