REPORT: Major Applewhite Joining The Alabama Football Team’s Staff As An Analyst

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Former Houston football coach Major Applewhite is headed back to Alabama.

According to Tuesday, Applewhite is joining Nick Saban’s staff as an analyst. The former Cougars head coach had previously served for a season back in 2007 as the offensive coordinator of the Crimson Tide. (RELATED: Clemson Beats Alabama For National Title)


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Well, once again the Nick Saban career rehabilitation program for fired coaches just continues to chug along.

In this life, you can count on taxes, death and Nick Saban bringing on fired head coaches to give them another shot.

You can literally set your watch to it.


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Saban has brought in Steve Sarkisian, Lane Kiffin and now he’s bringing back Applewhite. All three were head coaches at big programs, and all of them depended on the legendary Alabama coach to revive their careers. (RELATED: Kliff Kingsbury Turns Down Houston Cougars Head Coaching Job)

Again, you can literally set your watch to the Saban rehab program running right on schedule.

With any luck, Applewhite will be a head coach again at a big school within a year or two.

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