Auburn University’s former football coach announced he is running for the US Senate in Alabama as a republican. Tommy Tuberville announced that he will run for US Senate through Twitter over the weekend that says, “After more than a year of listening to Alabama’s citizens, I have heard your concerns and hopes for a better tomorrow.
I will be a GOP candidate for US Senate.” The seat is currently being held by Democrat Doug Jones. During his time coach at Auburn, Tuberville won 159 games, and in 2004, Auburn went undefeated to go on and win the SEC title. The Republican Primary for the seat is on March 3rd, 2020.