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Saban was born in Fairmont, West Virginia, to Mary and Nick Lou Saban, Sr. He grew up with a sister, Dianna, and graduated from Monongah High School in the small community of Monongah, West Virginia, about 25miles southwest of Morgantown. Saban is of Croatian ancestry. His paternal grandfather, Stanko Saban, was born in 1895 in Gospić, in the Lika region of Croatia. Stanko emigrated to Portland, Oregon, in 1908, when he was 13 years old. He later married Anna Mihalic, of Croatian-American heritage. They had four children, including Nick Saban, Sr. Nick Saban, Jr., played quarterback on the 1968 West Virginia state championship team. Among his teammates were Kerry Marbury, who went on to star for the West Virginia Mountaineers and play in the Canadian Football League. On December 18, 1971, Saban married Terry Constable, also from West Virginia. In 1973, he graduated from Kent State University with a bachelor's degree in business. Saban played defensive back for Kent State under coach...
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Saban had not intended to enter the coaching ranks until Don James hired him as a graduate assistant at Kent State, while Saban waited for his wife to graduate. He later served as an assistant coach in NCAA Division I-A, at several schools: Syracuse in 1977, West Virginia in 1978 and 1979, Ohio State in 1980 and 1981, Navy in 1982, and Michigan State from 1983 to 1987. After the 1987 season, Kent State passed over Saban for its vacant head coaching position and hired Dick Crum. Saban was then...
Saban began his career as a head coach when he was hired by the University of Toledo on December 22, 1989. Coming off of 6–5 seasons in both 1988 and 1989, the Rockets found quick success under Nick Saban in 1990. With a 9–2 season, Toledo was co-champion of the Mid-American Conference. The two games the Rockets lost that season were by narrow margins: one point to Central Michigan and four points to Navy. While coaching in Toledo, Saban turned down an application from future head coach Urban...
The following February, Saban resigned as Toledo's head coach after only one season in order to become defensive coordinator of the Cleveland Browns under head coach Bill Belichick.He remained in that position for four seasons. Saban later said these four years were the "worst of my life".
Saban is a devout Roman Catholic who attends Mass before games. The Sabans attend St. Francis of Assisi University Parish In Tuscaloosa. St. Francis' Parish priest, Father Gerald Holloway, served as a chaplain for the football team before he was transferred. Saban owns a vacation home on Lake Burton in northeast Georgia. Saban is of Croatian origin. Bill Belichickand Saban are good friends. When Belichick spoke about their relationship, he said: "Two successful Croats in the same division of NFL. You must admit, you don't see that every day." Saban shares his last name with another famous football coach, Lou Saban. They were called "distant cousins" in a 2005 article where Lou comments on the younger Saban's success. Upon the death of Lou Saban, his widow Joyce Saban said the two men might have been second cousins,but their families say they are not related. Saban made a cameo appearance as himself in the movie The Blind Side. In August 2010, the movie Nick Saban: Gamechanger was re...
Saban is from the Don James coaching tree. After Saban finished his degree at Kent State in 1972, James convinced him to join the Kent State coaching staff as a graduate assistant. Saban's coaching career also encompasses the Bill Belichick coaching tree, having worked as his defensive coordinator during Belichick's tenure as head coach of the Cleveland Browns. Saban also worked with Belichick's father, Steve, while on the staff together at Navy in 1982. 1. L. C. Cole: Tennessee State (1996–1999), Alabama State (2000–2002), Stillman(2009–2010) 2. Dean Pees: Kent State(1998–2003) 3. Bobby Williams: Michigan State(2000–2002) 4. Tom Amstutz: Toledo(2001–2008) 5. Mark Dantonio: Cincinnati (2004–2006), Michigan State(2007–2019) 6. Brad Salem: Augustana (SD)(2005–2009) 7. Scott Linehan: St. Louis Rams(2006–2008) 8. Derek Dooley: Louisiana Tech (2007–2009), Tennessee(2010–2012) 9. Josh McDaniels: Denver Broncos(2009–2010) 10. Mike Haywood: Miami (OH) (2009–2010), Texas Southern(2016–2018)...
1. St. John, Warren (September 2013). "Nick Saban: Sympathy for the Devil". GQ. New York City.