Nick Saban

Top 10 Recruiting Classes since 2005, or Alabama and everyone else

  Recruiting is the lifeblood of a college football program. If you struggle to build a solid recruiting class one year, you could easily pay for it over the next three to four years, if not more. On the flip side, if you manage to knock a recruiting class out of the park, your chances for success in the coming years can take a nice spike. And just think what you can do with two…


FanCred College Football Mailbag: Nick Chubb a Heisman contender or sophomore slump?

Each and every Friday I will answer questions you may have about college football or anything else you happen to throw my way. On the first Friday of every month during college football season I will take questions exclusively from FanCred, so make sure you are signed up for an account and following me so I can get your questions. Because I am terrible with keeping to my own outlined schedule, this mailbag post missed…


Re-casting Fantastic Four with college football’s mightiest

The latest attempt to reboot the Fantastic Four franchise is a bomb. So let’s fix it using new cast members from the world of college football. I have been on a bit of a superhero kick this summer at the movies. The second installment in The Avengers franchise finished on a high note and set the scene for what’s coming up in Marvel’s plans, and Ant-Man was a nice surprise. While I have not seen…


CFB Playoff coaches decorate for the holidays (video)

Alabama head coach Nick Saban, Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer, Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher and Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich are all busy preparing their teams for the upcoming College Football Playoff, but before they all have some chores around the home to take care of first. It’s time for these playoff coaches to get out the holiday decorations and get everything set-up. But these coaches don’t have the time to form…


The 10-second rule is mostly dead, which means it is slightly alive

Ding! Dong! The rule is dead! At least, that is what supporters of the up-tempo offense would like to have you believe. Miracle Max, the troll living in a tree in The Princess Bride, would classify the 10-second rule as mostly dead, meaning it is still very much alive. On Wednesday, roughly 24 hours before being put to a formal vote, the NCAA’s Football Rules Oversight committee tabled the 10-second rule proposal for another time….


Nick Saban, Gangnam Style

Just to kill a minute of your time, Nick Saban going Gangnam Style, thanks to the wonderful JibJab. Personalize funny videos and birthday eCards at JibJab! Subscribe to the No 2-Minute Warning YouTube Channel. Follow No 2-Minute Warning on Twitter @No2MinWarning, Google+ and Like No 2-Minute Warning on Facebook. Like this? Why not share it?ShareRedditFancredStumbleUponFacebook


Mad Men of college football

In honor of the return of Mad Men, tonight on AMC, I asked Twitter for their suggestions of college football’s Mad Men. The Photoshop above was what resulted. Don Draper: Urban Meyer, Ohio State Like Don Draper, Urban Meyer is a smooth talker. When a pitch needs to be sold, Meyer will know how to deliver. Like Draper, Meyer has battled his own issues away from the job that distracted him from time to time…


Episode 073: Scouting the SEC (Coaches)

Stephen Prather from Coaches By The Numbers Four different coaches with a BCS championship game victory put this list of coaches on top of all other conferences, just as the SEC sits on a mighty perch overseeing the rest of the college football world. Nick Saban has two BCS titles between Alabama and LSU. Les Miles has a BCS championship, as does Gene Chizik from this past season. And who can forget the old ball…