Nick Saban reached a pair of milestones Saturday when No. 1 Alabama beat Mississippi State 51-3 Saturday.
He led a No. 1 team to a 40th victory and coached a top-ranked team for the 45th time, tying marks set by Ohio State's Woody Hayes and matched by Bobby Bowden at Florida State.
Nick Saban joins elite company today. pic.twitter.com/OqDLAKbi2k
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) November 12, 2016
Saban will break both records next Saturday against Chattanooga in a tuneup for a matchup with rival Auburn, which is No. 8 going into its game against Georgia, on Nov. 26 at home.
He has won four national championships and 206 college football games at Alabama, LSU, Michigan State and Toledo.