U.C. FOOTBALL COACH TOMMY TUBERVILLE TO HEADLINE ELDER SPORTS STAG, MARCH 13TH
U.C. Football Analyst Jim Kelly, Jr. to Emcee 38th Annual Event
PRICE HILL, CINCINNATI, OH – One of the longest-running high school sports stags in Cincinnati will take place on Thursday, March 13th, as the Elder High School Alumni Association welcomes University of Cincinnati Head Football Coach Tommy Tuberville as its featured speaker for the 38th annual event.
“This is always a fun and exciting event for our loyal alumni and for the entire Elder community to support our school,” said 2014 Alumni President Mike Robison.
Added sports stag committee chairman, Joe Lind, Jr., “Our first Stag was back in 1977, when Sparky Anderson took the stage. This year, we’re really looking forward to continuing that tradition of featuring quality speakers by having Coach Tuberville join us.”
U.C. football analyst Jim Kelly, Jr. will be the emcee for the evening, and members of Elder’s state championship baseball teams from 1958, 1959 and 1960 will be honored guests. They are the only teams in Elder sports history to win three consecutive state championships.
Admission for the event costs $50.00 for general tickets and $125.00 for patron tickets. A reception, dinner and program, and cocktail party are included. Patron ticketholders are invited to an exclusive VIP reception hosted by Principal Tom Otten in the Schaeper Center along with Coach Tuberville, Jim Kelly, Jr., and other special guests, sports figures, and celebrities.
Tickets are now available for purchase in the school’s Alumni Office or at Brogan Oil (4210 Glenway Avenue) or via the school website at www.elderhs.org. Tables of eight are available.
Doors open at 5:30 P.M. Men ages 21 and older are invited. Advanced reservations required. Proceeds from the event are donated to Elder’s Faculty & Staff in appreciation for all they do for the young men of Elder.
ABOUT TOMMY TUBERVILLE
Tommy Tuberville, an 18-year head coaching veteran, was named the 41st football head coach at the University of Cincinnati on December 8, 2012.
Tuberville, widely regarded as one of the top coaches and recruiters in the collegiate game, led the Bearcats to a 9-3 record and a Belk Bowl appearance in his first season at UC.
He came to Cincinnati after three years at Texas Tech. In three seasons in Lubbock, Tuberville led the Red Raiders to a 20-17 mark and a pair of bowl appearances. In 17 seasons as a head coach, he holds a 130-77 career record with head coaching stops at Texas Tech, Auburn and Ole Miss.
In 2004, after leading Auburn to a 13-0 record and a Southeastern Conference (SEC) Championship, he was named American Football Coaches Association, Associated Press, Paul “Bear” Bryant, FCA, SEC and Walter Camp Coach-of-the-Year.
Before becoming a head coach, Tuberville was an assistant at Miami (FL) for eight seasons. During that span, the Hurricanes won three national championships, posted an 87-9 record and played in nine consecutive New Year’s Day bowls.
Tuberville is married to the former Suzanne Fette of Guilford, Indiana. They are the parents of two sons, Thomas Tucker and Troy Allen.