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Eugene Clifton "Gene" Stallings, Jr. (born March 2, 1935) is an American football player and coach. He played college football at Texas A&M University (1954–1956) and later served as the head coach at his alma mater from 1965 to 1971. He was born in Paris, Texas.

Stallings was also the head coach of the St. Louis/Phoenix Cardinals of the National Football League (1986–1989) and at the University of Alabama (1990–1996).

Stallings' 1992 Alabama team completed a 13–0 season with a win in the Sugar Bowl over Miami and was named the consensus national champion. Stallings was also a member of the Board of Regents of the Texas A&M University System.

Stallings was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a coach on July 16, 2011.

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