Nick Saban Keeps Alabama Focused on FIU, Press Asking About Letdown in Sights

Posted by Douglas Webb on September-8-2009 Add Comments

Taking the Florida International Panthers for granted would be a very bad idea if you happen to play for Nick Saban.

After all, your coach just spent several minutes ripping into a reporter who had the nerve to ask about the possibility of such a letdown.

No, it's not uncommon for Saban to go off on reporters. This one seemed to strike a particular nerve with the coach, however.

Last season, much like this one, Alabama was coming off a victory over the preseason ACC favorite. The Tide had dominated the Clemson Tigers 34-10 and instantly went from preseason afterthought to making everyone's list of up-and-coming teams.

The following week the Crimson Tide took on a Tulane team that was coming off a 4-8 season. ...

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