The Alabama Crimson Tide are once again champions of college football. The team of head coach Nick Saban, entering the National Championship Game as the top-ranked team in the nation, won the title thanks to an impressive 52-24 victory over third-ranked Ohio State.
The win did not just secure Alabama an undefeated 13-0 season but also its 18th overall title. One third of those titles came with Saban at the helm: since his arrival in Tuscaloosa in 2007, the team has won six championships. Two of those happened when Damien Harris was still on the team.
The New England Patriots’ running back, who left Alabama in 2019 to turn pro, took to social media the day after the game to congratulate his former coach — one that has now won seven total titles (his seventh happened when he was still at LSU back in 2003), breaking a tie with Alabama legend Bear Bryant for most in college football history.
Harris noted that he “would STILL do anything for” Saban.