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A letter about Nick Saban's use of foul language

Posted on: October 11, 2010 5:04 pm
Edited on: October 11, 2010 5:11 pm
 

Posted by Adam Jacobi

Coach Nick Saban:

I'm writing in regards to your comments made Monday afternoon about your team's performance thus far this year:

"The focus is not on what you need to do to be successful," Saban said. "It's drinking the Kool-Aid, thinking that just because they say it on ESPN, it's so, reading the newspapers all week. Just because you beat Florida 31-6, people start talking about you being the best team in the country. We're not the best team in the country. ...We had the best team in the country last year. We proved it. We proved it over 14 games. This team hasn't proved s***. Excuse my language. That's how I feel about it. I'm really upset that I used bad language. I'm sorry. I'm sure I'll get some letters on that, and should."

Indeed you will, for this is one of those letters.

As a football coach, you are held to high standards of performance and professionalism. You are a role model, not only to your football players and assistant coaches, not only to all Alabama fans, but to all football fans, young and old. You are tasked with upholding that responsibility every time you appear in public, whether that is on or off the field.

As such, your use of language on Monday was distressing and disturbing. That type of amateurish, juvenile use of language cannot be tolerated by any football coach, much less a man of your prominence, and I demand an immediate retraction, apology, and correction.

What every self-respecting adult knows you should have said is as follows:

We proved it over 14 games. This team hasn't proven s***. Excuse my language.

Everything else is completely correct.

Best wishes,
Concerned Grammarian

Comments

Since: Aug 17, 2006
Posted on: October 12, 2010 3:53 pm
 

A letter about Nick Saban's use of foul language

a racist ??? thats a ballsy statement



Since: Oct 12, 2010
Posted on: October 12, 2010 3:04 pm
 

A letter about Nick Saban's use of foul language

Nick Saban is a lying piece of skum and racist too. "I am not going to be the Alabama coach" Yea right Nick. I'm glad you are out of here. You messed up the Dolphins worse than what they were. Nick sucks as an NFL coach. He should stay in college.



Since: Oct 12, 2010
Posted on: October 12, 2010 2:42 pm
 

A letter about Nick Saban's use of foul language

That is awesome!!  I am a Bama fan, and people just don't get it..... It's not about him swearing, we're all used to that, it was his misuse of the word proved.  Roll tide....SC, just a minor setback, we will win the West and be in the Championship hunt, I just feel sorry for Ole Miss this weekend, they will be black and blue after this beatdown in T-town....




Since: Sep 2, 2008
Posted on: October 12, 2010 2:42 pm
 

A letter about Nick Saban's use of foul language

They must be from Alabama...completely missed the point of the article.  Very funny.



Since: May 5, 2008
Posted on: October 12, 2010 1:18 pm
 

A letter about Nick Saban's use of foul language

OMG!!  how funny.

the Bama people see this as a slam on Saban using the "s" word

everybody else sees the writer is using some humor

+++

ok Bama guys  real slooow for You....

the writer thinks saban should have changed 1 word

proved should be proven

Get IT???



Since: Jun 30, 2009
Posted on: October 12, 2010 12:57 pm
 

A letter about Nick Saban's use of foul language

Read the whole article you tools, he did not say anything about saying s***  It was a joke



Since: Mar 6, 2008
Posted on: October 12, 2010 12:36 pm
 

A letter about Nick Saban's use of foul language

Everybody is to damn sensitive these days.  Get over it, this is about sports.  Anybody who has played any kind of sport knows that it's all part of it.  What a  loser!



Since: Sep 17, 2010
Posted on: October 12, 2010 12:11 pm
 

A letter about Nick Saban's use of foul language

Obviously the real issue here is the person that started the Post just doesn't like Coach Nick Saban and is looking for anything to try and make him look bad.   People get over it.  Coach Nick Saban is very good at what he does.  Coach Miles at LSU used the "F" word a couple years ago when referring to Alabama and Nick Saban. 

Get over disliking Nick Saban please!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



Since: Oct 12, 2009
Posted on: October 12, 2010 11:16 am
 

A letter about Nick Saban's use of foul language

donously and ducklife: Congrats on reading the whole article. 



Since: Sep 3, 2006
Posted on: October 12, 2010 10:06 am
 

A letter about Nick Saban's use of foul language

Obvoiusly, you both are from Alabama...

THE ARTICLE IS HILAROUS - and is not "making a big deal out of swearing" - it is a joke!


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