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The Mobile Arts and Sports Association, parent organization of the Senior Bowl, later confirmed Savage's hire as executive director via a statement. He will be introduced Wednesday at a news conference.
"We are incredibly excited to bring Phil in as the Senior Bowl's new executive director," Angus R. Cooper, chairman of the Mobile Arts and Sports Association, said in the statement. "When the position first became available, he was the No. 1 guy we wanted to talk to."
Savage, a native of Mobile, also serves as the color commentator for Alabama football radio broadcasts.