Nick Saban’s agent, Jimmy Sexton, the one who reportedly met with the Texas regents according to a September report, told Texas officials in January that his client would only consider leaving Alabama for Texas, in a new report by the AP.
Sexton said because of Saban and Alabama’s success, he is feeling ‘special pressure’ by the Crimson Tide. The Texas regent detailed the call via e-mail to the AP.
“Sexton confirmed that UT is the only job Nick would possibly consider leaving Alabama for, and that his success there created special pressure for him,” Hicks wrote.
This news comes out just days before Alabama hosts LSU Saturday night, and during the Crimson Tide’s quest for a three-peat. Saban previously said he was ‘too damn old‘ to start over somewhere else.
Texas would be the only school that could pay Saban enough money for him to leave Alabama, and I have a feeling Nick Saban and one Jimmy Sexton are about to become a lot more wealthy.
Good luck to the reporter who asks Saban about the report during his next press conference.
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