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While speaking to the media this week, Alabama head coach Nick Saban referenced his grandmother "Grandma Saban" and her cake baking as a metaphor to his current QB competition...
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"We have three guys that are competing for that position right now,” Saban said, via AL.com's Matt Stahl. “All of those players are getting better... I don’t think anybody has actually separated themselves yet to this point and I don’t think that it’s something that we’re trying to rush.

“You know Grandma Saban used to cook the best cakes in the world. And I used to stand by the oven when I was a kid and say ‘When’s this cake going to be done?’ And she said ‘If I don’t let it go through and take it out of the oven too soon, it’s going to turn to mush so it won’t be a really good cake. So I think we got to let this sort of develop and make sure we let the cake bake until somebody separates themselves.”
(The Spun)
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MackDaddyBrown12 months
Nick Saban has now adopted Charlie Strong metaphors. Can't see this ending well for Bama
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PeleofAnalytics12 months
I'm sure if Nick Saban tied his shoes like Charlie Strong, you would predict doom as well.
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CrimsonBuddha12 months
12-0 guaranteed
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CanebreakCajun12 months
The creep was set in. Soon the rot.
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BobABooey12 months
The parents of former Miami Dolphins head coach Nick Saban should have put more baking powder in the Nick recipe to help him rise taller.
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LSUvet7212 months
Hey Nick, you know you can also over cook a cake and end up with a black rock with not enough time to cook another one before the guests arrive.
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TulaneLSU12 months
Friend,

One must question the opinion of any man who refers to his grandmother as Grandma rather than her proper name, Grandmother.

Yours,
TulaneLSU
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Lsu10120512 months
You wrote all of that with proper grammar and formatting and did not give Mawmaw its rightful place at the top... Questionable...
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soccerfüt12 months
Grandma Saban should have told young Nicky, “Shut up about the goddam cake already! It’ll be ready when it’s ready. Who’s fricking this chicken?”
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Whiznot12 months
Not quite proof of senility but close.
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