Cristobal headed to Alabama
This story originally published on
Mario Cristobal
Mario Cristobal
Posted Feb 18, 2013

Miami assistant and former FIU head coach Mario Cristobal has been hired as Alabama's new offensive line coach, according to a source close to the situation in addition to several other reports.

Miami assistant and former Florida International head coach Mario Cristobal has been hired as Alabama’s new offensive line coach, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.

Jeremy Fowler of CBS Sports was the first to report the news.

Cristobal interviewed for the position last week.

Cristobal, 42, was fired by FIU in December and was hired by his alma mater Miami in January. Now he’s headed to Alabama to replace offensive line coach Jeff Stoutland, who accepted the same position with the Philadelphia Eagles last month.

Alabama head coach Nick Saban also interviewed South Carolina’s Shawn Elliott and UCF’s Brent Key for the job.

Cristobal is a huge get for the Crimston Tide in developing what is now a young offensive line after losing veterans Chance Warmack, Barrett Jones and D.J. Fluker, and in terms of South Florida recruiting.

Alabama has yet to announce the news.

For more Alabama coverage, follow Laken Litman on Twitter!

Related Stories
Report: Lacy won't participate in combine
 -by  Feb 18, 2013
Lacy in contention for EA Sports cover
 -by  Feb 19, 2013
Bama softball sweeps Day 2 of tourney
 -by  Feb 16, 2013

Get the 2014 Recruiting Yearbook with an annual Total Access Pass
Sign Up Today!

Upgrade Now!
Free Email Newsletter
Don't miss any news or features from Subscribe to our newsletter to have our newest articles emailed to you on a daily or weekly basis.
Click here for a list of all Team Newsletters.

Add Topics to My HotList
Get free email alerts with news about your favorite topics. Click link to add to My HotList.
Football > Alabama
[View My HotList]