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1892Fired after one year when it was determined 'his knowledge of the game was very limited'
1892-1895, 1902Played on the inaugural team; Coached team to its first win over Auburn
1896Left to coach Iowa for one year before going pro
1897His team only played one game due to university's ban on off-campus athletic events; Was not brought back when play resumed 2 years later
1899Went 3-1 in his only season
1900Started 2-0 but finished 2-3 in only season
1901Played tackle at Auburn in 1900; Went back to coach his alma mater the next year
1903-1904Coached Alabama to its first win over Tennessee
1905Went 6-4 in one season
1906-1909Best coach yet with career record of 21-4-5; Shut out opponents in 6 of 8 games in 1909
1910Only 4-4 at Alabama, he had more success at Kansas State
1911-1914Finished with a career record of 21-12-3
1915-1917Missed second half of 1915 season when he came down with typhoid fever
1919-19229-7 upset of Penn in 1922 is considered the event that signified Alabama's arrival as a national football power
1923-1930Coached Alabama to 3 Rose Bowls, going 2-0-1, and was later credited with 3 national championships
1931-1946Won 2 national championships; First Alabama coach to be named SEC Coach of the Year in 1945
1947-19541952 SEC Coach of the Year; 1953 SEC champions
1955-1957Considered worst coach in program's history after going 4-24-2
1958-19826 national championships; 3 time national coach of the year; 12 time SEC Coach of the Year; Retired as all-time winningest college football coach
1983-1986Went 35-15-1 in 4 years; Left to become Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach
1987-1989Despite 26-10 record and an SEC Championship, he was fired after only 3 seasons; An 0-3 record against Auburn didn't help
1990-1996Won 1992 national championship; Won 1 National and 2 SEC Coach of the Year awards
1997-2000Won 1999 SEC Championship, but lackluster 2000 season resulted in firing
2001-2002Became very unpopular when he never returned after being offered the Texas A&M job, informing his players of his decision via video teleconference
2003Never coached a game; Fired after using his university credit card at a Pensacola strip club
2003-2006First coach to lose 4 straight games to Auburn
2006 (interim)Filled in for the 2006 Independence Bowl against Oklahoma State
2007-present1 national championship and national coach of the year award at Alabama to date

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