Is Nick Saban a fan of immature humor? Former Alabama running back Josh Jacobs says he is.
Yes, one of the greatest college football coaches of all time can have sense of humor that resembles a middle schooler’s.
“So one day I caught like five passes in a row,” Jacobs told Patrick after he revealed the kind of jokes that Saban likes to tell. “He was like ‘Hey Josh, if you wanna hold all the ball, hold these.’ I said ‘What coach?’ I sat there for a second, like, did he really just say that?”
Patrick was flabbergasted.
“Yeah, I was like coach, I hadn’t heard that since middle school,” Jacobs said.
Incredible. Saban is more self-aware than some people give him credit for and it’s funny to hear that Saban has a sense of humor that all of our inner 14-year-old selves can appreciate.
Hopefully Saban can drop a “both of these” reference in his postgame press conference after facing South Carolina on Saturday to subtly confirm Jacobs’ account.
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Nick Bromberg is a writer for Yahoo Sports.
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