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Did you expect any better reason
Could a No. 1 selection be any more obvious? I mean, really.
Saban promised after delivering 'Bama's 13th championship, "This is only the beginning." Boy, did he ever live up to his word.
There is not another coach in the game that's a better recruiter, motivator and game-planner than this man. He is stepping into elite company with each passing season and is holding his own against the most obnoxious and unrealistic fanbase in the country. Believe me, I'm one of those crazy 'Bama fans and we certainly expect this season to end in sunny South Beach with a championship.
Make no mistake about it, the man expects results. To illustrate, 'Bama had absolutely dominated the Tigers, only allowing one possession past the 50-yard line, had played a flawless game with no shot at LSU winning and the only thing that stood in between a national championship victory was the clock.
Great scenario to be in for a football coach, right? Saban went absolutely bananas on Alabama's lone penalty of the game. When asked later if he was close to considering being done, he cited this incident to prove how anal he is—he is absolutely obsessed with this sport.
No, he's not done, and with an attitude of not being satisfied by your CEO, expect next year's team to have the same fight and be even more determined to sustain their mark as college fooball's best in the 2012-13 season.