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    Is the Big 12 ready for Nick Saban?

    All sorts of rumors that his wife was house hunting in Texas. ESPN Austin has confirmed also.

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    Re: Is the Big 12 ready for Nick Saban?

    why would he leave for Texas? What could Texas football possible have that Alabama football doesn't?


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    Re: Is the Big 12 ready for Nick Saban?

    Quote Originally Posted by Daserop View Post
    why would he leave for Texas? What could Texas football possible have that Alabama football doesn't?
    A new challenge.


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    Re: Is the Big 12 ready for Nick Saban?

    I'll believe it when I see it. He's not going to break anyone's National championship record of he keeps switching schools. Other than setting a record, what does he have left to prove?



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    Re: Is the Big 12 ready for Nick Saban?

    Quote Originally Posted by Daserop View Post
    why would he leave for Texas? What could Texas football possible have that Alabama football doesn't?
    Higher earning potential.



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    Re: Is the Big 12 ready for Nick Saban?

    Quote Originally Posted by Daserop View Post
    why would he leave for Texas? What could Texas football possible have that Alabama football doesn't?
    A challenge. Winning the conference next year at Alabama would be meeting expectations. He'd be praised as a god in Texas for winning the big 12 next year.

    Plus I also think that even with how arrogant Saban is he knows that all of these runs come to an end in CFB and he could get out before Bama's starts winding down.


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    Endless resources would be one driver.



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    Re: Is the Big 12 ready for Nick Saban?

    Quote Originally Posted by flynnhicks03 View Post
    A new challenge.
    this is the correct answer. If he wins it again this year he'd have 4 of the last 5 championships. He just might want to do something different.



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    Re: Is the Big 12 ready for Nick Saban?

    Quote Originally Posted by flynnhicks03 View Post
    A new challenge.
    That, $$$$, and a much easier path to National Title game (in his mind). Practically semi-retirement but making more money...



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    Re: Is the Big 12 ready for Nick Saban?

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    why would he leave for Texas? What could Texas football possible have that Alabama football doesn't?
    A trip to Ames every other year...



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    Re: Is the Big 12 ready for Nick Saban?

    Quote Originally Posted by klamath632 View Post
    I'll believe it when I see it. He's not going to break anyone's National championship record of he keeps switching schools. Other than setting a record, what does he have left to prove?
    That he's the greatest college football coach ever. Turning Alabama and Texas into dynasties plus winning a title at LSU would make a pretty solid argument.



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    Re: Is the Big 12 ready for Nick Saban?

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    why would he leave for Texas? What could Texas football possible have that Alabama football doesn't?
    Preparation of a Courtney Messiness (spell check suggested I changed it to this, so I did) offense...



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    Re: Is the Big 12 ready for Nick Saban?

    If Texas hires Saban I'd put the over/under on OU firing Stoops at 2 years and I might take the under.



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    Re: Is the Big 12 ready for Nick Saban?

    If he wanted a real challenge why doesn't he come to Iowa State?



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    Re: Is the Big 12 ready for Nick Saban?

    Quote Originally Posted by MrMayor View Post
    If he wanted a real challenge why doesn't he come to Iowa State?
    As OC, I completely agree.



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