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Choosing Successor To Mal Moore

One of the things that a sports reporter should be able to grasp after not too many years on the job is that people in sports know a lot more other people in sports than do sportswriters.

Mal Moore has spent his entire life involved in athletics. After starring in small town Dozier, he was a member of legendary Alabama Coach Paul "Bear" Bryant's first Crimson Tide football recruiting class prior to the 1958 season. He was a back-up quarterback to Pat Trammell on the 1961 national championship team; an assistant coach on national title teams in 1964, 1965, and 1973; offensive...

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