Nicholas Lou Saban Jr was born on October 31st,1951. He is an American football coach who has been playing the head football coach at the University of Alabama since 2007. Saban previously served as the head coach of the National Football League's Miami Dolphins and three other Universities: Louisiana State University, Michigan State University, and the University of Toledo. His initial eight-year contract totaling US$32 million made him one of the highest-paid football coaches around in the United States at the time. He appeared on the September 1, 2008, cover of Forbes Magazine as “The Most Powerful Coach in Sports.” Saban's career record as a college head coach is 205-61-1.