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Saban also spoke on Monday about what makes the Aggies so dangerous, and yes, Johnny Football too.

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Only a few days remain until the rematch between No. 1 Alabama and No. 6 Texas A&M, a game the college football world has been waiting for since the last one ended. On Monday, Alabama head coach Nick Saban spoke to the media about the upcoming affair, and revealed some very interesting information in the process.

Beyond divulging that he once tried to add Sumlin to his staff in Baton Rouge ...

Saban also spoke on what he thought made the Aggies so good -- and it's not the tempo or the offense they run.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Saban enters. He starts off talking about staying disciplined throughout the game. Says A&amp;M makes explosive plays. <a href="https://twitter.com/MGMAdvertiser">@mgmadvertiser</a>.</p>&mdash; Duane Rankin (@DuaneRankin) <a href="https://twitter.com/DuaneRankin/statuses/377117511033966592">September 9, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Saban: &quot;The most important thing in games like this is if people can stay focused ... to do simple things correctly.&quot;</p>&mdash; Cecil Hurt (@CecilHurt) <a href="https://twitter.com/CecilHurt/statuses/377117269492764672">September 9, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Saban on potential for trash talk: &quot;It&#39;s never a part of our game.&quot;</p>&mdash; Andrew Gribble (@Andrew_Gribble) <a href="https://twitter.com/Andrew_Gribble/statuses/377120831324696576">September 9, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>More Saban on trash talk: &quot;That part of the game, I have no use for.&quot;</p>&mdash; Andrew Gribble (@Andrew_Gribble) <a href="https://twitter.com/Andrew_Gribble/statuses/377121056223285248">September 9, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Of course, another part of why the Aggie offense is to be feared is Johnny Manziel. On the redshirt sophomore quarterback:

Saban had other comments on personnel:

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