Mal Moore [1939 – 2013]

by Travis Normand

Mal Moore, Alabama’s former Director of Athletics (and quarterback under Bear Bryant), passed away on Saturday March 30, 2013.

Moore resigned as A.D. on March 20, 2013 citing health issues.


Born: Dec. 19, 1939

Died: March 30, 2013

Playing career: 1955-58, Dozier High, QB-DB; 1959-62, University of Alabama, QB

Education: Bachelor’s degree in sociology, Alabama, 1963; Master’s degree in secondary education, Alabama, 1964

Coaching career: Graduate assistant, Montana State, 1963; Graduate assistant, Alabama, 1964; Assistant coach (secondary), Alabama, 1965-70; Assistant coach (quarterbacks), Alabama, 1971-82; Offensive coordinator, Alabama, 1975-82; Assistant coach, Notre Dame, 1983-85; Assistant coach, St. Louis-Phoenix Cardinals, 1986-89; Assistant head coach, quarterbacks coach, Alabama, 1990-93

Administrative career: Associate director of athletics for external affairs, Alabama, Jan. 15, 1994-Nov. 22, 1999; Athletics director, Alabama, Nov. 23, 1999-March 20, 2013; Special assistant to president, athletics director emeritus, Alabama, March 21-March 30, 2013

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