Golding probably not an option for DC

seems bound for Bama as co-DC

Alabama: UTSA defensive coordinator Pete Golding is “the leading candidate to join Alabama’s defensive staff” the Tuscaloosa News is reporting. Golding also coaches UTSA’s corners. FootballScoop sources add Golding was a candidate for defensive coordinator at Mississippi State, a job the ultimately went to Bob Shoop. Update> Source tells FootballScoop Golding’s position, should he formally accept it, is expected to be co-defensive coordinator.

above was from footballscoop

LOTS of other sources … ff-opening … f-opening/

Not sure he ends up as the one but Saban always has a plan for who he wants when changes happen on his staff so he can move quickly.

Yeah, Nick is like the Bear was. He has an ace in the hole.