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ESPN Reveals What Nick Saban's Wife Told Him After His Surgery

Nick Saban celebrating with his wife after a game.

MIAMI, FL - DECEMBER 29: Head coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide celebrates with his wife after the win over the Oklahoma Sooners during the College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Capital One Orange Bowl at Hard Rock Stadium on December 29, 2018 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Nick Saban had hip surgery earlier this month and, of course, was back to work at Alabama's football facility just a couple of days later.

The 67-year-old head coach had hip surgery on a Monday morning and was ready to get back to the office by Tuesday afternoon. Thankfully, he waited until Wednesday morning to return to work, giving himself about 48 hours of recovery time.

Unsurprisingly, Saban was not a fan of just sitting around.

ESPN.com has a cool piece on what Saban was like during his recovery.

There was a great interaction with his wife on the Tuesday afternoon after the surgery:

Miss Terry, as Alabama's five-time national championship coach Nick Saban fondly refers to his wife of more than 40 years, returned home only to find, to her horror, her husband standing in the driveway.

"What are you doing out here?" she asked.

Saban shrugged and deadpanned, "You left me all alone, and there's nothing to do."

"You're not supposed to do anything," Terry shot back. "Get back in your chair!"

Yeah, good luck telling Nick Saban not to do anything.

Saban got the hip replacement surgery after dealing with the pain for a long time. He finally gave in and got the procedure done so he can coach for several more years.

The six-time national title-winning coach clearly isn't slowing down anytime soon.