Nick Saban was ‘never interested’ in Texas and ‘never will be’

It seems like year after year we have to hear the rumors linking Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban to the Texas Longhorns. However, it looks like we can finally put those talks to rest.

Saban was speaking at a booster club in Florida on Tuesday night when he addressed an excerpt from the unauthorized Saban biography that detailed his recent flirtation with the Longhorns.

According to Saban, it was never anything too serious. It was just two men doing their jobs.

Saban says that his agent, Jimmy Sexton, was constantly calling him about the job, but he continuously claimed that he was not interested in the job and that he never would be interested.

“I have an agent (Jimmy Sexton), which most coaches have, and when somebody is interested in you, they call your agent, which they did,” Saban said, via the Tuscaloosa News.

“The agent calls you, and you tell the agent ‘I’m interested’ or ‘I’m not interested.’ So (Sexton) called me about 15 times about Texas, and every time he called I said I’m not interested in talking to them, and I never will be. That’s the story. He did his job, I did my job.”

Most Alabama fans believed that Saban was committed to their program, but this is the proof they have lacked. It is great for Saban to finally address the previous rumors with such a firm stance.

Also, now that Charlie Strong is running the show in Texas, those Saban rumors can be put to rest for the foreseeable future.

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