10 potential candidates to replace Alabama DC Pete Golding

Alabama football recently lost their defensive coordinator Pete Golding to SEC rival Ole Miss.

Now, the search has begun to see who will replace the former play-caller over the past five seasons in Tuscaloosa.

Golding may not have been a fan-favorite, but he did assemble,

 and lead some of the top recruiting classes that Alabama managed to land in recent years

. He was an intricate part of the Tide’s recruiting efforts in states like Louisiana and Texas.

The search for a new defensive coordinator is likely already underway and kept under wraps.

Here are 10 potential candidates to replace Golding for Alabama’s next defensive coordinator position.

Glenn Schumann - Georgia co-defensive coordinator/ ILBs coach

Jeremy Pruitt - former Alabama defensive coordinator

Jim Leonhard - former Wisconsin defensive coordinator

Todd Grantham - Alabama defensive analyst

Charlie Strong - Miami co-defensive coordinator/ ILBs coach

Manny Diaz - Penn State defensive coordinator

Lemanski Hall - Clemson defensive ends coach

Kyle Pope - Memphis defensive line coach

Lance Thompson - former Alabama assistant

Travaris Robinson - Alabama cornerbacks coach


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