REPORT: Alabama set to add Southern Miss DC to coaching staff

ESPN’s Pete Thamel is reporting Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide are set to hire Southern Miss defensive coordinator Austin Armstrong to its coaching staff.

Armstrong is expected to be an on-field coach for the Crimson Tide, according to the report.

Armstrong has been the defensive coordinator the past two seasons in Hattiesburg. He was the youngest defensive coordinator in the country when he was hired in 2021.

The Southern Miss defense showed steady improvement under Armstrong’s leadership.


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