Ole Miss is expected to hire Alabama defensive coordinator Pete Golding for the same role on Lane Kiffin’s Rebels staff, sources with knowledge of the move told The Athletic. ESPN first reported the hire. Here’s what you need to know:
The 38-year-old Golding arrived at Alabama in 2018 from UTSA, initially as an inside linebackers coach and co-defensive coordinator.
He took over defensive play calling early in 2018 and has been the lead coordinator since 2019.
At Ole Miss, Golding will join Kiffin, who was Saban’s offensive coordinator at Alabama from 2014 to 2016.