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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Readout of the President’s Call with Alabama Crimson Tide Coach Nick Saban

Today, President Obama called Alabama Football Head Coach Nick Saban to congratulate him and the Crimson Tide on their victory in the College Football Playoff National Championship. The President recognized the team’s talented players, including Heisman winner Derrick Henry, and noted that this win was the culmination of an impressive season. The President said he looks forward to the team’s visit to the White House to congratulate the players in person.