Who Do You Consider to Be Alabama’s Biggest Rival in Football?
Nick Saban kicked the hornet's nest of social media on Thursday when he made a comment during 'Hey Coach' that his players feel Tennessee is Alabama's biggest rival.
A caller to the weekly show was asking about the upcoming matchup with the Volunteers, which could be the most meaningful in the series in a long time.
"I think you get, very quickly, a feel for what your own players on your own team, even that were here before you came here, what's important to them," Saban said. "And it was very obvious to me that the Tennessee game was always the biggest game. It was always the biggest game for us."
"That's no disrespect to Auburn or the great Iron Bowl rivalries. But to our players and a lot of our fans, the Tennessee game, because of the tradition of the game, [is important], so it didn't take long to figure that out."
Depending on who you'd ask, you'd likely get a couple different answers. Auburn and Tennessee have always been the two traditional rivals for the Crimson Tide even though LSU fans have tried to force their team into the conversation.
So tell us, who do you consider Alabama's biggest rival?