Nick Saban Loses Another Coach..Huge Turnover at Bama
Posted: 17 January 2019 12:56 PM   [ Ignore ]
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Bama DC, Tosh Lupoi will be the fifth assistant to leave Tuscaloosa since Alabama’s loss to Clemson in the national championship, but the first coach on the defensive side of the ball to move on. Offensive coordinator Mike Locksley is now the head coach at Maryland, co-offensive coordinator Josh Gattis left for Michigan, QB coach Dan Enos is now at Miami and offensive line coach Brent Key left for Georgia Tech.

At some point this has to have a negative effect even on Alabama.  Sure they will continue to run the same type of schemes, but these players are constantly having to get used to another coach and unlike the pros where turnover is a more common this is still a challenge for Saban to yet again reload his staff.  This is a big recruiting problem because many of the key players he needs to recruit are gone.

Alabama isn’t going away, but it could affect a close game or two at some point

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Posted: 17 January 2019 09:54 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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Recruiting is still rolling down there but coaching was a major problem for them against Clemson.

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Posted: 18 January 2019 02:31 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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It’s a factory.  It will still do the job, but depending on the crew running it each time it could be more or less efficient than the last.  Your crew may not gel right and there is no real routine except the basic settings, people do their jobs and nothing more.  Can work, but is it the best?  Clemson’s factory is running more like a family business startup, Bama’s is running like Apple or Google.  Both successful and both can win, which is better is kind of up to the person looking at it.

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Posted: 18 January 2019 09:22 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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https://www.yahoo.com/amphtml/sports/report-nick-saban-didnt-know-dan-enos-went-miami-enos-no-showed-meeting-220347325.html

Now this is comical.  Saban didn’t even know his QB coach had taken a different job.

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Posted: 18 January 2019 10:58 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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Saban must suck to work for.  Apparently another assistant that left for Michigan hot berated for 30mins by Saban when resigning trying to get him to stay.  Average lifespan of a Bama assistant in the program is quickly becoming 1 year.

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Posted: 18 January 2019 03:51 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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I would be normal for coaches from such a successful program to get a lot of opportunities, but the amount of turnover is strange. I think Saban is probably a tough guy to deal with every single day.

They’ll continue to be successful, but this has to help Clemson pick up kids looking for the “family environment.” It draws a pretty clear distinction.

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