Originally written on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 11/15/14

Alabama Crimson Tide athletic director, Mal Moore, is stepping down from the position to become a special assistant to school president Judy Bonner due to health reasons, the school annonced on Wednesday. Moore has been teh AD since 1999. Moore, 73, has been involved with Alabama athletics for nearly 50 years, a player, coach, and eventually an athletic director. He can lay claim to have involvement in 10 national titles, including as a player for the legendary Bear Bryant. He recently was hospialized due to pulmonary problems he was experiencing. Here is a statement from the school: “Mal Moore is Crimson Tide sports,” said Bonner. “During his tenure as athletics director, our student athletes have experienced unprecedented success in every aspect of their careers at UA, on the field of play and in the classroom. His contributions to UA athletics on every level are unsurpassed. And, while he will no longer be in charge of day-to-day operations, I am so pleased that we will continue to be able to rely on his wisdom and expertise going forward.” “As many of you may know, due to factors related to my health, I am at a point that I can no longer [...]

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