TIGER KICKOFF: Saban and Pinkel: College football friends turned conference foes

Friday, October 12, 2012 | 12:00 p.m. CDT; updated 5:55 p.m. CDT, Friday, October 12, 2012

COLUMBIA — One is already an icon, a man whose statue stands proudly outside the stadium where he still coaches. He is the owner of three national championships, three Southeastern Conference titles and a scowl that instills fear in even the most courageous young men.