The Senate headed toward an overwhelming vote Monday in favor of big changes in the military justice system to deal with sexual assault, including scrapping the nearly century-old practice of using a "good soldier...More >>
The Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill late Monday making big changes in the military justice system to deal with sexual assault, including scrapping the nearly century-old practice of using a "good soldier defense" to...More >>
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A fraternity brother has sued a former Crimson Tide football player for allegedly assaulting him.Connor McKenna filed a lawsuit against Wilson Love in Tuscaloosa County over the weekend. It alleges thatMore >>
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The budget that the House Education Budget Committee will consider later this week includes additional funding for PEEHIP, the Public Education Employees Health Insurance Program. Overall, the House budgetMore >>
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A search is underway in Greene County on Monday after a vehicle plunged into water. It happened on County Road 53. State troopers say a Dodge Charger went off of a boat ramp. Two people were in the vehicleMore >>
A car that plunged into the Black Warrior River in Greene County has been recovered, but authorities a still searching for one of its passengers.More >>
AUBURN, AL (WTVM) -
Gene Chizik released the following statement Sunday following a decision by Auburn University to release him as head football coach.
"I am very grateful for the opportunity that I had during the last four seasons to serve as the head football coach at Auburn University. I'm extremely disappointed with the way this season turned out and I apologize to the Auburn family and our team for what they have had to endure.
"In my 27 years of coaching, I have gained an understanding of the high expectations in this profession. When expectations are not met, I understand changes must be made.
"While we experienced a tremendous low in 2012, I will always be proud of the incredible highs that we achieved, including three bowl victories, an SEC championship and a national championship.
"I want to thank Dr. Gogue and Jay Jacobs for the great opportunity they gave me. I'm confident in their leadership ability to continue to move this football program forward.
"I feel blessed to have been surrounded with so many great coaches, players and administrators that have worked relentlessly and dedicated themselves to this institution. I will miss not being able to continue to mentor these players on a daily basis. I'm confident these young men will continue to excel both on and off the field. They are a great group and I wish them nothing but the best.
"I've been fortunate to spend seven years of my coaching career at Auburn, which is an incredible place to work and live. My family and I have been blessed to call Auburn home and look forward to remaining in the Auburn community.
"I have said this many times, but the Auburn fans are the best in college football. They have an incredible passion and love for their school and I want to thank them for their support in good times and in bad times.
"As I said four years ago when I arrived, Auburn was great way before we got here and it will remain great long after we leave. My sentiments about Auburn have not and will not change. I wish the next football coach all the best and I anticipate a smooth transition.
"I encourage the Auburn family to continue to be ‘All In' and support this great university and its athletics programs. War Eagle!"
Watch Auburn's athletic director Jay Jacobs presser AU benches Chizik two years after winning national title Auburn fans react to removal of head coach Gene Chizik releases statement following Auburn's
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