LIVE UPDATES from Hey Coach! on Iron Bowl Week

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Because tomorrow is Thanksgiving, Saban is doing his weekly radio show tonight instead of Thursday. Stay tuned here for updates.
 

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He compares Auburn QB TJ Finley to last week's opposing QB, KJ Jefferson, in terms of their size and difficulty to bring down. But he also says that they're two different styles of quarterbacks and offense.
 

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"You really have to be able to stay focused on the task in front of you." Saban says this is a key for the players in a hostile environment this week.
 

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Saban has clearly never forgotten about the Kick Six game. He goes into detail about how the blown opportunities in that 2013 Iron Bowl.
 

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"I think the players mostly know what they've done wrong right after they've done it." Saban says they don't have to wait until film review to point it out, most guys already know right away.
 

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Saban says 50% of the formations they saw in the Arkansas were not things they had prepared for or had seen in film for Arkansas.
 

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Saban explains why not only Alabama's QB success in the NFL is helpful in recruiting, but also Bryce's stats this year show that Alabama has an offense that elite quarterbacks can thrive in.
 

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A caller says that fans go to the games knowing that Alabama's going to win, it just depends on by how much.
"I'm glad you feel that way because I certainly don't."- Saban
 

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Saban really going on a rant now about fans not appreciating what the players do and still criticizing them when they win.
"NOBODY WANTS TO WIN MORE THAN THEY DO!"
"Nobody feels worse than they do when they lose."
Now he calls some fans self absorbed.
 

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"We all should have gratitude for the things that we have."
Saban ends his time on the show wishing everyone a happy Thanksgiving holiday.
 
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