Quantcast

Saban not happy with Tide's performance against Colorado State - Live5News.com | Charleston, SC | News, Weather, Sports

Saban not happy with Tide's performance against Colorado State

Nick Saban (Source: WBRC video) Nick Saban (Source: WBRC video)
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -

Alabama head coach Nick Saban says consistency was a big issue on Saturday as the Tide beat the Colorado State Rams, 31-6. Despite the large margin, Saban says execution was off by the #1 ranked team.

"...I think this team, so far, has pretty much this season responded to whatever negative circumstance they've had to face…" said Saban, opening his post game news conference. "...I don't think we did that tonight."

Saban gave the Rams their due, saying they played with a lot of heart, but overall, the coach had issues with the performance by the Alabama players. He cited a lack of consistency in running the ball, problems in 3rd down conversions, a series of injured players and inexperience with the cornerbacks as areas that weighed down the Alabama efforts.

"We're going to keep working on it. We obviously have a difficult game next week and we have to get it right," said Saban.

Saban seemed to be upset at the chance to get some of the less experienced players on the field.

"An opportunity to play a lot of players, for us, we didn't have the opportunity to do that, even though we did get to play quite a few," said Saban.

Next week, Alabama takes on Ole Miss at home. Kickoff is set for 5:30 p.m.

Copyright 2013 WBRC. All rights reserved.

  • SEC FootballSEC CoverageMore>>

  • No. 20 LSU beats Tennessee 30-10

    No. 20 LSU beats Tennessee 30-10

    Saturday, November 25 2017 1:00 AM EST2017-11-25 06:00:29 GMT
    Source: LSUSports.netSource: LSUSports.net

    How to watch, listen, stream, and follow live updates for this week's LSU game.

    More >>

    How to watch, listen, stream, and follow live updates for this week's LSU game.

    More >>
  • Bielema dismissed as head football coach

    Bielema dismissed as head football coach

    Friday, November 24 2017 7:11 PM EST2017-11-25 00:11:38 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Arkansas head football coach Bret Bielema has been dismissed by the University of Arkansas, it was announced by Interim Athletics Director Julie Cromer Peoples. Bielema completed his fifth season as the Razorbacks’ head coach on Friday. “Shortly after the completion of today’s game, I met with Coach Bret Bielema and informed him of our decision to move forward with new leadership in the Razorback Football program,” Cromer People...

    More >>

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Arkansas head football coach Bret Bielema has been dismissed by the University of Arkansas, it was announced by Interim Athletics Director Julie Cromer Peoples. Bielema completed his fifth season as the Razorbacks’ head coach on Friday. “Shortly after the completion of today’s game, I met with Coach Bret Bielema and informed him of our decision to move forward with new leadership in the Razorback Football program,” Cromer People...

    More >>
  • Ole Miss upsets #14 Mississippi State 31-28 in Egg Bowl

    Ole Miss upsets #14 Mississippi State 31-28 in Egg Bowl

    Friday, November 24 2017 6:11 PM EST2017-11-24 23:11:04 GMT
    Source: WLBT/FOX 40 SportsSource: WLBT/FOX 40 Sports

    Fitzgerald suffered the injury in the 1st quarter. He would leave the game on a cart but came back on crutches in the 2nd half. Breeland Speaks & DeMarquis Gates made the tackle on the play, Speaks commented on the play after the game

    More >>

    Fitzgerald suffered the injury in the 1st quarter. He would leave the game on a cart but came back on crutches in the 2nd half. Breeland Speaks & DeMarquis Gates made the tackle on the play, Speaks commented on the play after the game

    More >>
Powered by Frankly