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By the time he had three recruiting classes under his belt, Tuberville led Ole Miss to an 8-4 mark and a victory in the inaugural Motor City Bowl in 1997. His efforts earned him Associated Press SEC Coach of the Year Honors and American Football Quarterly magazine selected him as runner-up for its Schutt Sports Coach of the Year honor. Prior to becoming head coach at Ole Miss, Tuberville served as defensive coordinator and linebackers coach at Texas A&M for one season. In 1994, he helped lead the Aggies to a 10-0-1 record and No. 8 final ranking by the Associated Press. Under his direction, the Aggie defense finished fourth nationally in scoring defense (13.1 ppg), fifth in total defense (265.5 ypg) and sixth in rushing defense (92.4 ypg). Tuberville served as a member of the University of Miami staff for eight seasons from 1986-93, taking over as defensive coordinator in 1993. While serving on the staffs of Jimmy Johnson and Dennis Erickson at Miami, Tuberville was a defensive coach on teams which won three national championships, posted an 87-9 record and played in nine consecutive New Year’s Day bowls.

He began his coaching career at Hermitage (Ark.) High School where he spent two years as an assistant and two as a head coach. After three straight four-win seasons, Tuberville guided HHS to a 7-3 mark in 1979 before moving to Arkansas State. A 1976 graduate of Southern Arkansas University, Tuberville was a letterman at free safety and a two-year member of the golf team at SAU. He is a 1972 graduate of Harmony Grove High School in Camden, Ark. Tuberville is married to the former Suzanne Fette of Guilford, Ind. They are the parents of two sons, Thomas Tucker and Troy Allen.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS • 16 seasons as a head coach at the collegiate level at Mississippi (1995-98), Auburn (1999-08) and Texas Tech (2010-present) • 123-72 career record: Mississippi (25-20), Auburn (85-40), Texas Tech (13-12) • 63-49 Southeastern Conference record: Mississippi (12-20), Auburn (51-29) • 5-12 Big 12 Record • 11 bowl appearances: Mississippi (2), Auburn (8), Texas Tech (1) • Seven Bowl wins: 1997 Motor City, 2002 Capital One, 2003 Music City, 2004 Sugar, 2006 Cotton, 2007 Chick-Fil-A, 2010 TicketCity • One of just five coaches in NCAA history to win a bowl game at three different schools. • Led Auburn to 13-0 mark, No. 2 national ranking and Sugar Bowl win over Virginia Tech in 2004 • Named AFCA, Associated Press, Paul “Bear” Bryant, FCA, SEC and Walter Camp coach of the year in 2004 • Led Auburn to SEC Championship (2004), five Western Division Titles (2000-02, 04-05) • Auburn: 36 All-SEC First Team selections; eight All-America honors; 26 SEC All-Freshmen accolades; 57 SEC Player of the Week honors; two SEC Player of the Year Awards; two Jacobs Awards, presented annually to the SEC’s top blocker; one SEC Championship Game MVP • Directed Auburn to 85 overall wins, good for fourth in school history • Directed Auburn to seven SEC road wins of 20-plus points since 2002 • In 24 seasons coaching at the Division I level as an assistant and head coach, has been part of 20 winning season, including three national championships (Miami) • Led Auburn to at least one victory against an AP top 10 team in a school-record seven consecutive season from 2001-07 • Coached 65 players that have been drafted in the NFL, including 36 at Auburn • Coached 14 first-round NFL draft picks, including the 1991 first overall pick (Russell Maryland) and four 2004 firstround picks (Ronnie Brown, Carnell Williams, Carlos Rogers, Jason Campbell) • First Auburn coach to win six-straight games over Alabama • 81 SEC Academic Honor Roll distinctions at Auburn • Auburn football had a multi-year score of 981 (APR), the highest score among public BCS conference institutions in 2006 • 1997 SEC Coach of the Year COLLEGIATE COACHING CAREER YEARS COACHING POSITION RECORD 2010-present _______ Head Coach, Texas Tech University ___________________13-12 1999-08 __________ Head Coach, Auburn University ____________________85-40 1995-98 __________ Head Coach, University of Mississippi _________________25-20 1994 ____________ Defensive Coordinator, Texas A&M 1993 ____________ Defensive Coordinator, University of Miami 1986-92 __________ Defensive Coach, University of Miami 1980-84 __________ Assistant Coach, Arkansas State University YEAR-BY-YEAR HEAD COACHING RECORD 1995 __ Mississippi ____ 6-5 _____ 3-5 SEC ____ 5th West 1996 __ Mississippi ____ 5-6 _____ 2-6 SEC ____ 5th West 1997 __ Mississippi ____ 8-4 _____ 4-4 SEC ____ 3rd West ___ 1998 __ Mississippi ____ 6-5 _____ 3-5 SEC ____ 4th West ___ 1999 __ Auburn ______ 5-6 _____ 2-6 SEC ____ 5th West 2000 __ Auburn ______ 9-4 _____ 6-2 SEC ____ 1st West ___ 2001 __ Auburn ______ 7-5 _____ 5-3 SEC ____ t1st West ___ 2002 __ Auburn ______ 9-4 _____ 5-3 SEC ____ t1st West ___ 2003 __ Auburn ______ 8-5 _____ 5-3 SEC ____ 3rd West ___ 2004 __ Auburn ______ 13-0 ____ 8-0 SEC ____ 1st West ___ 2005 __ Auburn ______ 9-3 _____ 7-1 SEC ____ t1st West ___ 2006 __ Auburn ______ 11-2 ____ 6-2 SEC ____ 2nd West ___ 2007 __ Auburn ______ 9-4 _____ 5-3 SEC ____ 2nd West ___ 2008 __ Auburn ______ 5-7 _____ 2-6 SEC ____ t4th West 2010 __ Texas Tech ____ 8-5 _____ 3-5 Big 12 __ 5th South ___ 2011 __ Texas Tech ____ 5-7 _____ 2-7 Big 12 __ 9th Totals __ 16 Years ______ 123-72 ___ 63-49 SEC, 5-12 Big 12 Auburn Mississippi Texas Tech

10 Years 4 Years 2 Years

85-40 25-20 13-12

Music City Bowl Independence Bowl Citrus Bowl Peach Bowl Capital One Bowl Champs Music City Bowl Champs SEC Champs; Sugar Bowl Champs SEC Co-Champs; Capital One Bowl Cotton Bowl Champs Chick-fil-A Bowl Champs TicketCity Bowl Champs

51-29 SEC 12-20 SEC 5-12 Big 12

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As defensive coordinator for the Hurricanes in 1993, Tuberville directed a Miami defense which was ranked No. 3 nationally in scoring defense (12.6 ppg) and No. 5 nationally in pass defense (91.15 ypg). Tuberville began his collegiate coaching career at Arkansas State in 1980, coaching various segments of the Indians’ defense over the next five seasons. During a five-year stay at Arkansas State, Tuberville coached defensive backs, nose guards and linebackers. During his final year at ASU, the Indians advanced to the second round of the NCAA Division I-AA playoffs.

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