Nick Saban Signs a Monster Extension to His Contract With The Alabama Crimson Tide

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Nick Saban is the highest-paid college football coach. On Tuesday, Saban Signed a one year contract extension which now makes him coach of the Alabama Crimson Tide football team through the 2029 season. Saban will also earn a salary for the 2022 football season. “talent fee”The base salary will be $9.9M, but it will rise to $12.395,000 at the expiration of the contract. He will get an $800,000. contract completion benefit in 2022. Saban’s new contractIt is valued at $93.6 million 

“Our family is very happy to agree to a contract extension with The University of Alabama,”Saban made the statement in a statement. Terry and myself are grateful for the unmatched dedication the University has shown to the football program and our family in the last 15 years. We call this our home and look forward to our final season at Alabama.

“I’ve said this before, but the most fulfilling part of our job is seeing the players that represent our program grow and develop, not only in football, but more importantly in what they have been able to accomplish in their lives because of their involvement in our program. We want to thank the Board of Trustees, Chancellor St. John, President Bell, Director of Athletics Greg Byrne, our athletics administration, the football staff and the whole University community for their support.”  

Saban was born in Alabama and joined the team in 2007. He has won six national championships during 15 seasons. He also won eight SEC Championships and has a record total of 183-25. The 70-year old has won no less that 10 games since 2008. His worst record in that time was when the team went 0-3 in 2010 and placed fourth in SEC West. 

“Coach Saban’s commitment to the comprehensive development of each student-athlete is remarkable and his teams set the standard for excellence, both on the field and in the classroom,” Alabama  President Stuart R. Bell said. “Nick and Terry Saban are pillars of our community and we are grateful their impact and legacy at the Capstone will only continue to grow.”  

Saban began coaching in 1973 as a Kent State graduate assistant. After working for several college and NFL coaches over the years, Saban became the Michigan State’s head coach in 1995. Saba was with the team five seasons before he joined LSU in 2000. LSU won the 2003 national title under his leadership, and he was then appointed head coach of Miami Dolphins. 

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