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Someone Paged Nick Saban at the Austin Airport. (It Was a Joke, See?)

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This morning, someone paged Nick Saban that his car was ready at the Austin–Bergstrom International Airport in Austin, Texas. The Alabama head coach was not, in fact, at the airport -- the intercom announcement was a prank meant to the stoke the flames of endless Saban-to-UT rumors. And it worked:

https://twitter.com/mbrownfield/statuses/410457431987089409

https://twitter.com/ReedMitteness/statuses/410456856402743296

Of course, now there's a report from NFL.com's Gil Brandt that Saban is close to signing an extension with Alabama. If that is a prank, we'll really be dealing with some superlative mischief.

[via Larry Brown Sports]

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