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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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"(He’s) somebody that I have a tremendous amount of respect for, first
of all for giving us the opportunity to...
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Health issues are forcing Mal Moore to step down from his position as Alabama athletic director. The 73-year old AD has been hospitalized for the past week due to pulmonary issues. He had been Alabama AD since 1999.
Under Moore's tenure, Alabama won three BCS titles. This is in addition to eight overall national titles 19 SEC titles for the Crimson Tide athletic program...
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) Alabama athletic director Mal Moore is stepping down to become special assistant to the president.
The university announced the move on Wednesday, which Moore said is "due to factors related to my health." The 73-year-old Moore has been hospitalized at Duke University Medical Center for pulmonary problems.
He has been the Crimson Tide's athletic...
Alabama athletic director Mal Moore stepped down from his position due to health problems, leaving a void in the leadership of the athletic department. While many in Tuscaloosa and across the country will seek to take over such a coveted spot, there is only one man who is a perfect fit for the job.
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Not my department.
Alabama head football coach Nick Saban says that picking a successor to outgoing Alabama AD Mal Moore is "not my decision." (al.com)
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