Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Mal Moore steps down from Alabama AD job due to health reasons.

Health issues are forcing Mal Moore to step down from his position as Alabama athletic director. The 73-year old AD has been hospitalized for the past week due to pulmonary issues. He had been Alabama AD since 1999. 

Under Moore's tenure, Alabama won three BCS titles. This is in addition to eight overall national titles 19 SEC titles for the Crimson Tide athletic program. His tenure also saw Alabama first Heisman Trophy winner in former Tide running back Mark Ingram, Jr. 

Moore will assume a role as special assistant to University of Alabama president Judy Bonner.