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Titans undrafted, free agent rookie center William Vlachos played for Saban at Alabama from 2007 until graduation following last season's national championship.
Vlachos who was redshirted his freshman season in 2007 was part of the first recruiting class Saban had upon taking over as the head coach at Alabama following two seasons with the NFL's Miami Dolphins.
Vlachos started forty games at center for Saban and the Tide during his college career, and was a starter on both their 2009 and 2011 national championship teams. He ready to defend his former coach and university when asked about Cindrich's comments following Saturday's first practice of Titans training camp.
"I didn't see all the details to know what was said but I can tell you this, I spent five years there and Coach Saban runs an absolutely first class operation. There are no shortcuts and there is nothing fishy going on," said Vlachos. "I started forty games and I was drug tested, and I never got anything from anybody. "
"Everything is run by the book," continued Vlachos. "He's (Saban) is an extremely smart guy and he knows there is too much to lose by breaking the rules.
Late last week former NFL agent turned consultant Ralph Cindrich appearing on a Pittsburgh radio station had some pointed comments about the NCAA in the wake of
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proud of Vlachos for defending Saban.
Vlachos is a man of character himself...
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