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Nick Saban said his boat did not run out of gas.

Alabama football: Nick Saban clarifies what happened on his boat

Matt Speakman

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Nick Saban explains boat situation

Alabama coach Nick Saban took his players out on his boat over the weekend. While they were out, his boat supposedly ran out of gas, leaving the group stranded. Saban said his boat was brand new, but it didn’t run out of gas. Saban said his new boat had a fuel pump problem, and that is why his boat stalled.

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