Nick Saban is Now Trying to Tell Reporters in Alabama What They Can and Can’t Write About

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Michael Garcia - September 7, 2012

It's one thing for University of Alabama head coach Nick Saban to be a grouch to a sideline reporter and basically mock their questions. It's a totally different thing for Saban to completely scold the local writers and tell them they're doing their job wrong and there are plenty of other things to write about that people would want to read. Actually it isn't, it's just Saban being Saban.

This was yesterday's post practice media session, which wasn't so much a media session but a lecture from Saban to the reporters in the room. Not only did Saban's team apparently have a less than stellar practice on Wednesday, Saban has had it up TO HERE with these Alabama papers praising his team and disrespecting their next opponent, Western Kentucky. 

Saban doesn't need his players reading about how his team, which is ranked number one in the AP Poll after leapfrogging USC, should walk all over WKU. It's also not fair to the Western Kentucky players for the Alabama sports writers to say that they're not good enough to compete with the Crimson Tide. Side note: Alabama is a 40 point favorite.

We get it Saban, you don't need your guys getting overly confident. But to berate the homer writers of the SEC? C'mon man, ease up and place your anger on your team. They're not dicking around in practice because the sports writers say they should dominate Western Kentucky. They're dicking around because you scheduled Western Kentucky and you're going to kick their asses all over the field.

h/t SportsGrid

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