Nick Saban's agent was approached about Saban coaching the Texas Longhorns

Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

Oh my.

So sayeth Jim Vertuno.

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A few days after Alabama won the 2013 national championship, a University of Texas regent and a former regent talked with Nick Saban's agent about the possibility of the Crimson Tide coach replacing Longhorns coach Mack Brown, The Associated Press has learned.

Wallace Hall is involved.

"Wallace Hall brought this to the chairman and myself. Nothing was authorized by the board and the chairman and myself thought the board should not be involved," Steve Hicks said. "Tom and Mack are friends and talk often. They simply visited and just talked the idea through. It was dropped and nothing happened ... It was a short conversation."

Be sure to check in with our Crimson Tide friends here.

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