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Ray Perkins

Ray Perkins coached at the pro and college levels for nearly 40 years, and is best known among college football fans as the man to succeed Bear Bryant as head coach at the University of Alabama. Perkins coached at Alabama for four seasons from 1983-1986 and accumulated a record of 32-15-1 during that time, including a 3-0 record in bowl games. Perkins eventually left Alabama following the 1986 season and signed a lucrative contract to take the head coaching job with the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He was inducted into the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame in 1990.

Coaching History Team Years
Head Coach Jones County Junior College 2012-2013
Running Backs Coach Cleveland Browns 2000
Tight Ends Coach Cleveland Browns 1999
Offensive Coordinator Oakland Raiders 1997
Offensive Coordinator New England Patriots 1993-1996
Head Coach Arkansas State Red Wolves 1992
Head Coach Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1987-1990
Head Coach Alabama Crimson Tide 1983-1986
Head Coach New York Giants 1979-1982
Offensive Coordinator San Diego Chargers 1978
Wide Receivers Coach New England Patriots 1974-1977
Assistant Coach Mississippi State Bulldogs 1973

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