In this Nov. 8, 2008, photo, Alabama coach Nick Saban, left, and LSU coach Les Miles talk after Alabama defeated LSU 27-21 in Baton Rouge, La. No. 3 Alabama faces No. 9 LSU on today. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
published Friday, November 6th, 2009
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Nick Saban can downplay its meaning and dismiss its relevance.