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Mark Zuckerberg "the Facebook guy" visits Tuscaloosa to meet with Nick Saban

Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg and his wife apparently have set out on a mission to visit all 50 states...

Alphabetically, we begin with Alabama...and thus, so did the Zuckerbergs...and well, if you're going to visit Alabama, why not go spend some time with the leader of the state - Alabama head coach Nick Saban.


"I just met with Mark Zuckerberg, the Facebook guy,'' Saban said, speaking at the 2016 Crime Stopper of the Year Luncheon held in Hoover. "He wanted to know about leadership, and what do you do to affect people."

Zuckerberg, he said, was aware of the role of football in the state. "It was kind of interesting that he saw the spirit that we have in this state relative to supporting athletics as something that is very special, very unique, and very wholesome in terms of people having the opportunity to create hope whether it's in competition, or something they believe in or a spirit,'' Saban said.

No word as to whether the Zuckerbergs also plan to visit with the Governor while in the state.