Originally Posted by Dutchrudder
I can agree with that, but was he ever offered the job? Sure seemed like it to me. You would think a competent AD would quell the rumors like that, especially considering how bad it made the organization look before Mack had officially been forced out. I have a hard time believing that he wasn't a candidate and the first choice of at least a few people in power at Texas. If he was never a candidate, then that was a colossal PR cluster****.
I'm sure they offered it to him. If you're Texas you at least make that phone call.
But all that happened was that his agent used Texas' interest to score Saban a raise. The idea that Saban was packed and ready to go but was somehow sabotaged by Mack Brown is false and an outright lie.