Pat Sullivan steps down as Samford’s head football coach

-9949b44912aeac04BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (TAB) — Pat Sullivan, Samford University’s head football coach since 2006, announced today that he has stepped down from his position and will be serving as special advisor for campus and community development to Samford president Andrew Westmoreland effective immediately, reported. 64-year-old Sullivan, who won the Heisman Trophy in 1971 as a quarterback for Auburn University, said in a statement released by the university, “The past couple of years have been difficult. I’ve been dealing with health issues. … Right now I need more balance in my life. … But I’m not done working and I’m not leaving Samford.” Sullivan currently holds the record for the most wins by a Samford football head coach.

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