TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Alabama coach Nick Saban has moved
director of player development Jeremy Pruitt into an on-the-field
Saban said Friday that Pruitt will work with the defense and
fill the spot vacated when linebackers coach James Willis was hired
as Texas Tech's defensive coordinator.
Pruitt is a former Crimson Tide defensive back who joined
Saban's staff in 2007.
He spent three seasons with powerhouse Hoover High School,
including two as defensive coordinator. Pruitt also was a graduate
assistant at Alabama in 1997 working under defensive backs coach