Nick Saban defends Jalen Hurts today vs Tuscaloosa sports writers that say Jalen's numbers are "overblown."  Here's exactly what Saban said in today press conference.

“If you want to be critical of a guy for rushing 154 yards and think he should not do that so he can pass more, then that’s up to you. You can do that if you want. But we did pass for 192 yards and I think that’s the kind of balance that we want to create. We’re going to continue to try to help our players play to their strengths and work on any weakness that they have so that they can do better on those things.

“I don’t think this is any more overblown than a lot of other things you do, if you want to know the truth about it. But I kind of get it. It’s not personal. I don’t mind it. It’s OK. I get it.”

STAND DOWN MR. Sports writer...STAND DOWN!  I'm not sure how anyone can be critical of #2 this week.  Jalen showed us all why he's so special completing 10 of 11 in the first 2 quarters.