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"I'd never seen anybody shot before. Even though I didn't see them shot, I saw them after they were...

"I'd never seen anybody shot before. Even though I didn't see them shot, I saw them after they were shot.... It's a horrible thing. There's not a May 4 that goes by that I don't think about it. Really think about it. Forty years seems like a long time. But it doesn't seem that long to me."

Forty years ago today, on the campus of Kent State University in Ohio, four students were killed and nine other injured when members of the Ohio National Guard fired on a crowd of unarmed students. Alabama Head Coach Nick Saban was a freshman at the school and recalls the event - as well as it's impact on him - in this article by Mike Lopresti in USA Today.
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