Alabama head coach Nick Saban has been offered an extension to his current deal that runs out in January 2020, ESPN understand.
Alabama chiefs are said to be feeling unsettled as the contract offer on the table remains unsigned, with speculation growing linking him with a move to Texas as the future of Mack Brown remains in doubt.
Saban said at the time of his last contract renewal: "From my standpoint, the acceptance of this extension represents our commitment ... to the University of Alabama for the rest of our career."
The in-demand coach is currently on the road recruiting to reinforce his side, as he looks ahead to the future, possibly suggesting he intends to stay on as Alabama head coach.
Alabama are currently in a rich vein of form under Saban's stewardship, losing only one in eleven games - despite the obvious disappointment that comes with such a dramatic defeat to Auburn.
They currently sit in third position in the SEC rankings, with the next game against Oklahoma, as they look to continue their impressive form, and hope to do their talking on the field.
Saban's current deal is worth $5.62 million a year.
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