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Behold! Nick Saban in bronze!

Posted on: March 1, 2011 12:13 pm
Posted by Tom Fornelli

Yes, given his tan, Nick Saban generally looks bronze year round, but we're talking the real bronze here. The metal bronze. You see, it was about this time last year that word first surfaced Alabama would be unveiling some statues honoring Nick Saban much like it has other head coaches who won national titles in Tuscaloosa. The original plan was for the statue to be unveiled at Alabama's spring game last March, known as A-Day, but that simply wasn't enough time. Then the school set a target date for the season opener last fall, but that wasn't enough time either.

So the latest unveiling is set to be on this year's A-Day, and it looks as though things may be on schedule this time. has some photos of the statue, and it looks just about finished to me.

Of course, the statue isn't completely finished just yet, and they are currently in Oklahoma. So while the goal is to have them on campus for A-Day, there's no guarantee it will be ready in time. Though what I want to know is if there are any Auburn fans within driving distance of the statues right now who will drive over there and poison the statue.  And by poison the statue, I mean cut its head off Jebediah Springfield-style. 
Category: NCAAF

Since: Aug 30, 2006
Posted on: March 2, 2011 12:26 pm

Behold! Nick Saban in bronze!

Come on ATL.  Don't hate on Alabama's "Walk of Champions".  I know you guys are planning on putting in a "Step of a Champion."  I am pretty sure none of the statues at Alabama are based on the win/loss record against Awbarn.  Go back out there and hug your tree and wipe your tears with your toilet paper.  RTR!!!! 

Since: Sep 17, 2006
Posted on: March 2, 2011 10:58 am

Behold! Nick Saban in bronze!

What next? Talk about zealots.

Since: Jan 4, 2007
Posted on: March 2, 2011 8:49 am

Behold! Nick Saban in bronze!

sorry for the misspelled word in my post should be funny not funning

Since: Jan 4, 2007
Posted on: March 2, 2011 8:43 am

Behold! Nick Saban in bronze!

the funning thing is he won't stick around long enough to  see the statue tarnish. just like what he pulled in  miami here today gone tomorrow without a word spoken to his players or anyone else.

Since: Nov 9, 2010
Posted on: March 2, 2011 7:59 am

Behold! Nick Saban in bronze!

If they're to the point where they put up statues to coaches that are 2-2 vs. Auburn, then I would say it says a lot about where their standards have gone.  Of course from recent actions, that's pretty evident too for the majority of the fan base.  (Yes, there are the exceptions.)

Since: Oct 14, 2010
Posted on: March 1, 2011 9:15 pm

Behold! Nick Saban in bronze!

Oh, please don't talk about cutting the heads off statues.....  some idiot will do it & Auburn will get the blame. Unless we blame you, of course.....

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