Nick Saban Put A Reporter In A Body Bag Over An Absurd Question After New Mexico State Win

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Nick Saban simply does not have time to waste time on ludicrous questions. After Alabama beat New Mexico State by 56 on Saturday, the 70-year-old was ask a question that he did not find particularly valuable and proceeded to eviscerate the reporter.

The Crimson Tide, currently ranked No. 3 in the College Football Playoff rankings, got out to slow start against the Aggies. Kind of.

As opposed to scoring on its first drive, the Alabama offense went three-and-out and punted. The defense then allowed a 10-play, 49-yard drive to set up a field goal for New Mexico State that opened the scoring.

Down by three, Saban’s team then proceeded to score touchdowns on its next seven drives and won the game 59-3.

Despite the complete and utter dominance, Saban was asked about the “fairly slow start on both sides in the first half of the first quarter.”

The reporter asked: “How much of an emphasis has the first quarter been in a week of preparation?”

Saban, who is visibly frustrated by the question, immediately began to tap his fingers on the podium. It was go time.

In response, Saban proceeded to put the reporter in a body bag.

“I think you really gotta be digging deep…” he said. “Do you want me to be critical of my team because we had to punt once in the first quarter and they got a field goal? I mean, I’m not going to do it.”

During the full answer, Saban even took a shot at Florida, who nearly lost to FCS team Samford.

Here was the entire response: