Nick Saban Does Not Forget the People that Coached Him
Alabama head football coach Nick Saban used to be a young pupil. Saban has no shortage of memory when it comes to his grade school teachers.
"I can name almost all my teachers. Ms. Jones first grade, Ms. Carpenter second grade, Ms. Herndon third grade, I can go through all of them," Saban said.
Why could Saban recall all of these names?
"Because most of the time I wasn’t doing what I was supposed to do so I was always getting corrected and all those corrections did make a difference."
Saban also learned a valuable coaching lesson from Ms. Matthews in his senior year.
"She didn’t teach everyone the same, which I think is important because everybody has different interest and a passion and we should bring that out in those people, regardless of what it is so they have a better chance to be successful in life," Saban said.
"They all had a significant impact on my life and I appreciate them more than they know."