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In what is a blatant attempt to throw shade on the Arkansas announcement, it is being leaked by Jonesboro News affiliates (yeah, I was as shocked as you are that there is such a thing) that Gus Malzahn will be the next head coach of the Auburn Tigers. Seriously, Arkansas State, stop hiring successful coaches, it isn’t working out for you long term.
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Talk about being ready to close the door and open a new chapter, the athletic facility at Auburn University has been cleared of any trace of Gene Chizik’s ever having been there: Gene Chizik pictures that have adorned the walls of the facility’s lobby, lounge and entryways, have been removed eight days after Chizik was fired for overseeing the Tigers’3-9 football season. A...
The Auburn Tigers have reportedly found a replacement for Gene Chizik, in the form of their former offensive coordinator, Gus Malzahn.
During the course of Auburn’s disastrous 2012 season, the cliché tagline that got thrown around about former Auburn head coach Gene Chizik was as follows: The man never did a damn thing as a head coach without Cam Newton as his quarterback. Between stops at Iowa State and Auburn, Chizik has a record of just 24-33 with anyone other than Newton playing quarterback for him. He was...
Members of Auburn's search committee tell Inside the Auburn Tigers why they chose Gus Malzahn to take over as AU's new head football coach.
The Auburn Tiger football program has basically told the Gene Chizik era to f–k itself as the Tigers are going to announce Arkansas State head coach Gus Malzahn as their new head coach. Malzahn was offensive coordinator under Chizik for three years, including the 2010 national championship season.
Malzahn recruited quarterback Kiehl Frazier, one of three Auburn quarterbacks to...
In a bit of a surprise move, former Auburn offensive coordinator Gus Malzahn is returning to the Plains as the school’s new head coach. On Tuesday the school announced that Malzahn- who spent the last season as head coach at Arkansas State- will take over for his former boss Gene Chizik, who was fired after the Tigers finished 3-9 last season.
The school will welcome Malzahn...
According to AL.com’s Charles Goldberg, Auburn has interviewed Alabama defensive coordinator Kirby Smart.
Smart has never been a head coach before, but has been rumored for positions for the last few years as Alabama’s defense has been tops in the country.
Smart has followed Saban from LSU to Miami and now to Alabama, it would be interesting to see him opposite his mentor in...
A person familiar with the decision says Auburn has hired Gus Malzahn as head coach.
The person said Malzahn will be introduced later Tuesday. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the school had not announced the hire.
Malzahn was the offensive coordinator during the Tigers' national championship run in 2010, but spent last season at Arkansas...
Last year, when then-Auburn offensive coordinator took off for Arkansas State, no one could believe it. Turns out, we should have seen this possibility.Gus Malzahn was hired today by Auburn as their head football coach to replace Gene Chizik. Chizik lasted only two years after his championship run in 2010. But more importantly, Chizik lasted only one season without Malzahn.Malzahn...
Okay. The carousel is spinning fast this Tuesday afternoon.
Reports have surfaced that Auburn has found THEIR new head coach. That man is former offensive coordinator and Arkansas St. head coach Gus Malzahn.
**Updated (slightly)--This is verified now by multiple outlets**
Malzahn of course is very familiar to the Auburn faithful after...
Arkansas and Auburn joined Kentucky today at the new head coach festival, held annually at Pittsburgh (Arkansas State has put in a bid to host as well). Bret Bielema of Wisconsin and "we don't want to be like the SEC -- in any way, shape, or form" fame agreed to take over at Arkansas and Auburn brought Gus Malzahn back to Lee County after a one-year stint at Arkansas...