From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
AUBURN — Former Auburn University football coach Tommy Tuberville announced he will be running for U.S. Senate in 2020.
Tuberville will be running on a Republican ticket to win the seat from Democrat Doug Jones.
“After more than a year of listening to Alabama’s citizens, I have heard your concerns and hopes for a better tomorrow,” said Tuberville on his campaign website. “I am humbled to announce the next step — I will be a @GOP candidate for US Senate. I invite you to join my team.”
The former college football coach was named SEC Coach of the Year twice. He won six National Coach of the Year awards.