Alabama entered the second half with a 35-17 lead against Arkansas on Saturday. It even scored its sixth defensive touchdown of the season early on. Wouldn’t it seem a coach would be fairly satisfied with how the first two quarters had unfolded?
Not Nick Saban.
During his halftime interview on ESPN’s broadcast, Saban criticized the way his defense played in the first half, even saying they “need to play a lot better.”
Read a full transcription of what Saban had to say below:
Nick Saban was not happy with Alabama's defense in the first half pic.twitter.com/q3qRAIrVgY
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