Greg Bryne, a former UK assistant athletics director now the AD at Alabama, made a genius hire two years ago tabbing Nate Oats to replace Avery Johnson. Oats is a go-getter, a former Michigan high school coach who sold candy to finance upgrades to his program. Buffalo Coach Bobby Hurley hired Oats before moving on to Arizona State.
I decided as soon as I got the offer,” Welch said. It’s my dream school. It’s so close to my home.
After openly pursuing and missing on Ryan Nielsen for the defensive coordinator position, there isn't much known about who the Tigers could be targeting for the position. There's no denying that the program needs to hit with whoever it brings aboard but the fact that very little information has come out on who's next in line in the pool of candidates is a little troubling.