TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Alabama defensive coordinator Kirby
Smart will remain with the national champion Crimson Tide.
Coach Nick Saban announced Monday that Smart chose to remain at
Alabama after being offered the same position at Georgia.
Smart received the Frank Broyles Award in December as the
nation's top assistant coach. The Alabama defense ranked number two
in total defense at 244 yards per game and in rushing defense at 78
yards per game. It was also second in scoring defense, giving up an
average of only 11.7 points per game while going 14-0.