Alabama’s Nick Saban spoke with the media earlier this afternoon to talk about his team’s week 1 match-up against the Missouri Tigers.

Here are a couple quick hitters from the press conference….

  • He is pleased with the how the players have prepared this week.
  • He mentioned the mask does cause a little bit of a communication issue.
  • He is encouraged with the progress of Mac Jones playing within himself in the offense. He is very pleased with the preparation that Mac has made to get himself ready for this game.
  • He is encouraged by the progress Christian Barmore has made this week, recovering from his injury, but did not mention his status for this Saturday’s game.
  • He expressed how proud he was of the team doctors on their handling of COVID-19.
  • He praised the job that Billy Napier has done as the Head Coach of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

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