Here's the biggest thing Alabama must "fight" in recruiting, per Nick Saban.
Alabama recruiting has been in a class of its own recently. Literally.
Since 2011, the Crimson Tide have had the No. 1 recruiting class in the nation every single year, according to 247Sports' Composite Rankings. That is an unparalleled run.
According to Nick Saban, Alabama's recruiting might almost be too good. Yes, for real.
Appearing on the NFL Network today, Saban said Alabama's stockpiling of five-stars can be detrimental at times. In face, he said it is the No. 1 thing other teams use against the Tide on the recruiting trail.
“The number one thing that we fight in recruiting is people from other schools tell players that we’re recruiting that you can’t play at Alabama because we have all these really good players," Saban said.
Okay. Nick. No one is going to feel bad for you though.
This is the college football world's definition of a #firstworldproblem.
Again, this problem is one literally every other program in the country would love to deal with. It doesn't seem to be affecting Saban that much.
Currently, the Crimson Tide have the No. 6 class nationally. They will likely climb a few spots before National Signing Day, but their No. 1 streak could end.
How will they ever survive?