“Something as simple as being on time is important because it shows that you care, it shows that it’s important to you. It shows that we can trust you. It shows your teammates can trust you.”
A few quotes from Alabama Crimson Tide football coach Nick Saban following their 42-14 win over Notre Dame in last night’s championship game.
“We’re interested in accomplishment, consistency and performance.”
“The process is ongoing…and if you don’t pay attention to that, you won’t stay up.”
“I’m proud of what this team accomplished but in two days well start working for next year”
“This team never felt entitled”… No athlete should feel entitled to anything.”
“Tremendous work ethic, mental and physical toughness is the key to our success.” On what people don’t know about Alabama football.
“When are you satisfied?” asked an ESPN sideline reporter. “I’m never satisfied…”
“One focus: I think a team’s ability to do that, to stay focused on the things that are going to affect the outcome of the game, are critical in games like this.”
“We have a team meeting on Thursday, so I expect him (Saban) to address the new team and say it hasn’t accomplished anything yet,” -A.J. McCarron
“There’s no question,” said Kirby Smart, defensive coordinator. “There’s no question he is driven to be the greatest coach in the game.”