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President Trump Had A Message For LSU Today

It's White House visit day for Alabama's football program. The Crimson Tide are in Washington, D.C., meeting with the president to celebrate the 2017 national title.

President Trump had a message for another college football program during his speech to Nick Saban and his players. It was for one of Alabama's rivals.

The president said during his speech that Saban had won six national titles with the Crimson Tide. Saban corrected him, saying he had won five with Alabama with the other coming when he was at LSU.

Trump then had a message for the Tigers. They shouldn't have let Saban get away.

"They shouldn't have let you go," he said.

Saban coached LSU from 2000-04. He left the Tigers after the '04 season to take the head coaching job with the Miami Dolphins.

The legendary coach was only in Miami for two seasons. He left in controversial fashion for the Alabama job after the 2006 season after saying repeatedly that he would not take the job.

LSU has fared OK without Saban. The Tigers won a national title with Les Miles. They're now led by Ed Orgeron.