Why is Nick Saban bleeding during the Iron Bowl?

As Alabama enters halftime with a three-touchdown lead over Auburn in the Iron Bowl, fans may have noticed Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban with a scratch and a bit of blood on his cheek.

Have no fear, he is alright.

Saban was reportedly bumped into by a player on the sideline during the game and a shoulder pad scraped his cheek, resulting in a small cut and a bit of blood.

The Crimson Tide defeated the Tigers 49-27 after a full four quarters.

After the game, Nick Saban opened his postgame press conference with some lighthearted humor about his injury.

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