Nick Saban:: You Don’t Have a Lot of Choices if You Want to be Great

Nick Saban has released several players from his team at Alabama this off season. As a coach, I know this is part of managing a team. You cannot let the actions of a few infect the good work of others. It comes down to choices.

“But the fact of the matter is, is if you want to be good, you really don’t have a lot of choices, because it takes what it takes. You have to do what you have to do to be successful. So you have to make choices and decisions to have the discipline and focus to the process of what you need to do to accomplish your goals.”

“All these guys that think they have a lot of choices are really sadly mistaken. And I think, as we all have done with our own children, they learn these lessons of life as they get older, and sometimes the best way to learn is from the mistakes that you make, even though we all hate to see them have to make them. And we don’t really condone them when they do.”

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