TUSCALOOSA, Alabama - When Lance Thompson left Alabama's football coaching staff after the 2008 season to go to Tennessee, he was replaced by Sal Sunseri. Now Thompson is returning to Alabama to replace Sunseri, according to a source with knowledge of Alabama's search.al.com-Lance Thompson
The notion of Thompson returning to Alabama is currently being met with mixed emotions.
Many Tide fans, as of Sunday night, are pleased with the idea of Thompson returning to Alabama based on his coaching ability and his prowess as a top-notch recruiter.
On the other hand, a faction of Alabama supporters are perplexed and disenchanted with the idea of Thompson’s return, based on how the assistant coach departed Tuscaloosa in early 2009.
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As is the case with most things in life, only time will tell how this “rediscovered” relationship will unfold.