Everything Nick Saban said on Monday of Texas game week

Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide are fresh off an impressive Week 1 win over the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders to move to 1-0 on the season.

The competition will get a little stiffer this weekend when the Tide will welcome in future SEC foe, the Texas Longhorns.

The marquee non-conference matchup is sure to draw the eyeballs of the college football world as Coach Saban matches up against one of his former assistants, Steve Sarkisian.

As the Crimson Tide began to prepare for the Longhorns on Monday,

Coach Saban would speak to members of the media and discuss his team ahead of the pivotal matchup. Below is everything Saban had to say:

“Just a review of the last game. The players played hard in the game, competed well in the game. I thought we played more physical, executed fairly well for the most part.

 But as in all first games, there’s an opportunity to correct things that we didn’t get quite right. And I think that it shows a lot in terms

of how a team is approaching the season in how much you improve from the first game to the second game.

 And so the players having the right mindset relative to the challenges that we have internally on our team to get better is important to being able to get those things fixed.

“They’re both day-to-day. It’s probably too early to tell what their circumstance will be. It’ll probably be a couple days and we’ll figure it out.

But I don’t think either guy has long-term issues, but it’ll be interesting to see how they progress this week.”

“He has a hip injury. It’s gonna probably be a few more weeks before he gets back into the swing of things but hard to know exactly when.


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