During SEC Media Days, Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban delivered some strong praise to the Clemson Tigers, who finished last seasons as the national runners-up while Alabama hoisted the national championship trophy.
According to Saban, Clemson and Dabo Swinney should enter the 2016 college football season as the No. 1 team in the nation.
A large part of Saban’s praise was directed at star quarterback Deshaun Watson.
On Monday, Swinney was asked about Saban’s high praise and delivered exactly the light-hearted, hilarious response that we’ve come to expect from Dabo.
“I appreciate Coach Saban talking about us as No. 1 (going into 2016),” Swinney said. “But that is like Bill Gates talking about someone else’s wealth.”
"I appreciate Coach Saban talking about us as No. 1 (going into 2016) but that is like Bill Gates talking about someone else's wealth."
— Tim Bourret (@TimBourret) July 25, 2016
Well played, Coach Swinney.
While Clemson and Alabama will have to wait to see whether they have an opportunity to meet on the field in a high stakes game for the second consecutive season, we’ll have to just sit back and enjoy the countless quotes that will continue to fly from Swinney’s mouth throughout the year.
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