The S.E.C. football media days are now under way in Hoover Alabama just outside Birmingham. 900 press credentials doled out for a late July gathering of football coaches and players, who says we're nuts about college football in the south.
Among those taking center stage Wednesday, 'bama coach Nick Saban who says don't expect his Tide to talk this season about "repeating" as national champs!
Alabama Head Coach
"We're not into repeating. You know everybody asked the Yankees when they were in training camp if it was going to be more difficult to repeat, to win the World Series, and all 25 players said yes, but nobody could really answer the quesiton why. And I think that the why comes from, it's more difficult to focus on the process of what it takes to be successful when you're coming off having success. And you know that's certainly going to be the challenge for our team."
Saban did not give any details concerning an investigation involving star defensive lineman Marcel Dareus, who may have accepted a trip to Miami recently at the expense of an agents rep.
Saban did however compare rogue sports agents to "pimps"!