It's been confirmed -- it's official. From the University of Alabama, Major Applewhite has been hired to Coach Saban's staff. His position is unknown, but it looks like he will be the QB Coach and possibly the co-offensive coordinator.
So now, the staff looks like this. The positions are just speculation. You can only have nine on-field assistants. Those marked with * are not on-field.
Nick Saban Kevin Steele - Defensive Coordinator / Linebackers Lance Thompson - Defensive Line Kirby Smart - Defensive Backs Todd Alles* - Director of Football Operations Joe Pendry - Co-Offensive Coordinator / Running Backs Bo Davis* - Strength and Conditioning Steve Marshall - Offensive Line Ron Middleton - Tight Ends / Special Teams Major Applewhite Co-Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks
So we've just got wide receivers, and possibly special teams left to work on (I'm not convinced Ron Middleton will be coaching special teams).
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