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some of this will depend on how long he stays, but do you think would get named after him? Will Bryant-Denny ever become Bryant-Saban Stadium? We already have Stallings field. I'm just curious as to what you guys think.
It must be off-season
nah field and stadium wont change.. those are set... im sure CNS will have a few places named after him before its all said and done but the field and stadium are landmarks and wont change.
Maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists, unless laughter can be said to remedy anything. -- Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
Our visitors locker room was named "The Fail Room" after a donor whose last name. We could name the home locker room "The Saban Room"
I think it would take a bit more for him to get his name on something of that magnitude (even though what he has done has been unbelievably great). A guy like Wallace Wade won 3 championships in 8 years and we don't see his name on the stadium.
The thing that helps Saban though, if the time came to make such a decision, is that he has strong public opinion on his side. And in this day and age, public opinion carries a lot more weight than it ever has before, simply because of how easily and freely the public can communicate with and have access to the decision-makers.
I'm assuming Saban will probably coach a maximum of 12 years, so personally, I feel that 4 championships in that time frame would make Saban more than eligible to replace Denny as a stadium namesake. We already have Denny Chimes, so I don't believe removing his name from the stadium would be a complete slap-in-the-face or anything.
It's not the will to win, but the will to prepare to win that makes the difference.
-Coach Bear Bryant
Denny should take his chimes and be happy.
The Academic center is a great idea IMO, the way Coach Saban develops his players off the field I feel like that would be something he would like to have named after him if he wanted it...
"Stallings Field at Bryant-Denny Stadium"
Bring on the boos...
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