The Crimson Tide assistant is reportedly a candidate.
Alabama assistant coach Jeremy Pruitt is reportedly emerging as a top candidate for an SEC head coaching opening.
TideSports.com reported that the Crimson Tide’s defensive coordinator has interviewed for the Mississippi State head coaching position.
The Clarion-Ledger has confirmed the report, adding that Pruitt could have a decision to make between Mississippi State and Tennessee.
The Bulldogs are looking for a replacement for Dan Mullen, who left for Florida, while Tennessee is searching for its replacement for Butch Jones.
Pruitt, 43, has been Alabama’s defensive coordinator since 2016. He was previously an assistant at Georgia and Florida State.