2-time Alabama BCS champion Courtney Upshaw has been named a coaching intern for the Atlanta Falcons, the organization announced Thursday.

Upshaw was a force at Alabama from 2008-2011, totaling 141 tackles, 36 for loss across his 4 years for the Crimson Tide. Upshaw also forced 6 fumbles and returned an interception for a touchdown against Florida in 2011.

His play at Alabama earned him a 2nd round draft pick to the Baltimore Ravens in 2012. Upshaw played for the Falcons for his 2 final seasons in the NFL.

Christion Abercrombie, Joan Cantanese, Yosef Fares, Sajan Thakkar and Courtney Upshaw as Bill Walsh coaching interns for the 2022 Falcons training camp.

Upshaw is currently an assistant high school coach in Georgia at Grayson High School, where he coaches the defensive line.