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Arab DC Buddy Pell set to lead Hartselle Tigers defense

Brant Berry | PrepsNet

Hartselle, AL – Arab Knights defensive coordinator Buddy Pell is joining Bryan Moore’s Hartselle Tigers staff.  PrepsNet has learned that Pell will lead the Tigers defense in 2021.  

The grandson of former University of Florida and Clemson head coach Charlie Pell joined the Arabian Knights staff in 2018 and was promoted to defensive coordinator by current Arab head coach Lee Ozmint prior to the 2019 season.  

During his time on Brindlee Mountain he helped lead the Knights to a 6-4 mark in 2019 and the program’s first playoff appearance in three seasons in 2020.  

After his prep career at Mountain Brook, Pell served as a student assistant for the Alabama Crimson Tide from 2015-2017.