Saban Wins National Title in Recruiting

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There's no question that assistant coaches do a lot of the gruntwork for a college football program.

While head coaches get all of the glory and make a lot of the money that is generated from the huge television contracts that are being brokered these days, their assistants are the ones getting in that last word with a recruit while travelling cross-country all year 'round, including less than a week before National Signing Day.

However, players ultimately come to a school for a variety of reasons. And the head coach is one of the biggest aspects of a recruit's decision-making process.

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