The oddsmakers at SportsLine have come up with a list of potential candidates and their odds of getting the job.
There was one clear favorite and it's Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney at 3/1. Swinney is a former Alabama player and assistant coach. He has built a monster at Clemson winning two of the last three national titles. Here is out the rest laid out.
Oklahoma’s Lincoln Riley 5/1
Georgia’s Kirby Smart 5/1
Michigan State’s Mark Dantonio 5/1
Tennessee's Jeremy Pruitt 6/1
South Carolina's Will Muschamp 6/1
Retired Urban Meyer 8/1
Texas A&M's Jimbo Fisher 8/1
Seattle Seahawks' Pete Carroll 10/1
Former Sooners HC Bob Stoops 15/1.
Saban is entering his 13th season in Tuscaloosa. He is 141-20 overall and 80-13 in the SEC. He has not lost more than one conference game since 2010!