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Watch: Does Kalen DeBoer win his first national championship quicker than Saban as new Alabama head coach?

Kalen DeBoer introduced as the Alabama head coach
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It took Nick Saban three years to win his first national championship as the Alabama football head coach in 2009.

He went on to become a six-time national champion and elevate the Crimson Tide’s program.

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Kalen DeBoer takes over as Saban’s successor, but how quickly can he win his first national title at Alabama? The 49-year-old nearly delivered the University of Washington to a College Football Playoff National Championship in 2023.

In a recent episode of In My Own Words, I tackled the question on can DeBoer win his first natty at Alabama quicker than Saban did.

The video is below.

Does DeBoer win his 1st natty quicker than Saban did as the new Bama coach?

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

Stephen Smith is a 2015 graduate of the University of Alabama. He is a senior writer and reporter for Touchdown Alabama Magazine. He has covered Alabama football for 15 years and his knowledge and coverage of the Crimson Tide's program have made him among the most respected journalist in his field. Smith has been featured on ESPN and several other marquee outlets as an analyst.

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