No head coach? No problem! Football fans react to Saban’s Iron Bowl absence as Crimson Tide claims victory | News
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) – An already hectic soccer season due to COVID-19 had no breaks for one of the most intense rivalry games in college football.
Alabama was beaten at # 22 Auburn on the sidelines with no head coach Nick Saban on Saturday when the undefeated Crimson Tide was crowned 2020 Iron Bowl champions, beating Auburn 42-13.
“We’re killing it. We kill it. Roll tide! “
The best team in the country to take on their rivals at home, even without head coach Saban, after testing positive for COVID-19 earlier this week.
“If they could get through with Saban around, that just shows what they can do without Saban, which is even better,” said Alabama fan Tyler Jones.
Crimson Tide fans got into the game with confidence, many having no doubt they would make it.
“How Saban rolls is how the team rolls and without him being there or being there it will still be perfect … the way we do it now, let’s go Deonte!” wooohoooohooohoooh! Roll Ride Baby! It will still go on, ”said Orlando Mitchell.
“We play hard. You know, Saban is the best coach they can or can’t do with him there, so we’ll always win, ”said Ruby Pettway.
Even when the Tigers fell short of the entire game, Auburn fans hoped.
“It’s been a long season and comebacks aren’t really our thing, but you know I’m optimistic. It’s Iron Bowl Saturday, anything can happen … War Eagle! “said VC Collins.
Reality bites as Alabama claims victory, which some fans think is a big sign.
“There’s no substitute for Saban but the talent they have and it’s unstoppable this season … I hate the circumstances but this may be our only chance to really know who the SEC’s king is “said Brandon Howell.
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