Tommy Tuberville

Thomas Hawley Tuberville (born September 18, 1954) is an American college football coach who most recently served as the head coach of the Auburn Tigers football team. On December 3, 2008, he was paid to resign from the position after completing his tenth season. Tuberville was the 2004 recipient of the Walter Camp and Paul Bryant Coach of the Year awards for Auburn's 13–0 perfect season. He earned his 100th career win on October 6, 2007 in a 35–7 victory over Vanderbilt. He is also the only coach in Auburn history to beat in-state rival the University of Alabama six consecutive times. Tuberville was born and raised in Camden, Arkansas. He graduated from Harmony Grove High School in Camden, Arkansas in 1972. He then received a B.S. Degree in Physical Education from Southern Arkansas University in 1976. Tuberville was an assistant coach at Arkansas State University. He then went through the ranks at the University of Miami, beginning as graduate assistant and ending as defensive coordinator in 1993 and winning the national championship three times during his tenure there (1986–1994). In 1994, Tuberville replaced Bob Davie as defensive coordinator under R. C. Slocum at Texas A&M
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