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Nick Saban Was Asked How To Avoid Ohio State Situation At Alabama

Head coach Urban Meyer of the Ohio State Buckeyes shakes hands with head coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide in an SEC vs. Big Ten football showdown.

NEW ORLEANS, LA - JANUARY 01: (L-R) Head coach Urban Meyer of the Ohio State Buckeyes shakes hands with head coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide prior to the All State Sugar Bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 1, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

On Wednesday night, Ohio State suspended head coach Urban Meyer for the first three games of the college football season. The university's decision came on the heels of a 12-hour meeting to discuss the findings of an investigation into Meyer's handling of assault allegations against a former assistant coach.

In the wake of the investigation's findings, Meyer will miss the first three games of the season against Oregon State, Rutgers and TCU.

On Thursday afternoon, Alabama head coach Nick Saban was what safeguards Alabama has in place to avoid a situation like Ohio State. Here's what Saban had to say.

"I think our administration does a great job. We have a meeting with compliance every week. We have a reporting protocol," Saban said.

Meanwhile, Saban and the Crimson Tide are gearing up for a non-conference battle against Louisville to open the season. Saban has yet to name a starting quarterback, but many around the program expect to see Tua Tagovailoa under center.

That game is scheduled for an 8:00 p.m. ET kickoff on ABC.