Alabama Crimson Tide FootballDownload App

Nick Saban Dubbed the Most Powerful Coach in Sports

Michael HicksSenior Analyst IJune 21, 2016

Do you think Nick Saban has power?

Forbes magazine thinks so: Saban has been named the "most powerful coach in sports" in the Sep. 1 issue of Forbes.

Saban became the first college football coach to be featured on the front of the magazine since it was created in 1917.

The article says Saban's control over the Alabama program, his $32 million eight-year contract, and his influence on the entire University makes him the most powerful coach in sports.

This just goes to show you how much Saban means to the University of Alabama, not just the football program.

The issue hits newsstands Friday morning.

Where can I comment?

Stay on your game

Latest news, insights, and forecasts on your teams across leagues.

Choose Teams
Get it on the App StoreGet it on Google Play

Real-time news for your teams right on your mobile device.

Download
Copyright © 2017 Bleacher Report, Inc. Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. All Rights Reserved. BleacherReport.com is part of Bleacher Report – Turner Sports Network, part of the Turner Sports and Entertainment Network. Certain photos copyright © 2017 Getty Images. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of Getty Images is strictly prohibited. AdChoices