Nick Saban takes spring games very seriously.
He was raised by an old-school father, so the seven-time national championship head coach is not one for participation trophies.
After the White team earned a 25-7 victory over Crimson on A-Day, Jalen Milroe and the first-team defense enjoyed a steak dinner with chocolate cake. The spring game tradition is the winning team gets a steak dinner while the losing squad eats beans and hotdogs. Bryce Young’s group got the beans and hotdogs, despite Jahmyr Gibbs earning Dixie Howell MVP honors.
Coach Saban sat down with the Crimson squad as Dallas Turner came over with a piece of cake. The sophomore linebacker, who was on the White team, wanted to pass some cake to Malachi Moore and Cameron Latu. Both players from the losing team were denied cake. Saban was not having the kind gesture, and he explained to Turner that beans and hotdogs were all for Crimson.
It was hilarious watching Moore and Latu scream for Turner to give them some cake. He walks over to present his teammates with it, but Saban pushes back the hands of Moore and Latu. Katie Windham, who covers Alabama athletics for Bama Central, captured the video on social media. Even in funny moments, Saban teaches the value of why it’s important to win.
Dallas Turner tries to pass across some chocolate cake from the winning side (White) to Malachi Moore and Cam Latu from Crimson. Saban wasn’t having it. As always, just frank and beans with white bread for the A-Day losers— definitely no cake pic.twitter.com/jNyFfwYgiL
— Katie Windham (@katiewindham_) April 18, 2022
This year’s Crimson Tide team is looking forward to capturing a national championship.
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