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Thanks for reply......


it is not an unreasonable opinion, although I do not believe it is nearly the probability you seem to believe. Money can certainly drive the bus, however, I think there are lots of things that could play in. First, at Clemson, Dabo is the first Dabo Swinney while at Alabama Dabo is at best the third Bear Bryant. Saban, with all the crystal footballs and climbing the pantheon is still viewed as the second Bear Bryant. Second, while struggling this year the prospects of dominating at Clemson in the ACC are still stronger than doing the same thing at Bama in the SEC. While money is nice its value diminishes at a certain point whereas access to competing for championships retains its value better. Third, it all revolves around timing. At 69 Saban could decide to retire anytime, however, his current health and motivation makes it a possibility he could go on until 80. The longer he stays the shorter the window gets for Dabo. Finally, while Saban may have a relationship with Dabo and even an affinity for Alabama and the program he built, I doubt he is overly concerned about an heir apparent or the impact, if any, to his legacy.

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Posted: 10/21/2021 at 10:01AM



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