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Saban confused by "stockpiling" comment, says Bama has room for lots more

A week away from the season-opener against San Jose State, Alabama head coach Nick Saban is unsure how many true freshman will play this season for the Crimson Tide. 

Saban doesn’t necessarily like the perception that Alabama is totally loaded with talent. 

Saban explained, "The proof is in the pudding. Just because everyone says you're going to be a great player because you're a four-star or five-star or whatever, what are the qualifications of the people who made those judgments. And when you come here, do you really have the right stuff to do it? I'm talking about physically, emotionally, mentally, the right intangibles, the right maturity and how important it is to you.”

"I don't know where we're stockpiling all this stuff at, but we've got room for lots more." 

Alabama will host San Jose State before Penn State comes to town on September 11th. The new expansion at Bryant-Denny Stadium brings capacity to over 101,000.