GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 11: Head coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide celebrates by hoisting the College Football Playoff National Championship Trophy after defeating the Clemson Tigers in the 2016 College Football Playoff National Championship Game at University of Phoenix Stadium on January 11, 2016 in Glendale, Arizona. The Crimson Tide defeated the Tigers with a score of 45 to 40. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Nick Saban says this guy is the 'most significantly dominant player' his team has seen since Cam Newton

Nick Saban doesn't hand out praise all too often and he especially doesn't hand it out to opposing players. However, that was definitely what he was doing when talking with the folks on ESPN's College Football Live. He was talking about last season and he was incredibly on one particular opponent  that he didn't meet until the end of the season.

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Watson threw for 405 yards and four touchdowns in the national title game against the vaunted Crimson Tide defense. He also led the team in rushing with 20 carries for 73 yards. While Alabama won 45-40, Saban clearly came away impressed with the young man who's likely to become a top pick in next year's NFL Draft.