So who knows. Fans can imagine what Saban would look like as a inspired rock-and-roll artist after watching the video.
The comparison to one of the most iconic coaches in college history is meaningful for Johnson, who has a healthy respect for what his doppelganger has accomplished in Tuscaloosa.
It’s led him to occasionally watch Saban’s press conferences and wonder if the Alabama coach would ever be asked about his guitar-playing alter-ego’s virtuoso’s performances.
“I keep thinking in one of these little reporting sessions someone is going to say, ‘Nick, is it true?'” he says. “That’d be funny.”