The University of Alabama continues to announce the initial coaching staff of Kalen DeBoer. Alabama announced Robert Gillespie as running back coach and assistant head coach and Freddie Roach as defensive line coach associate head coach on February 14, while Kane Wommack was announced as defensive coordinator and linebackers coach on February 19.

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Now, Alabama adds two more coaches on the offensive side of the ball. According to the official release from the university, Nick Sheridan will serve as the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach, while JaMarcus Shephard will serve as assistant head coach, co-offensive coordinator, and wide receivers coach.

In a statement from Alabama head coach Kalen DeBoer, he said, "Nick and JaMarcus are both fantastic coaches, and we are excited to have them join us at Alabama,” DeBoer said. “They have experience in our offense, and they know what we are trying to accomplish on that side of the football. They both bring passion and enthusiasm to their work and have proven to be excellent teachers and recruiters at every stop of their careers.”

Nick Sheridan was the tight ends coach for Washington before joining DeBoer at Alabama. Sheridan was originally set to take the same position with Alabama before Ryan Grubb left for the offensive coordinator position with the Seahawks. Sheridan's statement: “It is a tremendous opportunity to join Coach DeBoer at Alabama. I look forward to working with this offensive staff to develop a plan each week to put our team in a position to be successful. There is an unmatched legacy at Alabama, and I understand the importance of upholding that standard while developing our players.”

JaMarcus Shephard was the wide receiver coach at Washington before joining Alabama. He was the wide receiver coach for Rome Odunze, Ja'lynn Polk, and Jalen McMillan. Odunze and Polk both recorded over 1,000 yards receiving and 13 and 9 touchdowns respectively in Washington's offense. Shephard's statement on joining Alabama: “I have a passion for coaching and developing our football players both on and off the field. The chance to help Coach DeBoer continue the standard at Alabama is something I take a lot of pride in working to accomplish. This is a special place, and I am excited about the opportunities that are in front of us.”

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