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Here's What Nick Saban Said After Alabama's Poor First Half

Nick Saban reacting during an Alabama game.

ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 03: Head coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide looks on in the second half against the Florida Gators during the SEC Championship game at the Georgia Dome on December 3, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

The Alabama Crimson Tide entered this afternoon's game against the Citadel as the unquestioned No. 1 team in the country. Heading into today's game an argument was being made for this Alabama team as possibly the greatest team in college football history.

However, after the first 30 minutes of action the teams are knotted at 10. Not a great start for Bama.

As you can imagine, Nick Saban was not pleased with his team's performance in the first half. Here's what he had to say as the Tide went into the locker room, via Saturday Down South.

"Well, they are shrinking the game on us. They are three and four yarding us to death. We gave up one big play because we busted on the option. We have got to do a better job on offense. We have to take advantage of every possession when a team is shrinking the game on you. We’ve turned the ball over, we went three and out once. We didn’t score a touchdown in the red zone. That’s the difference in the game and the key to it. We have to play them well on defense."

Clearly Saban isn't happy with his team's performance.

Alabama and The Citadel will take the field in just a few minutes for the second half. Oh to be a fly on the wall in the Alabama locker room right now.

Can The Citadel pull off the upset? Stay tuned.