Live updates: Nick Saban speaks at start of Alabama football game week vs. Miami
Alabama football coach Nick Saban is set to speak to reporters at noon CT ahead of the first game week of his 15th season.
The No. 1-ranked Crimson Tide will face No. 16 Miami in a neutral site game at 2:30 p.m. CT Saturday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.
Alabama has not faced the Hurricanes since the 1993 Sugar Bowl when the Crimson Tide routed Miami to win its first national championship since the Paul "Bear" Bryant era.
Almost three decades later, Alabama will have a much different looking offense than the one that took part in a perfect 13-0 national championship season in 2020. Sophomore quarterback Bryce Young is expected to lead the new group that will have new starters at quarterback, running back, receiver, tight end and on the offensive line.