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Coaching Hires Continue

Alabama high school football teams continue to hire their new coaches as March moves toward April and spring football practice.Bessemer City has hired former Alabama defensive lineman Rudy Griffin. Griffin comes from East Central Community College in Decatur, Mississippi.Before that he spent five s ...
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Robert Herring was a winner.You can call it what you like, but he was always a winner. He coached in 3 different states, and won in all three of them. High School football today mourns the great coach who passed away on Wednesday at age 79 after a lengthy illness.Robert Herring was best known in Al ...
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Former Alabama defensive back Sam Shade, who played on the Tides's 1992 national championship team, has been named the new head football coach at Pinson Valley High School.Shade comes to the Indians from the Cleveland Browns, where he has spent the last 18 months as a special teams assistant coach. ...
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Southside of Gadsden has named Montgomery Academy head coach Gary Nelson as their new head football coach. The Panthers are coming off a 2-8 season and have moved up to Class 6A.Nelson, a graduate of Alma Bryant High School, played at Huntingdon College and took his first coaching job as an assista ...
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One of Alabama's greatest high school coaches has joined Lane Kiffin's coaching staff at Ole Miss.Doug Goodwin leaves the Auburn University staff where he had served as the Tiger’s Director of High School Relations and NFL Liaison in addition to overseeing the team’s walk-on program. Goodwin ha ...
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Central's Jamey Dubose has ended his highly successful tenure and is headed to the state of Georgia.Dubose has resigned to take the job at Lowndes County, Georgia. He replaces longtime coach Randy McPherson, who had been the coach since 2002 and had won three state titles.Dubose has found success a ...
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The 2019 coaching carousel continued as summer workouts move into July.The Albertville Aggies lost head coach Dale Pruitt who took the job at Dade County High School in Trenton, Georgia. They replaced Coach Pruitt with longtime assistant Cliff Mitchell.Mitchell had been with the Aggies as an assist ...
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What Makes a Team Great

There is no doubting that Bill Parcells is one of football's greatest coaches, regardless of the level of play. Parcells was definitely old school. His football coach at River Dell High School in Oradel, New Jersey was Tom Cahill, who would later become the head coach at Army.His basketball coach a ...
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Chris Metcalf is the regional sports editor of the Batavia Daily News in Batavia, New York.On May 22nd, he wrote a column about "old school coaches," and stirred up memories of some of the great coaches of the past. Chances are, he may remind you of one of your old coaches or he might even be talki ...
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Teams are finishing up school and get ready for summer and preseason practice. There are a lot of summer distractions and every coach deals with the often trying task of getting his players present and excited about football summers.Which brings about the question. How much enthusiasm is there in y ...
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