2008 Alabama Crimson Tide Nick Saban Ring is coach Nick Saban championship ring. This was his second year as the heach Coach of Crimson Tide, even the team lost the SEC championship game and the Sugar bowl game, which not happened as what he proclaimed that he wanted to win every game Alabama played in, but they finished with an undefeated 12–0 regular season, their first since 1994, and won their first SEC Western Division Championship since 1999, In Week 10 of the season, Alabama became the No. 1 team in both the AP and Coaches’ Polls as well as the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) standings. It was the first time the Crimson Tide has been ranked No. 1 in the regular season since November 1, 1980, when the top-ranked Tide fell to Mississippi State. It was also the first time Nick Saban had ever achieved the No. 1 position in the AP Poll and the first time in school history Alabama had reached No. 1 in the BCS standings.