Alabama, Nick Saban Agree To Contract Extension

The Alabama Crimson Tide have reached an agreement with head coach Nick Saban on a contract extension that will see his contract extend through the 2025 season, according to ESPN’s Chris Low.

Saban’s base salary will increase to $17.5 million in 2018, plus a bonus of $800,000.

Additionally, Saban’s new salary will increase $400,000 annually throughout the life of the new contract.

“Our family is thrilled to agree to a contract extension with The University of Alabama that will keep us in Tuscaloosa for the rest of our coaching career,” Saban said in a statement released by the university. “For Terry and me, the Tuscaloosa community and the state of Alabama have become home, and a place with deep roots for our entire family.

“We are very excited about the future, and this agreement allows us to continue to build on the success we have enjoyed at Alabama — both on and off the football field.”

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