In case you have not heard by now, Alabama football coach Nick Saban has tested positive for COVID-19. As soon as the news broke, many speculated that there was no way Saban, despite being asymptomatic, would be able to coach in the Crimson Tide’s upcoming game on Saturday night against Georgia.
Well, one person who not only believes Saban will be able to coach the game but that he will be in the sidelines calling the shots, is former Michigan wide receiver, Desmond Howard.
In a tweet on Friday morning, Howard, who is now a college football analyst on ESPN, said he believes “Nick Saban will be on the field coaching tomorrow.”
I believe Nick Saban will be on the field coaching tomorrow. Enjoy your Friday.
— Desmond Howard (@DesmondHoward) October 16, 2020
On Thursday, Jeff Allen, Alabama’s Director of Sports Medicine gave the following update on Saban’s health.
“Coach Saban was evaluated by our team physician Dr. Jimmy Robinson today. Coach remains asymptomatic at this point and is doing fine. He is continuing to self-isolate and will remain in the SEC testing protocol while being evaluated daily.”
Nation, what do you think? Will Saban coach on Saturday? Will he be on the field with his team as Howard suggests?