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Nick Saban Says He Never Was And Never Will Be Interested In Texas Job

Nick Saban's name has been linked to the Texas job in the past, when the Mack Brown era came to a close in Austin.

According to the Alabama head coach, his interest in the position was non-existent, despite what rumors may have indicated. D.C Reeves of The Tuscaloosa Newshas the details on Saban telling boosters at an event in Florida last night that he never was and "never will be" interested in coaching the Longhorns.

“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 Tuesday night at the field house at the University of West Florida. “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.”

Now, of course Saban would be foolish to publicly declare he had or has interest in another coaching position. But if he did engage the Longhorns in the future, he know has these on-the-record statements for his detractors (or disgruntled Alabama fans) to hang him on.