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Jadeveon Clowney Does Not Think Very Highly Of Nick Saban, "The Guy Ain't Nothing But 5-Foot-5"

Back in 2011, Jadeveon Clowney was the No. 1 high school football recruit in the country. A lot of the time, the No. 1 recruit in the country opts to play for Nick Saban at Alabama. Clowney, obviously, did not, deciding to commit to in-state South Carolina instead. 

Now we know why. 

In an interview for a new book about the Crimson Tide coach, Saban: The Making of a Coach, Clowney described what it was like to get recruited by the four-time national champion. 

After Saban’s in-home visit to Rock Hill in December, 2010, Clowney said the coach did all the talking.

“I don’t see no big deal like everybody else. They’d say, ‘He’s the king of all of football.’ The guy ain’t nothing but 5-5. He’s a short guy. Everybody’s going crazy on Nick Saban.

“He talked the whole time he was there. I was dozing off. He can talk. A lot. He talked for a whole straight hour.”

Saban might not be the literal "king of all football" but his resume is about as good as you could want one to be.