Tide close to naming coaches according to sources

Washington Huskies Offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier and Tennessee's Lance Thompson are rumored to be the leading candidates for the Offensive coordinator and linebackers coach positions respectively.

Nussmeier coached the Huskies for the past three seasons. He helped in the development of current Tennessee Titans first round pick Jake Locker when Locker was at Washington.

As for Thompson, he has coached on Alabama's staff two previous times including the 2009 season. Thompson also worked with Nick Saban while the pair were at LSU during the 2002-2003 season.

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