Colin Cowherd actually admitted he was wrong about Alabama


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Colin Cowherd said a long time ago that Alabama should be very scared of Auburn and Gus Malzahn taking over the SEC West after the Kick-Six propelled the Tigers to the SEC and National Championship game. Here's the full quote after that insane game from 2013 via Saturday Down South:

"I think he's going to be a nightmare. I am amazed that Alabama fans aren't concerned about Gus Malzahn."

"There's a way to beat Nick Saban," Cowherd explained. "You're not going to outdefend Nick Saban. He's the master. ...

"The people that give Nick trouble, and I've heard this from rival coaches who love Nick, is that Nick - like (Bill) Belichick - has a system. When you can get Nick out of his system, that you have out-of-the-box contrarian thinkers that don't think like Nick thinks, they force Nick in uncomfortable places, to do things with his defense that he normally doesn't have to normally do, he's at his weakest.

"Nick is not great off the rails or against unpredictable coaches," Cowherd said. "He has more trouble with quirky than substantial. He'll go toe to toe with substantial. So I think Malzahn is built to give Nick trouble.

"I want all you Alabama fans, who love Finebaum and hate me, to know," Cowherd said. "Right now, you're driving around and I'm here to tell you that you're going to start to lose to Gus Malzahn.

"Next year, Auburn's going to be better than Alabama. Auburn is going to go into Tuscaloosa and beat Alabama. They're going to beat Florida State. They're going to win back-to-back national titles."

We know now that this prediction was way off and the Tigers have gone 14-11 since then. Alabama has gone 24-3 over that time and has two more SEC Championships, two playoff berths, and two Iron Bowl wins. Cowherd had to admit his mistake and Bama fans are going to love this.

You feel that? That's the feeling Bama fans get when one of the biggest SEC haters on radio has to admit his mistake in thinking Nick Saban might actually get outcoached by someone.

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