The former Auburn Tiger offensive coordinator who left to coach Arkansas State, Gus Malzahn, is being reported as the head coach of the Auburn Tigers. After Gene Chizik was fired, so many names have been thrown around for head coach including Bobby Petrino and Charlie Strong. Breaking News: I have confirmed through multiple sources that Gus Malzahn will be named the next head football coach at Auburn University — AStateNation (@AStateNation) December 4, 2012 Now, @astatenation is reporting that they have heard from multiple sources that Malzahn will be the next head coach of Auburn. Crazier things have happened. Brett Bielema was just hired as the Arkansas Head Coach. The coaching carousel continues. This has been a very very strange season.