A former University of Texas System regent says that he offered to call the agent for Alabama football coach Nick Saban about the coaching job in Austin but that current Regent Wallace Hall Jr. insisted on participating as well.
Booster and former Regent Tom Hicks, who previously owned professional baseball, ice hockey and soccer teams, told the American-Statesman this week that he and Hall spoke with Saban’s agent for 45 minutes in January about the possibility of the Crimson Tide coach replacing Longhorns coach Mack Brown.
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