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Watch: Nick Saban Could Play QB For Alabama, If He Wanted

Nick Saban throws the ball to one of his team's wideouts.


Alabama head coach Nick Saban is preparing his team for the Peach Bowl by dropping absolute dimes during practice.

Nick Saban played defensive back for Kent State, but you can't tell me he doesn't have a little bit of quarterback in him.

Look at this:

That's right. It's not Peyton Manning or Aaron Rodgers making those perfect throws, it's actually Alabama head coach Nick Saban throwing pinpoint accurate spirals like it's nothing. (Sure, if you want to get technical, every one of those passes he threw was intercepted, but that's the point of the drill.) If you look closely enough, he's also doing it while wearing his signature straw hat. A true football guy.

Saban is 65 years old, and he can throw the pigskin better than, like, half of our editorial staff. Given a full NFL season I guarantee his QBR would be better than Brock Osweiler's.

Alabama takes on Washington in the Peach Bowl December 31 at 3:00 p.m. E.T., and the Crimson Tide is favored by 14 points.