Five Ways Of Looking at The Coup de Tuberville

1. Escape from Cannibal Island. There are two ways off Cannibal Island: you’re eaten by sharks, or you’re eaten by the locals. Tommy Tuberville, fired after going 85-40 at Auburn and surviving an attempted coup in 2003, chose to be eaten by the locals and stayed despite attempts to fire him. He made it an astonishing five years further before being cannibalized by the pressures of the SEC, lasting 10 years at a school Terry Bowden had to leave in the middle of the night.

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12/3/08