Inside The Hiring of Saban
Ryan Fowler took a trip down memory lane this past Wednesday on The Game. He hosted ESPN's Chris Low and TiderInsider's Rodney Orr and asked them to take the listener's back to Mal Moore's decision to hire Nick Saban.
Low, fresh off publishing his article on the subject on ESPN.com, gave his insight on the step-by-step of the decision making process behind Moore hiring Saban. Low spoke about how difficult the decision was for then West Virginia coach Rich Rodriguez. Rodriguez had been offered the job in Tuscaloosa but ultimately decided to stay in Morgantown. You can listen to the entire interview on the Tide 100.9 Youtube page. The portion on Rodriguez begins at the 10:00 mark.
Fowler followed up his interview with Low by welcoming on Mr. TiderInsider, Rodney Orr. Orr has been covering Alabama football since 1996 and is well connected to the Crimson Tide program. Mr. TiderInsider gave his perspective on how the coaching change transpired. He told Fowler and his listeners about the role he played in communicating with sources and the athletic department that Saban was interested in the Alabama job. You can listen to the full interview on the Tide 100.9 Youtube page.
You can listen to The Game with Ryan Fowler each weekday from 2-6 p.m. on Tide 100.9 FM or stream it anywhere on the free TIDE1009APP. Fowler hosts various guests and talks all Alabama football all the time.