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Alabama fans want Kliff Kingsbury to be Crimson Tide’s offensive coordinator

Former Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury coaching on the sideline during 2022 matchup against Tampa Bay.
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Alabama fans are done with seeing Bill O’Brien run the Crimson Tide’s offense.

They are reacting on Twitter to a name they would love to see Nick Saban hire. Kliff Kingsbury, 43, got fired Monday by the Arizona Cardinals from being its head coach.

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He is one of the brightest offensive minds in the game, and his system is friendly to quarterbacks, running backs, and wide receivers. Kingsbury coached Patrick Mahomes II, Johnny Manziel, and Case Keenum to success in college. Manziel won a Heisman Trophy in 2012 at Texas A&M and became a first-round draft pick. Mahomes set records at Texas Tech, became a first-round pick in 2017, and won the NFL’s Most Valuable Player in 2018, and captured a Super Bowl in the 2019 season.

Tide fans want Kingsbury in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

 

 

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Stephen M. Smith is the managing editor and senior writer for Touchdown Alabama Magazine.  You can “like” him on Facebook or “follow” him on Twitter, via @CoachingMSmith. 

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Stephen Smith is a 2015 graduate of the University of Alabama. He is a senior writer and reporter for Touchdown Alabama Magazine. He has covered Alabama football for 10+ years and his knowledge and coverage of the Crimson Tide's program have made him among the most respected journalist in his field. Smith has been featured on ESPN and several other marquee outlets as an analyst.

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