Alabama Football Head Coach Nick Saban Spends the Day at ESPN
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama football head coach Nick Saban traveled to Bristol, Conn., on Wednesday morning to take part in the ESPN Car Wash at the network’s studios.
Saban began the day on the radio via telephone with “Mike and Mike” before arriving at the studios for a one-on-one with Rece Davis. He then took part in live and taped segments for various “SportsCenter” episodes, and followed those with a sit-down with the cast of “First Take”. The Tide coach then joined the crew of “College GameDay” for a segment before another “SportsCenter” hit that was trailed by an interview on “NFL Live”. Saban eventually went off-camera for a pair of interviews with ESPN writers before returning to air for the “Ryen Russillo Show,” the “Championship Drive” podcast, the “Paul Finebaum Show” and finally the “Stephen A. Smith Show”. The entire event wrapped with Saban on-set for “College Football Live” before he boarded a plane to return to Tuscaloosa.
The Crimson Tide officially kicks off Fall Camp with the Nick’s Kids Luncheon on Wednesday, Aug. 2, at Bryant-Denny Stadium before the team takes to the field the very next day on Thursday for the start of practice. Alabama will work through the month of August in preparation for a season-opening matchup with the Florida State Seminoles at the brand-new Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Ga. The two storied programs will kick off on Saturday, Sept. 2, at 7 p.m. CT on ABC.