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Auburn’s Gus Malzahn, who made $1.3 million this year as the highest paid offensive coordinator in the nation, is taking a $450,000 pay cut to become the new head coach at Arkansas State.
He landed the new job after his wife’s embarrassing YouTube video mysteriously disappeared.
Dr. Ronnie Floyd, a pastor, interviewed Kristi Malzahn on Oct. 6 in front of a Christian group in Arkansas.
She made several controversial statements about ESPN football analyst and college coaching legend Lou Holtz, former Auburn quarterback Cam Newton, Auburn sophomore running back Michael Dyer, and Auburn players who she says “aren’t the most intelligent people out there.”
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Arkansas native and Auburn offensive coordinator Gus Malzahn was introduced as the new head football coach of the Arkansas State Red Wolves on Wednesday.
Malzahn said he couldn't pass up the opportunity to be a head coach in his home state.
“This is where I learned football, from Arkansas high school coaches," Malzahn said. "I'm not a normal college coach as...
Auburn coach Gene Chizik says the quarterback pecking order hasn't changed.
Freshman Kiehl Frazier might still have an opening to challenge Clint Moseley for the starting job in the Chick-fil-A Bowl against Virginia. The winner would likely gain front-runner status for next season.
Moseley started the final five games after replacing Barrett Trotter, but has had three interceptions...
Gene Chizik says Gus Malzahn will coach Tigers offense thru Chick-fil-A Bowl shortly after it was announced that Malzahn would take the head coaching job at Arkansas State.
The Associated Press reports, “Malzahn began his coaching career in northeast Arkansas at Hughes High School, eventually moving on and winning two state championships at the private school Shiloh Christian in...
Auburn head football coach Gene Chizik reveals what he is looking for when he hires a new coordinator.
Yesterday, reports surfaced — which were later confirmed by the school — that Auburn running back Michael Dyer was suspended for the Chick-fil-A Bowl for a violation of undisclosed team rules. As the Tigers begin preparation for that game against Virginia, coach Gene Chizik was, as expected, tight-lipped on the subject matter. “When you see…
Auburn Coach Gene Chizik talks about coaching linebackers and his search for a defensive coordinator.
A report on Auburn's football practice features comments by Gene Chizik plus news and notes.
Is it time to press the panic button at Auburn? It's been a downward spiral the past couple of months for last year's BCS title winners, with losses to Georgia and Alabama and the suspension of running back Mike Dyer. Now comes word that offensive coordinator Gus Malzahn is leaving Gene Chizik's coaching staff to become head football coach of Arkansas State....
Auburn players are hardly surprised that offensive coordinator Gus Malzahn is leaving for a head coaching job.
Still, quarterback Clint Moseley says when it actually became official, ''It was a weird feeling.'' The players learned Tuesday night that Malzahn was taking over at Arkansas State while in a movie theater watching ''The Sitter.''
I'm scratching my head just a little over this news because I can't figure out how a guy—a guy less than 12 months removed from coaching one of the most high-powered offenses in the country—goes from being a heavily sought-after offensive coordinator to becoming the new head coach at...Arkansas State? Gus Malzahn, you are definitely not the average bear.
Arkansas native Gus Malzahn has returned to his home state to take over as the new coach at Arkansas State.
Malzahn, the Auburn offensive coordinator, says he couldn't pass up the opportunity to be a head coach in his home state after spending the last six seasons as one of the top offensive coordinators in college football.
That included the last three seasons at Auburn, where...
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Virginia Cavaliers vs Auburn Tigers Odds
The Georgia Dome hosts a battle between last year's national champion - Auburn Tigers - and the Virginia Cavaliers who are making their first bowl appearance since 2007 here in the Chick Fil A Bowl.
Auburn’s passing game wasn't the same with Cam Newton gone to the...
So, Gus Malzahn, one year after turning down a reported $3 million/year offer to become Vanderbilt’s head coach, elects to take a pay cut of almost a half million dollars per year to become the new head coach at… Arkansas State.
I’m not sure if that’s a sadder commentary on Malzahn, who surely becomes the first coach ever to regret rejecting a coaching offer from Vandy, or...
Well, here's something I didn't expect to be writing today: Auburn offensive coordinator Gus Malzahn is about to take a 30 percent pay cut to become the head coach at Arkansas State. Batten down the hatches, everybody.
Are NCAA hawks about to swarm on Auburn? Did the Tigers' predictable post-Cam Newton plunge ruin Malzahn's reputation as an offensive mastermind? Did...
Auburn freshman Reese Dismukes discusses bowl practices and watching Gene Chizik in action.