|Alabama Crimson Tide football under Nick Saban|
Les Miles, LSU Tigers
Les Miles has the best head-to-head record against Nick Saban of any coach on this list.... continue reading ›
The Alabama coach admitted his biggest professional regret was leaving LSU for the Miami Dolphins in an interview with Glenn Guilbeau of the Lafayette Daily Advertiser. "As it turns out, what I learned from that experience in hindsight was, it was a huge mistake to leave college football," Saban said.... see more ›
Saban hasn't lost 2 consecutive regular-season games since his inaugural season in 2007. The Tide had a 2-game losing streak and 4-game losing streak that season. Here's how he has followed losses since then. My respect for Saban rose as much in 2019 as it did in any of his championship years.... see more ›
Here's a little-known tidbit: Spurrier has a 3-1 record against Saban, the best winning percentage (. 750) of any coach who has played against him multiple times. When I asked Spurrier if he knew his record against Saban, he replied: “Of course, I do.”... see details ›
- 41-34 vs. No. 1 (using final AP record for each opponent, rather than record at kickoff) LSU in 2007. ...
- 9-6 in OT vs. No. 2 LSU in 2011. ...
- 31-20 vs. No. 1 Florida in 2008. ...
- 24-21 at No. 8 LSU in 2010. ...
- 29-24 vs. No. ...
- 45-31 vs. No. ...
- 35-21 at No. 22 South Carolina in 2010. ...
- 42-35 vs. No.
What former assistants have coached against Saban?
|Coach||Team(s)||Record vs. Saban|
|Mark Dantonio||Michigan State||0-2|
|Jimbo Fisher||Florida State (0-1), Texas A&M (1-3)||1-4|
|Will Muschamp||Florida (0-2), South Carolina (0-1)||0-3|
Kirby Smart finally beat Nick Saban, and now college football feels different - The Washington Post.... continue reading ›
1. Paul "Bear" Bryant (1958-1982) Never mind Alabama; the Bear can make a reasonable case for the best coach in football history, period. His 323 victories (a record at the time of his 1983 retirement) and six national titles speak for themselves.... see more ›
Ahead of the 2022 season, Alabama's Nick Saban has once again become the highest-paid college coach at a public institution following a contract extension. According to Nick Kelly of The Tuscaloosa News, the Crimson Tide coach will earn $10.695 million this season, an increase from the $9.9 million he was set to make.... continue reading ›
Nick Saban admits leaving LSU for NFL was a mistake
“And I know a lot of LSU fans think I left for whatever reasons, but I left because I wanted to be a pro coach, or thought I wanted to be a pro coach. We loved LSU. We worked hard to build the program.... continue reading ›
Back in May at an event promoting the 2022 World Games in Birmingham, Saban noted that he believed Fisher and the Aggies bought their entire recruiting class by utilizing NIL collectives. Fisher responded the following day in an impromptu press conference, condemning Saban and his comments.... see more ›
Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide lost the College Football Playoff National Championship Game 33-18 to the Georgia Bulldogs last month.... see more ›
Consider this: Since the 2008 season, Nick Saban's second as head coach, the Crimson Tide is 84-5 at home. That's right--84 wins and only five losses in 13 seasons.... see more ›
With this most recent appearance, Saban has been to a total of 10 national title games and those two losses came at the hands of Dabo Swinney and Clemson in 2016 and 2018.... see more ›
What is Nick Saban's Net Worth and Salary? Nick Saban is an American college football head coach who has a net worth of $70 million. Nick Saban is the highest-paid college football coach in the world, and his salary matches his reputation. With base salary and bonuses, Saban easily makes over $12 million per year.... view details ›
“I still think in my mind, he's the greatest coach of all time," Saban told ESPN. "I still look up to him just that way. And if it wasn't for the legacy of what he did at Alabama, there would be no way that we could have the success that we have had at Alabama.... see more ›
There has only been one coach to ever win a national championship in his first year as a head coach of a men's college basketball team — and even that comes with an asterisk. Back in 1989, Michigan coach Bill Frieder took the Wolverines to a 24-7 regular-season record.... continue reading ›