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Sizing up the Alabama job opening

SEC Extra

Alabama last Thursday announced that it had fired head coach Brad Bohannon for “among other things, violating the standards, duties, and responsibilities expected of University employees.”

Subsequent reporting, chiefly from ESPN’s David Purdum, has clarified that Bohannon was let go after he was found to be connected to bets placed on Alabama’s game against LSU two Fridays ago, a story that you’ve heard plenty about by now. 

Pitching coach Jason Jackson has been elevated to interim head coach, but the expectation is that Alabama will run a full search to find a new coach at the end of the[…]