The person who as soon as stated he’s not going to be the Alabama coach goes to maintain being the Alabama coach.
The college introduced on Monday that Nick Saban has signed an extension by 2028. He’ll be 77 on the conclusion of that deal.
The brand new contract provides 5 seasons to his current deal. He’s as a consequence of make $8.425 million in 2021; per ESPN.com, the common worth of the contract will exceed $10 million for the lifetime of the deal.
He additionally will get a “contract completion profit” of $800,000 on the finish of every yr, from 2022 by 2025.
It’s extremely unlikely that Saban will go away Alabama for one more college, until somebody had been to supply him an obscene sum of money. The NFL ship has sailed for Saban after his failed two-year stint with the Dolphins. He’s not even talked about as a candidate to return to the professional recreation.
Then once more, if former Ohio State coach City Meyer turns the Jaguars round rapidly, the copycat NFL may come calling. With Patriots coach Invoice Belichick believed to be making greater than $20 million per yr, there’s nonetheless a slim likelihood some group will make Saban a proposal he can’t refuse to declare he’ll by no means be the coach of.