Working for Nick Saban ain’t easy.

“He is a tough, demanding boss,” said a former assistant under Saban. “But I will say this. I learned more from him in just one year that I would have learned in five years at another place. He made me a lot better coach.”

Something Saban’s former assistants have learned the hard way: While WORKING for him is tough, BEATING him as a former assistant is damn near impossible.

You can look it up.

Saturday’s game between Texas A&M and Alabama in Tuscaloosa (3:30 p.m. ET, CBS) will mark the 13th time that Saban has faced one of his former assistants. He is 12-0 in those previous games.


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