Reports: Nick Saban Agrees to Contract Extension with Alabama
According to multiple reports, Alabama head coach Nick Saban has agreed to a new contract extension with the Crimson Tide, ending any speculation that he could be headed to Texas.
One of the first people to break the news was ESPN analyst Kirk Herbstreit.
Breaking News….Nick Saban has agreed to a multi year contract extension to STAY at Alabama! Details to come out soon!!
— Kirk Herbstreit (@KirkHerbstreit) December 14, 2013
Rumors had been swirling all week that Saban was the top candidate to replace Mack Brown at Texas although the coach never officially resigned. Some outlets even went as far as reporting that Saban would be the next head coach according to sources.
As it turns out, there are even reports now that Mack Brown will remain the coach in Austin, putting an end to wild week of speculation from the Lone Star State.
The details of the new contract are unknown at this time but we’ll update this story when that information is released.