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Because mama called, and when mama calls, you have to come running.

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To coach at his alma mater.

Oh, and more visibility, money, and fame come to mind.

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Who was the most successful coach at University of Alabama?

paul "bear" Bryant

Who is Alabama's coach?

The legendary Bear Bryant.

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Did Bear Bryant ever beat the University of Alabama as a coach for another school?

No. Prior to taking over at the University of Alabama, Bear Bryant was the head coach of the University of Maryland (1945), University of Kentucky (1946-1953), and Texas A&M (1954-1957). Bryant coached teams against Alabama twice, both as head coach of Kentucky. On October 19, 1946 Kentucky lost 21-7 and on November 1, 1947 Kentucky lost 13-0.

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How many different teams did Bear Bryant lose to at Bryant Denny Stadium during his career at Alabama?

According to Wikianswers own site, the answer is: "Bear Bryant accumulated a 72-2 record while head coach of Alabama at Bryant-Denny Stadium."