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Nick Saban on Texas A&M: Tried to hire Kevin Sumlin once

Only a few days remain until the rematch between No. 1 Alabama and No. 6 Texas A&M, a game the college football 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 Saban revealing he 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.

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

And though they lost Ryan Swope to graduation, Saban thinks the Aggies have just as many weapons as before.

A bit of injury news was revealed Monday as well -- the Tide will be without Davlin Tomlinson this weekend, now lost for the season with a knee injury.

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