The Tuberville File

PERSONAL

Full Name : Thomas Hawley Tuberville 
Born: September 18, 1954 
Hometown : Camden, Arkansas
Wife: The former Suzanne Fette of Guilford, Ind. 
Children: Thomas Tucker, Troy Allen
 

COLLEGIATE COACHING RECORD

76-44  Ten  years

PLAYING EXPERIENCE

1968-72: Letter winner in football, baseball and basketball at Harmony Grove High School in Camden, Ark.

1972-76: Letter winner as free safety at Southern Arkansas University; Member of Golf Team in 1975-76 at SAU.


Tommy Tuberville and Josh Wakefield - December 1998

PREVIOUS COACHING EXPERIENCE

1999-Present: Head coach at Auburn. Led Auburn to the most wins in school history (13), the Sugar Bowl title and its first SEC Championship since 1989. Led Auburn to four SEC Western Division titles and bowl appearances in 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2004.

1995-98: Head coach at University of Mississippi where he compiled a 25-20 record in four years after inheriting a program under serious NCAA scholarship sanctions. Named AP SEC Coach of the Year in 1997.

1994: Defensive Coordinator at Texas A&M where the Aggies finished with a 10-0-1 mark and were among national defensive leaders.

1986-93: Various capacities on defensive staff at University of Miami from graduate assistant to defensive coordinator (1993). The Hurricanes were 87-9, including a 55-0 mark at home, and won three national titles during his tenure there.

1980-84: Coached defensive ends and linebackers at Arkansas State University where the Indians advanced to the Division 1-AA Playoffs in 1984.

1978-79: Head Coach at Hermitage (Ark.) High School where he posted an 11-9 mark and first winning season in school history.

1976-77: Assistant Coach at Hermitage (Ark.) High School.

EDUCATION

High School: Harmony Grove High School, Camden, Ark. (1972)

College: B.S. Degree in Physical Education, Southern Arkansas University (1976)

NAMED AUBURNíS HEAD COACH

November 28, 1998

 

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