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Saban Isn't Only Nick Who Can Coach

Nick Gentry

It's safe to say that Nick Saban doesn't expect to learn much from sportswriters. Maybe he was a little surprised at the end of his Thursday media briefing when he talked about one of his players having the potential to be a good coach. But, Saban said, "I'll bet you he would be mad at me for saying that, because most of our guys probably don't think coaching is a great profession."

Alabama Coach Nick Saban was talking about senior nose tackle Nick Gentry. "I think he would make a really good coach," said the coach. Saban seemed pleased when he was told that just the day before in an interview with sportswriters, Gentry had said that he would like to be a coach. Gentry is a 6-1, 284-pound fifth-year senior nose tackle from Prattville. His teammates cannot say enough good...

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