Alabama hires Brian Daboll from Patriots as OC

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Daboll has a pre-existing relationship with Alabama head coach Nick Saban dating back to their days together at Michigan State, per ESPN.com news services.

That said, Alabama will be Daboll's first official college coaching position having worked in the National Football League since 2000, when he left Saban to become a defensive assistant and then as a receivers coach with the Patriots under Belichick from 2000-06.

Daboll will replace Steve Sarkisian, who bolted from Alabama to become the Atlanta Falcons' offensive coordinator February 7, and he will be the Crimson Tide's fifth offensive coordinator since 2011. Belichick has drafted and acquired multiple players from teams Saban has coached in the college ranks, and Patriots who have worked under both have noted similarities in how they run their respective programs.

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Formerly a defensive assistant and wide receivers coach for the Patriots from 2000-06, Daboll moved to the New York Jets to serve as a quarterbacks coach for two seasons.

Earlier this week, Patriots TE coach Brian Daboll interviewed for the University of Alabama's offensive coordinator position.

Daboll has won 5 Super Bowl Rings with the Patriots.

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Daboll will re-join Saban, now head coach of Alabama, and should bring a Pro Style offense to the Crimson Tide.

Look for head coach Bill Belichick to make an external hire to fill this position.

Here's the fun part - according to a report by Jeff Howe at the Boston Globe Brian Daboll is in line to be the Patriot's next offensive coordinator.

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Daboll then followed another former Belichick disciple, Eric Mangini, to NY to be the Jets' quarterback coach from 2007-08, and then again as the Cleveland Browns' offensive coordinator when Mangini became the Browns' head coach from 2009-10.

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