What do you say when you have to go play at Alabama
- by Administrator 2 years ago
Vandy is going into T-Town this weekend to play Nick Saban's guys (7PM on ESPNU). Vandy had this past weekend off so there was plenty of time to watch the tape.
So, how do you lead off your game week presser when you're a massive underdog heading into Nick's house?
Well, if you're James Franklin, you lead off talking about how you are leading the nation in interceptions, then go on to say that your guys are 4 slots ahead of Alabama in turnover margin in the SEC. At this point, most of the reporters in the room are looking at you like you have just woken the dead.
Franklin then came around to conventional logic and gushed about how good Saban's defense is, "Collectively this is the best unit I've seen since I've been coaching college football. They are as big as any defense as I've ever seen...." Great offensive line, excellent running backs, very good special teams, etc...
Franklin eluded to possibly have some tricks up his sleeve planned for special teams against Bama as well.
A reporter asked if Alabama has any weaknesses. Franklin's response, "Every team has some weaknesses" but then couldn't name one.