Alabama head coach Nick Saban is expected to consider former Jets head coach Adam Gase and former Texans head coach Bill O'Brien for the school's soon-to-be-vacant offensive coordinator role, according to The Athletic's Bruce Feldman.
Steve Sarkisian, the school's current offensive coordinator, will coach his last game with the program in next week's national championship. He was hired as Texas's new head coach over the weekend.
Gase was a graduate assistant under Saban while the Hall of Fame coach was at LSU.
Per The Athletic, O'Brien has gotten to know Saban through the former Texans coach's ties to Patriots coach Bill Belichick. O'Brien also has years of experience at the collegiate level as the offensive coordinator at Georgia Tech and at Duke. He was the head coach at Penn State before taking the Houston job.
If either gets the Alabama job, they would be taking over a program loaded with offensive talent. The Crimson Tide are currently second of 127 schools in terms of points per game in 2020, averaging more than 48 per contest.