March 21, 2023
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - University of Alabama head coach Nick Saban announced the hiring of Robert Bala to serve as the Crimson Tide's inside linebackers coach on Friday.
"Robert is a smart young coach who has paid his dues across all levels of college football, and we are excited to add him to our staff," Saban said. "He has a wealth of experience and a proven track record of developing football players both on and off the field. He is an excellent teacher, an excellent recruiter and coaches with great passion and enthusiasm."
Bala, a native of Oceanside, Calif., joins the Crimson Tide after one season at Liberty where he served as a defensive analyst in 2022 prior to being hired as the Flames linebackers coach for 2023.