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Saban 'pleased' with win, shutout or not

Nick Saban

Alabama may not have gotten its third consecutive shutout, but a win is a win, especially if it pleased head coach Nick Saban, who thought his team played better this week than it did last week against Arkansas.

Another Saturday, another blowout win in the books for No. 1 Alabama. With 11:13 remaining in the game, the Crimson Tide led Florida Atlantic 40-0. Nick Saban's crew was on pace to record their third consecutive shutout for the first time since 1966. At this point, the Tide had scored 134 unanswered points since Michigan scored in the third quarter of Week 1. That's roughly 192 minutes and 1... Recommended Stories