When I say "Ties to Texas" I don't mean from Muschamp's side but from the Texas' side. The decision makers at Texas know CWM very well and have been albe to see what he is like in a program as the #2. They also know what he brings to the table and what his weaknesses are better than any other candidate if Saban says no. I look at it this way- Let's say you have to live with a women ( or man, not that there is anything wrong with that) and be in a relationship with them. You can either move in with your former girlfriend who you were really serious with but broke because she moved to a new city and is now moving back or with a woman you know About and talked to but really don't know that well. They are pretty much all equal outside of that. Which one would you feel more comfortable going with?