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Nick Saban shows more positivity

Alabama coach seems more at ease after recent successes

Updated: August 31, 2012, 1:05 PM ET
By Alex Scarborough | TideNation

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Nick Saban has been critical, combative and just downright cranky for years.

The Alabama head coach has earned a reputation as a hard-nosed, hard-to-please malcontent. He has smiled as often as the harvest moon and tended his crop with a methodical, machinelike approach, his tunnel vision often coming off as an overly defensive posture.

His snippiness toward the media has been well-defined. It's an oral history of tirades and tongue-lashings, sometimes deserved ...

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