Saban named AP's top coach
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Four straight losses were bad enough for Alabama, and one humbling defeat to Louisiana-Monroe was even worse.
Nick Saban could have lost his team right there. Instead, he might well have claimed it.
"Coach came in and talked to us and was like, 'We've got an opportunity to change things with this bowl game," Crimson Tide safety Rashad Johnson said.
The Tide won the Independence Bowl over Colorado to end last season. It then won the following 12 as well, ...
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