Nick Saban Has Named Alabama’s Starting QB For Week 2

first_imgalabama head coach nick saban at the national title gameSANTA CLARA, CA – JANUARY 07: Head coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide looks on during warm ups prior to the CFP National Championship against the Clemson Tigers presented by AT&T at Levi’s Stadium on January 7, 2019 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)Alabama head coach Nick Saban wouldn’t reveal who would be starting at quarterback for the Crimson Tide in the season opener against Louisville. We didn’t learn until the offense ran onto the field that Tua Tagovailoa was going to be starting under center.We’re not going to have to wait until game time this week. Saban has officially named Alabama’s starting quarterback for Week 2.It’s Tua Tagovailoa.Saban told reporters today that Tagovailoa, who played extremely well in the blowout win over the Cardinals, will be starting at quarterback on Saturday.Alabama’s head coach added that Jalen Hurts will be used in whatever way is best to help the team win.“I think everybody knows that Tua’s going to start this game and we’re going to use Jalen’s skill-set in the future to help however we feel he can benefit the team,” Saban said.Nick Saban: I think everybody knows that Tua’s going to start this game and we’re going to use Jalen’s skill-set in the future to help however we feel he can benefit the team.— John Zenor (@jzenor) September 3, 2018Saban got upset after Alabama’s win over Louisville when ESPN’s Maria Taylor asked him about his quarterbacks. He said that the media keeps trying to get him to say something bad about one of his guys and it’s not going to happen. Saban later called Taylor and apologized for overreacting.Alabama is set to host Arkansas State at Bryant-Denny Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Kickoff is set for 3:30 p.m. E.T. The game will be on ESPN2.last_img

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