Nick Saban and Jahleel Billingsley appear to be on common ground with each other.
He was not the starting tight end for Alabama versus Miami, but Billingsley still played last week. He was involved on special teams as he returned one kickoff for 17 yards.
Offensive players such as Bryce Young, Brian Robinson, Trey Sanders, John Metchie, Jameson Williams, and Cameron Latu played well, but a conversation on Alabama’s sideline drew much attention.
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During the game, Coach Saban is explaining something to Billingsley. The talented junior had his head down but was listening to everything he said. Whether the dialogue was on football or life, Saban had Billingsley’s undivided attention at the moment.
His father, Charles Billingsley, reacted to an image on Twitter of Saban and his son.
Awesome picture pic.twitter.com/em94rASiR2
— Charles BILLINGSLEY (@Charles98379562) September 5, 2021
Alabama knows how productive Billingsley is and what he can be. All Saban wants is for him to grow in responsibility and discipline as a player and person. It looks like the former four-star is starting to understand the big picture.
The Crimson Tide secured a 44-13 victory over the Hurricanes; however, Billingsley was not a factor on offense. He knows that a monster season prepares him to become a first-round pick for the 2022 NFL Draft.
Billingsley is now ready to be all in for “The Process.”
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