The latest message from Saban seems to confirm that.“This is one of the best-conditioned teams coming out of the summer that we have had here,” he said on Saturday.Nick Saban: “This is one of the best-conditioned teams coming out of the summer that we have had here.”— Cecil Hurt (@CecilHurt) August 3, 2019It appears that Alabama has been working incredibly hard to get back to a championship level in 2019.Alabama is set to open its 2019 season on Saturday, Aug. 31 against Duke.Kickoff is set for 3:30 p.m. E.T. on ABC. NEW ORLEANS, LA – JANUARY 01: Head coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide reacts in the second half of the AllState Sugar Bowl against the Clemson Tigers at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 1, 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)The latest message from Alabama head football coach Nick Saban should have the rest of the college football world on notice.The Crimson Tide are coming off one of their most-disappointing finishes in recent memory, as Alabama was blown out by Clemson in the College Football Playoff national title game.Alabama is expected to contend for a national title in 2019, though Clemson is being picked as the No. 1 team in most of the preseason polls.Of course, Saban and the Crimson Tide are highly motivated to get back to college football’s mountaintop in 2019.