Former Alabama head coach Gene Stallings has suffered a health setback and has been re-admitted to the hospital, according to WBRC-TV.

Stallings, 82, was hospitalized last week after he suffered what has been described as a mild stroke. But Rick Karle of WBRC-TV said Stallings was taken to the emergency room Monday after he suffered a spike in blood pressure. Stallings will be kept in the hospital overnight while doctors perform more tests, Karle reported. Here’s what he posted on Facebook:

Stallings was head coach at Alabama from 1990 to 1996 where he went 70-16-1 in seven seasons. That included going an undefeated 13-0 in 1992 en route to a 34-13 win over Miami in the Sugar Bowl to clinch Alabama’s 12th national championship.

Former Alabama coaching legend suffers a setback as he tries to recover from a serious health issue Bama Online via Twitter
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