Successor to Nick Saban

Kalen DeBoer has been announced as the successor to Nick Saban, marking the beginning of a new era for Alabama football after Saban's legendary tenure.

Impressive Two-Year Tenure at Washington

Prior to joining Alabama, DeBoer led the Washington Huskies, achieving a remarkable turnaround with a 10-2 record in his first season in 2022, following a 4-8 season the year before.

National Championship Appearance

Under DeBoer's guidance, the Washington Huskies made it to the national championship game, showcasing his ability to lead a team to college football's biggest stage.

Quick Hiring Process

The hiring process was completed swiftly, taking just 48 hours to finalize DeBoer's appointment after Saban's retirement announcement.

Byrne's Statement

Greg Byrne, the Athletics Director of the University of Alabama, expressed excitement about welcoming DeBoer and his family, praising his winning track record and his character.

No Contract Details Released

As of the announcement, no specific details about DeBoer's contract with Alabama were made public.

Proven Track Record

DeBoer's resume includes successful stints at NAIA Sioux Falls, Fresno State, and Washington, highlighting his consistent ability to win and develop players.

High Expectations

 Replacing Nick Saban sets high expectations for DeBoer, given Saban's status as one of the greatest college football coaches of all time.

Focus on Player Development

DeBoer is recognized for his offensive expertise and his track record in player development, indicating a continuation of Alabama's high level of play.

Excitement Among Fanst

Alabama fans are eager to see how DeBoer will influence the program and whether he can maintain the winning tradition established by Saban.