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Alabama Flipping 5-Star QB From Southern Cal Proves Nick Saban Can Land Anyone He Wants

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA - SEPTEMBER 14: Head coach Nick Saban walks on the field during their game against the South Carolina Gamecocks at Williams-Brice Stadium on September 14, 2019 in Columbia, South Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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It's Nick Saban's world and we're all just living in it. With Alabama cruising to another 3-0 start, it feels like you can already pencil in this team for another trip to the College Football Playoff.

All their success has undoubtedly done wonders on the recruitment trail, with Sunday bringing in earth-shattering news for college football. Ranked a 5-star prospect and the No. 1 dual-threat quarterback in the country, Bryce Young shocked us all by decommitting from USC and flipping to Bama.

Young was in Tuscaloosa over the weekend for a visit and decided he had seen enough. He knew his future belonged in crimson.

This simply goes to show the power that Saban has. Southern Cal is coming off a huge win over then-No. 10 Utah at the Coliseum. Clay Helton is slowly but surely getting this team back on the right track. Still, a win over a top-10 team didn't matter in this case. Nope, not when the Crimson Tide come calling.

Other than perhaps Dabo Swinney, there's no one else who can recruit the way Saban can. Good luck trying to win a battle against him for a top prospect; more often than not, you'll end up on the losing side.