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How Much Money Paul Finebaum Thinks Nick Saban Is Worth

The Alabama football coach is worth a ton of money in the ESPN analyst's mind.

Nick Saban has a new contract at Alabama.

ESPN analyst Paul Finebaum thinks the Crimson Tide's coach is worth a lot more than he's being paid.

The new contract, which runs through the 2024 season, is set to pay him $65 million and includes a $4 million signing bonus.

Finebaum appeared on ESPN earlier today and revealed how much he thinks Saban is worth.

The answer: $100 million.

"Nick Saban's worth 50 or $100 million to this program considering what he's done, so I think this is a major bargain," Finebaum said. "It also sends a message across college football that Nick Saban is not going anywhere. In my mind, he’ll finish his career at the University of Alabama."

There have been Saban-to-the-NFL rumors nearly every offseason. This contract might not squash those, but it does probably make it a lot less likely that the head coach leaves Tuscaloosa, Ala.