They are the comments heard around the Bama Nation, and they are comments that are not being taken fondly by many Crimson Tide football fans. Yes, Jalen indeed hurts, and that hurt has been simmering inside the young man's brain since moments after Tua went all 2nd-and-26 on the Georgia Bulldogs.
Nick Saban is a softy. There, I said it. Of course, many of his assistant coaches and others who work for him may strongly disagree, but the greatest coach in college football history has a soft side and a kind heart- just keep him away from Finebaum, media people who ask dumb questions and people who question his football knowledge.
What's the secret? As a pastor told me years ago, "If you always remember that it's all about her and not about you, your marriage will last." That was certainly great advice, but I thought I'd offer up some advice of my own.
Let me get this straight: He's a man who is small in stature but owns a big heart. He is a man who spent years in Louisiana, owns a championship, and is seldom outworked. He was nabbed from the pro ranks and is nicknamed by many "The Little General". Where have we seen this before?