Danny Kanell fires back at Nick Saban’s UCF comments, says Tide was ‘gifted’ CFP invitation

Throwing shade at a university who ran the table and beat the best team in the SEC seems petty. Calling them out for “self-proclaimed” titles is downright hypocritical considering half your school’s titles are self proclaimed.Danny Kanell has a track record of poking the SEC.

So, it should come as no big surprise that shortly after Alabama coach Nick Saban reacted to Central Florida’s self-proclaimed national championship, the football analyst took a shot at the Crimson Tide.

Kanell, a SiriusXM analyst, said Wednesday the Tide was “gifted” an invitation to the CFP playoffs.

“Not sure how you can say you “earned” a national title when you didn’t win your conference and were GIFTED an invitation to the CFB Invitational,” Kanell said. “But yes…congrats on being the best of those invited four teams. #rolldamntide

“Throwing shade at a university who ran the table and beat the best team in the SEC seems petty. Calling them out for “self-proclaimed” titles is downright hypocritical considering half your school’s titles are self proclaimed.”

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