TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) – Alabama coach Nick Saban says “there were no talks” involving him and the Texas job.READ MORE: US Supreme Court To Consider Controversial Texas Abortion Law
Saban said Tuesday after the third-ranked Crimson Tide’s first practice for the Jan. 2 Sugar Bowl against No. 11 Oklahoma that such speculation is “kind of over.”
He had said Friday night after agreeing to a new contract reportedly worth about $7 million a year that he planned to retire at Alabama.
Mack Brown announced his resignation the following day at Texas.
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.READ MORE: Texas Mother And Son Arrested In Wyoming For Murder In Oklahoma
On the field, Saban says guard Anthony Steen will miss the bowl game after having shoulder surgery.
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