The legend of Nick Saban will continue for at least the next seven years.
U Alabama Crimson Tide announced Monday that Saban has been signed to a three-year extension, linking him to the program through the 2028 season.
“Coach Saban is the best college football coach in the nation, and one of the greatest coaches of all time in any sport, and we are extremely fortunate to have accepted another contract extension in Alabama,” he said. athletic director Greg Byrne.
Saban broke his sixth national record (seventh overall) in 14 seasons in Alabama. The Crimson Tide hasn’t gone more than two years without winning the NCAA title since its arrival.
The 69-year-old has transformed Alabama into one of the best college football programs. The Crimson Tide has not lost more than two games in a season since 2010 and has recorded perfect seasons in 2009 and 2020.
Saban will turn 70 in October and will turn 77 when his new business expires in 2028.
Alabama currently has the best chance of repeating as an NCAA champion in 2021 at +260, according to BetOnline.ag.