Nick Saban, the undisputed greatest college football coach of all time, announced his retirement Wednesday. The numbers and legacy of his career are staggering.

Seven national championships. Eight College Football Playoff appearances in 10 years. Eleven SEC championships. Fifteen straight seasons with a No. 1 AP ranking. A 292-71-1 record, good for sixth all time in FBS career wins. A 201-29 record in 17 seasons at Alabama. Zero losing seasons in 28 years as a college head coach.

Saban coached four Heisman Trophy winners and 49 first-round NFL draft picks. Current head coaches who worked under Saban include Kirby Smart (Georgia), Lane Kiffin (Ole Miss), Steve Sarkisian (Texas), Dan Lanning (Oregon), Mario Cristobal (Miami), Billy Napier (Florida), Mike Locksley (Maryland), Brent Key (Georgia Tech) and Charles Huff (Marshall).

Below are links to's coverage of Saban's retirement, including his first interview after his announcement, reaction to the news and some of the best Saban stories from our archives.

Saban retires

Nick Saban announces his retirement

On first day of retirement, Saban still thinking team first

McGee: Farewell to the GOAT. There will never be another like Nick Saban

Connelly: Why Nick Saban is the greatest college football coach ever

SVP's One Big Thing: Saban goes out as best to ever do it

Sports world reacts to Saban's retirement

Video: SEC commissioner Greg Sankey on Saban's legacy

DeBoer to take over Tide

Washington's Kalen DeBoer to be Alabama's next coach

Why Bama chose DeBoer; what's next for Washington

Rittenberg: Grading hire of DeBoer to Alabama


'Alabama back on top', relive Saban's championships

As he announces his retirement, relive Nick Saban's seven titles, which is more college football national championships than any coach in the modern era.

From the archives

Low: 'It sure ain't babysitting': An inside look at Nick Saban's youth football camp

The All-Saban team: The best players Nick Saban ever coached

Connelly: Ranking the top 100 coaches of the last 50 years

Tales from Saban's hip replacement surgery and recovery

Sarkisian: Nick Saban 'saved my career'

Scarborough: Inside Saban's school of QB development

The coaches who helped Saban go from 'Young Nicky' to a legend

How a 1968 high school title explains Saban's legendary career

Ever hear the one about the time Nick Saban got fired?

Video: Coaching legends speak to Saban's greatness

Video: Saban on where it all began for him as a coach