Rumor: Texas to offer $10 Million/year to Saban

gtphd

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Well written.

If its $10 Million or more for Saban, IMO, the call
to start paying S-A's will get REAL loud.
The only way to effectively pay players is for the NCAA to collect the funds at the top, cut SA funds off the top, then distribute to the schools. Conferences won't allow that. Otherwise, forcing the schools to pay will shift the talent to a few schools (either you'll have Texas, Michigan, Alabama, etc. paying more or you'll have to set the payment at a level that bankrupts SBC teams while barely scratching SEC, thus throwing the amenities and facilities out of wack).

If you really want to take payment out of this, eliminate the 3-year requirement for the NFL.

Austin quality of life: traffic of big city without the amenities, ecolibtards everywhere, downtown gets boring after ten trips, hot as hell summers. And, oh yeah, UT fans - which are as bad as UGAg fans.
Austin traffic isn't bad if you live where Saban would. Also, tons of hot women, great music, great food, almost exclusive access to some of the top recruits in the world, you can make an argument about academics (unlike Ugag or Bama), and you don't have to live in Alabama.
 

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Austin quality of life: traffic of big city without the amenities, ecolibtards everywhere, downtown gets boring after ten trips, hot as hell summers. And, oh yeah, UT fans - which are as bad as UGAg fans.
 

BuzzCzar

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It's official: Saban will coach Alabama, Texas, and the Redskins next season.
Nick Saban to coach both Texas and Alabama next season
7 hours ago in Articles, Featured, JukeLeft

Nick Saban has proven time and again to be up for any challenge college football can throw at him. Now, he’ll face his greatest test yet — coaching two of the biggest programs in the nation at the same time.

The University of Texas and University of Alabama issued a joint statement today announcing that Saban would be head coach of both the Longhorns and Crimson Tide next season, the first such arrangement in NCAA history. The two schools will split Saban’s 4-year, $60 million contract, as well as costs for the private jet and helicopter Saban will use for traveling between the school’s games.

“At this point, with our incredible coordinators and assistants handling in-game tactics and our well-oiled recruiting machine, my role at Alabama is almost superfluous,” Saban said, as he received a text confirming another 5-star recruit was committing to the Crimson Tide. “Any coach can win four national championships between two programs — that’s kiddie stuff. But can a coach bring two teams to the national championship game simultaneously? That’s what I intend to find out.”

Saban also said he was looking forward to stabilizing the Longhorns’ recruiting class, and ensuring that the state’s biggest high school stars wouldn’t be poached by recruiting powerhouses like Texas A&M and Alabama.

University of Texas athletic director Steve Patterson was effusive in his praise of both Saban and the University of Alabama for agreeing to such a novel coaching experiment.

“Normally we wouldn’t accept an arrangement like this, but I think both [University of Alabama Athletic Director] Bill Battle and I recognize what a unique talent Coach Saban is, so we are willing to accommodate his request,” Patterson said. “Things might get a little tricky if we end up with a 2009 title game rematch, but both Bill and I are comfortable with Nick being defensive coordinator for both sides if that situation were to arise.”

At press time, Saban declined to comment on rumors that he had requested permission to simultaneously coach the Miami Dolphins.
http://jukeleft.com/nick-saban-to-coach-both-texas-and-alabama-next-season/
 

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Anyone up for some more rumors?

There's an apartment complex in Houston (Watermarke Apartments) that's under water. Your pal Nick Saban is 49.5% owner of AND he is PERSONAL guarantor on the note. He currently pays interest only so the note won't default. If the note defaults that's a $25MM judgement against him.

A Texas Based bankruptcy firm (Weston Legal) had a very in-depth article up about it until 3 days ago and - BOOM - it's magically disappeared (although a Google Cached version is here: LINK to the cached article.).

Anyway, if he gets out from under that loan that's an additional seven figures a year that goes back in his pocket from not having to pay the interest AND he gets out from under the impending crush of a $25MM debt.

This is all public record, courtesy of the Texas Secretary of State (search for Beltway 8 Associates LP) and the Harris County (TX) clerk of court and its one of the most poorly kept secrets in the Baton Rouge Real Estate business community.

Now the apartment debt is bad enough, but because of Perkins Rowe, Tommy Spinosa had to file Chapter 11 to protect his creditors from seizing his assets, which leaves Nick Squarely in the crosshairs of that $25MM.

Again, this is all a matter of public record (Bankruptcy filings and mortgages always are public records) should you choose to look it up yourself.
Saban is basically insolvent unless this is cleared up. If Texans have the loans, they have their man I would think. Game set and match.
http://webcache.googleusercontent.c...s/february11/11.htm+&cd=1&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=us
 

gtzulu

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When you think about it, this is all happening now because UGA didn't knock that pass down.
 

GTCrew4b

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He has an MS paint thing every week. Its ööööing awesome.


What the öööö is Mack Brown gonna say tomorrow morning at the Alamo Bowl presser. That's gonna be a weird press conference. Hopefully he will say, "Im done" and then gets out of the way so Saban can be officially announced as the new coach.
He's gonna take off his mask and reveal that he was Nick Saban all along, while Nick Saban reveals he was actually Mack Brown.
 

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Anyone up for some more rumors?

That rumor is already in this thread at least once.

Saban is in trouble because of investments that went bad. The answer would be for him to file for bankruptcy protection as well.

Not sure why he hasn't done that already, unless all of these rumors are false to begin with.
 

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Apparently Mack Brown has been going on distant recruiting trips and avoiding going back to Austin so it takes longer to fire him. shaggybevo posted a picture of him driving the white Ford Bronco.
 

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:lol: That's a lot of money for third place.
 
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