Originally Posted by Blake
I dont think you can confidently say they offered anything to him. Making the call? Sure. Wanting to talk with him? Sure. But saying that they offered him the keys to the car is just unfounded.
Maybe they didn't draw up the paperwork, but having discussions about "What would it take for you to be the next coach of the Univeristy of Texas?" with anyone is a verbal offer to a degree. Even if Saban or whoever wasn't ever gonna leave their current job, they at least had to entertain the idea.