Nick Saban statue

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Nick Saban statue in December 2011.

The Nick Saban statue is a 9-foot bronze likeness of Alabama Crimson Tide football coach Nick Saban, installed at the "Walk of Champions" outside the north entrance to Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa.

The statue, designed by student Jeremy Davis who produced design sketches and a 3-foot maquette which were approved by Saban and his wife, Terry. The final work was executed by Jack Nortz of MTM Recognition in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Thad Turnipseed, Alabama's facilities director, oversaw the project.

The statue was unveiled for the 2011 A-Day Game on April 16.

References

  • Gould, Izzy (April 13, 2011) "Nick Saban statue to be unveiled on A-Day; artist describes process." Birmingham News