Unfortunately for the Louisiana-native, Golding was arrested for D.U.I. in the early morning hours after the February signing day. The defensive coordinator addressed his run-in with the law in Sunday's media availability.
The linebacker chose the Crimson Tide over Texas A&M, Florida, Ole Miss among several other offers. Defensive coordinator Pete Golding furthers his reputation as a strong recruiter as he was the lead staff member on Jefferson's case.