Another Alabama aide is set to join Steve Sarkisian in Texas.
Sarkisian is expected to hire Crimson Tide coach and special team coordinator Jeff Banks, the source confirmed to AL.com.
The news was first reported by Inside Texas and The Athletic.
It’s a major loss for the current. In addition to his work as an on-field coach, Banks is ranked No. 3 in the country in the 247Sports Recruiter Ranking for this recruiting round and is the primary recruit of Alabama̵7;s three signatories from the state. Texas, which includes five-star quarterback Camar Wheaton and four-star quarterback Jalen Milroe.
Banks became Tide’s second onfield assistant to depart for Texas after offensive coach Kyle Flood left the previous position to become the Longhorns’ offensive line coordinator.
It will return to Texas for Banks before being hired at Alabama in 2018.Banks spent five seasons at Texas A&M.
Matt Zenitz is a senior SEC football journalist of the Alabama Media Group.Follow him on Twitter. @mzenitz.