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Bevo’s Daily Roundup: Could Nick Saban, Alabama help revive Tom Herman’s career?

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Unless we’re talking Texas Longhorns coaching carousel, it’s a slow news day.

That’s why I wanted to float an idea – a crazy idea, but probably not the craziest you’ve heard, nonetheless. What if Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide hired Tom Herman as their next offensive coordinator, replacing Steve Sarkisian, who replaced Herman?

I’m not alone in my thinking. 247Sports floated something similar.

Anyway, the news ...

WHAT THE WISE MEN ARE SAYING ABOUT THE LONGHORNS

Austin American-Statesman: Steve Sarkisian focused on winning CFP title

Austin American-Statesman: Golden: Jericho Sims and Kai Jones key Longhorns’ surge

Austin American-Statesman: What did Sarkisian learn from how Kiffin’s tenure ended at Alabama?

Dallas Morning News: Steve Sarkisian balances focus between Alabama’s national title game, preparation for Texas job

Dallas Morning News: 5 burning offseason questions for Texas: Who will win the Longhorns’ QB job?

247Sports: The Insider: The latest on Steve Sarkisian’s staff search

Inside Texas: Gameplan: Sarkisian RPOs, throws to the running backs, and the right defense for 2021

Inside Texas: Texas-related quotes from Sarkisian, others at Alabama’s CFP media days

Inside Texas: On the defensive coordinator

Inside Texas: Gameplan: Texas and Sarkisian find their way back to 2005

ICYMI IN BURNT ORANGE NATION

The Longhorn Republic dives in on the coaching staff and recruiting

Report: Alabama OL coach Kyle Flood expected to join Steve Sarkisian at Texas

Texas assistant coach news and updates: Sark expected to hire Cal S&C coach Torre Becton

Longhorns in the NFL — Week 17: Recapping the 2020 season

RECRUITING ROUNDUP

Austin American-Statesman: The Dotted Line: Sarkisian’s history as a recruiter

247Sports: Mike at Night: Several prospects renewing interest in Texas?

247Sports: Texas in good spot for Jaydon Blue with Drayton being retained

247Sports: Mike at Night: More on Herman and what went wrong in recruiting

Inside Texas: Steve Sarkisian speaks with Darion Dunn

Inside Texas: Around the Horns: Wright, Guilbeau, Miller, and a Unicorn

BIG 12 BREAKDOWN

Our Daily Bears: Nine Men Up: Baylor’s bench powers a 15-point victory against Oklahoma

Viva the Matadors: Micah Dallas will be instrumental in Tech’s effort to return to College World Series

Viva the Matadors: A few good individual performances and free throw shooting propels Texas Tech over Kansas State

Frogs O’ War: 2021 TCU Football Depth Chart Preview: Offense

Frogs O’ War: Kansas 93, TCU 64: Frogs fall flat against No. 6 Jayhawks

Crimson and Cream Machine: Oklahoma Basketball: Sooners mauled by Bears, 76-61

Cowboys Ride For Free: Josh Sills announces return to Oklahoma State football program

Bring On The Cats: Well, it’s Thursday

WHAT WE’RE READING

SB Nation: The Shanaplan: Kyle Shanahan and John Lynch are already recruiting coaches

SB Nation: WNBA players deserve credit for helping Raphael Warnock win Senate seat

NEWS ACROSS THE LONGHORN REPUBLIC AND BEYOND

  • Check out this news about a guy who couldn’t hack it in the NFL.
  • Heisman Trophy winner DeVonta Smith says he’s “happy for Coach Sark” after accepting the Texas job, according to 247Sports.