Nick Saban looks on with his arms crossed.

Saban says, OFFENSE WINS; is Mario Cristobal Listening?

Charles Fischer Editorials 36 Comments

We all grew up hearing “Defense wins Championships,” and the early Nick Saban National Championship teams at Alabama epitomized this mantra. Yet college football has begun to change: Alabama scored 45 points against Auburn in 2019 and lost, and it took over 50 points to win the SEC Championship in 2020 over No. 7 Florida (52-46). Everyone watched the carnage …