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A lasting legacy

Mal Moore never was a Bama football star, but his impact as AD was greater

Updated: March 31, 2013, 2:57 AM ET
By Alex Scarborough | TideNation

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Mal Moore was a gentleman. As a player, coach and administrator, he carried himself with a sense of class. When events didn't break his way -- and they often didn't -- he wouldn't show his frustration. He was analytical; he'd learn from his struggles and count them as blessings.

Moore, who passed away on Saturday at the age of 73, took a road he hadn't planned on as a young man from Dozier, Ala. He'd never develop into the starting quarterback at the University of Alabama, ...

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