Alabama defensive backs coach Derrick Ansley is leaving the program, The Tuscaloosa News has learned. According to multiple reports Monday morning he’ll be the next defensive coordinator at Colorado State. and The Coloradoan both reported that Ansley’s next stop would be as the defensive coordinator at Colorado State.

Ansley has served as UA’s defensive backs coach for two seasons after being hired away from Kentucky at the end of the 2015 season. He was also a graduate assistant at Alabama.

As The Tuscaloosa News previously reported, UA hired Pete Golding for next year’s staff. Golding has an extensive background in coaching defensive backs.

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