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Alabama head coach Nick Saban holds championship trophy after winning the BCS Championship NCAA college football game against Texas Jan. 7, 2010. Alabama defeated Texas 37-21. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
Nick Saban played three years as a defensive back for Kent State and went to the Tangerine Bowl in his final season in 1972. (Kent State University)
Alabama coach Nick Saban talks with reporters during Southeastern Conference Football Media Days in Hoover, Ala., July 22, 2011. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
Michigan State coach Nick Saban celebrates his defense holding the Ohio State Buckeyes on a fourth and one play in the final seconds of the Spartans' 28-24 defeat of the Buckeyes Saturday, Nov. 7, 1998 in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Chris Putman)
Alabama coach Nick Saban watches during the first half of their NCAA college football game at Bryant Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
Nick Saban played three years as a defensive back for Kent State and went to the Tangerine Bowl in his final season in 1972. (Kent State University 1970 file photo)