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Rob Vaughn takes over at Alabama


After elevating Maryland, Vaughn has plan to rise Tide

SEC Extra

Rob Vaughn has heard all the reasons why Alabama can’t consistently compete with the national powers around him. Alabama doesn’t have lottery scholarships. Their NIL program isn’t mature for baseball. There’s only so much support left with the football program sucking the oxygen out of the campus.

“That’s probably why (Athletic Director) Greg (Byrne) hired me because I was used to navigating things that can be challenging,” Vaughn said on an upcoming episode of the Highway to Hoover podcast. “I’ve had people tell me since I’ve got this job about all the things we don’t have. I’m looking out at[…]