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Alabama Player's Tweet About Nick Saban's Sideline Eruption Is Going Viral

Alabama head coach Nick Saban on the sideline.

ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 01: Head coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide looks on before the 2018 SEC Championship Game against the Georgia Bulldogs at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on December 1, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Alabama head coach Nick Saban is a hard man make happy - even when he's winning. During yesterday's Orange Bowl win over the Oklahoma Sooners, Saban had several apparent sideline-blowups when his players made blatant mistakes. One of the most memorable of those blowups was at special teams player Keaton Anderson.

Anderson, who was penalized for a late hit on a kickoff, got an earful from Saban on the sidelines.

But Anderson quickly went to his coach's defense and rather jokingly said that Saban's apparent rage was "misunderstood."

"No, y'all misunderstood. He was saying, 'I'm so freaking happy keaton, I'm so happy," he wrote on Twitter.

Saban's anger at Anderson and other players who made various mistakes during the game may have been a little misplaced.

At no point in the game did Alabama give up the lead after scoring at the 11:54 mark of the first quarter.

Alabama scored 28 unanswered points and never let the Sooners get within 10 in the 45-34 win.

The Crimson Tide are set to take on the Tigers in the national title game next Monday night.

Alabama and Clemson are set to kick off at 8 p.m. E.T. on ESPN.