The placard at the interview table identifying Alabama’s coach was unnecessary, because his gestures did the trick.
There was the familiar shoulder shrug, the palm patting the chest, the side of his hand repeatedly tapping the table as he spoke. He made air quotes, drew circles with his index finger and crossed his arms so tightly his crimson sweater seemed to turn even redder.
Nick Saban was back in town.
His No. 1-ranked Crimson Tide play Oklahoma in