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Joe Kines

Coach

Joe Kines (born July 13, 1944) is a former American football player and coach in the United States. He spent most of his coaching career as an assistant in college football ranks, twice serving as an interim head coach: in 1992 at the University of Arkansas after the firing of Jack Crowe and in 2006 at the University of Alabama after the dismissal of Mike Shula. Kines was born on July 13, 1944 in a train car that was en route from Cedartown, Georgia to Piedmont, Alabama. He holds both bachelor's and masters degree's from Jacksonville State University. Kines is married to the former Rubye Bell and they have one daughter, Susan Kines Langston, who was killed in a car crash on June 28, 2010 and two grandsons. Kines began his coaching career at his alma mater, where he served as assistant coach and defensive coordinator through the 1976 season. In 1977, he received an offer to coach linebackers at Clemson University, where he coached for the next two seasons. In 1979, Kines became linebackers coach at the University of Florida under Charley Pell. There he spent two years as the linebackers coach, and was promoted to defensive coordinator in 1981. In 1985 and 1986, Kines was the  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1944-07-13
Profession
Coach

Education

Institution From To
Jacksonville State University

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