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Alabama Football: Update: Legendary Crimson Tide QB Ken Stabler Has Died

Update: A University of Alabama spokesperson has reportedly confirmed the passing of Ken Stabler.

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Our thoughts go out to the Stabler family and the Alabama community.

Earlier: This afternoon, TuscaloosaNews.com published a report that legendary Alabama quarterback Ken Stabler, who played for Paul "Bear" Bryant from 1964-1967, had died. After the story was picked up and shared by numerous other outlets, Tuscaloosa News has retracted the report, saying that it was "inadvertently" posted while the staff worked to confirm the report.

">July 9, 2015

This is very bad gaffe, and we hope the news is cleared up as soon as possible.

[TuscaloosaNews.com]