January 3, 2007

Tide players react to Saban hiring

The reaction from Crimson Tide fans to the hiring of Nick Saban as Alabama's new head coach has been overwhelmingly positive so far and the Tide players appear to be feeling the same excitement.

"I'm very excited," said sophomore quarterback John Parker Wilson. "All of the guys are very glad to have Coach Saban coming to Alabama. He has won a lot of football games and he won the national championship at LSU. That makes it even more exciting for us. We have a lot of guys coming back on offense and I think we have an excellent chance to make a run at it, especially with Coach Saban."

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