Alabama analyst Todd Grantham, who has recently interviewed for the team’s vacant defensive coordinator role is leaving the Crimson Tide.
ESPN’s Chris Low reported that Grantham will be making the jump back to the NFL specifically with the New Orleans Saints. Low reports that Grantham will serve as an assistant coach on Dennis Allen’s staff but did not release specifics on the title.
Todd Grantham, who interviewed for the @AlabamaFTBL DC job, has decided to return to the NFL as an assistant with the New Orleans Saints, sources tell ESPN. Grantham was an analyst at Bama last season. He worked in the NFL for 11 seasons and was DC at three different SEC schools.
— Chris Low (@ClowESPN) February 3, 2023
Grantham was rumored to be in the running for Alabama’s defensive coordinator job after Pete Golding opted to accept the same role on Lane Kiffin’s staff at Ole Miss.
Grantham has a long-standing history of coaching which includes 11 seasons spent in the NFL while also serving as the defensive coordinator for three separate SEC schools including Georgia (2010-13), Mississippi State (2017) and Florida (2018-21).
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