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From 'Saban’s reputation is mostly hype' to 'Saban for US Senate' — APR's Moon does 180 on legendary Alabama football coach

Nearly everyone in Alabama was a Nick Saban fan last Wednesday after he announced his plans to retire as the Crimson Tide’s head coach. Even those who previously hated on Saban, like Alabama Political Reporter's Josh Moon, got on the bandwagon that day.

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Finebaum on Saban: 'It feels like he's very close to the end'

Could the University of Alabama soon be looking for the greatest of all time's replacement? ESPN's Paul Finebaum seems to think so.

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Finebaum on CFP's inclusion of Bama over FSU: 'They did get it right' — 'People just need to shut up already'

Monday on ESPN's "Get Up," SEC Network host Paul Finebaum weighed in on the College Football Playoff committee's controversial decision to select Alabama to their final four teams over an undefeated Florida State.

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Finebaum: 2023 Iron Bowl ranks 'at or near the top' all time in rivalry

On Monday, SEC Network's Paul Finebaum reacted to the 88th edition of the Iron Bowl, which saw Alabama convert a 4th and 31 for a touchdown with under a minute remaining to avoid the upset.

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Finebaum: 'Lane Kiffin will not succeed Nick Saban, nor will Lane Kiffin ever beat Nick Saban'

Paul Finebaum was not impressed with Lane Kiffin’s performance Saturday in a 24-10 loss to Alabama.

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Finebaum explores the possibility of Deion Sanders succeeding Saban at Alabama

ESPN’s Paul Finebaum made an appearance on ESPN's “Matt Barrie Show” and was asked about the possibility of Sanders becoming Saban's successor.

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Alabama offensive lineman Tyler Booker: ‘It's up to us to remind the country who we are'

After missing out on the playoffs last season, Alabama’s focus going into this season has been to bring more intensity and physicality, and it starts on the offensive line.

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Finebaum expresses a 'high level of confidence' in Alabama making the College Football Playoffs

SEC Network college football analyst Paul Finebaum has strong faith in Nick Saban’s ability to restore Alabama to their customary excellence in 2023.

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Finebaum: Alabama redistricting like ‘George Wallace in the schoolhouse door’

The special session of the Alabama Legislature on redistricting was a lot like former Gov. George Wallace’s “Stand in the Schoolhouse Door” in 1963 to stop the integration of the University of Alabama, according to the SEC Network’s Paul Finebaum.

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Lane Kiffin thanks Paul Finebaum for 'pissing' Saban off

Nick Saban’s SEC Media Days appearance ended Wednesday, but even when Saban is not present, his name remains at the forefront of the other SEC coaches’ media appearances, and Thursday was no different.

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Finebaum: You have to start questioning Saban's legacy if he misses playoffs in 2023

Nick Saban and Alabama are not scheduled to be at SEC Media Days until Wednesday, but that didn’t stop SEC Network analyst Paul Finebaum from getting in a hot take about Saban.

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Finebaum: Hugh Freeze transition back into SEC 'happened flawlessly' — 'I give him an A-plus-plus'

SEC Network's Paul Finebaum praised Auburn head football coach Hugh Freeze this week on ESPN College Football's "The Matt Barrie Show," giving him an "A-plus-plus" for getting the fans back on board with the program.

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SEC Network's Finebaum: 'Alabama is still the biggest school in college football'

With SEC Media Days just a few weeks away, Georgia may be getting all the buzz coming off back-to-back National Championships, but according to SEC Network host Paul Finebaum, “Alabama is still the biggest school in college football.”

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Finebaum: Wouldn't be surprised if Milroe won the Alabama starting quarterback job

Monday on "McElroy and Cubelic in the Morning," ESPN’s Paul Finebaum spoke about Milroe and the momentum that he has been gaining lately at becoming the starter for Alabama.

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Paul Finebaum: Alabama has 'slipped' without Georgia's Kirby Smart as DC; Says there's been a 'changing of the guard' in college football

Paul Finebaum suggested there was a "changing of the guard" now that Georgia's Kirby Smart has led his Bulldogs to back-to-back titles with a blowout 65-7 win over TCU in the National Championship Game Monday night.

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Paul Finebaum says College Football Playoff Committee got final four teams right, blasts Saban for going on ESPN to plead case

Monday on Birmingham FM radio's "McElroy and Cubelic in the Morning," SEC Network's Paul Finebaum reacted to the College Football Playoff Committee announcing its final four teams of Georgia, Michigan, TCU and Ohio State.

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Paul Finebaum on Auburn head coaching search: 'Cadillac' needs to be considered 'legitimate candidate for the job'

As rumors swirl about the next Auburn head football coach, SEC Network's Paul Finebaum is floating a new, yet familiar, name out there.

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Tuberville says Saban has called him, Manchin 'several times' with NIL concerns

During an appearance on Paul Finebaum's nationally syndicated radio show, also simulcasted on the SEC Network, Sen. Tommy Tuberville responded to Finebaum's suggestion that he and Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) were working on behalf of Alabama head football coach Nick Saban.