UPDATE: It looks like receivers coach Mike Groh will remain with the Bears for now. Alabama named Lane Kiffin its offensive coordinator.
According to Bruce Feldman of CBS Sports, Bears receivers coach Mike Groh is considered a candidate for Alabama’s offensive coordinator opening.
Groh just finished his first season with the Bears after spending 2011 and 2012 as the Crimson Tide’s receivers coach.
Bears receivers Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery have been quick to credit Groh for their success this season. Marshall and Jeffery are both headed to the Pro Bowl. They combined for 2,716 receiving yards and 19 touchdowns this season.
Groh has been instrumental in the development of Jeffery, who broke out with 1,421 receiving yards and 89 catches in his second season in the NFL. Jeffery thanked Groh in his Pro Bowl announcement.