175 Total Quotes

Nick Saban Quotes

Nick Saban
It looked like we were playing on the beach, ... Maybe Gus didn't have a lot of opportunities to do much.
Nick Saban
#Beach

Nick Saban
We all like winning. The fun of this is a job well done. The purpose of what we do is to have success. We focused a lot this year on the process of what you need to do to be successful. I think this team has bought into that and has a belief system that has been beneficial to how we've competed.
Nick Saban
#Fun

Nick Saban
That's not a luxury that we have right now in this particular draft.
Nick Saban
#Luxury

Nick Saban
Right tackle has been somewhat of a problem. Us getting it together as a group with consistency has been somewhat of a problem that we need to improve on.
Nick Saban
#Consistency

Nick Saban
It's most important that we use caution right now, in terms of trying to keep some of our better players and more experienced players that have impact and leadership ready for the season,
Nick Saban
#Caution

Nick Saban
That issue has gone under the bridge, under the next bridge, over the next dam and is gone.
Nick Saban
#Bridge

Nick Saban
I thought it was a very disappointing first half for us, to make some of the mistakes we made and get in a hole. Obviously we need to improve our ability to play in the beginning of games.
Nick Saban
#Mistakes

Nick Saban
The players showed a lot of pride in their part to establish an identity we're trying to form here,
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#Identity

Nick Saban
We need to improve our ability to play with discipline, especially on the road, especially in the beginning of games, ... That put us behind the 8-ball.
Nick Saban
#Ability

Nick Saban
My only feeling is that the situation and the circumstance that created this whole thing is unfortunate for a lot of people. I think that it is unfortunate for the Saints that they have to go through a lot of changes to do what they have to do, but probably, more importantly, the fans and all of the people affected by this tragedy.
Nick Saban
#Circumstance

Nick Saban
I think that was really probably the turning point of the game, that we could recapture the momentum and come right back and make a big play and score and keep them three scores behind,
Nick Saban
#Game

Nick Saban
I felt very much appreciated on the field today, ... There were a lot of people with Saints jerseys that were very nice to me in welcoming me back. I don't want to minimize the fact there was some personal adulation based on the reception I received.
Nick Saban
#People

Nick Saban
The best way to disrespect somebody is to just walk away from them. But that is the show business part of what we have to deal with, and to me it's wrong. It's a bad example for young people to see and it's not the kind of character and attitude that we want our players to represent this organization in, our owner, the Miami Dolphins ... or the people on the team who all have to suffer because of that.
Nick Saban
#Business

Nick Saban
Just like in Scent of a Woman , you know, when the guy is up there and Al Pacino gives the speech to the headmaster -- give him a chance.
Nick Saban
#Woman

Nick Saban
I know you're going to ask me, 'What are you going to do about it?' ... And I'm going to tell you right now, I'm not sure.
Nick Saban
#Ask

Nick Saban
They double-covered him a couple of times, actually, so it was the right choice not to throw it to him. But he's a guy we need to have involved in the offense.
Nick Saban
#Choice

Nick Saban
I'm not blaming anybody, because that's not my nature, but we certainly didn't have the energy and enthusiasm we've had up to this point. We just didn't look like the same team out there, and I can't give you any reason exactly why.
Nick Saban
#Energy

Nick Saban
I'm not blaming it on anything because that's not my nature, ... but we certainly didn't have the energy and enthusiasm that we've played with to this point.
Nick Saban
#Energy

Nick Saban
It wasn't very effective when the guy fell down and they ran 50 yards for whatever, which to me was the biggest play in the first half.
Nick Saban
#Effective

Nick Saban
We have total faith, trust and confidence in the guy,
Nick Saban
#Confidence

Nick Saban
We didn't get any information back, so I can't really report what the [problem] is with him, what the issue is, what we'll have to do to deal with that, if anything, in the future,
Nick Saban
#Information

Nick Saban
Ronnie can do a lot of different things. Part of the reason we liked him was the fact that he had versatility as a player, with his size and blocking ability.
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#Reason

Nick Saban
There are times when we are getting an outstanding performance from the running back. There are times when we are getting a hat on a hat to finish a block. We just have to do it more consistently. ... It's just a matter of execution on a more consistent basis from the entire unit.
Nick Saban
#Performance

Nick Saban
We are not disappointed in Ronnie Brown. As I said before, expectations always create frustration and a lot of anxiety, which doesn't necessarily help a guy's performance.
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#Anxiety

Nick Saban
That's a part of the business. Now he is going to have to overcome it and we are going to have to help him overcome it.
Nick Saban
#Business

Nick Saban
It was great that Ronnie Brown got untracked a little bit. We told him we were going to work him today. As the game wore on, it looked like he got a little better. Maybe that'll be a sign for us in the future.
Nick Saban
#Work

Nick Saban
It happens every week, so it is not fair to the players, in all honesty.
Nick Saban
#Honesty

Nick Saban
If we just didn't do that kind of stuff, we wouldn't have to worry about it.
Nick Saban
#Worry

Nick Saban
It doesn't mean that just because we work somebody out that we have an issue. That is not something that anybody should assume. There are things called information gathering and we are allowed to use workouts of players who are not under contract to gather information about those players.
Nick Saban
#Work

Nick Saban
against things we haven't seen and that we will see in the near future.
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#Future