Alabama’s football and basketball coach duo rank as No. 1

The University of Alabama is on the up and up in revenue-generating sports other than football in recent years, and the results from last season’s SEC regular-season championship and tournament championship win only confirm that narrative.

The Crimson Tide’s football team, led by the greatest college football coach of all time in Nick Saban, is rich in tradition both past and present. However, the run that Saban has his football team on presently, either contending for or outright winning the national crown, is unprecedented.

Alabama football has played in six of the last seven College Football Playoff Championships dating back to 2015, the second year of the event’s existence. Of those, the Tide has won three national championships and lost three. Overall, the Crimson Tide boasts a record of 10-4 in the playoff.

Saban needs just one more national championship and he will break Paul W. “Bear” Bryant’s long-standing record for the most national championships at one school (six).

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