Nick Saban looks loose — literally — in the Sugar Bowl matchup between Alabama State and Kansas State.
The coach attended the team’s stretch period during practice in New Orleans on Tuesday.
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As you can see in the video below, the 71-year-old coach hit the turf and stretched out. provided.
Bryce Young and Will Anderson Jr. decided there was something left undone in Alabama.
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The No. 5 Crimson Tide stars will face No. 11 Kansas State in the Sugar Bowl on Dec. 31, skipping bowl games to gain an advantage and minimize draft prep. Instead of joining other high-profile NFL prospects who are there, it remains. There is a risk of injury.
Young and Anderson’s decisions are notable because they saw the number one Alabama contender fail to make the college football playoffs and last season’s re-bid crushed to Georgia in the national championship game. has entered the transfer portal, but no player has opted out of the NFL.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.