Kirk Herbstreit goes out of his way to compliment Nick Saban Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images
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Nick Saban is used to getting his share of props given that he such a successful coach for a perennial power in the Alabama Crimson Tide.

Kirk Herbstreit is the latest to pay Saban a huge compliment. In answering a fan, Herby said this:

In essence, he’s saying Saban has a unique ability to cultivate team spirit, develop his players and no one is more important than the team.

That’s a tough task.

But Saban’s record of success shows he’s done it.

Ray Marcano About the author:
Ray grew up in the Bronx, New York, so no surprise --- he's a lifelong New York Yankee fan. He's suffered through the last 40 years of bad New York hoops (he's a Knicks fan) and gets occasional giggles from the Rangers (NHL finals last year!).  In addition to his ...Read more
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