Saban really proud of his players in the second half - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Latest Scores, Headlines and Analysis

Saban really proud of his players in the second half

Posted: Updated:
Nick Saban (Source: WBRC video) Nick Saban (Source: WBRC video)
  • AlabamaMore>>

  • No. 2 Alabama takes on West Virginia in season opener

    No. 2 Alabama takes on West Virginia in season opener

    Saturday, August 30 2014 11:30 AM EDT2014-08-30 15:30:54 GMT
    Let's look at the facts. The Alabama Crimson Tide team has won three national championships in the past five seasons. They have dominated college football with the most wins of any team since 2008, and
    Alabama's 2014 season starts on Saturday in Atlanta, Georgia when the No. 2 ranked Crimson Tide takes on the West Virginia Mountaineers. The Tide will look to bounce back in 2014 and make a run for another national championship.
  • Bama fans arrive in ATL ahead of game with W.V.

    Bama fans arrive in ATL ahead of game with W.V.

    Friday, August 29 2014 5:27 PM EDT2014-08-29 21:27:29 GMT
    Crimson Tide fans brought their RVs and high hopes to Atlanta, Georgia, Friday morning with anticipation of a new season. They are eager to erase last year's disappointing end. Among the crowd of crimson
    Crimson Tide fans brought their RVs and high hopes to Atlanta, Georgia, Friday morning with anticipation of a new season. They are eager to erase last year's disappointing end.
  • 'Bama opens vs West Virginia with QB questions

    'Bama opens vs West Virginia with QB questions

    Friday, August 29 2014 1:11 PM EDT2014-08-29 17:11:13 GMT
    Time to get some answers about Alabama's quarterback competition.
    Time to get some answers about Alabama's quarterback competition.
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -

Alabama head coach Nick Saban seemed to be really proud of the football team, or at least he was proud of their efforts in the latter part of the game. In his postgame press conference, Saban told reporters how proud he was of the Tide after halftime.

This was a tremendous atmosphere for a college football game tonight. I was really proud of our players in the second half. I thought they did a fantastic job," said Saban as he opened the press conference.

Despite his praise, Saban said the team needs to be wary of upcoming challenges. He mentioned last year's win over LSU where the triumphant Tide seemed to play at sub-par levels in the following games.

"Last year when we won this game, we didn't play well the next week. I think our players have to have the 24 hour rule. You had a great win. You celebrate that win then you gotta focus on improving and the next challenge that we have," said Saban.

The next challenge for the Crimson Tide is an away game at Mississippi State. Kickoff time has not been announced.

Copyright 2013 WBRC. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow

5600 Avenue A
Lubbock, TX. 79404

FCC Public File
publicfile@kcbd.com
806-744-1414
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KCBD. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.