Saban, Bama more entrenched than ever

Posted: January 10, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

Alabama head coach Nick Saban poses next to the NCAA college football championship trophy at a press conference in Atlanta, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. Alabama beat Georgia 26-23 in overtime to win the NCAA college football playoff championship game on Monday night. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

What much of America witnessed Monday night in the national championship game was two great teams slugging it out into overtime, and Nick Saban tightening his grip on the college football world.

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