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Tuesday, November 07, 2017
Meeting - Tuesday, November 7, 2017 ( 5:15 pm )

SonnySWimpS

Sonny Smith served as head basketball coach at Auburn University from 1978 to 1989. During his time at Auburn, he was named SEC Coach of the Year in 1984 and 1989. In 1985, he coached the Tigers to their first ever SEC Tournament Championship. During his time at Auburn, he coach NBA Hall of Fame player Charles Barkley and NBA star Chuck Person. During the 1984 to 1988 period, Smith guided Auburn to five consecutive NCAA tournament appearances. This included a Sweet 16 berth in 1985 and an Elite Eight berth in 1986.

Coach Smith is a native of Roan Mountain, Tennessee. He was head coach at East Tennessee State before going to Auburn. After his time at Auburn, he was head coach at Virginia Commonwealth for 9 years. Smith currently serves as the color analyst for Auburn men’s basketball broadcasts. Coach Smith and his wife, Jan, live in Auburn and have been married 59 years.

Wimp Sanderson served as the head basketball coach at the University of Alabama from 1981 to 1992. During his tenure in Tuscaloosa, Sanderson averaged 21.8 wins per year and won 5 SEC Tournament Championships. Sanderson led Alabama to 10 NCAA tournaments making the Sweet 16 a total of six times. He is the only coach in Alabama history to win 200 or more games in his first ten years. Sanderson was named SEC Coach of the Year in 1987, 1989, and 1990 and was the National Coach of the Year in 1987.

Prior to becoming head coach at Alabama, Sanderson served 20 years as an Alabama assistant. Coach Sanderson graduated from the University of North Alabama and after a brief stint as a high school coach became a graduate assistant at Alabama. Sanderson was the head coach at Arkansas-Little Rock from 1994 to 1999.  Coach Sanderson and his wife, Annette, have been married for over 50 years and all three of their sons were basketball coaches at one time in their careers. 




Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Iron Bowl Night - Tuesday, November 14, 2017 ( 5:15 pm )

JakeRonnieB

Jake Coker led the Alabama Crimson Tide to the national championship in his senior year in 2015. The Tide went 14-1 in Jake’s one year as a starter with the season culminating in a 45-40 win over Clemson in the College Football Nation Championship in Glendale, Arizona. Jake originally signed with the Florida State Seminoles out of high school. Jake attended St. Paul’s Episcopal School in Mobile, Alabama where he played both football and basketball.

At Florida State in 2013, he was the backup to Jameis Winston when the Seminoles won the national championship. He transferred to Alabama in 2014 and served as the back up to Blake Sims. Jake lives in the Mobile area and works for Cooper Marine and Timberlands in Creola. 

Ronnie Brown was a running back at Auburn University from 2001 through 2004. Brown finished his Auburn career ranked seventh in school history with 2,707 yards rushing on 513 carries. In 2004, he was a member of the backfield that led the Tigers to a 13-0 record. Brown was a second-team All-SEC selection in 2002 and 2004. Brown came to Auburn from Cartersville High School in Georgia where he was a three-year started that rushed for 4.936 yards and 12 touchdowns.

Brown was drafted by the Miami Dolphins as the 2nd overall pick of the 2005 draft. He was with the Dolphins through the 2010 season. He played one year with the Philadelphia Eagles, and was with the San Diego Chargers on different occasions. His best yardage year was in 2006 when he rushed for 1,008 yards. Brown finished his NFL career in 2014 with a total of 5,391 career rushing yards. Ronnie currently serves as the sideline reporter for Auburn football on the Auburn Sports Network. 




Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Meeting - Tuesday, November 28, 2017 ( 5:15 pm )

Savage

Phil Savage has been the executive director of the Senior Bowl since May 2012. He has been the color commentator for Alabama football games since 2009. A book by Savage, 4th & Goal Every Day: Alabama’s Relentless Pursuit of Perfection” was released in August 2017. The book is a fascinating look at Nick Saban’s recruiting and development programs at various stops in the last 25 years.

Savage attended Murphy High School in Mobile and played football and baseball at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. He received a Master’s degree in physical education from Alabama in 1989. Savage started as an intern with the Cleveland Browns in 1991. He worked his way up to a scouting position at Cleveland and then went to the Baltimore Ravens as a scout and personnel evaluator. He then became Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Cleveland Browns in 2005. His last stop in the NFL was with the Philadelphia Eagles where he served as a player personnel consultant.




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    Coach Chan Gailey retired after the 2016 season and a career that took him to the highest levels of football.  Coach Gailey served as the head...

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    November 07, 2017 (5:15 pm)

    SonnySWimpS

    Sonny Smith served as head basketball coach at Auburn University from 1978 to 1989. During his time at Auburn, he was named SEC Coach of the Year...

  • Iron Bowl Night - Tuesday, November 14, 2017
    November 14, 2017 (5:15 pm)

    JakeRonnieB

    Jake Coker led the Alabama Crimson Tide to the national championship in his senior year in 2015. The Tide went 14-1 in Jake’s one year as a starter...

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