FILE – In this Sept. 11, 2010 file photo, Alabama coach Nick Saban, left, is congratulated by Penn State coach Joe Paterno following an NCAA college football game at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala. With his championship-winning resume, No. 3 Alabama’s Nick Saban hardly needs a pat on the back from a fellow coach to feel appreciated. No. 23 Penn State’s Joe Paterno might be the only guy who could get away with it. (AP Photo/Dave Martin, File)