Nick Saban talks about devastation in Alabama
Alabama head coach Nick Sban joined the show to talk about the tornado struck in Alabama in late April and the effect its had on his team and community.
Saban said it was very scary because communication systems were out. “The biggest problem with this is communication,” Saban said. “It’s difficult to communicate when cell phones are out.”
Saban said that you have to be down there to really understand the devastation and how peoples’ lives were affected. And Saban and his players have been active rebuilding the community.
“I was really pleased with the way our players responded,” Saban said. My message to them was we have to be a team in the best of times. We have to be a team in the worst of times.”
Saban said even though he did go to the NFL Draft in New York, his heart and mind, and those of his players, were really back in Tuscaloosa.
Saban said all his players drafted are in good spots. He thinks Marcel Dareus is pro-ready, and that Mark Ingram is in a great spot in New Orleans. He also said quarterback Greg McElroy’s intellect will make him very valuable to an NFL team.
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