It’s not easy getting college football coaches to honestly comment on another coach, player or team. Most coaches don’t want to give opposing teams bulletin board material, which is why there is a lot of coach speak or overused cliches used during the year. In order to get an accurate assessment of teams heading into 2019, Athlon asked coaches in the SEC to talk anonymously about their opponents. Note: These scouting reports come directly from coaching staffs and do not necessarily reflect the views of Athlon’s editorial staff. “Maybe the best thing for this year’s team was losing that national title game the way they did. They were outplayed, outcoached and got whipped on the lines. Now they’re going to reload with the best roster in the league, but Nick Saban has all the motivation he needs.”  “I think the coaching staff was an issue last season. The turnover at coordinator and some of those position guys, maybe Saban underestimated that impact on the players.”   “They’ll be a better defense this year. The secondary was freshman young, and now they’re experienced. Pay attention to the competition up front;...