IN A SHORTER COLLEGE PRESS RELEASE… FOOTBALL COACH TAB GABLE SAID HE BELIEVES THAT GOD HAD A PLAN IN BRINGING HIS FAMILY TO LAFAYETTE FOR THE HEAD COACHING JOB.  "WE LIVE RIGHT ACROSS FROM THE SCHOOL," HE SAID.   HE AND HIS WIFE SUE MOVED TO LAFAYETTE LAST YEAR TO BE CLOSE TO GRANDCHILDREN… AND THEY NOW ALSO SERVE AS GUARDIANS FOR A NINTH GRADE LHS STUDENT – WHO PLAYS FOOTBALL. 

GABLE COMES TO LAFAYETTE HIGH WITH DECADES OF HIGH SCHOOL COACHING EXPERIENCE.  BUT HIS MOST RECENT JOB HAD BEEN COACHING THE LINEBACKERS AT SHORTER COLLEGE IN ROME.  "I HAD NO IDEA I’D COACH HIGH SCHOOL AGAIN", HE SAID… "IT’S JUST THE WAY THINGS TURNED OUT."  SHORTER’S HEAD COACH PHIL JONES DESCRIBED GABLE AS BEING "UNSELFISH – A GREAT CHRISTIAN MAN AND GREAT COACH."

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