Nick Saban shares 2 mentors he calls his biggest coaching influences
Nick Saban is believed to be arguably the best college football coach of all time, that’s only recently been the case. Early in his career, he had 2 major influences to steer him into coaching, and polish his skills.
During a segment with Eli Manning on Manning’s new ESPN+ show, “Eli’s Places,” Saban shares that former Kent State coach Don James and Bill Belichick had the greatest impact on his career.
Saban even said James talked him into becoming a coach, while Belichick shaped his career over 4 years in Cleveland.
“That was like going from junior high, to graduate school,” Saban said.
Nick Saban on the two coaches that had the greatest impact on him: His college coach Don James at Kent State and Bill Belichick.
Saban on Belichick: “That was like going from junior high to graduate school” pic.twitter.com/RPtuaV9D5v
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