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Auburn at Alabama: Should Auburn get blown out, and all signs currently point to that happening, Chizik may be the 4th SEC coach this season to lose his job (Joker Phillips – UK, Derek Dooley – UT, John L Smith – Ark). Alabama, should they win, will face Georgia in the SEC Championship for the right to play in the BCS title game. Florida at Florida State: The Gators are looking to go 11 – 1 and retain an outside shot at the BCS title game should Notre Dame lose to USC Saturday night. Florida State is in the same position. The Noles are on the outside of the BCS title hunt looking in, but if they beat the Gators and Notre Dame loses, they could be next in line to make the BCS title game. Oregon at Oregon State: The Ducks are looking at the BCS title game from a longshot point of view. They won’t be playing in the Pac 12 title game, and would really need a miracle to happen to make the BCS title game. A win over Oregon State wouldn’t hurt their chances though. The Beavers are playing to cap off a great season that no one saw coming. Notre Dame at USC: This one is simple. If the Irish win, they are in the BCS title game, if they lose, they probably go to the Sugar Bowl. USC is playing without quarterback Matt Barkley and with a quarterback who made a bold prediction earlier this week that the Trojans “will win this game”. Related Posts No SEC team in the BCS title game talk went away quickly Gary Danielson would put a 1-loss SEC team in title game over an undefeated One and Not Done?
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Auburn has experienced quite the roller coaster ride over the last four years. After going 8-5 in Gene Chizik’s first season, the Tigers completed...
Keep in mind this interview was conducted prior to the firing of Gene Chizik and, as of today, the future of Chizik’s former staff—including Brian Van Gorder, Willie Martinez, and Trooper Taylor—remains in limbo. Given the closeness of these two players and the situation surrounding Auburn’s football program, could Foster finally decide to pull the trigger? Keep an ear on...
Florida coach Will Muschamp will gladly switch spots with Nick Saban if the Alabama coach doesn't like the way the Bowl Championship Series plays out.
Saban says it isn't fair that the fifth-ranked Gators likely will play in the Sugar Bowl over the loser of Saturday's Southeastern Conference title game. No. 2 Alabama plays No. 3 Georgia with the winner advancing to the...
AUBURN, Ala. — Gene Chizik led Auburn to perhaps the greatest season in the program’s history, and two years later to maybe its worst.
The rapid fall from a national championship to 3-9 and the Southeastern Conference doormat led to Chizik’s firing Sunday, the day after a humbling 49-0 loss to No. 2 Alabama that showed just how far the program has slipped.
The Tigers endured...
Gene Chizik and the 2012 Auburn Tigers narrowly avoided the worst loss in the history of the Iron Bowl on Saturday.
With the firing of Gene Chizik at Auburn, something we've kind of predicted would happen all along with our Chizik Watch series, it's sometimes nice to go back to where it all started. The guy at the airport was a prophet.
Auburn's Jay Jacobs talks about the firing of coach Gene Chizik and what they'll be looking for in a new coach.
AUBURN, Ala. -- Auburn coach Gene Chizik was fired Sunday after the Tigers' rapid fall from a national champion to a winless Southeastern Conference season.
The Tigers endured the worst slide within two years of winning a national championship of any team since the Associated Press poll started in 1936 and hadn't lost this many games since going 0-10 in 1950. The decision...
The Victory Formation has learned that Auburn head coach Gene Chizik was fired earlier today. An official announcement will be out soon. Gene Chizik went 4-8 this season, which included a very lopsided loss to instate rival Alabama yesterday. Two years ago the coach was given an extension after leading the Auburn Tigers to the [...]
Auburn running back Tre Mason discusses the firing of coach Gene Chizik at Auburn.
In a move that the college football world has been expecting for weeks, Gene Chizik has been fired as the head football coach at Auburn.
Auburn athletic director Jay Jacobs released a statement which read in part:
After suffering some tough losses in a transition year in 2011, we had hoped our team would show improvement this season. Unfortunately, it has not. The competition...
Poor Auburn fans. They went from celebrating a national championship in 2010, to a horrible 3-9 season in 2012 that was punctuated by an...
A.J. Jackson is an Auburn commitment and he visited FSU Saturday. He then learned on Sunday that Auburn has fired Gene Chizik. Get the latest here.
Black Monday is commonly referred to by football fans as the day after the NFL regular season when head coaches are fired. In college football, I guess you would call yesterday Black Sunday, as five head coaches were fired as their seasons have officially concluded, with no more regular season games and with only one or two of the five programs expected to play in a bowl game this...
Auburn announces that former players Mac Crawford, Pat Sullivan and Bo Jackson will be on the search committee for a new coach after the firing of Gene Chizik.