Alabama Retirement: 'Just Lost the GOAT'

Alabama Retirement ‘Just Lost the GOAT’

Head coach of Colorado Deion Sanders was among several who reacted to the news of longtime Alabama coach Nick Saban’s retirement, which shocked the college football world on Wednesday. Sanders honored Saban on social media, calling him the greatest of all time. Sanders wasn’t the only one who thought highly of Saban. Additionally, Mark Ingram…

Head coach of Colorado Deion Sanders was among several who reacted to the news of longtime Alabama coach Nick Saban’s retirement, which shocked the college football world on Wednesday.

Sanders honored Saban on social media, calling him the greatest of all time.

Alabama Retirement: 'Just Lost the GOAT'
Alabama Retirement: ‘Just Lost the GOAT’

Sanders wasn’t the only one who thought highly of Saban. Additionally, Mark Ingram II, a former running back for Alabama, wrote a message to his old coach:

Saban deserves to be called the greatest of all time because during his remarkable career, he won a record seven national championships. In his 28 seasons as a collegiate head coach, the 72-year-old finished 292-71-1, good for sixth place on the FBS victories list and 12th overall in the annals of college football, regardless of division. He retires from the field includes 12 conference crowns (11 SEC, 1 MAC) and 19 bowl game wins.

After losing to eventual national champion Michigan in the Rose Bowl, Saban concluded his 17th season at Alabama. His 201 victories with the Crimson Tide tie him for second place in SEC history behind the great Bear Bryant, who won 232 games in 25 seasons at Alabama, along with former Georgia coach Vince Dooley.

44 Alabama players were chosen in the first round of the NFL draft, demonstrating the state’s propensity for producing NFL stars under head coach Nick Saban. 2023 top choice Since 1967, when the Common Draft began, Bryce Young has been the first player taken with the first overall choice for the Crimson Tide. Over his career, Saban has generated the most first-round selections of any one person with a total of 49.

Saban may now take pleasure in his well-earned retirement. If a coach ever becomes college football’s all-time great, that is to be seen.

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