14 Greatest Nick Saban Quotes

14 Greatest Nick Saban Quotes

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Nick Saban is a college football coach from West Virginia. He has been the head coach for the University of Alabama since 2007 and has an impressive 176-58 record. In 2008 he appeared on the cover of Forbes magazine with the title “The Most Powerful Coach in Sports”.

“He sets a good example. He’s a hard worker, a great person, a good guy. He tries to do everything that you want him to do. … I think that his energy level and his example certainly affect
other people.”

“I don’t think I’m complicated at all. I’m not political, and I’m not trying to be diplomatic. I don’t want to hurt anybody’s feelings, and I don’t say bad things about people. There is no
agenda. There’s no trying to fool somebody.”

“I don’t think it’s about who you play, I think it’s about who you are.”

“I don’t think you want me to say what I think about that.”

“I think everybody makes mistakes. People do things that they regret.”

“I think I’m pretty misunderstood, because I’m not just about football.”

“Now, everybody always says there’s no ‘I’ in team, but there is an ‘I’ in win, because the individuals make the team what it is, and how they think and what they do is important to the
team. So when you act like the individual is not important, well, it is damn important who these people are and what they are.”

“One thing about championship teams is that they’re resilient. No matter what is thrown at them, no matter how deep the hole, they find a way to bounce back and overcome adversity.”

“Soccer is a continuous game, rugby is a continuous game, but for the physical elements that are involved in playing a football game and the number of plays that you play, I don’t know that
it was ever intended to be a continuous game.”

“That issue has gone under the bridge, under the next bridge, over the next dam and is gone.”

“There are two pains in life. There is the pain of discipline and the pain of disappointment. If you can handle the pain of discipline, then you’ll never have to deal with the pain of

“We have to compete within ourselves relative to the determination it takes to be successful.”

“We need a little time to figure that out. We’re going to take it from where it is and build for 12 games.”

“What happened yesterday is history. What happens tomorrow is a mystery. What we do today makes a difference.”