Contact Us

Hear What Nick Saban Said About Fresno State, Linebackers, and His Salary

Alabama head coach Nick Saban held his final press conference before the school’s first meeting with Fresno State.

Saban took the podium following Wednesday’s practice to discuss Saturday’s game and the team’s preparation this week. The focus for week two has been on gaining experience and building depth.

“The focus is on improvement, especially with younger players,” Saban said. “We need to have more players play. We’ve got opportunities created by injuries on special teams. Opportunities created at various positions on defense. We’ve got to develop more depth on our team. That’s been the real focus for us right now.”

This will be Alabama’s first appearance inside Bryant-Denny Stadium in five games dating back to last season, and Saban said he’s ready to return home.

“We’re excited to be back at home and playing at Bryant-Denny Stadium. It seems like it’s been a long time. I can’t hardly remember the last game we played here so it’ll be great, and we’re looking forward to it. I’m hopeful that we have a great crowd that really shows the appreciation for our team and their efforts and how hard they played in the last game.”

Listen to the full press conference in the video above and hear Saban’s thoughts on the wide receivers, a new transfer rule proposal, and his salary.

Best of 95.3 the Bear

Recommended for You

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://953thebear.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Bear VIP Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Bear VIP Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.