Writers, commentators and authors are all sounding off on Alabama football head coach Nick Saban on how he handled the arrest and dismissal of defensive tackle Jonathan Taylor.
Tim Brando of Fox Spots tweeted, "Saban's news conference was his worst ever! This was not a press conference that needed to be won. That said, it was PR disaster. No doubt."
Saban held a press conference on Monday explaining his actions on recruiting Taylor and his subsequent dismissal from the team following his arrest Saturday night on domestic violence charges.
Chase Goodbread, an NFL.com reporter, tweeted, "Biggest disconnect in Saban remarks: A) Not sorry for admitting the kid, but B) we will learn from this. ... What's to learn if not sorry?"
Tony Barnhart of The SEC Network on ESPN says he has, "Great respect for Nick Saban but coaches must learn: Ray Rice case changed the world. No second chances on domestic violence. None."
New York Times bestselling author Paul Finebaum had a few things to say following Monday's press conference, including, "One fact is clear about Jonathan Taylor. Nick Saban used terrible judgement and Alabama has been badly embarrassed."
Jon Solomon of CBSSports.com writes, "Nick Saban blew it with Jonathan Taylor domestic violence arrests." Solomon also comments that "Saban blew it. Alabama athletic director Bill Battle blew it. The University of Alabama blew it."