That is what 247 Sports indicates at any rate. Most Alabama Sites report the same thing. I must admit I am a little surprised but after reading a bit of his back ground the hire looks better. He is reportedly very intense, a tenacious recruiter and some speculate on the Alabama sites they felt he would be the next Alabama coordinator if Kirby Smart had become head coach somewhere.
He is the only coach with an Alabama connection, played high school football in Alabama, played at Alabama also as a defensive back. He is reported to be a great teacher of the game also coached high school football in Alabama and knows the state backwards and forwards.There is some talk that Burton Burns could also be coming with him from Alabama as running backs coach.