Former University of Texas regent inquired about Saban


AUSTIN, Texas — A few days after Alabama won the 2013 national championship, a University of Texas regent and a former regent talked with Nick Saban’s agent about the possibility of the Crimson Tide coach replacing Longhorns coach Mack Brown, The Associated Press has learned.

Regent Wallace Hall of Dallas told the AP he spoke by telephone with agent Jimmy Sexton a few days after the Jan. 7 game.

Tom Hicks, a former regent who is the brother of current Regent Steve Hicks, also was on the call.


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