Tag Archives: Nick Saban

What Nick Saban learned from Bill Belichick

1. Saban took a chunk of his coaching philosophy from Bill Belichick thanks to the four years he spent as the Browns’ defensive coordinator from 1991-94 before leaving to take the Michigan State job before the last of Belichick’s five … Continue reading

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Nick Saban: 60 Minutes

For Theo and Kip

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LSU 2003 National Championship Team Goals

1. Be a Team – Together Everyone Accomplishes More. 2. Work to Dominate Your Opponent. 3. Positively Affect Our Teammates. 4. Individual Responsibility for Self-Determination. 5. Be Champions On and Off the Field.

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Nick Saban: Trust & Communication

Excerpts from an article on Trust & Communication. “Something as simple as being on time,” Saban said Tuesday after practice. “Being on time is important because it shows that you care, it shows that it’s important to you. It shows … Continue reading

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Nick Saban On The Process & Reinventing Your Team

Excerpts from the article. Click on the link below for the full article. TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Year after year, the tone is the same. Nick Saban, stubborn and strong-willed as ever, opens spring camp at Alabama with a similar message: … Continue reading

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Nick Saban: Be Perfect On EVERY Play

This a great article on not focusing on the end result, but focusing on everything in between that helps you get to the end result. Decisions are the frequent fabric of our daily design. Studies show the average person makes … Continue reading

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Nick Saban & Kevin Elko Approach the Mental Side of the Game

This a good article to get a glimpse of how to prepare your program mentally to compete at a high level. Here are a few excerpts from the article. The link to the article is below. “He always preaches to … Continue reading

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Powerful Words From Nick Saban

Effort Mental Toughness Responsibility to Execute

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Recruiting is the Name of The Game!!!

Recruiting is paramount. Saban sets aside time every day for assistant coaches to make phone calls, write letters and discuss the country’s best blue-chippers. His system focuses on collecting reliable, exhaustive information on players—not always easy to find when NCAA … Continue reading

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Nick Saban On What It Takes To Be Dominant

1. Dominating organizations often win the battle before it begins. 2. There is a competitive spirit in everything that they do. 3. There is a mental toughness–which is simply the ability to sustain. It’s delivering in tough times. How Good … Continue reading

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