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Former Alabama DB: Nick Saban Was 'Out-Coached' By Clemson In National Championship

Did Dabo Swinney outcoach Nick Saban in the national championship?

Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick won two championships with the Crimson Tide during his college years, but that didn't stop him from criticizing his former head coach, Nick Saban.

Kirkpatrick went on the Rich Eisen Show yesterday to talk about Crimson Tide football, and he gave his thoughts on Nick Saban's coaching ability and the toughness of practice over the years.

"They definitely gonna play hard but at the end of the day, I saw them get outcoached," Kirkpatrick told Eisen. "I never seen that. I feel like he got outcoached in the Clemson game."

Kirkpatrick also mentioned that practice has gotten significantly easier since he was a player there.

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So, what do you think? Was it really Saban's fault the Crimson Tide couldn't bring home the national championship this past season?