The 15-yard penalty wasn't the only consequence for the Crimson Tide coach.
Toward the end of his press conference Wednesday, Saban revealed that his wife, Terry, also punished him once he got home.
"Miss Terry made me run on the treadmill for 20 minutes," he said. "The leadership group had a meeting, and they wanted to implement some disciplinary action but it kind of got overruled. But, I'm not proud of it. I really am not."
Alabama will host New Mexico State on Saturday in its home opener.