/Saban says Alabama fans can learn from A&M

Saban says Alabama fans can learn from A&M

The Alabama Crimson Tide looked dominant on the road last weekend against Texas A&M, stunning Aggies fans with 28 first-half points and three pick-sixes in a 41-23 win. Even in a losing effort, however, Alabama coach Nick Saban was impressed with the 12th man.

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On his radio show Thursday, Saban said that he wishes Alabama fans would model themselves after the Aggies fans.

Via the Statesman:

“You talk about affecting the game. I mean, their fans really did affect the game, and it says a lot about our players to keep their poise and focus … You know, this is the first place we’ve played for a long, long time, that we never got booed when we came out. First place. I’m telling ya. It’s a really nice facility. They had 105,000 people. And they cheered their tail off for their team. And they made it hard for us to play. I hope our fans can hear this, because this is the kind of place we should be.”

Earlier this year, Saban said that he believes 20 percent of college football fans are what he calls “bad fans.”

“They don’t get it. They’re disrespectful. They do things and say things that don’t really need to be said; that…

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