The Alabama football staff is in transition with new hires, openings and rumors of some-more coaching changes. Saban needs a staff finalized shortly for a clever recruiting close.
The Alabama football 2018 recruiting category has holes nonetheless to be filled. Slots are singular and foe extreme as college football’s tip programs concentration on a remaining top targets. The latest inhabitant championship gives a Tide module increasing sizzle. Unfortunately, turnover among partner coaches hampers a Tide’s efforts.
Nick Saban keeps a parsimonious lid on a partner coaches he pursues. There is small in a approach of organisation information until a manager is hired. Alabama football fans are left to follow rumors and examination tea leaves. The conditions is liquid and new rumors frequently surface. Below we examination a stream standing and rumors about any Alabama football assistant.
Eight stream partner coaches with dual openings
Burton Burns – Associate Head Coach/Running Backs/Special Teams
With a new sinecure of Jeff Banks as Special teams coach, Burns is not approaching to continue with any special teams duties. Burns is a year younger than Nick Saban though there is a gossip he is deliberation retirement.
Brain Daboll – Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks
Multiple sources trust Daboll is being deliberate for NFL Offensive Coordinator positions.
Karl Dunbar – Defensive Line
There have been visit rumors Dunbar is deliberation a lapse to NFL coaching.
Brent Key – Offensive Line
Key is approaching to continue on Saban’s staff.
Michael Locksley – Co-Offensive Coordinator/Wide Receivers
Multiple reports have Locksley in discussions with Willie Taggert during FSU. Our best theory is he will not leave for reduction than an OC position. Saban will work to keep him. It is enlivening Locksley was authorised by Nick to accommodate with 2018, tip prospect, Jacob Copeland on Friday. There is some surmise that Locksley is watchful to see if Daboll leaves.
Tosh Lupoi – Co-Defensive Coordinator and Outside Linebackers
Besides Nick Saban, Lupoi has turn a Tide’s tip recruiter. He might be promoted to a DC container or continue with a ‘Co-DC’ title. If Dunbar leaves, Lupoi might take over a defensive line.
Joe Pannunzio – Special Teams Coordinator/Tight Ends
Like Burton Burns, Pannunzio is approaching to strew special teams duties.
Pete Golding – Assistant Coach
Golding has not been rigourously reserved a container yet. He has DC and defensive back coaching experience. If Lupoi is not promoted to a singular DC, a other purpose of ‘Co-DC’ will approaching go to Golding.
Jeff Banks – Assistant Coach
The latest addition to a Alabama football coaching staff is approaching to be reserved to special teams.
Possible New Assistant Coach Hires
- Chris Partridge
Per footballscoop.com, Michigan manager Chris Partridge is not meddlesome in joining the Alabama football staff as a linebacker coach. The many new rumor is that Nick Saban did not offer Partridge a DC slot.
- Doug Belk
Belk is a former Alabama football connoisseur partner and now a defensive backs coach during West Virginia.
- Glenn Schumann
Schumann is on Kirby Smart’s Georgia staff as a linebacker coach. Schumann spent 8 years in Tuscaloosa. He was initial a tyro partner and was promoted to an off-the-field defensive analyst. He was 18-years-old when he began operative with a Tide and now during 28, he is deliberate a fast-rising immature manager and already a tip recruiter.
His father played football for a Crimson Tide and was also a college football coach.
Another immature Crimson Tide staff member is relocating adult in a coaching ranks. Former Tide actor and five-year defensive researcher for Nick Saban, Wes Neighbors has been hired by Lane Kiffin. Neighbors is approaching to manager defensive backs for FAU.