Former Auburn football coach officially announces candidacy for U.S. Senate

Former Auburn football coach officially announces candidacy for U.S. Senate

(WBRC) - A former Auburn football coach has announced he’s running for the U.S. Senate.

Tommy Tuberville tweeted confirmation Saturday afternoon that he will be a Republican candidate for the Senate race in 2020.

Tuberville was the head coach of Auburn from 1999-2008, which includes the Tigers’ 2004 undefeated season and six consecutive victories against Alabama. He also served as head coach at Ole Miss (1995-98), Texas Tech (2010-12) and Cincinnati (2013-16).

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