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Rapper Wale in awe of Alabama football, Bryce Young, and Nick Saban after visit

Alabama QB Bryce Young posing with Rapper Wale inside Crimson Tide's indoor practice facility
Photo of Alabama QB Bryce Young and rapper Wale in the Crimson Tide's indoor facility comes via Wale's twitter account

Another music artist has come away impressed with Alabama’s football program.

Wale, a Grammy Award nominee recording rapper, visited Tuscaloosa on Tuesday. He took in the Crimson Tide’s athletics facility, struck the Heisman pose with all four trophies, got a tour of the facility from Bryce Young, and met Nick Saban.

He complimented Alabama’s facility and Young for his humble personality. Wale provided fans on Twitter with a hilarious story on his encounter with Coach Saban. He is 37 years old, but Saban has a way of making grown men nervous sometimes.

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Wale appreciated Saban for letting him get a tour of his office, but Saban smiled and said, “aye this is Bryce’s office.”

The 70-year-old is preparing for spring practice on Friday, but he had time to entertain one of the biggest music acts of this generation. Wale’s music is a museum of emotions, but the Crimson Tide is a museum of athletic excellence.

Both are great, but Wale departed in awe of the work put in to make Alabama football a success.

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Stephen M. Smith is the managing editor and senior writer for Touchdown Alabama Magazine.  You can “like” him on Facebook or “follow” him on Twitter, via @CoachingMSmith.

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