Alabama coach Nick Saban got what he wanted on Sunday morning when the Crimson Tide earned their way into the College Football Playoff.
The Tide got in at the expense of Ohio State, who Nick Saban ruthlessly criticized on ESPN late Saturday night.
On Sunday, even after Saban and the Tide got what they wanted, he didn’t let up. He reportedly told ESPN’s Chris Low he wouldn’t apologize for stating his case and again referenced Ohio State’s 55-24 loss to unranked Iowa.
Spoke with Nick Saban tonight, and he wasn't apologizing for stating Alabama's case Saturday. "Why wouldn’t you?" he told me. "You want to create awareness. If we would have lost to an unranked team in the SEC by 31 points, we wouldn’t even be in the conversation."
— Chris Low (@ClowESPN) December 4, 2017
Those are sharp words from Saban, but they’re not misguided.
Alabama will face No. 1 Clemson on New Year’s Day in the Sugar Bowl.