The Miami Hurricanes have employed Alabama quarterbacks trainer Dan Enos as their new offensive coordinator, the varsity introduced Friday.
Enos’ departure to sign up for new Miami trainer Manny Diaz’s workforce may building up the Hurricanes’ probabilities of touchdown Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts, who’s more likely to depart as a graduate switch. Hurts has entered his identify within the NCAA’s switch portal and can talk over with Maryland and Miami this weekend, resources instructed ESPN’s Alex Scarborough.
Enos, 50, spent the 2018 season at the Pink Tide workforce after 3 years as Arkansas’ offensive coordinator and quarterbacks trainer. He were anticipated to take over as Alabama’s number one offensive coordinator after the departures of Mike Locksley to Maryland and Josh Gattis to Michigan.
“Dan used to be my number one goal for our offensive coordinator place from the outset and I am overjoyed that he is now a Miami Storm,” Diaz mentioned in a remark. “Dan is likely one of the maximum cutting edge play-callers in faculty soccer. And he now not handiest has a exceptional observe report of training quarterbacks, but additionally growing avid gamers for the NFL at a lot of positions. His revel in as a head trainer can even supply beneficial perception to our whole program.”
Enos additionally has been head trainer at Central Michigan and held coordinator posts at North Dakota State, Missouri State and Northern Michigan.
“I could not be extra excited to sign up for a program as wealthy in custom because the College of Miami,” Enos mentioned in a remark. “Trainer Diaz has a transparent imaginative and prescient for this program as we transfer ahead and it is an honor to lend a hand construct the Hurricanes in his symbol. This used to be a possibility I felt I could not cross up.
“I additionally wish to specific my honest appreciation to Nick Saban and the Alabama program for giving me the chance to train there this previous season. I realized such a lot all through my time there and I can at all times be thankful.”
Diaz additionally had thought to be former North Carolina trainer Larry Fedora and previous Houston trainer Primary Applewhite for the offensive coordinator spot. He fired Miami’s offensive workforce from the 2018 season after being named head trainer.
Alabama’s offensive workforce has misplaced 4 assistants because the CFP championship sport loss to Clemson, together with Locksley, Gattis and offensive line trainer Brent Key, who departed for Georgia Tech. Operating backs trainer Joe Pannunzio and tight ends trainer Jeff Banks, who additionally oversees particular groups, are Saban’s handiest last offensive assistants.