Nick Saban is My Kind of Coach

I already loved the guy. This just increases it:

“Our players do not determine what their outcome is relative to their future,” Saban said following Thursday’s practice. “They should be focused on what their responsibility is to be a part of this team. When guys don’t do those things there are consequences for it, and they don’t determine what the consequences are.

“We don’t have any of this stuff, ‘When it doesn’t work here, let me go someplace else.’ That’s not how it is. This is the real world. It’s business. You have a job and a responsibility. If you’re not capable, we’ll certainly support you and help you. But if you’re not interested in doing that, then we determine your fate. You don’t.”

When a reporter asked Saban if he is holding out hope that Wright will still play for the Dolphins, he said, “I don’t have any hope for anything. I have hope that he has hope that he can do what he’s supposed to do so that he can play for the Dolphins.”

Patrick O'Keefe

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Jared

about 13 years ago

Saban is why the Dolphins will give the Patriots a real run for their money this year. The AFC East is not going to be won easily at all. I have a lot of respect for him.

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Joey G.

about 13 years ago

Way to go Nick. Dolfans support our coach. Keep on keeping on. Good stuff, Good Luck to Nick & the Dolphins.

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