Alabama OC Doug Nussmeier leaving for Michigan

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Alabama offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier has accepted the same position at Michigan, according to several reports.

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Michigan fired offensive coordinator Al Borges today, and Nussmeier is set to take over the reins of the Wolverines’ offense. Reports indicated that Nussmeier would become one of the five highest paid coordinators in the country, and he made $681,500 with Alabama.

Nussmeier replaced Jim McElwain in 2012, and the Crimson Tide’s offense has put up some big numbers the last couple of seasons, including winning the 2012 National Championship.

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Several candidates are being mentioned to replace Nussmeier, and believe it or not, former USC and Tennessee head coach Lane Kiffin’s name is being mentioned in connection with the opening. Remember, Saban hired Kiffin as a consultant during bowl practice. Along with Kiffin, Mike Groh, Frank Scelfo and Billy Napier are three others who should be considered.

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  • Please let Lane Kiffin be hired. Please let Lane Kiffin be hired. Please let Lane Kiffin be hired.

    • Why? So you can get beat by your old coach?

      • No. So he can single handedly break your program like he broke ours and USCs and Oaklands…

        • You can’t break what Satan himself built.

          Whoops, I mean Saban. Hail Saban the dark prince

        • Noone will “break” Bama’s program as long as Saban is coach! VolsJake, you’re going to have to put your focus elsewhere. LOL!

        • Why would he go to Michigan. Did something happen, in the last to Alabama games, that he had ‘NO’, control of. Regardless, to go to Michigan, is, a ‘slap-in-the-face’, to all Alabama fans, everywhere.

        • Kiffin will NOT break Alanama’s program. Saban took care of that, all by himself.
          To argue for one second, and then, loose the game, in that one second, says it all.

        • Keffin cannot break, Alabama. Saban, did that, all, by himself. To argue for one
          second, to be put back on the clock, and then, NOT, even review the TD, AU got,
          says, a lot for Saban.

  • Who was the other coach to leave Alabama, this year?