Another on off-field assistant is expected to leave the University of Alabama football program.
According to a report from Bruce Feldman of Fox Sports, Marshall University is expected to hire Charles Huff (running backs’ coach) of the Crimson Tide to be its new head football coach.
A native of Maryland, the 37-year-old was ranked as the No. 1 recruiter for 2020. Huff produced back-to-back 1,000-yard seasons out of Najee Harris (2019-20) and helped him win the Doak Walker Award. Under Huff’s leadership, Harris was one of five Unanimous First-Team All-American selection for Alabama.
BREAKING: #Marshall is expected to hire #Alabama associate HC Charles Huff as the Thundering Herd’s new head coach, per sources. The 37-year-old MD native was ranked as the nation’s No. 1 recruiter in 2020, according to 247Sports.
— Bruce Feldman (@BruceFeldmanCFB) January 16, 2021
He had been linked to the Marshall job at either head coach or offensive coordinator.
The Thundering Herd sees Huff as someone who can change the culture of its program.
He is coming off winning his first national championship in his tenure.
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