New book: UT offered Saban $100 million

A Texas longhorn flag is carried across the field during the first half of an NCAA college football game against the Oklahoma at the Cotton Bowl Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)

(NBC SPORTS) – The Nick Saban to Texas story line continues.

According to NBC Sports there is a new book coming out written by national radio host Paul Finebaum and ESPN’s Gene Wojchiechowski and in it there is a report that Texas was prepared to offer Saban a $15 million dollar signing bonus and a $100 million dollar salary package.

The book is called “My Conference Can beat Your Conference” and in one excerpt it says “Texas was dead serious about trying to money-whip Saban.”

Saban got a new deal at Alabama paying him nearly $7 million a year and Charlie Strong was hired as the new coach for the University of Texas at Austin.

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