Landon Collins' Mother Offended By Nick Saban During Recruiting Visit

Christopher Schultz tells the story of Landon Collins, the Alabama recruit who was upstaged by his mother seconds after he committed on national TV. A whole lot of family stuff went into that moment, including a father and a girlfriend. But there was also this moment involving Tide coach Nick Saban:

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With Collins leaning toward Alabama this fall, Saban came to visit [Collins' mother April] Justin. She says the coach offended her during his stay by promising that her son would be a high NFL draft pick and receive a multimillion-dollar contract. "I think he stereotyped me," Justin says. In her mind, Saban had told her what he thought she wanted to hear, when her real concerns were about academics and how a program would take care of her son.

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Moms usually love Saban, based on research conducted by watching The Blind Side.

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