Report: Alabama Football Hires Noteworthy Defensive Assistant

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By Mitchell Forde The Alabama Crimson Tide needs a defensive coordinator after Friday’s surprising news that Pete Golding has left Nick Saban’s staff for the same position with Ole Miss. Well, Saturday, Saban hired a defensive coordinator — although it doesn’t look like he’ll hold that title for Alabama. According to Brandon Marcello of 247Sports, Alabama has hired Southern Miss defensive coordinator Austin Armstrong. Armstrong is expected to coach linebackers for the Crimson Tide. Golding coached Alabama’s linebackers last season in addition to coordinating the defense. “Souther Miss defensiv…

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