The hits just keep on coming for Gene Chizik and his program.
As if it wasnt enough that the 2010 BCS national champions are just 3-8 heading into this weekends Iron Bowl against No. 2 Alabama, a Yahoo! Sports report released Wednesday documented an ongoing investigation into the Auburn Tigers football program.
According to the report, NCAA investigators have combed the program over the past weeks looking for violations involving Auburn coaches, players, recruits and other parties linked to program.
The investigation is particularly looking into two Chizik assistants, wide receivers coach and assistant head coach Trooper Taylor and running backs coach and recruiting coordinator Curtis Luper. Both coaches were recently taken off the recruiting trail, though Chizik declined comment on the matter last month. Taylor was a finalist for the American Football Coaches Association's national Assistant Coach of the Year this season.
Auburn, the NCAA and other parties linked to the investig...