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According to Paul Finebaum's upcoming book "My Conference Can Beat Your Conference: Why the SEC Still Rules College Football," Texas offered Nick Saban $100 million-plus to leave Alabama. Per

According to an advance copy of the book obtained by, Longhorn boosters were willing to offer Saban a signing bonus worth up to $15 million and a $100 million-plus salary package.

"Texas was dead serious about trying to money-whip Saban," Finebaum and Wojchiechowski write. "Depending on whom you talk to -- Bama big hitters or Texas big hitters -- the Longhorns were prepared to give Saban somewhere between a $12 and $15 million signing bonus and a salary package worth $100 million (plus performances)."
Saban singed a new contract with Alabama back in December will pay him $6.9 million a year plus performance incentives. The contract runs through Jan. 31, 2022.

Paul Finebaum's book comes out August 5th.
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$100 million for how many years??????? Help us out, Larry Leo's fill-in.
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Can't wait for 20 years when inflation and demand will have 100 million as the minimum for big time college coaching.
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