The media up here seemed to think earlier this year that Saban would be ready to jump if the Bears had offered him the job (this was before Jauron coached them to a 13-3 mark of course) but that was due to his being friends of Jerry Angelo. So I know the idea of him leaving seemed credible enough to be taken as common knowledge up here a few months ago.
Wouldn't surprise me, Saban will leave for more money, he showed that when he left Michigan St.
Speaking of LSU coaches, I heard Gerry Dinardo SOMEHOW got a job at Indiana. I mean i know he had that HUGELY successful season with the OH SO MIGHTY Birmingham Bolts of the XFL, but how did HE get a job?
I'm really tempted to make an XFL joke here. Unfortunately, I can't think of one that someone else has never said before.
1995, 1999, 2000 Central Division Champions 2000 Eastern Conference Champions The Team That Advanced to the NBA Finals at the Expense of the Knicks (at the Garden) Your favorite team and mine The Indiana Pacers
I do agree that if you are wearing the uniform on the sidelines, then you should always be ready, but according to all media reports, they did not prepare him for this at all. He has been injured and is just now starting to practice regularly.