Report: Alabama Director of Sports activities Science Matt Rhea to Be part of New Orleans Saints

Alabama’s strength-and-conditioning duo seems to be splitting up. In accordance with a report from 247Sports’ Josh Pate, Alabama director of sports activities science, Matt Rhea, is shifting to the NFL the place he’ll be a part of the New Orleans Saints.

Alabama director of sports activities efficiency, David Ballou, is anticipated to stay with the Crimson Tide. Alabama employed Ballou and Rhea from Indiana to spearhead its new sports-science method to conditioning in March of 2020.

Earlier than spending the previous two seasons collectively at Alabama, Ballou and Rhea labored collectively at Indiana in the course of the 2018-19 seasons. The 2 additionally spent a yr collectively at IMG Academy in 2016.