Nick Saban Quotes.
I don’t know how many times I’ve been 114 yards from the hole and made double bogey. Well, I hit a great drive, but it doesn’t matter. It’s only the next shot that matters.
Everybody thinks when I say a guy is a good game manager, that’s a negative, but I think it’s a real positive. You have the ball in your hand every time when you’re a quarterback. Whether you’re handing it off or throwing to somebody, I think that’s extremely important.
Focus on the process of what it takes to be successful.
Probably the number one position that has the greatest number of players to choose from is receiver. When we’re out there recruiting, there are a lot of receivers out there to recruit. It’s harder to find defensive players.
People who are role models for the principles and values of the organization, who buy in and understand the vision of what the organization is trying to accomplish, and have the personality to inspire other people to the vision. You know, thatвЂ™s what team chemistry and leadership is all about.
Teachers are always trying to inspire people to do better, to learn, to grow. That’s what we do, and we’re proud of the success we’ve had here doing that, and it’s something we’ll certainly continue to do.
It’s been our goal as a program to always give our players the best opportunity to be successful, whether it’s personally, academically, or athletically.
Becoming a champion is not an easy process… It is done by focusing on what it takes to get there and not on getting there.
The formula for success is every guy can make a difference for the entire team in whatever his role is. And to do it right, to get it right, is a critical factor in being successful.
I don’t control what people say. I don’t control what people put on dot-com or anything else.
We have got to use every opportunity to improve individually so we can improve collectively.
Golf is a great example to me. Golf is a metaphor of life. I mean, every shot. You have this beautiful hole, this beautiful opportunity to get a good score.
I’m not going to be the Alabama coach.
There is no continuum for success. Focus on the progress, not the results.
I want what’s best for our country. I’m not sure I can figure that out.
If I were a high school coach, I would put my best players on offense. The best athletes on my team, I would give them the ball and score points. I wouldn’t play them on defense. I would play them where they can get the ball and score points.
If we’d had Drew Brees, I might still be in Miami.