Nick Saban’s Touching Letter After High School Coach Dies

Nick Saban recently sent out a heartfelt letter to the athletic director of Deshler High School in Tuscumbia, Alabama, whose football coach, Jake Linville, tragically passed away due to an accidental, self-inflicted gunshot wound.

★ Nick Saban is a class act. Deshler’s football coach dies and Saban sends the school this letter. @TheAlabamaLogo…

— Roll Tide #15™ (@jerrysandersRTR) October 24, 2014

As the Twitter user points out, this is a classy move by Saban: a man whose regimented daily routine is well chronicled, yet with everything on his plate regarding the Alabama program, he finds a moment to reach out to the grieving community. Bravo.


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