Alabama head football coach Nick Saban addressed the media on Wednesday evening at the conclusion of today's spring practice. At the conclusion of his press conference the seven-time national champion offered his thoughts on the passing of 23-year old, Alabama superfan, Cameron "Fluffopotamus" Luke Ratliff.

"One thing I'd like to mention, I know Luke Ratliff was a great fan here, [he] loved the University of Alabama and I just want his family to know that our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Certainly a difficult circumstance for all of us and he's certainly going to be missed, so God bless you all," said Saban.

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Ratliff was passionate about all sports and his passion encouraged everyone to support Crimson Tide athletics all the more. The three-year president of "Crimson Chaos" the Alabama basketball student section will be remembered for his love of the Tide, unbridled passion for people and his boisterous Twitter personality.

The head coach not only offered his words on Wednesday, additionally th Saban family can be seen as one of many gifts to the Luke Ratliff GoFundMe that has reached over $56,000.

The funeral service is set for Sunday in both Tuscaloosa and in North Carolina.


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