Alabama coach Nick Saban had to miss the Iron Bowl on Saturday after testing positive for COVID-19.

Steve Sarkisian filled in and led the Crimson Tide to a big 42-13 win over Auburn. Now, the big question is whether Saban will be able to coach against LSU this week or not.

On Wednesday, Saban discussed his potential return, saying he expects to be back with the team soon:

He said it’s going to be a decision the medical personnel make:

With how much LSU has struggled this year, the Tide probably don’t need Saban on the sidelines, but they’ll only be better off with him around.

Sarkisian did a great job filling in, but allowing him to focus solely on the offense has produced incredible results this season.