Can Nick Saban Catch Paul 'Bear' Bryant?

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Nick Saban led Alabama to its third national championship in four years. It was also Saban’s fourth national championship as a head coach, leaving him just two behind Paul “Bear” Bryant who has the most (6) championships as a head coach during the poll era (since 1936).

Even more impressively, Saban has won four titles in 17 seasons as a head coach. Bryant won his first championship in his 17th season. Bryant did start much younger, having won his fourth title at age 60. Nick Saban is 61.

Here’s a look at how quickly Saban is accumulating championship trophies…

Nick Saban vs Bear Bryant

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