Found January 05, 2013 on Sports-Glory:
PLAYERS: Nick SabanA.J. McCarronEddie LacyAmari Cooper
TEAMS:
Florida-alabama

Every year Nick Saban's name is brought up as a potential candidate for a head coaching job in the NFL, which will likely continue despite him telling Chicago Tribune's Brian Hamilton that's not something he wants to do. #Alabama HC Nick Saban: "I don't have any unfinished business in the NFL...It's not even something I want to do." — Brian Hamilton (@ChiTribHamilton) January 5, 2013 The University of Alabama coach will try and win the Crimson Tide a second consecutive national championship Monday against Notre Dame. Saban's brief stint with the Miami Dolphins from 2005-06 was unsuccessful, so the coach seems content with continuing his success in the NCAA. But Saban could change his mind Tuesday after the title game given his track record.  H/T: NFL.com

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