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An update on SEC defensive line movement

A few brief updates on D-line and D-line adjacent moves in the SEC.

First, at Missouri, Brick Haley will not return for a fifth season in Columbia, Power Mizzoureports. Sources confirm the same to FootballScoop.

Haley is a veteran of many a staff across SEC country, and he hopefully won't be out of work long.

In fact, sources say Arkansas defensive line coach Derrick LeBlanc has fielded interest from NFL teams and could make a jump to the league. If LeBlanc does leave, Haley could be an option for Arkansas; Haley worked under Hogs defensive coordinator Barry Odom at Missouri.

Both Haley and LeBlanc have history at LSU, which is currently on the market for a D-line coach. Haley was LSU's defensive line coach from 2009-14, and LeBlanc, a Beaux Bridge, La., native, was a graduate assistant at LSU in 2000 and an assistant strength coach from 2008-11.

Additionally, UT-Martin defensive line coach Ryan Osborn is expected to join Georgia's staff in an off-the-field capacity.

In addition to LSU, Tennessee will also search for a new defensive line coach with Jeremy Pruitt's firing earlier this week. Rodney Garner is a name to continue monitoring on Rocky Top.

As things play out, stay tuned to The Scoop for the latest.