Usually when you have a resume as exemplary and robust as Alabama football head coach Nick Saban's, your place at the mountaintop cannot really be questioned. Recently, however, the Crimson Tide have proven to be fallible and stunningly fell short of the College Football Playoff last year. Meanwhile, their rival Georgia has assembled its own potential dynasty.

This power shift could dramatically change how the public views the seven-time national champion.

“If he is in the same league as somebody who, at the end of this season, won three {national championships}, then that's a big hit on his legacy,” Finebaum said on ESPN's First Take on Monday while reporting from SEC Media Days.