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Your RBR Word of the Day: Protean

protean PRO-tee-un; pro-TEE-un, adjective:

  1. Displaying considerable variety or diversity.
  2. Readily assuming different shapes or forms.

Nick Saban's coaching philosophy includes a protean roster, one where athletic ability is prized over specific skill sets so that players like Brian Motley can make a contribution to the team despite playing a position they weren't recruited for.