There's no question Nick Saban's run at Alabama has been one for the history books. But in that time, through all the wins and losses, Saban has earned the respect of college football's elite

Bob Stoops, the head coach of the XFL's Dallas Renegades, joined The Game with Ryan Fowler and discussed the factors that have led to Nick Saban's historic run through college football.

Stoops also discussed his book No Excuses: The Making of a Head Coachhis thoughts on Lincoln Riley's success at Oklahoma, how it takes time for offensive linemen to be ready for the season, what he expects from his opportunity in the XFL, college football teams he expects to make the strongest push for the College Football Playoff. and his analysis of Tua Tagovailoa.

For more of Bob Stoops's thoughts on Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide, make sure you watch the video above the article. Don't miss The Game with Ryan Fowler weekday afternoons from 2-6 p.m. for all the latest news, breakdown and analysis surrounding the Alabama Crimson Tide.