Nick Saban probably wasn’t happy.
An Alabama coach’s playbook was stolen before Monday’s National Championship Game between the Crimson Tide and Georgia Bulldogs.
Karl Dunbar, a former Jets coach who currently coaches the defensive line at Alabama, left his backpack in what the team thought was a secure conference room at the Mariott Marquis hotel, Fox 10 reports. Crimson Tide defensive linemen used this room as a meeting area before the game.
Dunbar’s backpack had his playbook, passport, two cell phones, a laptop and cash when it was stolen on Saturday.
Some of his belongings were located in a bathroom on the third floor of the hotel, but not the missing playbook.
Despite the playbook being taken away, Alabama still won the National Championship Monday night with a 26-23 win in overtime.
In addition to spending three years as the defensive line coach for the Jets under Rex Ryan, Dunbar also coached with the Bears, Vikings and Bills.
He’s been coaching at Alabama since 2016.