Nick Saban Tells Sporting News Failure To Sign Drew Brees Was His NFL Downfall

June 27, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

We're living in strange times these days.
Nick Saban is telling reporters, "I've mellowed a lot," and I find this a little disturbing as I had grown quite comfortable with the ornery ol' Nick that I encountered in LSU post-game locker rooms several years ago.
“What happens to everybody else has nothing to do with us, understand ?” Saban would snap at us reporters, and although I thought he was an a*#hole, I would laugh good-naturedly with the others and smile and say things like, "that's just Nick being Nick."
“I don't think you want me to say what I think about that,” he would sometimes say with a hateful glare. And we would all laugh together. He would never laugh. And I would mutter under my breath, "what an a*#hole," but, nevertheless, times were good and the team was winning and how could you not be in a good mood as you stood on the sideline and watched Joseph Addai turn the corner like a freight train on the Alabama defense.

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