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Nick Saban Extends With Alabama in Coaching Contract Worth $93.6 Million

Nick Saban

Nick Saban

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Nick Saban’s latest contract extension, approved on Aug. 23 by The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees compensation committee, will extend the prior agreement by one season, keeping the coach with the Crimson Tide football program through at least Feb. 28, 2030.

The base salary and talent fee of $9.9 million for the current contract year will increase annually, the university said in a statement. He will also receive a contract completion benefit of $800,000 payable at the end of the 2022, 2023, 2024 and 2025 contract years. According to, he will make $10.7 million in the first year of the deal and $12.7 million in the final year.