Former Tide coach Dubose hurt in gun accident

OPP, AL (WJHG/WECP) Mike Dubose was injured in an apparent hunting accident in South Alabama Monday, and is now in a hospital Dothan.
His condition has not been released, though indications are his injuries are non-life threatening.

The accident happened in the Opp area, that's Covington County. The Sheriff's Office there states after apparently shooting himself in the abdomen between one and two o'clock, the coach drove himself to nearby Mizell Memorial Hospital.

From there he was airlifted to the hospital in Dothan.

DuBose was a defensive player at Alabama under the Bear. He later became an assistant coach for Gene Stallings and took over as head coach in '97 guiding the team through 2000.

His team won the '99 SEC Championship.

More recently he was a high school coach in South Alabama, including at Opp High School, in the town he grew up in.