5 reasons Alabama football fans should not worry about the Ryan Grubb departure

It has been a tumultuous offseason for the fans of the Alabama Crimson Tide football program. First, legendary head coach Nick Saban announced his retirement on Jan. 10, and in just a couple of days, Kalen DeBoer was introduced as the new head coach of the Crimson Tide.

Over the last month, Coach DeBoer has assembled one of the best coaching staffs in the country which offensive coordinator Ryan Grubb headlined. It is now being reported that Grubb is already leaving Tuscaloosa and heading back to Seattle to call plays for the Seahawks in the NFL.

Now Coach DeBoer is tasked with replacing his play-caller and while it seems like a massive problem for Alabama, I would implore Tide fans to relax. The truth is, it’s not nearly as big of a deal as many are making it.

Here is why:

DeBoer has proven he knows how to assemble a staff

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Aside from being a proven winner on the field, Coach DeBoer has proven time and time again that he knows how to surround himself with a great coaching staff. Alabama is a very attractive place to coach and DeBoer knows what he is looking for.

Alabama players committed to DeBoer not Grubb

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Most folks won’t perceive this way and that is fine, but current Alabama players and incoming freshmen committed to Alabama and Coach DeBoer, not Ryan Grubb. Sure, the portal will open back up following the spring and it is almost certain Alabama players will transfer, but I am willing to bet it will have little to nothing to do with Grubb’s departure. Afterall, Alabama lost players in the spring portal window under Saban too.

There is still plenty of time to make a hire before spring practice

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There is still more than a month before Alabama starts spring football practice. Coach DeBoer has plenty of time to…


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Publish date : 2024-02-10 15:15:19

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