Saban is on a run like we've never seen.
Tonight was Alabama's fifth championship in the last nine seasons under Nick Saban, and his sixth as a head coach. All the dude does is win.
If there is one stat that sums up Saban's dominance, it is this: since his first season at LSU (2000) and beginning with the 2001 signing class, every recruiting class Saban has signed at either LSU or Alabama has won at least one national championship.
Saban won it all at LSU in 2003, which included his 2001-03 recruiting classes. His 2004-06 classes won it all at LSU in 2007 with Les Miles as head coach. Every class at Alabama has won a championship.
The below tweet gets the exact year wrong, but the sentiment is correct.
Considering this stat spans two programs in the same conference, Saban appears to be doing something unprecedented.