One can only do so much winning before rivals and contemporaries fade into seemingly permanent also-rans.
When Nick Saban leads his Alabama team on the field now, there are no equals staring back at him from the opposing sideline. The battle has become, as a new AL.com video explains, internal.
Thursday, the website ran a gag feature detailing the inner struggle Saban must face if he wants a true challenge.
Saturday’s A-Day scrimmage — Alabama vs. Alabama — is the only game of the year when he does not have an edge in the coaching department. Or, as the video puts it, the only time of year when Saban “meets his match.”
Check it out below: