First Practice: March 27
Spring Game: April 20
As we all know, it’s been it’s been a wild, wacky and tumultuous two years for Auburn fans. Following the 2010 BCS National Championship run, it was literally and figuratively all downhill for Gene Chizik’s program, culminating in one of the worst seasons in program history in 2012. The Tigers finished 3-9 overall and also endured their first winless SEC season ever.
Not surprisingly, Chizik did not survive to see a fifth year on the Plains.
But as they often say, “Sometimes it’s darkest before the dawn” and with offensive wonder kid Gus Malzahn now in to replace Chizik, it is officially the dawning of a new era of Auburn football. Along with the new coach, Auburn will also return to the fast-paced, run-heavy offense which brought the Tigers so much success (and one National Championship) in the three years Malzahn was an assistant with the school.
Still, it’s one thing to make a scheme change, but quite another to...