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Nick Saban Announces He's Dealing With An Injury

A closeup of Alabama football coach Nick Saban.

FAYETTEVILLE, AR - OCTOBER 6: Head Coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide jogs off the field before a game against the Arkansas Razorbacks at Razorback Stadium on October 6, 2018 in Tuscaloosa, Alabamai. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Alabama head coach Nick Saban could be sidelined for a couple of weeks this spring/summer with an injury.

Saban, 67, announced after the Crimson Tide's "A-Day" spring game that he's been bothered by a hip injury.

Worry not, though, Alabama fans. Saban says the injury should only keep him out for a month or so. He wants to get this addressed now because he wants to keep coaching for several more years.

“It’s been a little bothersome. I want to get it fixed because I don’t want to coach one more year, I want to coach a lot more years," Saban told reporters.

Saban has been Alabama's head coach since 2007. He's been the best coach in college football ever since, leading the program to five national championships.

Alabama will look to win another one this year.

The Crimson Tide are coming off a tough national title game loss to Clemson, though Saban's team should be contending again in 2019.

Alabama is losing some talent to the NFL, but brings back star quarterback Tua Tagovailoa along with plenty of other key contributors.

Saban and Co. open the 2019 season on Aug. 31 against Duke.