56 Facts About Tommy Tuberville


Thomas Hawley Tuberville is an American politician and retired college football coach who is the senior United States senator from Alabama, a seat he has held since 2021.


Tommy Tuberville was the head football coach at the University of Mississippi from 1995 to 1998, Texas Tech University from 2010 to 2012, and the University of Cincinnati from 2013 to 2016.


Tommy Tuberville is the only coach in Auburn football history to beat in-state rival Alabama six consecutive times.


Tommy Tuberville worked for ESPN as a color analyst for its college football coverage during 2017.


Tommy Tuberville became Alabama's senior senator in 2023 when Senator Richard Shelby retired.


Tommy Tuberville graduated from Harmony Grove High School in Camden in 1972.


Tommy Tuberville attended Southern Arkansas University, where he lettered in football as a safety for the Muleriders and played two years on the golf team.

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Tommy Tuberville first coached at Hermitage High School in Hermitage, Arkansas.


Tommy Tuberville was an assistant coach at Arkansas State University.


Tommy Tuberville then went through the ranks at the University of Miami, beginning as graduate assistant and ending as defensive coordinator in 1993, winning the national championship three times during his tenure there.


Tommy Tuberville got his first collegiate head coaching job in 1994 at the University of Mississippi.


At Ole Miss, Tommy Tuberville became involved in the movement to ban Confederate flags from the football stadium by requesting that the students quit waving them during the home football games.


Tommy Tuberville left Ole Miss after the 1998 season to take the head coaching job at Auburn University in Alabama.


Tommy Tuberville pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of contributing to the delinquency of a minor and was sentenced to 200 hours of community service.


Tommy Tuberville received the Associated Press College Football Coach of the Year Award, the American Football Coaches Association, the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association and the Walter Camp Football Foundation.


Under Tommy Tuberville, Auburn had a winning record against its biggest rival, Alabama, and was tied with its next two most significant rivals, Georgia and LSU.


Tommy Tuberville led Auburn to six straight victories over in-state rival Alabama, the longest win streak in this rivalry since 1982, the year Auburn broke Alabama's nine-year winning streak.


Tommy Tuberville established himself as one of the best big-game coaches in college football, winning nine of his last 15 games against top-10 opponents since the start of the 2004 season.


Tommy Tuberville coached 19 players who were selected in the NFL draft, including four first-round picks in 2004, with several others signing as free agents.


Tommy Tuberville coached eight All-Americans and a Thorpe Award winner.


Thirty-four players under Tommy Tuberville were named to All-SEC.


Tommy Tuberville's players were named SEC player of the week 46 times.


Tommy Tuberville had two SEC players of the year and one SEC Championship game MVP.


Tommy Tuberville fired offensive coordinator Tony Franklin on October 8,2008.


Tommy Tuberville made a cameo appearance in the Academy Award-winning feature film The Blind Side.

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On December 31,2009, Tommy Tuberville expressed interest in becoming head coach of the Texas Tech Red Raiders.


On January 9,2010, Tommy Tuberville was named head coach and was introduced at a press conference on Sunday, January 10,2010.


On January 18,2011, Texas Tech announced that Tommy Tuberville received a one-year contract extension and a $500,000 per year raise.


Tommy Tuberville is responsible for the highest-rated recruiting class in Texas Tech history, securing the 18th-ranked recruiting class in 2011 according to Rivals.


On November 10,2012, during a game against the Kansas Jayhawks, Tommy Tuberville became involved in a dispute with graduate assistant Kevin Oliver.


Tommy Tuberville appeared to slap him and knocked off both Oliver's hat and his headset.


On December 8,2012, Tommy Tuberville resigned as head coach at Texas Tech in order to become the 38th head coach at the University of Cincinnati.


Tommy Tuberville signed a $2.2 million contract to coach the team.


In May 2012, Stroud was indicted for fraudulent use of $5.2 million from various Auburn investment companies, including his partnerships with Tommy Tuberville; Tommy Tuberville was not charged.


Tommy Tuberville said in court filings that he was a victim, and had lost $450,000; he settled the investor lawsuit in October 2013 on undisclosed terms.


Tommy Tuberville opposes the right to an abortion and favors repealing the Affordable Care Act.


Tommy Tuberville supports Trump's proposal to build a wall on the border with Mexico.


Tommy Tuberville supports reducing the national debt through cuts to social programs, but opposes cuts to Social Security, Medicare, or Medicaid.


Tommy Tuberville was endorsed by the National Right to Life Committee, America's largest anti-abortion organization.


Tommy Tuberville was one of six Republican senators to vote against expanding the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, which would allow the US Justice Department to review hate crimes related to COVID-19 and establish an online database.


In February 2022, Tommy Tuberville dismissed "ridiculous" proposals to ban lawmakers from trading stocks.


In May 2022, Tommy Tuberville introduced the Financial Freedom Act of 2022, which would allow for the inclusion of cryptocurrency in individual retirement accounts.


Tommy Tuberville voted in support of an objection to Arizona's electoral votes and an objection to Pennsylvania's electoral votes, both of which were won by Biden.


Tommy Tuberville was one of six Republican senators to support the former objection and one of seven to support the latter; the remainder of the Senate defeated the objections.


On May 28,2021, Tommy Tuberville voted against creating an independent commission to investigate the 2021 United States Capitol attack.

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When Dobbs v Jackson Women's Health Organization came before the Supreme Court in 2022, Tuberville signed an amicus brief supporting the overturning Roe v Wade and its federal protection of the right to abortion.


In 2022, Tommy Tuberville responded to a question about the Respect for Marriage Act, which would federally codify same-sex marriage, by saying there was "no need for legislating on gay marriage".


Tommy Tuberville has backed several bills intended to restrict various activities by transgender people.


On March 25,2023, Tuberville complained publicly about a video showing Lieutenant Junior Grade Audrey Knutson, who identifies as nonbinary, reading a poem during a spoken-word event aboard the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R Ford.


On May 10,2023, Birmingham-area radio station WBHM broadcast an interview in which Tommy Tuberville was asked whether he believed white nationalists should be allowed to serve in the military.


On February 1,2023, Tommy Tuberville announced his committee assignments for the 118th Congress.


Tommy Tuberville married Vicki Lynn Harris, from Camden, Arkansas, and a graduate of Harmony Grove High School, on December 19,1976.


In 1991, Tommy Tuberville married Suzanne of Guilford, Indiana; they have two sons.


Tommy Tuberville invested $1.9 million in GLC Enterprises, which the Securities and Exchange Commission called an $80 million Ponzi scheme.


Tommy Tuberville lost about $150,000 when the business closed in 2011.


Tommy Tuberville's interests include "NASCAR, golf, football, hunting and fishing, [and] America's military".