“I’m sitting here thinking about what we got to do next year,” Saban said, deflecting a question about his legacy. “Having success is not a continuum. It’s a constant process of what you need to do to keep challenging yourself and your team and the people around you in your organization to achieve at a high standard.
“Consistency in performance defines success. That’s what we’re focused on right now.”
It’s rare to be able to focus on a three-peat. It’ll be interesting to see how that’s approached. Who knows? He’ll probably give Michael Jordan, Phil Jackson or Pat Riley a call.