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Nick Saban demurred when asked on ESPN about the best conference in college football.

Alabama football: Nick Saban rejects ‘best conference’ debate

Welcome to The Rammer Jammer, SEC Country’s daily Alabama athletics recap. Today, we look at Nick Saban’s thoughts on the conference debates.

Conference wars

Nick Saban weighed into the ‘best conference’ debate by rejecting the premise. While Clemson’s Dabo Swinney and Florida State’s Jimbo Fisher declared the ACC the top conference in football, Saban took the First Take hosts to task for the question.

For the best quotes from Saban’s trip to ESPN, check this rundown from BamaOnline’s Charlie Potter

In other Alabama news:

Built by Bama

Jimmy Nelson pitched another strong game for Milwaukee on Wednesday night in a Brewers’ loss. The right-hander struck out 10 Washington Nationals in 7 innings and held one of the best offenses in baseball to 2 runs. Nelson is 8-5 with a 3.38 ERA this season.

Roll Tide?

Saban’s last question at ESPN wasn’t about defenses or quarterbacks. It’s much more important than all that.