|United States Senator|
|Assumed office |
January 3, 2021
Serving with Richard Shelby
|Preceded by||Doug Jones|
Thomas Hawley Tuberville
September 18, 1954
Camden, Arkansas, U.S.
|Education||Southern Arkansas University (BS)|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1976–1977||Hermitage HS (AR) (assistant)|
|1978–1979||Hermitage HS (AR)|
|1980–1984||Arkansas State (DB/NG/LB)|
|1986–1992||Miami (FL) (assistant)|
|1993||Miami (FL) (DC)|
|1994||Texas A&M (DC/LB)|
|Head coaching record|
|Accomplishments and honors|
|1× SEC (2004)|
1× The American (2014)
5× SEC Western Division (2000–2002, 2004–2005)
|1× AFCA Coach of the Year (2004)|
1× Paul "Bear" Bryant Award (2004)
1× Sporting News College Football COY (2004)
1× Walter Camp Coach of the Year (2004)
2× SEC Coach of the Year (1997, 2004)
Thomas Hawley Tuberville (// TUBB-ər-vill; born September 18, 1954) is a retired American college football coach and politician serving as the junior United States senator from Alabama since 2021. Before entering politics, Tuberville was the head football coach at Auburn University from 1999 to 2008. He was also the head football coach at the University of Mississippi from 1995 to 1998, Texas Tech University from 2010 to 2012, and the University of Cincinnati from 2013 to 2016.
Tuberville received the 2004 Walter Camp and Bear Bryant Coach of the Year awards after Auburn's 13–0 season, in which Auburn won the Southeastern Conference title and the Sugar Bowl, but was left out of the BCS National Championship Game. He earned his 100th career win in 2007. Tuberville is the only coach in Auburn football history to beat in-state rival Alabama six consecutive times. In 2015, he was the president of the American Football Coaches Association. During 2017, he worked for ESPN as a color analyst for its college football coverage.
In his first political campaign, Tuberville ran in the 2020 United States Senate election in Alabama. He won the Republican nomination over former Senator and Attorney General Jeff Sessions and defeated Democratic incumbent Doug Jones in the general election by over 20 points. Tuberville allied himself strongly with President Donald Trump both during the election and afterward; shortly after taking office, he joined a group of Republican senators attempting to overturn Democratic president-elect Joe Biden's victory in the 2020 presidential election.
Early life and education
Tuberville was born and raised in Camden, Arkansas, one of three children of Olive Nell (née Chambliss) and Charles R. Tuberville Jr. He graduated from Harmony Grove High School in Camden in 1972. He attended Southern Arkansas University, where he lettered in football as a safety for the Muleriders and played two years on the golf team. He received a B.S. in physical education from SAU in 1976. In 2008, he was inducted into the Southern Arkansas University Sports Hall of Fame and the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame.
Tuberville first coached at Hermitage High School in Hermitage, Arkansas. He was an assistant coach at Arkansas State University. He then went through the ranks at the University of Miami, beginning as graduate assistant and ending as defensive coordinator in 1993, winning the national championship three times during his tenure there (1986–1994). In 1994, Tuberville replaced Bob Davie as defensive coordinator under R. C. Slocum at Texas A&M University. The Aggies went 10–0–1 that season.
Tuberville got his first collegiate head coaching job in 1994 at the University of Mississippi ("Ole Miss"). Despite taking over a Rebels team under severe NCAA scholarship sanctions, he was named the SEC Coach of the Year in 1997 by the AP.
At Ole Miss, Tuberville became involved in the movement to ban Confederate flags from the football stadium by requesting that the students quit waving them during the home football games. "We can't recruit against the Confederate flag", he said. Ole Miss's chancellor ultimately placed a ban on sticks at football games, which effectively banned spectators from waving flags.
During his tenure, Tuberville was known as the "Riverboat Gambler" for his aggressive play-calling, especially on fourth down. His teams went 1-3 versus the Arkansas Razorbacks, and 2-2 versus in-state arch-rival Mississippi State Bulldogs in the annual Egg Bowl game. After the 1998 regular season ended, Tuberville said, "They'll have to carry me out of here in a pine box", in reference to not leaving to coach at another school. Less than a week later, it was announced that he was departing for Auburn.
Tuberville left Ole Miss after the 1998 season to take the head coaching job at Auburn University in Alabama. At Auburn, he guided the Tigers to the top of the SEC standings, leading them to an SEC championship and the Western Division title in 2004. Under his direction, the Tigers made eight consecutive bowl appearances, including five New Year's Day bowl berths.
During the 1999 off-season, wide receiver Clifton Robinson was charged with statutory rape of a 15-year-old girl. Robinson was suspended from the team for five months. He pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of contributing to the delinquency of a minor and was sentenced to 200 hours of community service. After the plea deal, Tuberville suspended Robinson for the season opener before allowing him to rejoin the team.
In 2004, Auburn went 13–0, including the SEC title and a win over Virginia Tech in the Sugar Bowl. Tuberville received the Associated Press College Football Coach of the Year Award, the American Football Coaches Association, the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association and the Walter Camp Football Foundation.
In 2005, despite losing the entire starting backfield from the unbeaten 2004 team to the first round of the NFL draft, Tuberville led Auburn to a 9–3 record, finishing the regular season with victories over rivals Georgia and Alabama.
Under Tuberville, Auburn had a winning record against its biggest rival, Alabama (7–3), and was tied with its next two most significant rivals, Georgia (5–5) and LSU (5–5). He was also 5-5 versus the Arkansas Razorbacks. He led Auburn to six straight victories over in-state rival Alabama, the longest win streak in this rivalry since 1982, the year Auburn broke Alabama's nine-year winning streak.
Tuberville established himself as one of the best big-game coaches in college football, winning nine of his last 15 games against top-10 opponents since the start of the 2004 season. In 2006, his Tigers beat two top-5 teams who later played in BCS bowls, including eventual BCS Champion Florida. Tuberville had a 5–2 career record versus top-5 teams, including three wins versus Florida. But he developed a reputation for losing games when he clearly had the better team. Examples include a humbling 24-point loss to a 4–5 Alabama team in 2001 and a loss to Vanderbilt—the first time Auburn lost to the Commodores in over 50 years. In fact, after dropping three straight SEC games in 2003, Auburn booster Bobby Lowder and Auburn's president and athletic director contacted then Louisville head coach Bobby Petrino to gauge his interest in taking the Auburn job if Tuberville was fired. The press found out about the meeting, which occurred just before the 2003 Alabama game, and the episode has since been known as JetGate.
Tuberville coached 19 players who were selected in the NFL draft, including four first-round picks in 2004, with several others signing as free agents. He coached eight All-Americans and a Thorpe Award winner (Carlos Rogers). Thirty-four players under Tuberville were named to All-SEC (First Team). Eighteen were named All-SEC freshman. His players were named SEC player of the week 46 times. He also had two SEC players of the year and one SEC Championship game MVP.
Tuberville fired offensive coordinator Tony Franklin on October 8, 2008. After the 2008 season, with a 5–7 record including losses to Vanderbilt, West Virginia, and a final 36–0 loss to Alabama, he resigned as coach. Auburn athletic director Jay Jacobs said, "To say the least, I was a little shocked. But after three times of asking him would he change his mind, he convinced me that the best thing for him and his family and for this football program was for him to possibly take a year off and take a step back." With his departure, Tuberville was paid a prorated buyout of $5.1 million. The payments included $3 million within 30 days of his resignation date and the remainder within a year.
After his departure from Auburn, during the 2009 football season, Tuberville worked as an analyst for Buster Sports and ESPN, discussing the SEC and the Top 25 on various television shows and podcasts. He also made a cameo appearance in the Academy Award-winning feature film The Blind Side.
On December 31, 2009, Tuberville expressed interest in becoming head coach of the Texas Tech Red Raiders. The position was left open after the university fired Mike Leach. On January 9, 2010, Tuberville was named head coach and was introduced at a press conference on Sunday, January 10, 2010. On January 1, 2011, Tuberville became the second head coach in Texas Tech football history to win a bowl game in his first season—an accomplishment unmatched since DeWitt Weaver's first season in 1951–52. This was a 45–38 victory over Northwestern in the inaugural TicketCity Bowl.
On January 18, 2011, Texas Tech announced that Tuberville received a one-year contract extension and a $500,000 per year raise. The extension and raise gave Tuberville a $2 million salary through the 2015 season. Tuberville is responsible for the highest-rated recruiting class in Texas Tech history, securing the 18th-ranked recruiting class in 2011 according to Rivals.com and the 14th-ranked class in the country according to Scout.com.
On November 10, 2012, during a game against the Kansas Jayhawks, Tuberville became involved in a dispute with graduate assistant Kevin Oliver. Tuberville appeared to slap him and knocked off both Oliver's hat and his headset. After the game, Tuberville initially explained the incident by stating that he was aiming for Oliver's shirt in an attempt to pull him off the field. Two days later, in his weekly press conference, he apologized, citing his desire to set a better example for his two sons, one of whom was on the team.
Although Tuberville continued to run Leach's wide-open "Air Raid" spread offense, he was never really embraced by a fan base still smarting over Leach's ouster. According to a student on a recruiting trip to Texas Tech, Tuberville departed a recruiting dinner mid-meal and the next day accepted an offer to become Cincinnati's head coach. He left Texas Tech with an overall record of 20–17 and 9–17 in Big 12 conference play.
On December 8, 2012, Tuberville resigned as head coach at Texas Tech in order to become the 38th head coach at the University of Cincinnati. He signed a $2.2 million contract to coach the team. Cincinnati's athletic director, Whit Babcock, had previously worked with Tuberville at Auburn; the two had been friends for several years. On December 9, a Lubbock Avalanche-Journal article pointed out that Cincinnati is only 30 miles from Guilford, Indiana, home of Tuberville's wife, Suzanne.
In 2013, his first season with Cincinnati, Tuberville led the Bearcats to an overall record of 9–4 and a 6–2 conference record. His 2014 team was also 9–4 overall, but this time earned an American Athletic Conference co-championship by virtue of their 7–1 league mark. Both years also saw bowl losses, in 2013 to the North Carolina Tar Heels and 2014 to the Virginia Tech Hokies.
On December 4, 2016, after a 4–8 season, Tuberville resigned as head coach of Cincinnati. He left Cincinnati with an overall record of 29–22 and 18–14 in AAC conference play.
After resigning from Auburn in December 2008, Tuberville formed a 50-50 partnership with former Lehman Brothers broker John David Stroud, creating TS Capital Management and TS Capital Partners, where he had an office and helped find investors. In February 2012, seven investors sued Tuberville and Stroud, saying they were defrauded of more than $1.7 million that they invested from 2008 to 2011. Tuberville's attorneys denied the allegations.
In May 2012, Stroud was indicted for fraudulent use of $5.2 million from various Auburn investment companies, including his partnerships with Tuberville; Tuberville was not charged. Tuberville said in court filings that he was also a victim, and had lost $450,000; he settled the investor lawsuit in October 2013 on undisclosed terms. In November 2013, Stroud pleaded guilty and received a 10-year sentence.
Tommy Tuberville Foundation
In 2014, Tuberville founded the Tommy Tuberville Foundation, which aimed to help American veterans. In 2020, the Associated Press reported that tax records showed the foundation spent only about one-third of the money it raised on charitable giving. People involved with the foundation said its tax filings didn't reflect volunteer labor and donated materials used to refurbish veterans' homes.
In August 2018, Tuberville moved from Florida to Alabama with the intention to run for the U.S. Senate in 2020. In April 2019, he announced he would enter the 2020 Republican primary for the Senate seat held by Democrat Doug Jones. Tuberville's campaign was described as "low-profile,” with few pre-scheduled campaign appearances or press conferences. He closely allied himself with President Donald Trump. Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer was a member of Tuberville's campaign staff.
Tuberville opposes abortion and favors repealing the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). He supports Trump's proposal to build a wall on the border with Mexico. Tuberville supports reducing the national debt through cuts to social programs, but opposes cuts to Social Security, Medicare, or Medicaid. He dismisses the science of climate change, saying that the global climate "won't change enough in the next 400 years to affect anybody."
On March 3, 2020, Tuberville received 33.4% of the vote in the Republican primary, ahead of former United States senator and former attorney general Jeff Sessions, who received 31.6%. Because neither candidate won over 50% of the vote, a runoff election ensued.
On March 10, ahead of the runoff election, Trump endorsed Tuberville. Trump had been angered by Sessions's decision to recuse himself from the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 United States elections when Sessions was U.S. attorney general. In May 2020, Trump called Sessions "slime" for this decision. In campaign ads, Tuberville attacked Sessions for not being "man enough to stand with President Trump when things got tough." In the July 14 runoff, Tuberville defeated Sessions with 60.7% of the vote.
As the Republican nominee, Tuberville was heavily favored to win the election. He was endorsed by the National Right to Life Committee, America's largest pro-life organization. On November 3, he defeated Jones with 60.1% of the vote.
In an Alabama Daily News interview after the election, Tuberville erroneously said that the European theater of World War II was fought "to free Europe of socialism" and that the three branches of the U.S. federal government were "the House, the Senate, and the executive." He also said that he was looking forward to raising money from his Senate office, a violation of federal law. Tuberville's comments attracted criticism.
Tuberville was one of six Republican senators to vote against expanding the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, which would allow the U.S. Justice Department to review hate crimes related to COVID-19 and establish an online database.
Objections to the 2020 U.S. presidential election
After taking office in January 2021, Tuberville joined a group of Republican senators who announced they would formally object to counting electoral votes won by Democratic president-elect Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election. The objections were part of a continued effort by Trump and his allies to overturn his defeat in the election.
When the Electoral College count was held on January 6, pro-Trump rioters stormed the Capitol, forcing officials to evacuate their chambers before the count was completed. Trump contacted Tuberville during the riot through the cell phone of Utah senator Mike Lee, whom Trump misdialed. The count resumed that evening once the Capitol was secured.
Tuberville voted in support of an objection to Arizona's electoral votes and an objection to Pennsylvania's electoral votes, both of which were won by Biden. He was one of six Republican senators to support the former objection and one of seven to support the latter; the remainder of the Senate defeated the objections. No further objections to the electoral votes were debated and the count concluded on the morning of January 7, certifying Biden's victory over Trump.
On February 5, 2021, Tuberville announced his committee assignments for the 117th Congress.
- Committee on Armed Services
- Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities
- Subcommittee on Personnel
- Subcommittee on Strategic Forces
- Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
- Subcommittee on Commodities, Risk Management, and Trade
- Subcommittee on Conservation, Climate, Forestry, and Natural Resources
- Subcommittee on Rural Development and Energy
- Committee on Veterans' Affairs
- Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions
- Subcommittee on Children and Families
- Subcommittee on Unemployment and Workplace Safety
Tuberville married Vicki Lynn Harris, also from Camden, Arkansas, and a graduate of Harmony Grove High School, on December 19, 1976. They later divorced. In 1991, Tuberville married Suzanne (née Fette) of Guilford, Indiana; they have two sons.
Tuberville invested $1.9 million in GLC Enterprises, which the Securities and Exchange Commission called an $80 million Ponzi scheme. He lost about $150,000 when the business closed in 2011 and filed for bankruptcy.
During his time at Auburn, Tuberville participated actively in the Auburn Church of Christ.
Tuberville's interests include "NASCAR, golf, football, hunting and fishing, [and] America's military". He is a director of Morale Entertainment, which provides NCAA members for tours among deployed U.S. service members. He enjoys country and western music.
Head coaching record
|Ole Miss Rebels (Southeastern Conference) (1995–1998)|
|1995||Ole Miss||6–5||3–5||5th (Western)|
|1996||Ole Miss||5–6||2–6||T–5th (Western)|
|1997||Ole Miss||8–4||4–4||T–3rd (Western)||W Motor City||22||22|
|1998||Ole Miss||6–5||3–5||4th (Western)||Independence*|
|Ole Miss:||25–20||12–20||* Bowl game coached by David Cutcliffe|
|Auburn Tigers (Southeastern Conference) (1999–2008)|
|2000||Auburn||9–4||6–2||1st (Western)||L Florida Citrus||20||18|
|2001||Auburn||7–5||5–3||T–1st (Western)||L Peach|
|2002||Auburn||9–4||5–3||T–2nd (Western)[n 1]||W Capital One||16||14|
|2003||Auburn||8–5||5–3||3rd (Western)||W Music City|
|2004||Auburn||13–0||8–0||1st (Western)||W Sugar†||2||2|
|2005||Auburn||9–3||7–1||T–1st (Western)||L Capital One||14||14|
|2006||Auburn||11–2||6–2||T–2nd (Western)||W Cotton||8||9|
|2007||Auburn||9–4||5–3||2nd (Western)||W Chick-fil-A||14||15|
|Texas Tech Red Raiders (Big 12 Conference) (2010–2012)|
|2010||Texas Tech||8–5||3–5||5th (South)||W TicketCity|
|2012||Texas Tech||7–5||4–5||T–5th||Meineke Car Care*|
|Texas Tech:||20–17||9–17||* Bowl game coached by Chris Thomsen|
|Cincinnati Bearcats (American Athletic Conference) (2013–2016)|
|2015||Cincinnati||7–6||4–4||T–3rd (East)||L Hawaii|
|National championship Conference title Conference division title or championship game berth|
|Republican||Ruth Page Nelson||7,200||1.00%|
|Democratic||Doug Jones (incumbent)||920,478||39.74%||-10.23%|
|Republican gain from Democratic|
- In 2002, Alabama finished first in Western Division of the Southeastern Conference (SEC) with a conference record of 6–2, but was ineligible for the division title or postseason play as part of a penalty for National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) violations. Auburn, Arkansas, and LSU tied for second place, each with a 5–3 mark in the conference, and were named co-champions. Arkansas was awarded a berth in the SEC Championship Game by virtue of their head-to-head wins over Auburn and LSU.
- "'We need a different voice:' Tommy Tuberville says it's time to send real people to Washington D.C." CBS 42. March 4, 2020. Retrieved May 16, 2020.
- "ESPN adds Tommy Tuberville as college football analyst. He currently hosts a radio talk show for wearebackroads sports network". ESPN.com. July 19, 2017. Retrieved September 2, 2017.
- "Tommy Tuberville running for U.S. Senate". al. April 6, 2019. Retrieved May 16, 2020.
- "Tommy Tuberville wins the Alabama GOP Senate primary, defeating Jeff Sessions". VOX. July 14, 2020. Retrieved July 14, 2020.
- "Alabama U.S. Senate Election Results". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved November 4, 2020.
- Gross, Jenny; Broadwater, Luke (January 7, 2021). "Here are the Republicans who objected to certifying the election results". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved January 8, 2021.
- "Roll Call Vote 117th Congress - 1st Session". USSen. U.S. Senate. January 7, 2021. Retrieved January 7, 2021.
- Wagner, John; Helderman, Rosalind S. "Hawley's plan to contest electoral college vote certification ensures drawn-out process". The Washington Post. ISSN 0190-8286. Retrieved January 8, 2021.
- "Olive Tuberville Obituary (1928 - 2016) - Tullahoma News". www.legacy.com.
- Brassil, Gillian R. (July 15, 2020). "Tuberville Advances: Will Alabama Send an Auburn Coach to the Senate?". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved December 9, 2020.
- (PDF). September 28, 2014 https://web.archive.org/web/20140928125645/http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/cinn/sports/m-footbl/auto_pdf/2014-15/misc_non_event/14_fb_guide.pdf. Archived from the original (PDF) on September 28, 2014. Missing or empty
- "Tommy Tuberville Inducted Into Southern Arkansas University Sports Hall Of Fame". Auburn Football. October 27, 2008. Archived from the original on December 24, 2014.
- "Tommy Tuberville on Miami's glory years and current struggles". ESPN.com. October 10, 2014. Retrieved December 9, 2020.
- "UC hires Tommy Tuberville as new football coach". University of Cincinnati. Retrieved December 9, 2020.
- "Tommy Tuberville - Football Coach". Texas Tech Red Raiders. Retrieved December 9, 2020.
- "How Tommy Tuberville and the power of compromise helped remove Confederate flags from the University of Mississippi - Magnolia State Live". Magnolia State Live. December 11, 2017. Retrieved March 7, 2020.
- "Former Ole Miss chancellor talks about how Confederate flag ban changed a culture". al. October 29, 2013. Retrieved March 15, 2020.
- Sharp, John (June 13, 2020). "'An instrumental part': Did Tommy Tuberville get the Confederate flag removed from Ole Miss?". AL.com. Retrieved July 29, 2020.
- Dellenger, Ross (October 26, 2007). "Ole Miss won't forget old 'pine box' comments". archive.decaturdaily.com. Retrieved May 16, 2020.
- Lyman, Brian (July 1, 2020). "Tuberville campaign responds to report on former coach's handling of charges against player". Montgomery Advertiser. Retrieved July 29, 2020.
- "Tuberville on Bobby Petrino, JetGate, pine box quote". al. May 23, 2019. Retrieved May 16, 2020.
- "Jetgate: A Look Back". College and Magnolia. September 3, 2015. Retrieved May 16, 2020.
- Greer, Jeff. "JetGate changed future of Louisville, Auburn". The Courier-Journal. Retrieved May 16, 2020.
- "Tommy Tuberville Resigns As Head Football Coach At Auburn". AuburnTigers.com. December 3, 2008. Archived from the original on March 12, 2018. Retrieved December 8, 2012.
- "AD Says He Wanted Tuberville to Remain". Tampa Bay Times. December 5, 2008. Retrieved October 21, 2020.
- "Blue Plate Special: Tuberville on Auburn's opener | al.com". Blog.al.com. September 5, 2009. Retrieved October 12, 2010.
- "Ex-Auburn coach Tommy Tuberville expresses interest in Texas Tech Red Raiders job - ESPN". Sports.espn.go.com. December 31, 2009. Retrieved October 12, 2010.
- "Tuberville named to coach Red Raiders". ESPN. January 9, 2010.
- Harland, C. W. "Pete" (March 20, 2011). "Tuberville wasn't first coach to win bowl in first Tech year". Lubbock Avalanche-Journal. p. A12. Retrieved March 27, 2011.
- Myerberg, Paul (November 10, 2012). "Tommy Tuberville gets physical with an assistant (GIF)". USA Today. Retrieved November 11, 2012.
- Schwab, Frank (November 10, 2012). "Tommy Tuberville says he was just trying to get assistant off the field when he yanked off his headset". Yahoo Sports. Archived from the original on October 6, 2014. Retrieved December 14, 2012.
- Kay, Joe (December 9, 2012). "Tuberville takes Cincinnati post". Advocate. Baton Rouge. p. 5C. Retrieved December 9, 2012.
- Schad, Joe (December 12, 2012). "Texas Tech hires Kliff Kingsbury". ESPN.
- Myerberg, Paul (December 12, 2012). "Tommy Tuberville left recruits at dinner to take Cincinnati job". USA Today. Retrieved May 16, 2020.
- Peale, Cliff (January 2, 2013). "Cincinnati's Tommy Tuberville will make $2.2M". The Cincinnati Enquirer. Retrieved January 3, 2013.
- Kosmider, Nick (December 8, 2012). "Tuberville leaves Texas Tech for Cincinnati". Lubbock Avalanche-Journal. Archived from the original on December 10, 2012. Retrieved December 8, 2012.
- Tommy Tuberville new Cincy coach. ESPN, December 8, 2012.
- Kosmidier, Nick (December 9, 2012). "Cincinnati, really?: Tuberville bolts Lubbock; stuns community, team". Lubbock Avalanche-Journal. pp. A1, A9. Retrieved December 13, 2012.
- Groeschen, Tom (December 6, 2014). "Bearcats earn share of AAC title with win over Houston". The Enquirer. USA Today.
- Opper, Matt (December 27, 2014). "Bearcats Drop Military Bowl To Virginia Tech". Down The Drive.
- Chip, Patterson; Dodd, Dennis (December 4, 2016). "Tommy Tuberville steps down at Cincinnati after 4-8 season". CBS Sports.
- Hakim, Danny (October 12, 2020). "A Trump-Backed Senate Candidate's Hedge Fund Disaster". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved October 21, 2020.
- Goldberg, Charles (July 26, 2009). "Tommy Tuberville keeps eye on coaching future while enjoying time off and memories of Auburn". AL.com. Birmingham News. Retrieved October 21, 2020.
- Turner, John (February 28, 2012). "Former Auburn coach Tommy Tuberville subject of $1.7 million fraud lawsuit (updated)". The Huntsville Times. Retrieved May 16, 2020.
- Anthony, Chris (February 28, 2012). "Tuberville sued over alleged investment scheme". Opelika-Auburn News. Retrieved October 21, 2020.
- "Tuberville responds to fraud lawsuit". kcbd.com. February 28, 2012. Retrieved October 21, 2020.
- Taylor, Drew (November 8, 2013). "Former Auburn businessman sentenced to 10 years in prison for investment fraud". Opelika-Auburn News. Retrieved October 21, 2020.
- Cason, Mike (October 13, 2020). "Tax records not clear on Tuberville charity's spending". AL.com. Retrieved October 21, 2020.
- Watkins, Steve (October 10, 2013). "UC coach Tuberville settles investment lawsuit". www.bizjournals.com. Retrieved October 21, 2020.
- "Cincinnati's Tommy Tuberville settles fraud lawsuit". USA Today. October 10, 2013.
- Chandler, Kim (October 12, 2020). "Tuberville dealings include failed hedge fund, charity". Associated Press. Retrieved October 12, 2020.
- Fitzgerald, Ethan (October 12, 2020). "IRS documents show Tuberville Foundation kept money from vets". Associated Press. Retrieved October 12, 2020.
- "Alabama Senate race turns nasty with 2 weeks to go". A:.com. Birmingham, AL. February 17, 2020.
- Miller, Zeke (April 6, 2019). "Ex-Auburn football coach Tuberville to run for Ala. Senate". AP NEWS. Retrieved April 6, 2019.
- Lyman, Brian (July 14, 2020). "Tommy Tuberville defeats Jeff Sessions in Alabama Republican Senate runoff". USA Today.
- Clark, Dave (April 6, 2019). "Tommy Tuberville, former UC Bearcats coach, declares he'll run for U.S. Senate in Alabama". The Cincinnati Enquirer.
- Pateras, Grace. "Alabama senate race 2020: Meet the candidates running for US Senate on Super Tuesday". The Montgomery Advertiser. Retrieved May 24, 2020.
- Bruggers, James (September 17, 2020). "Senate 2020: In Alabama, Two Very Different Views on Climate Change Give Voters a Clear Choice". InsideClimate News. Retrieved September 17, 2020.
- "Tuberville talks on issues during DME interview". Daily Mountain Eagle. October 31, 2019. Retrieved September 17, 2020.
- Haberman, Maggie (March 10, 2020). "Trump Endorses Tommy Tuberville (and Not Jeff Sessions) for Senate in Alabama". The New York Times. Retrieved May 5, 2020.
- "Trump calls Sessions 'slime,' urges him to exit Senate race". al. May 23, 2020. Retrieved May 24, 2020.
- Moore, Elena (July 14, 2020). "Jeff Sessions Is Projected To Lose Comeback Bid For Alabama Senate Seat". NPR.
- Lyman, Brian (October 5, 2020). "Alabama US Senate poll: Tommy Tuberville has 12-point lead on Doug Jones". The Montgomery Advertiser. Retrieved October 12, 2020.
- "America's Largest Anti-Abortion Group Endorses Tommy Tuberville". Bama Politics. July 28, 2020. Retrieved July 28, 2020.
- Edmondson, Catie (November 13, 2020). "Senator-elect Tommy Tuberville flubs basics of the Constitution, World War II and the 2000 election". New York Times.
- In the Weeds w/ Tommy Tuberville, Alabama’s next senator, Alabama Daily News (November 12, 2020).
- Rogers, Alex (April 14, 2021). "Senate advances bill to combat surge of anti-Asian hate crimes". CNN. Retrieved April 14, 2021. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- "On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed (Motion to Invoke Cloture Re: Motion to Proceed to S. 937)". United States Senate. April 14, 2021. Retrieved April 14, 2021. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- Romboy, Dennis (January 7, 2021). "How President Trump misdialed Utah Sen. Mike Lee while the Capitol was under siege". Deseret News. Retrieved January 8, 2021.
- Durkee, Alison (January 6, 2021). "Congress Approves Arizona's Electoral Votes Following GOP Objections, Capitol Siege". Forbes. Retrieved January 6, 2021.
- "Roll Call Vote 117th Congress - 1st Session". USSen. U.S. Senate. January 7, 2021. Retrieved January 7, 2021.
A group of Republican lawmakers led by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.) objected to Arizona’s electoral votes Wednesday afternoon, prompting up to two hours of debate before both chambers of Congress voted on whether to accept the results.
- "Tuberville Secures Four Key Committee Assignments to Serve Alabama » Senator Tommy Tuberville". Senator Tommy Tuberville. Retrieved February 5, 2021.
- "30 Dec 1976, Page 5 - The Camden News at Newspapers.com". Newspapers.com. Retrieved March 11, 2020.
- "11 Nov 1976, Page 6 - The Camden News at Newspapers.com". Newspapers.com. Retrieved March 11, 2020.
- "27 Nov 1976, Page 3 - The Camden News at Newspapers.com". Newspapers.com. Retrieved March 11, 2020.
- "19 Jan 1977, Page 9 - The Camden News at Newspapers.com". Newspapers.com. Retrieved March 11, 2020.
- "SEC Charges College Football Hall of Fame Coach in $80 Million Ponzi Scheme". www.sec.gov. August 16, 2012. Retrieved October 21, 2020.
- Hakim, Danny (October 12, 2020). "Tommy Tuberville's Financial Fumbles". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved October 21, 2020.
- Barr, John (July 16, 2011). "Former Georgia coach accused in Ponzi scheme". ESPN.com. Retrieved October 21, 2020.
- "Tuberville in Christian Chronicle". Christianchronicle.org. August 20, 1995. Archived from the original on March 20, 2012. Retrieved October 12, 2010.
- Ritz, Jennifer (September–October 2010), "Tommy Tuberville", Texas Techsan: The Magazine for Texas Tech Alumni, 63 (5): 28
- "Primary Election - March 3, 2020". Alabama Secretary of State. Retrieved March 19, 2020.
- "State of Alabama - Canvass of Results -" (PDF). Alabama Secretary of State. Retrieved November 23, 2020.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Tommy Tuberville.|
- Appearances on C-SPAN
- Tommy Tuberville for Senate campaign website
- Texas Tech profile (archived)
- Tommy Tuberville at Ballotpedia
- Biography at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
- Profile at Vote Smart
- Financial information (federal office) at the Federal Election Commission
- Legislation sponsored at the Library of Congress
|Party political offices|
| Republican nominee for U.S. Senator from Alabama
| U.S. Senator (Class 2) from Alabama
Served alongside: Richard Shelby
|U.S. order of precedence (ceremonial)|
| United States senators by seniority