He enters the room, walks to the podium, asks how everyone’s doing and then dives into his prepared remarks.
He did something a little different Monday.
He flashed a grin and asked, “Y’all want to lighten up today?”
Lighten up? During Tennessee week? Why was this man smiling?
That’s easy. He gets to face Phillip Fulmer again.
That would put a grin on the Grinch.
Saban has made a living beating a lot of coaches – and helped cost a few their livelihoods; see Tommy Bowden – but he’s been especially hard on Fulmer.