Originally Posted by Dutchrudder
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.
Thats the thing. You cant say with any confidence that they called and said "what would it take you to come here?" I was simply agreeing that they may have had conversations about the job.