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Alabama Football Now Looks Ahead

Nick Saban

First of all, congratulations to Auburn. Anyone who doesn't have an appreciation for that turnaround – not the same as being appreciative for it – doesn't understand football. Congratulations also to Florida State for beating a better team and winning the national championship.

Alabama followers only could think of what might have been. If the Crimson Tide had played just a normal game against Auburn, Bama probably would have been in Pasadena. But that's not what happened. Alabama played poorly, which was lucky for the Tigers. (Now we're hearing that the reason A.J. McCarron isn't going to play in the Senior Bowl is that the all-time Alabama passing leader is going to... Recommended Stories