Former Alabama Crimson Tide player and coach, Ray Perkins, passed away in his Tuscaloosa home today at the age of 79. Perkins was the first Crimson Tide head coach after Paul Bryant retired. Prominent figures from the University of Alabama commented on his passing.
Former Alabama Crimson Tide player and coach, Ray Perkins, has passed away at the age of 79. Perkins passed away in his home in Tuscaloosa. Perkins played receiver for the Crimson Tide from 1964-66, he replaced Coach Bryant after he retired and served as head coach at Alabama from 1983-86.