At Texas, several university regents and a former regent were involved in a meeting with Saban’s agent last January to gauge the coach’s interest in coming to Texas.
Longhorns sources are saying that University of Texas football coach Mack Brown is stepping down after the Alamo Bowl.
Mack Brown’s attorney says the Texas coach has not resigned, denying a report that his client was ready to step down after 16 seasons with the Longhorns.
It is the final game after 64 seasons at Floyd Casey Stadium, where the Bears are 5-0 against Top 25 teams the past three seasons and have won nine straight games since October 2012.
Case McCoy passed for two touchdowns and ran for another and Texas kept its Big 12 title hopes alive Thursday night with a 41-16 win over Texas Tech.
In February 2010, the Texas Longhorns signed a group of recruits ranked among the best classes in the nation. They were supposed to be the next group chasing Big 12 and national championships at a powerhouse program.
Cameron Ridley had 19 points and nine rebounds, Isaiah Taylor added 14 points and Texas bounced back from its first loss of the season to rout DePaul 77-59
Demarcus Holland scored a career-high 21 points and Texas improved to 3-0 for the first time in three years with a 72-62 over Stephen F. Austin on Friday.
No. 23 Texas has lost leading rusher Johnathan Gray for the season to a torn Achilles tendon.
Texas defensive coordinator Greg Robinson will come in handy for the Longhorns’ first trip to West Virginia.
New Texas athletic director Steve Patterson says he doesn’t see a need for a dramatic turnaround in the department and that he won’t make changes just to shake things up.
Nick Saban says he remains very committed to the University of Alabama and disputed an account of his agent’s conversation with Texas early this year.