The Arizona Cardinals provided Steve Sarkisian the offensive coordinator place, however he as an alternative will return to Alabama to work on Nick Saban’s employees, sources instructed ESPN’s Dianna Russini.
Cardinals vast receiver Larry Fitzgerald nonetheless has not decided about whether or not to return for a 16th NFL season.
Crimson Tide QB Jalen Hurts, who’s eligible to play elsewhere subsequent season as a graduate switch, visited the Terrapins on Friday and can do the identical with the Hurricanes later this weekend.
Sarkisian will turn out to be the staff’s offensive coordinator, sources instructed ESPN’s Chris Low. Former co-offensive coordinator Josh Gattis left the Tide just lately for Michigan.
Sarkisian was fired by the Atlanta Falcons following the common season after a two-year run as their offensive coordinator.
Prior to becoming a member of Atlanta in February 2017, Sarkisian was an offensive analyst for the Crimson Tide. He took over as offensive coordinator for the staff within the School Soccer Playoff title sport after Lane Kiffin departed to turn out to be Florida Atlantic’s head coach.
Sarkisian was beforehand the pinnacle coach at USC and Washington. Earlier than becoming a member of the Falcons, his solely NFL teaching expertise got here in 2004, when he was the Oakland Raiders’ quarterbacks coach underneath then-head coach Norv Turner.