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Petrino, McGee to Louisville; UAB HC Candidates

by Dan Harralson
Jan 09, 2014 4:35 PM EST



With the news today of Bobby Petrino heading back to Louisville to become the Cards HC again, his long time assistant and UAB HC, Garrick McGee, left the Blazers to become Petrino's OC.

With McGee fleeing UAB, the position is now open to be filled. Oregon secondary coach and former UAB DC, John Neal, as well as UCF assistant head coach and Trussville, Ala. native, Brent Key, lead the UAB head coaching candidate list at the early stages.

Also, keep an eye on Georgia O-line coach, Will Friend. Friend is a former UAB o-line coach, as well as a former Alabama player - something the BOT would look upon for hiring criteria.