January 12th, 2012
04:35 PM ET

Obama calls Crimison Tide's Saban

President Obama called Alabama football coach Nick Saban earlier today to congratulate him on the BCS Championship win Monday night. Readout from the White House:

Earlier today, President Obama called Coach Nick Saban to congratulate him and the University of Alabama on their BCS Championship and their exceptional 2011-2012 season.  The President said that he watched the entire championship game and could not have been more impressed with the Crimson Tide’s performance.   The President commended the coach on his outstanding record and said that he looks forward to congratulating the team in person at the White House.

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  1. Dojokun

    Update: The Alabama football team spent 60 minutes trying to step foot onto White House premises, but only Trent Richardson managed to get in. LSU coach Les Miles commented on Alabama's troubles getting into the Presidential zone: "That's big boy football."

    January 12, 2012 at 6:56 pm |